Do This Today: Star Wars Minute At Meltdown

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It’s Friday! Woo hoo! Are there any Star Wars fans out there? Tonight is a live podcast taping of Star Wars Minute, a popular podcast that dissects Star Wars. Special guests Tony Thaxton, Joseph Scrimshaw and more!

Event: Star Wars Minute: Live Podcast Recording (event link)
Location: Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Clvd, Los Angeles CA 90046
Time: Friday, August 1, 2014, 7-8:30pm
Cost: $8 tickets here (if tickets are sold out, but there are plenty of door tickets)

Do This Today: Comedy Night at Best Fish Taco

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Are you enjoying LA’s Restaurant Week? Well if you’re looking for cheap yummy tacos and comedy, hit up Comedy Night at Best Fish Taco tonight. Come see Eric Andrea, Nick Thune, Nikki Glaser, Mike Lawrence, Dave Hughes, Jim Hamilton, Jeff Wattenhofer and hosted by Jeremy Burke (Loud Village). $2 beers and super cheap yummy fish tacos, oh yeah, and it’s FREE!

Event: Comedy Night at Best Fish Taco (event info)
Location: Best Fish Taco In Ensenada, 1650 N. Hillhurst Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Time: Tuesday July 15, 2014 7:30 – 9:30pm
Cost: FREE!

Do This Today: Radio Picture Show

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Check out Lauren Cook + Shauna McGarry’s Radio Picture Show at the Virgil tonight. Tickets are $5 and you’ll get to hear stories by Alie Ward, Drew Droege, Drennon Davis, Kristen Vangsness, and Lizzy Cooperman. Dance party to follow with Marion Hodges (KCRW!).

Event: Radio Picture Show (event link)
Location: The Virgil, 4519 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Time: Wednesday July 9th 2014, 8pm doors, 8:30pm show
Cost: $5 tickets

Do This Today: They Came Together

TGIF! I’m so relieved it’s the weekend, as I’ve got building to do and hikes to climb! Hopefully somewhere in there I’ll find time to rest too. One thing you should definitely add to the weekend plans is seeing the movie They Came Together. It’s directed by David Wain, and written by him and Michael Showalter. It’s starring Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler – practically a  Wet Hot American Summer Reunion- only different and not that. This movie is a spoof of all romantic comedies but with a sweet story.

Event: They Came Together (event link)
Location: Check local theaters!
Time: Friday June 27, 2014,
Cost: Check listings!

Do This Today: Super Secret Comedy Show

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Come see some comedy tonight! For $9 you get to see Pete Holmes, Kyle Kinane, Moshe Kasher, Iliza Shlesinger, Amir K and more! Awesome lineup! Tickets are cheaper online, so get them here, now!

Event: The Super Secret Comedy Show (event link)
Location 520 N. La Brea Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Time: Wednesday June 25, 2014, 8p – 10:30p, 6:30 doors
Cost: $9 if you buy them HERE

Do This Today: Obvious Child

As you know work has been crazy, but thankfully last night I was able to escape early enough to see the movie Obvious Child at the ArcLight. I LOVED it. Jenny Slate is perfect in this role. The movie is a modern day romantic comedy, but more true to life than your classic rom-com. Every role was well casted, and it’s full of Jenny Slates actual stand-up, which is always hilarious.

Event: Obvious Child (event link)
Location: See local listings
Time: Tuesday June 17, 2014
Cost: See local ticket prices

Do This Today: Varietopia with Paul F. Tompkins at Largo

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Tonight Paul F. Tompkins hosts a Varietopia with Kristen Schaal, Maria Bamford, Busdriver and a special guest. Why not hit up the Roger Room before it starts? That would be so classy of you.

Event: Varietopia with Paul F. Tompkins (event link)
Location: Largo, 366 N La Cienega Blvd , Los Angeles, CA
Time: Friday June 13, 2014, 7:00pm doors (but get tickets today) 8:30p show
Cost: $30 (get tickets)