5 Best Comedy Shows in L.A. This Week, Including Mike Birbiglia's Latest Solo Show

Rebecca Corry
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5. Celebrity: Part of Writers' Reading Series

"Funny, needy people baring their souls for your amusement." With Cindy Chupak, Jeff Kahn, Terri Mintz, Jean Black, Debbie Jhoon, and Johnny Walker. Presented by Jill Soloway, Maggie Rowe and Andersen Gabrych. Comedy Central, Mon., Nov. 5, 8 p.m.

4. Trevor and Josh Present: 'Election Night Disaster Party/Show!'

Josh Fadem and Trevor Moore kick off a monthly First Tuesday residency and "commentate, commiserate, and celebrate" while watching the election results. Trepany House at the Steve Allen Theatre,Tues., Nov. 6, 8 p.m.

3. The Lampshades

Scot Robinson and Kate Flannery stink up the joint like your creepiest relatives with sense of show bizzery that has to be smelled to be appreciated. Io West, Sat., Nov. 3, 8 p.m.

2. Mike Birbiglia

Here's your chance to see the comic-writer behind Sleepwalk With Me currently touring with his hit Off-Broadway show, My Girlfriend's Boyfriend. Fred Kavli Theater, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Fri., Nov. 2, 8 p.m.

1. Stand Up For Pits

Kaley Cuoco hosts this fantastic lineup to benefit Angel City Pits, with Rebecca Corry, Eddie Pepitone, Brody Stevens. The Improv, Sun., Nov. 4, 7:30 p.m.

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