Morning Debriefing 8/27/11

1) Deadline interviews Louis C.K. about his Emmy nominations.

2) Two open mics came to an end yesterday. iCandy in Long Beach, formerly known as the Coffee Haven, is shutting its doors entirely after running for over 8 years, while the LA Pizza Comedy Experience in Granada Hills also will be no more after running for over 3 years.  Change up your Tuesdays and Fridays as necessary if you’re looking for stage time.

3) Tickets for Paul F. Tompkins 1-hour Comedy Central Special Taping will be on sale this Monday. I know a lot of you who follow us are cheap, but this might be something you want to pay for.

4) Rob Delaney apologizes for an Internet faux pas and is written up about in a HS online newspaper.

5) Rob O’Reilly and podcast veteran Katie Levine (Carolla, Nerdist) have their own podcast now, Never Have I Ever. Somehow, I always lose at that game.

6) Part 10 of Jeff MacKinnon’s adventures at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

7) Though you might have already seen it, here’s Chris Hardwick’s parody of Jim Carrey declaring his love for Emma Stone.

chris hardwick’s message to emma stone – watch more funny videos

8) Wisepix’s Ultimate Free & Cheap LA Comedy List 8/28-9/3.

An Evening with Brendon Walsh @ Nerdist Theater Sun. Aug. 28th $8 online/$10 at door
Hannibal Buress @ Hollywood Improv 8PM/10PM $20/2 item min.
The Jesse Miller Talk Show @ Hollywood Improv Lab Fri. Sept. 9th $5 
One-Two Punch @ The Benton Manor Sat. Sept. 24th 8PM Donations Accepted
Entertainment Hollywood Live! w/Erin Gibson & Bryan Safi @ UCB Theatre Wed. Sept. 28th 8PM $5

North Star Comedy Hour & Meat Raffle w/Mary Mack @ Flappers YooHoo Room 7PM $5/2 item min. 
ASSSSCAT @ UCB Theatre 8PM $10 (stand by only) 
Handshucked @ Moving Arts Theater 8PM $5
The Anytime Show w/Dominic Dierkes @ Underground Annex Theater 8PM $5
The Unholy Experiment w/John Fugelsang @ The Fake Gallery  8PM $5
Channel 101 @ Downtown Independent Theater 8PM/10PM FREE 
Gina Yashere @ Downtown Comedy Club 9PM $10/2 drink min. 
The Midnight Show’s Super Secret Pilot Party @ UCB Theatre 10PM $10 
Magic Bag @ Underground Annex Theatre 10PM $5
Grand Theft Audio @ Hollywood Improv Lab 10:30PM $5
The Walsh Brothers Show @ UCB Theatre MIDNIGHT $5 
The Tomorrow Show w/Ron Lynch & Samm Levine @ 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.
OPEN PROJECTOR @ FLAPPERS 102 E. Magnolia Ave., Burbank, CA/Starts 11PM/$5/First 12 to sign-up get screened 
FLAPPERS BAR 102 E. Magnolia Ave., Burbank, CA/Sign-up 10PM/Starts MIDNIGHT/lottery 

12) There are some disturbing similarities between booking comedy shows in a big city and being in a fantasy sports league.

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