Morning Debriefing 8/6/11

1) Paul F. Tompkins is going to have a Dead Authors Podcast coming very soon! Yes, it will be a show were Paul plays H.G. Wells interviewing other funny people playing other famous deceased authors whether they’re well prepared or not.

2) Thai Rivera’s album is finally on iTunes! Go download it right now!

3) If you know what’s good for you, follow the hard-as-hell alter-ego of the hilarious Andre Hyland (Daily Habit), Jesse Miller @jessemiller69. Also, make sure you catch him live next Friday at the Hollywood Improv Lab because doing anything that isn’t “hard-as-hell” just isn’t worth doing.

Andre Hyland Presents: The Jesse Miller Talk Show FRIDAY, August 12th 2011Doors @ 10pm -Show @ 10:30pmWatch  great comics & guests perform, and be interviewed by self  described media mogul Jesse Miller (Andre Hyland).  Along with some  video and musical gems.GUESTS:Matt Dwyer (How I Met Your Mother, HBOs Funny or Die)Ron Babcock (Last Comic Standing, Bridgetown Comedy Festival)Julia Prescott (The Aquabats Super Show)Shawn Pearlman (Comedy Death Ray, Bridgetown Comedy Festival)HOSTED BY:Jesse Miller (Andre Hyland) (Fuel TVs Stupidface & The Daily Habit)Co-Host-Daryl (Paul Oyen) (HBOs Funny or Die)Dancer-Tanya (Anna Lee Lawson) (HBOs Funny or Die, Stupidface)The Improv Comedy Lab8162 Melrose AveLos Angeles, Californiaonly $5 

4) Paul Scheer answers your “How Did This Get Made?” questions on Earwolf’s blog.

5) Exclusive audio of Andy Kindler’s “State of the Industry” Address at JFL on Laughspin.

6) Comics Unleashed is getting renewed?

7)’s Ultimate Free & Cheap LA Comedy List for 8/7-8/13.

McDonald & Thompson @ Irvine Improv 7PM $25/2 item min.
Todd Glass Album Taping @ El Rey Theatre 7PM/10PM $27
ASSSSCAT @ UCB Theatre 8PM $10 (stand by only)
Handshucked @ Moving Arts Theater 8PM $5
Two Headed Beast: A Storytelling Show @ Stories Books & Cafe 8PM FREE
Re-Animator: The Musical @ The Steve Allen Theater 8PM $30
Bill Cosby @ OC Fair 8:15PM $19.50
The Thrilling Adventure Hour @ Largo at the Coronet Theatre 8:30PM $25
McDonald & Thompson @ Irvine Improv 9PM $25/2 item min. 
LETTUCE Entertain You (With Stand-Up) @ UCB Theatre 10PM $10 
The 3 Year Anniversary of the Midnight Show @ UCB Theatre MIDNIGHT $5 
The 6 Year Anniversary of the Tomorrow Show @ The Steve Allen Theater MIDNIGHT $15 

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 

11) Actually made someone fall to the floor laughing by saying, “I thought we were going to be alone together. Despite how that might taken out of context, it was the best moment of my week.

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