Hot Tub Comedy (April 29, 2013)

This past week I hit up my favorite comedy show, Hot Tub, at the Virgil. It’s such a great time, every time I go. This weeks show did not disappoint. And the Virgil offers sweet $6 cocktails for happy hour.

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I met a couple friends there and snagged a sweet table, sipped a $6 After Sunset before the show started. Anticipation!

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And then out came Kurt Braunohler and Kristen Schaal! They host Hot Tub every Monday night at the Virgil (get tickets here) for $5 (pre-sale).

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Up first was the very funny Aussie, Celia Pacquola. She has a great analogy comparing body hair to roommates who grow hair plants. You had to be there, but definitely go see her if you can.

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Kumail Nanjiani was up next. If you haven’t seen him in Burning Love: Burning Down The House, go watch it! He’s excellent in it.

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Here’s Kristen Schaal being hilarious.

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Pete Holmes came up next. He’s currently doing a May residency at Largo while he’s perfecting his interview skills for this Fall, when he begins shooting The Midnight Show With Pete Holmes airing on TBS after Conan.

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Emily Maya Mills was next. I remember her from back when she was the gate keeper to UCB, and now she’s a full fledged performer. She’s often around town, so check her out.

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Here’s Kurt Braunholer being all suave.

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Jesse Elias was up next. He kept his head low and jittery, so that was the best shot I got. He definitely was a different style of humor. One of my friends loved him and my other didn’t get it, so it’s a toss up. His totally unique comedic style mixed with the fact that he’s young makes me think we will be seeing a lot more of him.

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Simon Amstell was added to the line-up on Monday. He’s a british comedian currently doing shows at Largo during May.

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Event: The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (event link)
Location: Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Clvd, Los Angeles CA 90046
Time: 8:15p doors
Cost: $8 (get tickets here)

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Event: The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (event link)
Location: Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Clvd, Los Angeles CA 90046
Time: 8:15p doors
Cost: $8 (get tickets here)

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Event: Meltdown Presents the Nerdist Standup Cluster (event link)
Location: Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Clvd, Los Angeles CA 90046
Time: 8:15p doors
Cost: $8 (get tickets here)

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Event: The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (event link)
Location: Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Clvd, Los Angeles CA 90046
Time: 8:15p doors
Cost: $8 (get tickets here)

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Event: The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (event link)
Location: Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Clvd, Los Angeles CA 90046
Time: 8:15p doors
Cost: $8 (get tickets here)

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Event: The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (event link)
Location: Meltdown Comics, 7522 Sunset Clvd, Los Angeles CA 90046
Time: 8:15p doors
Cost: $8 (get tickets here)