The Carmichael Show. It’s also their first fundraiser, and half of the proceeds benefit the Venice Family Clinic, which, since 1970 has been providing health and mental health services to residents in West L.A.
Some of the best comedy in L.A. isn’t in comedy clubs. Last year, local comedians Cody Metzger and Ali Macofsky began hosting a monthly stand-up night featuring fellow comics in the comfort of their own backyard – or Metzger’s brother’s backyard in Echo Park, to be exact – until neighbors drove them out. Now, the two are bringing their comedy show to Nerdmelt for the first time. The lineup includes Macofsky, Megan Gailey, Joe Wengert, Jak Knight, Carmen Lynch and Jerrod Carmichael, star of NBC’s