Morning Debriefing 8/3/11

1) Melissa Villasenor on America’s Got Talent last night.

2) Brian Posehn on Conan.

3) Tonight on Jon Benjamin Has A VanPatton Oswalt and David Cross are on the show! (Comedy Central 10:30PM)

4) So last week, there was an open meg[aphone] in Burbank and this week, we found that there’s an Open Proj[ector] this Saturday at Flappers YooHoo Room in Burbank. Yes, that’s right you can screen your film shorts/sketches/etc. that are under 10 min. without going through the festival circuit.

5) Charlyne Yi joins the cast of House!

6) So, Rory Scovel can kill in complete darkness and space music playing…

7) Connected Comedy interviews manager/producer Rachel Miller on comedy writing.

8) Puddin’-“Hug” w/Andy Daly 

The 6th Anniversary of the Tomorrow Show @ The Steve Allen Theater Sat. Aug. 6th MIDNIGHT $15
The Birthday Roast of Rell Battle @ Red Rock
 Wed. Aug. 10th 8:30PM
Baron Vaughn CD’s Release Party @ Nerdist Theater Thurs. Sept. 8th 8PM $10
Glitter in the Garbage w/Drew Droege @ Comedy Central Stages Wed. Aug. 10th 8PM FREE

California for Alabama @ M Bar 6:30PM $10
(The Inaugural Edition of) The End Show @ The Last Bookstore 8PM FREE
Kiss From Daddy/Birthday Boys @ UCB Theatre 8PM $5 (stand by only)
Meltdown @ Nerdist Theater 8:30PM $8
Two Kids, One Hall @ Largo at the Coronet Theater 8:30PM $25
Frolic @ Far Bar 9PM FREE 
Beer in the Shower @ Dreams & Cafe Lounge 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 

12) You ever think that if the Smurfs live action movie is what Hollywood is going to shill out for kids that maybe kids don’t deserve to laugh for a year or two?  Just a thought.

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