5 Best Comedy Shows in L.A. This Week, Including Political Fundraisers For Everyone

Will Durst: He's Our Man!
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This week's list includes lots of last-minute political fundraisers (read: not cheap, but you get to feel good about yourself).

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5. Fundraiser for Alan Grayson

With Sarah Silverman, Rick Overton, Kira Soltanovich, Jimmy Dore and more, to support the Florida congressional candidate. The Improv, Sun., Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m.

4. CamPAIN & Suffering: A Political Comedy Show

With Jimmy Dore, Dave Foley, Matt Dwyer, Greg Proops, Rick Overton and more. Proceeds benefit Peace Over Violence Rape Treatment Program. Improv, Thurs., Nov. 1, 8 p.m.

3. Aziz Ansari President Barack Obama Benefit Show

The lineup includes Bill Burr and Jenny Slate. Did you see Bill Burr on The Night of Too Many Stars? Man, that dude is hilarious. Largo at the Coronet, Tues., Oct. 30, 8:30 p.m.

2. Jen Kirkman: I'm Giving It To You Rough

Promised: "Some bits are ready and a lot are not." And a welcome relief from all the politics (probably). Nerdmelt at Meltdown Comics, Thurs., Nov. 1, 8 p.m.

1. Elect To Laugh! with Will Durst & Friends

The political satirist takes on all sides. Recent sample tweet: "Lot of people tuned into last night's presidential debate. But for some unknown reason, President Obama was not one of them." IO West, Thurs.-Fri., Nov,. 1-2, 8 p.m.

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