1) LA Weekly’s giving away free tickets to the Todd Glass album taping this Wed. Aug. 6th at the El Rey!!!
2) Congratulations to Channel 101’s (the monthly short film series competition) top finishers for July, “Sex Teenagers” and “The Parent Project”, that we mentioned in a little article we wrote in Laughspin.
3) So, Tony Clifton “interrupted” Showtime’s the Green Room taping in Montreal [via @lamottjackson]
6) ON THE HORIZON
Tig Notaro & Friends @ Largo at the Coronet Theatre 9PM $25
3 Years of the Midnight Show @ UCB Theatre Aug. 6th MIDNIGHT $5
7) COMEDY CRAWL
ASSSSCAT @ UCB Theatre 7:30PM FREE
Trick Six @ Dark Horse Saloon 8PM FREE
Re-Animator: The Musical @ The Steve Allen Theater 8PM $30
French Toast @ Taix 8:30PM FREE
Powerviolence @ The Complex 9PM FREE
Top Story Weekly w/Jimmy Pardo & Andrés Du Bouchet @ iO West 9PM $5
Deskpiece Nation @ iO West 10PM $5
Shitty Jobs @ UCB Theatre 11PM $5 (stand by only)
8) OPEN MIC RUN
PALMS 8572 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA/Starts 6PM/lottery
SAL’S COMEDY HOLE 7356 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA/Starts 6PM/$4 min./first come, first served
PARADISE PERKS 15475 Jeffrey Rd., Suite 450, Irvine, CA/Sign-up 6:30PM/Starts 7PM/limit 10 comics
NERDIST THEATRE 7522 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA (back room of Meltdown Comics)/Sign-up 7:15PM/Starts 7:30PM/lottery/30 spots available/no purchase necessary
TSUNAMEDY @ TRIBAL CAFE 1651 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA (Echo Park)/Sign-up 8PM/Starts 9PM/first come, first served/mixed mic
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/multiple sets allowed/bottled water and coffee available
9) If you were wondering if comedy can be performed successfully in complete darkness, I can tell you first-hand that it can thanks to Rory Scovel.
THE COMEDY BUREAU/@thecomedybureau