Greg Proops talks, then talks some more
Greg Proops talks, then talks some more

5 Best Comedy Shows in L.A. This Week

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*10 Best Standup Comedy Shows in L.A.

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Our list of the best ways to laugh in L.A. this week, including two great storytelling series and two funny Gregs.

5. The Happy Hour Story Experiment

It's free; it's early; and it's the wonderful Melinda Hill and writer Eve Sturges' "experimental hour of storytelling with their fancy, famous friends and exciting newcomers." The Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill, every Monday, 6:30 p.m.

4. Literary Death Match: The Pilot

The wildly popular reading series that leans toward hilarity presents two full shows that will be used when pitching an LDM show to networks. With Michael C. Hall, Diablo Cody, Moby, Jenny Slate, Jillian Lauren, Moshe Kasher, Ben Loory, Jeanne Darst and Adrian Wyatt and creator Adrian Todd Zuniga. Largo, Tues., Oct. 9, 7:30 p.m.

3. The Nope Show with Greg Behrendt and Dave Anthony

Behrendt and Anthony of the Walking the Room podcast welcome the always hilarious Karen Kilgariff (recent sample tweet: "I want to confront Matthew McConaughey about what a ridiculous goon he's become but I know he'd just high five me.") The Lab at the Improv, Sat., Oct. 6, 8:30 p.m.

2. Stardumb!

Like we need another mock game show, but this one's clever. Hosted by Bil Dwyer, with Laura House, Howard Kremer and Jimmy Pardo. The Improv, Sat., Oct. 6, 10 p.m.

1. The Greg Proops Film Club podcast and live commentary on Return of the Living Dead

The self-proclaimed "smartest man in the world" and the horror classic on one night. Cinefamily, Tues., Oct 9, 7:30 p.m.

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