Morning Debriefing 3/5/11
2) Comedian Neil Hamburger now has a rubber cartoon face available for purchase for all those times that you need a reminder of war can successfully be waged via Twitter against celebrities.
3) I’m not a big fan of reality TV and even a less of a fan of the monstrous “American Idol”, but when comedian Paul F. Tompkins recaps an episode of it, it’s actually entertaining to the point where I don’t feel that I’m dumbing myself down to enjoy myself.
5) Three Minutes to Nothing-Why Comedy Contests are Largely a Waste of Everyone’s Time by the Comedy Bureau
6) Tonight’s COMEDY CRAWL
Two Milk Minimum @ Flappers Burbank 11:30AM $10/2 item min.
North Star Comedy Hour @ Michael Woolson Studio 8PM
The Anytime Show w/Dominic Dierkes @ Smodcastle 8PM $8
Magic Bag @ Smodcastle 8PM $8
Battleship Pretension @ Meltdown Comics 8PM $5
The Thrilling Adventure Hour @ Largo 8:30PM $25/sold-out, but tickets probably available at door
Midnight Show @ UCB Theatre MIDNIGHT $5 (stand by only)
The Tomorrow Show @ The Steve Allen Theater MIDNIGHT $8
7) OPEN MIC RUN
SPOT CAFE 4455 Overland Ave., Culver City, CA/Starts 2PM/people usually give feedback at end of set
SAL’S COMEDY HOLE 7356 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA/Starts 6PM/one item min.
WESTSIDE COMEDY THEATRE 1323-A 3rd St., Santa Monica, CA (in alley between 3rd and 4th St.)/Sign-Up 6PM/Starts 6:30PM
SUNSET GRILL 7439 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA/Starts 7PM/one item min.
MARTY’S/THE OPEN MIC 7351 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA/5PM to 11PM/$5/multiple sets allowed
8) Getting a business card from a girl because you’re “just that sad” still counts as getting a number, right?
THE COMEDY BUREAU/@thecomedybureau