1) The Greater LA Open Mic Map has just been UPDATED with several new places to find some stage time. All the leg work done for all of you. You’re welcome.
2) The premiere of BOB’S BURGERS is tonight on FOX at 8:30PM featuring the voices of none other than Dan Mintz, Eugene Mirman, and even a guest “appearance” by Ron Lynch of the always amazing TOMORROW SHOW. DON’T MISS IT!!!! (unless you can DVR it, then go to a live comedy show instead) OR LOUIS CK’s new special HILARIOUS on Comedy Central at 10PM or catch Matt Manser on Californication on Showtime 9PM. It’s all good.
4) Forget whatever “happened” yesterday with some laughs at tonight’s COMEDY CRAWL Norm MacDonald @ Ice House 7PM $22.50/2 drink min., ASSSSCAT @ UCB Theatre 7:30PM FREE, French Toast @ Taix 8:30PM FREE, Top Story Weekly w/Bill Burr @ iO West 9PM $5, Gentle Evening w/Josh and Dan @ Fake Gallery 9PM, Sunday Sunday Sunday @ The Improv Space 9:30PM FREE.
5) OPEN MIC RUN: SAL’S COMEDY HOLE 7356 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA/Starts 6PM/one item min., PALMS 8572 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA/Starts 6PM, SUNSET GRILL 7439 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA/Starts 7PM/one item 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/multiple sets allowed.
6) The Comedy Bureau “Tips Its Hat” today to SARAH HYLAND-“Kentucky Lightning-The Kentucky Kardashians” Characters and costumes galore, Sarah Hyland always brings her hilarious satirical renditions of many of the people throughout her life, as well as herself, to any and every stage as one of LA’s most original comics. Check back at the Comedy Bureau for details on her next show. Website. Twitter.
7) From the “You Should Been There” Lagoon: Zach Galifianakis berates an audience member
8) Andy Kindler was recently quoted as saying, “There’s no room for cool in comedy.” My thoughts on this and the state of LA comedy later.
THE COMEDY BUREAU