The Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown Comics   7522 Sunset Blvd   Los Angeles, CA 90046

Look at this planet. Plans A to Y have all failed. NOW IS THE TIME FOR PLAN Z.

Andy Zaltzman
 – 50% component of global hit satirical podcast The BugleNow Show irregular, Test Match Special cricketo-statisti-quipster, and lynchpin of the arch-rival BBC 5 Live shows 7 Day Saturday and 7 Day Sunday – embarks on a new tour to unveil Plan Z, a long-overdue solution to all the world’s problems.

In a world riven by the squawk and counter-squawk of contemporary politics and media, at a time when technology is sprinting into the future whilst democracy stroppily handbrake-turns back to the past, alleged comedian Zaltzman will fix everything. Give or take. In the spirit of the times, Zaltzman’s Plan Z solution is guaranteed to be fully uncosted and logistically unworkable.

Plan Z will feature Zaltzman’s trademark cocktail of inventive political satire and outright fact-skewing nonsense. It will also showcase the highest-possible tech from the high-tech world of high technology, including the Equivocax SubtExtricator 5000P (the world’s leading hidden message interpreter), the Prognoscitech Soothblaster 3.8 (the solar system’s leading 5G-WiFi-enabled crystal ball), and the DemocratEeeZee SPG-x (the universe’s leading subliminal policy generator).

PLAN Z. COMEDY OF LAST RESORT. WHEN ALL ELSE HAS FAILED, BE PREPARED TO FAIL AGAIN.

Devotedly loopy… lacerating wit… political satire at its most enjoyable”   ★★★★ Dominic Maxwell, The Times

A master satirist” Time Out

Political comedy at its best Sunday Times

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Myq (Mike) Kaplan is seemingly moving forward in time, amassing wonderful friends, fun stories, enjoyable jokes, hopefully wisdom, and more. Come share in the oneness of all as he ages one year and you stay exactly the same forever, or change as you wish. (It’s mostly a standup comedy show, and also we can’t help but continue to gain life experience with each life experience.)

Featuring
Zach Sherwin
Liz Glazer
Ramin Nazer
Gaby Dunn
Matt Knudsen
Nick Vatterott

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Lift your ladies, lift your spirits, lift the next generation of Leading Ladies! Harper Wilde presents The Special Occasionally Show! This hilarious comedy show benefits Glamour’s The Girl Project, an initiative dedicated to providing girls in 120 countries with the tools they need to get an education.

Featuring
Nikki Glaser
Sam Jay

Jenny Zigrino
Marcella Arguello
Sabrina Jalees
Scout Durwood

Hosted by Caitlin Durante and Jamie Loftus

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From Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad…  Set List: Stand-Up Without A Net is a TV series in the UK and Australia, as well as a sold-out hit at festivals worldwide, including Edinburgh, Melbourne, SXSW, New York, Montreal, Ireland, Austria, and more. Top comics are given outrageous, never-before-seen topics in the moment, and perform as if it was the material they meant to do. Both the comic and the audience see the topics for the first time on a projection screen and the fun begins.

A regular NerdMelt staple, Set List is also a 60-episode web series on the Nerdist Channel on YouTube.

Featuring the never-before-seen set lists of…
Aisling Bea
Rick Wood
Jennifer Vally

& More!

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Follow the show on Twitter at @SetListShow for more show info!

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Blame Social Media is the show where we dive thumbs first into the social media presence of our amazing lineup of comedians!

Featuring
Brent Weinbach
Ron Funches
Marcella Arguello
Dicey
Maronzio Vance

Hosted by Greg Edwards, Christine Little, Kaseem Bentley & Quincy Johnson II

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A comedy show of fantastic proportions for the benefit of the NAACP and the Immigrant Defense Project. Come laugh against racists, fascists, Nazis, intolerance, and hate, and help up send our message of love, tolerance, and Nazi-punching to the world!

