Morning Debriefing 7/20/11

1) Comedy on Late Night TV Rundown: Eddie Izzard on Late Late Show with Craig FergusonMarc Maron on Conan, and Rich Fulcher on Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.

2) Because we don’t have the time or budget to even go down to San Diego, check out Laugh Button’s guide to comedy at Comic-Con!!!

3) Greg Proops & David Feldman go at it, interviewing each other, even after a taping of The Green Room with Paul Provenza.

4) Watch Josh Fadem go overboard on nerding out about Harry Potter on Conan.

5) If you told someone there was a comedy show on a rooftop, most would correctly assume it would probably take place in NYC, but LA’s now has it’s own rooftop comedy show, “It’s A Long Way Down”, and here’s the proof.

6) Puddin’-“Flowers” w/guest Laura Silverman

Cartoon Dump’s 4 Year Anniversary @ Steve Allen Theater Mon. July 25th 8PM

Smartest Man in the World w/Greg Proops LIVE @ Comedy Central Stages 8PM FREE (RSVP at 323-960-5519)
Eddie Izzard: Stripped to the Bowl @ The Hollywood Bowl 8PM $32.50-$100
Talk It Up (And Then I Wasn’t Killed) @ Zephyr Theater 8PM $5
Comedy Slice @ Hollywood Improv Lab 8:30PM $5
Meltdown @ Nerdist Theater 8:30PM $8 
Frolic! @ Far Bar 9PM FREE
Facebook @ UCB Theatre 9:30PM $5 (stand by only)
Beer in the Shower @ Dreams Bar & Cafe 9:30PM FREE 

SAL’S COMEDY HOLE 7356 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA/Starts 6PM/$4 min./first come, first served
THE SPOT CAFE 4455 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA/Sign-up (lottery) 7PM 
HOLLYWOOD HOTEL 1160 N. Vermont Ave., Hollywood, CA/Starts 7PM/first come, first served
GRINDHOUSE CAFE 1051 N. Havenhurst, West Hollywood, CA/Starts 7PM
CAFE ON 2ND 7 S. 2nd St., Alhambra, CA/Sign-up 7PM/Starts 7:30PM/$3 cover/10 min. guarantee
LIBRARY A COFFEE HOUSE 3418 Broadway, Long Beach, CA/Sign-up 8PM/Starts 8:30PM 
LIQUID ZOO 7214 Sepulveda Blvd., Van Nuys, CA/Sign-up 8:30PM/Starts 9PM/first come, first served/7 min.
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   

10) Open mics are open mics and are open for experimentation with little pressure or expectation.  However, I will tell you with certainty an experiment that fails every time is shitting on the comedian that you’re following, especially if the only thing they did was told jokes that weren’t funny.

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