2) It should be obvious what measures you should take if accusing someone of joke thievery, but here’s a pretty comprehensive list on Splitsider, just in case you’re the comedy equivalent of sue-happy.
3) Yesterday, NBC’s Community Showrunner Dan Harmon had a great post about meeting George Gallo, the writer of Midnight Run and the magic of trying to do anything creative. If you haven’t already reblogged it, give it a read.
C-3PO: Might I remind you, Princess, that I am a droid?
LEIA: Your excuses are so cute.
C-3PO: I am fluent in nearly all forms of verbal communication.
LEIA: Oh, I can think of one form you’re definitely not fluent in.
8) ON THE HORIZON
Eddie Izzard @ Hollywood Bowl Wed. July 10th 8PM $32.50-$100
Stupid Questions @ Cowboys & Turbans Tues. July 19th 7:30PM $10
I’m Not Myself @ Hollywood Improv Lab Sat. July 30th & Aug. 6th $5
9) COMEDY CRAWL
Maronzio Vance @ Flappers Burbank 8PM $17/2 item min.
Re-Animator the Musical @ Steve Allen Theater 8PM $30
The Business @ Nerdist Theater 8PM $10
The 12 Shiny Nickels Show @ Hollywood Improv Lab 8:30PM $10
Louis C.K. Working Out New Shit During a Disjointed Evening of Comedy @ Largo 9PM $20 Sold Out
Maronzio Vance @ Flappers Burbank 10PM $17/2 item min.
The Jesse Miller Talk Show @ Hollywood Improv Lab 10:30PM $5
Brave New Show @ iO West 11PM $5
10) OPEN MIC RUN
SET LIST @ FLAPPERS BAR 102 E. Magnolia, Burbank, CA/Sign-up 5PM/Starts 5:30PM/given “set list” of topics to do jokes off of/first come, first served/no purchase necessary
SAL’S COMEDY HOLE 7356 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA/Starts 6PM/$4 min./first come, first served
iCANDY 1708 E. Broadway, Long Beach, CA/Sign-up 6PM/Starts 7PM/first come, first served/$3 min./mixed mic/booked show in middle around 8PM
SILVERLAKE LOUNGE 2906 W. Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA (Silverlake)/Sign-up (lottery) 6:30PM/Starts 7PM/4 min./no purchase necessary
SUNSET GRILL 7439 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA/Starts 7PM/one item min.
MAX BLOOM’S 200 N. Malden Ave., Fullerton, CA/Starts 7PM/booked show after/no purchase necessary
HOLLYWOOD HOTEL 1160 N. Vermont Ave., Hollywood, CA/Starts 7PM
GLENDALE DAYS INN 450 N. Pioneer Dr., Glendale, CA/Sign-up 7PM/Starts 8PM/No foul language/No purchase necessary/first come, first served
TRINITY CHURCH 1015 California Ave., Santa Monica, CA/Starts 8PM/must work clean/no purchase necessary/first come, first served
MARTY’S/THE OPEN MIC 7351 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA (walk up Martel, past Big Mama’s and Papa’s)/5PM to 11PM/$5 min./multiple sets allowed/first come, first served/coffee and bottled water available
11) Designer and writer David Yoon wants to make LA streets narrower so it can be Paris. If you want LA to be Paris, go to Paris and stop complaining, just like those people who hate our hot dogs here vs. their hot dogs from wherever they came from.
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