Featuring
Guy Branum
Langston Kerman
Solomon Georgio
Marcella Arguello

Sam Jay
Nikki Glaser
Erin Foley
Chris Fairbanks

Hosted by Jenny Zigrino & Caitlin Durante

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Fresh Out! LA is a monthly stand up show co-hosted by Adam Conover(Adam Ruins Everything) and Emily Heller (the Half Hour on Comedy Central). Fresh Out! LA brings Nerdist Showroom at Meltdown a diverse mix of comics, ranging from big name movie stars to the best of the open mic scene. No gimmicks – just an awesome show combining your favorite comics with your soon-to-be faves.

Featuring
Jermaine Fowler
Caitlin Gill
Marcella Arguello

Special guests
& More!

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Follow the show on Twitter at @FreshOutLA for more info!

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IT’S THE FINAL WHEEL SHOW!

A comedy show that’s in your hands! Audience volunteers will spin a big wheel on-stage and wherever it lands is what they’ll see next. Will it be a sketch, a game, a video, a special guest? Something even better than that? Something even worse?! Join us, spin THE WHEEL and find out!

Hosted by Joe Kwaczala with guests Todd Glass & More!

Past guests include…Lisa Loeb, Bob Odenkirk, Nick Kroll, Martin Starr, Maria Bamford, and more!

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In this interview-style, live talk show, host Lyssa Mandel (& co-host/boyfriend Phil Casale) invites guests to present poignant/painful creations from their adolescence on stage (poetry, drawings, songs, sketches, videos…Wicca boxes…) and follows with engaging questions that cut to the heart of how all our teenage pain is the same. And it’s funny. Think of it as Judy Blume meets Dr. Phil. Raucous laughter and redemption ensue.

Featuring the adolescent treasures and more from:
CHARLA LAURISTON (Unbreakable Kimmy SchmidtPeople of Earth)
DRENNON DAVIS 
(Conan, Comedy Central, Seeso)
PHOEBE BOTTOMS 
(Adult Swim, MTV)
with a rap interlude from ZACH SHERWIN (America’s Got Talent, Totally Biased, The Pete Holmes Show)

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Need some ‘feels’? Then get ready for a Kleenex box full of tissues and issues because FOLLOW THAT! is back to bring the pain – and then take it away – and then bring it back. Follow That! has been in residence at NerdMelt Theater since January and has been making a teary eyed splash by pitting LA’s best comics against the saddest videos on the web. The result is a one-of-a-kind standup set that fuses each comic’s best material with spontaneous, hilarious and ultimately uplifting revelations inspired by the “cry videos.”

LA’s top comics take the stage to watch the most emotionally challenging viral videos on the web – for the first time – in front of a live audience. These are the viral videos that make us cry, leave us speechless and sometimes even scare the hell out of us. They say tragedy + time = comedy. FOLLOW THAT! takes ‘time’ out of the equation.  After we watch the most heart-wrenchingly sappy & sometimes cringe-worthy vids on the web, each comic gets just 8 minutes to bring us from tears of sadness to tears of laughter. The twist is, that you decide which video each comic has to follow. Will you choose a softball, or will you go for the gut-punch?

Hosts: Matt Lieb (Star Wars Podcast, Vice, AJ+)  & Jason Webb(Bridgetown, Amazon Comedy)

Featuring
Mike Lawrence (Winner of Roast Battle Season 1, ConanSeth Meyers)
Sofiya Alexandra (This is Not Happening, 50 Funniest Women on Twitter: Playboy & Women You Should Follow: HuffPost)
Taylor Tomlinson (Last Comic StandingHouse Party w/Adam Devine)
Matt Kirshen (Last Comic Standing, Writer: Jim Jeffries Show)
Andre Hyland (The Jesse Miller Show and the feature films, Pop StarLA TimesMr. Roosevelt, and his feature writer/directorial debut The 4th)

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Facebook & Twitter @followthatshow
Instagram @followthatcomedy

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