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



Our theory: Comedians are never as funny on stage as when they are with their friends.

Our logic: We invite them to tell a story with their best friend.

With stories from:
Brent Weinbach & Adam Schary
(Gangster Party Line)
Laurie Kilmartin
(Conan) & Cheryl Holliday (King of the Hill, The Real O’Neals)
Timothy Simons (Veep) & MANCAMP (Jay Ashenfelter, Matt Moore, Kevin Manwarren & Robert Boesel)

Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at the door. – GET TICKETS

Read More



The NerdMelt Showroom proudly presents a night of stand-up comedy with one of our favorites, YASSIR LESTER! Come join him as he performs a longer set and has some of his friends open including Damon Wayans Jr., Candice Thompson, and Garrick Bernard!

Yassir Lester is truly an amazing and wonderful person. Taking a break from his world changing philanthropy and charity work, he returns to the stage for a special performance. He’s written for The Carmichael Show on NBC,GIRLS on HBO, and is one of the stars of Making History coming soon to FOX. But on this night, he will tell jokes that will refine you as a human and make you the most woke amongst your friends.

Poster by Dave Kloc & Garrett Ross

Read More


Join us for for a special One Year Anniversary Luck of the Draw–the show where anything can happen! Matt Donaher and Caitlin Durante host an evening of standup where LA’s funniest comedians draw a slip from a hat and must obey whatever wacky thing it commands. There might be costumes, impressions, puppets, bubble gum–who knows! The only thing that’s certain is it’s a whole lot of fun!

Chris Fairbanks
Laurie Kilmartin
Chris Redd
Jenny Zigrino
Solomon Georgio
Anna Seregina

Tickets are $8 in advance / $10 at the door – GET TICKETS

Read More


Smart Funny & Black is a Live Comedic Competition Show where using their brains, their jokes, and audience interaction, professional funny folks (comics/writers/producers/etc) compete in various games that test their knowledge, their taste, and their understanding of black popular culture.

With contestants:
David Gborie (Viceland)
Tone Bell (Comedy Central, NBC’s Whitney)

Guest Comic:
Mike Mulloy (Riot LA)

Hosted by Amanda Seales

Tickets are $8 in advance / $10 at the door – GET TICKETS

Read More



The NerdMelt Showroom proudly presents a night of stand-up comedy with one of our favorites, MARCELLA ARGUELLO! Come join her as she performs a longer set and has some of her friends open including Solomon Georgio, Lydia Popovich, and Nico Santos!

Marcella is an LA based comedian. She has appeared on Comedy Central’s@Midnight, Viceland’s Flophouse, The UCB Show on SeeSo, Tru TV’s Comedy Knockout, and Last Call with Carson Daly. She has worked at comedy clubs all over the country and has performed at San Francisco Sketchfest, Riot LA Comedy Festival, and overseas for the American troops.


Read More


Based on the popular board game, Camera Roll is a comedy gameshow played with actual photographs taken by our comedian performers – photographs that are displayed, judged, rewarded and mocked by our hosts and their fellow performers. It’s a race against time to find the perfect photo in your Camera Roll that best matches each category – our audience can even join in on the fun to win prizes!

Special guests Quinta Brunson, Brad Silnutzer, Shane Torres, and Sara Schaefer! Hosted by Mal Hall & Candice Thompson.

Tickets are $8 in advance / $10 at the door – GET TICKETS

Read More


You Had to Be There with Ryan de la Garza is a live comedy show that features seasoned performers interacting with random strangers via webcam resulting in hilariously unpredictable exchanges. The show has quickly become an audience favorite and was recently featured at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. It’s highly improvisational and always full of surprises. Belly laughs are guaranteed. Nudity is a strong maybe.

Dave Waite
Baron Vaughn
Josh Androsky
Dave Ross
& More!

Tickets are $8 in advance / $10 at the door – GET TICKETS

Read More


Matt McKenna returns with a new performance of the first installation ofENTER SPIDER: THE STAND-UP SHOW. You are entering a new dimension. You are entering a place beyond reason, where the rules of time break down. You are entering ENTER SPIDER. In a comedy club on the edge of forever, eight bizarre, otherworldly stand-up comics all played by Matt perform their strange and hilarious sets. Also hosted (in a Rod Serling-y suit) by Matt McKenna.

Matt McKenna was a writer & a V.O. actor on Fox’s American Dad for six seasons. Matt has also written sketches and acted for Team Coco. He’s developed animated shows for Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, as well as Seth Green. Matt originated the role of DJ Jupiter Jack in LA’s musical sketch show ‘Lost Moon Radio’ (TruTV’s ‘Rachel Dratch’s Late Night Snack). This December, Matt reprises his role of Santa Claus in American Dad‘s Holiday episode “Ninety North, Zero West.” Matt first performed ENTER SPIDER, THE STAND UP SHOW, VOL. I in the Nerdist Showroom in September of 2011. He’s thrilled to be putting it up in the same amazing space in which it debuted. Special thanks to his girlfriend Sarah, his friends and his family. And, special thanks to Caitlin Durante, Hannah Crichton, Danielle Kramer, and, of course, Emily Gordon & Jonah Ray.

Tickets are $8 in advance / $10 at the door – GET TICKETS

Read More



Shout at the movies! We screen the worst films you’ve never seen, and invite YOU to roast them — the best one-liners of the night will win prizes. If you like MST3K and RiffTrax, this is your scene!  

Your hosts for the evening, JOHN MATHOT (Skylanders Academy), and SUSAN WRIGHT (The Because Show podcast) will present 1986’s THE STABILIZER! Peter Goldson (the title character) must travel to Indonesia and hunt down notorious crime lord Greg Rainmaker to rescue a kidnapped professor. What follows is more action, car crash, bullets, and kung fu than you might be able to handle — this one is amazing. AND it’s dubbed in English for extra laughs.

There’ll be comedy from DAVE ROSS & MARCELLA ARGUELLO, plus FREE POPCORN! Stabilize yourself, and come on down to the show!

Read More


A comedy game show ripped from the headlines of pop culture news! HostsJoseph Scrimshaw (RiffTrax, Obsessed Podcast) and Hal Lublin (Thrilling Adventure Hour, Venture Bros, We Got This Podcast) lead contestants through multiple rounds of questions, competitive rants, and improvised scenarios to see who can win the pop culture wars! Between each round, guest performers thrill the crowd with genre-inspired music, stand-up, and more!

With special guests James Urbaniak (The Venture Bros, Difficult People),Phoebe Bottoms (Comedy Palace), Bryan Cook (Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction), and musical guest, Courtney McClean and The Dirty Curls!

Tickets are $8 in advance / $10 at the door - GET TICKETS

Read More