Morning Debriefing 7/23/11

1) Meta with your saturday morning breakfast much? Well, here’s Patton Oswalt’s tweeted twitpic of his essay on Twitter in GQ.


2) So who ever thought this Jen Kirkman…

Would be this Jen Kirkman…?

3) The Ultimate Free & Cheap LA Comedy List for 7/24-7/30 from

4) Blamblamblam! gets written up like a rock show in the LA Record.

5) Melissa Villasenor talks with the Comedy Groupie about getting passed at the Comedy Store.

6) Jesse Miller + wordplay + attempt at product integration + heavy metal festival = damn funny.

7) The kid friendly show Two Milk Minimum at Flappers Burbank hosted by one of the most hilarious acts of all ages, Michael Rayner, gets some love from the Examiner.

8) Patrick Keane is amazing. This picture is only the tip of the iceberg of his comedy, in which I’m sure he’s talking about how commenting on the A/C has distanced the audience from himself while simultaneously getting a laugh.

Paul F. Tompkins 1 Hour Comedy Central Special Taping @ Alex Theatre Fri. Oct. 7th 

Bill Burr @ Irvine Improv 7PM/9PM $25/2 item min.
Happiest Hour @ Flappers YooHoo Room 7:30PM $10/2 item min.
ASSSSCAT @ UCB Theatre 8PM $10
Handshucked @ Moving Arts Theater 8PM $5
Re-Animator: The Musical @ Steve Allen Theater 8PM $30
Ed Helms & Friends @ Largo at the Coronet Theatre 9PM $25 Sold Out 
Don’t Stop or We’ll Die @ UCB Theatre 10PM $10
Warm N’ Fuzzy @ Hollywood Improv Lab 10:30PM $5
Dr. God w/Emo Phillips @ iO West 10:30PM $10
Cristela Alonzo @ Irvine Improv 11PM $10/2 item min. 
The BEATdown: Los Angeles @ UCB Theatre MIDNIGHT $5
The Tomorrow Show Technically 6th Year Anniversary @ Steve Allen Theater MIDNIGHT $8 

SPOT CAFE 4455 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA/Starts 2PM/feedback given at end
SAL’S COMEDY HOLE 7356 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA/Starts 6PM/$4 min./first come, first served
MARTY’S/THE OPEN MIC 7351 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA/5PM to 11PM/$5 min./multiple sets allowed/coffee & water provided
WESTSIDE COMEDY THEATER 1323-A 3rd St. Promenade, Santa Monica, CA (in alley between 3rd and 4th St.)/Sign-up (lottery) 6PM/Starts 6:30PM/no purchase necessary/4 min. 
SUNSET GRILL 7439 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA/Starts 7PM/one item min. 

12) The line between being a sad clown and just being sad is drawn with a sharpened guillotine… meaning it’s very thin.

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