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

Risk

SATURDAY, APRIL 16TH 7PM – GET TICKETS: http://holdmyticket.com/event/243688

RISK! is a live show and podcast “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public,” started by Kevin Allison of the legendary TV sketch comedy troupe The State.

The award-winning live show happens monthly in New York and Los Angeles. Rolling Stone Magazine featured it on their list of “25 Best Comedy Podcasts In The Country” and Slate.com called it “jaw-dropping, hysterically funny, and just plain touching.”

This month’s theme: “Passion”

Mike Lawrence (@Midnight, Conan, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, Sadamantium CD [Comedy Central Records])
David Crabb (Bad Kid: A Memoir, The Moth)
Kate Willett
(Comedy Central’s This Is Not Happening, Viceland’sFlophouse)
Chris Redd
(Empire, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping)
Linda Bailey Walsh
(HateDate, Veronica Mars, The Foreclosure Of Taylor Negron)
& More!

Hosted by Beowulf Jones (“The Andy Dick Incident”, LA RIOT Festival)
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The Writers Panel: Inside the Conan Writers Room – GET TICKETS

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The Writers Panel podcast is an informal chat among professional TV writers about the business and process of writing TV. Hosted by Ben Blacker (co-creator, The Thrilling Adventure Hour; Cassius & Clay; Supernatural), proceeds from each live Writers Panel benefit 826LA.

On Thursday, April 14, Blacker is joined by the writing staff of TBS’s CONAN, including current head writer Matt O’Brien, recent head writer Mike Sweeney, Todd Levin, Jose Arroyo, Dan Cronin, Andres Du BouchetRob Kutner, Jessie Gaskell, Levi MacDougall, and Leah Krinsky.

Tickets are $10.

Subscribe to the Writers Panel podcast of live shows and one-on-one interviews with writers like Norman Lear, Chris Carter, Vince Gilligan, Carlton Cuse, Michael Schur, Greg Daniels, Kay Cannon, and hundreds more on iTunes.

THURSDAY, APRIL 14 7PM – GET TICKETS

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TICKETS: http://holdmyticket.com/event/242880

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 (Disney’s Star Vs. the Forces of Evil), and SUSAN WRIGHT (The Because Show podcast) will present 2001’s SEANCE, starring Corey Feldman and Adam West! While having a party, a group of friends attempt to contact the spirit that haunted one of them as a child. The botched seance unleashes something else, which stalks them all. Can they send the evil spirit back, and save themselves?

There’ll be stand-up comedy from KUMAIL NANJIANI and ERIN DARLING plus FREE POPCORN! Conjure yourself on down to the show!

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The Objectively Hottest Authors On Earth LIVE! with Sara Benincasa, celebrating with the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books! It’s a hilarious live talk show with authors and comedians and author-comedians! Objectively hot guests include…

John Scalzi (Bestselling author and cult hero, Old Man’s War novels)
Maris Kreizman (Slaughterhouse 90210)
Cecil Castellucci (Star Wars: Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure)
Isaac Fitzgerald (editor of Buzzfeed Books)
Annabelle Gurwitch (I See You Made An Effort)

Hosted by comedian/author Sara Benincasa (DC Trip, Real Artists Have Day Jobs)

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TUESDAY 9PM – GET TICKETS

Historical Roast

Da Man. Da Myth. Da Vinci.

He’s not the blue Ninja Turtle with katana blades, or the Oscar winner, he’s the man who painted the Mona Lisa and invented a whole bunch of shit!

On Tuesday, April 5, 2016 at 9pm at The Nerdist Showroom join Tony Sam, Kristen Studard, Nate Craig, Dana Moon, Anyi Malik, Caitlin Durante, Eric Dadourian, and hosts Eddie Furth and Ryan Pigg as Historical Roast takes on Da Vinci!

Historical Roast…teaching history a lesson.

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FRIDAY, APRIL 1 9PM – GET TICKETSLuck of the Draw

At Luck of the Draw, there’s no telling what’s in store for each comedian! LA’s funniest comics will draw a slip from a hat and must obey whatever wacky thing it commands. There might be impressions, costumes, puppets — who knows!

With…
Dave Ross
Robbie Goodwin
Puterbaugh Sisters

Tone Bell
Beth Stelling

Hosted by Caitlin Durante and Matt Donaher

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March 29 at 9:00pm – GET TICKETS

1000

Join Anthony Jeselnik, Lucas Bros, Dana Gould, Nicole Byer, and Ali Wong for the premiere of “1000 Comics To See Before You Die”! Hosted by Zack Bornstein.

Feel satisfied on your deathbed knowing that you saw the best 1,000 comedians in the world – only by attending this monthly show for the next 10-14 years. And rest assured, we don’t put up a single comic ranked #1001 or worse.

Created and hosted by Zack Bornstein. And fueled by the #1-ranked house band in the world.

Featuring

Anthony Jeselnik (The Jeselnik Offensive)

Nicole Byer (Girl Code, Party Over Here)

Lucas Bros (22 Jump Street, Lucas Bros Moving Company)

Dana Gould (HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central)

Ali Wong (Fresh off the Boat, John Oliver’s Stand Up NY)

Zack Bornstein (Jimmy Kimmel Live)

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

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March 25 at 9:00pm – GET TICKETS

ARGUE

Half comedy show, half rhetorical fight to the death, Arguments & Grievances is live comedy series and podcast featuring comedians debating outlandish topics with audiences deciding the victor.  Live shows run monthly in Chicago, and weekly podcast offerings include bonus content from hosts and post-debate interviews with performers as they tackle such heated issues as: “McRib vs. MacBeth”, “Hugs vs. Drugs”, and “Dr. Dre vs. Dr. Seuss”.

Started in Chicago in 2013, the Arguments & Grievances podcast has appeared at numerous comedy festivals (Crom, Chicago Comedy Exposition, Memphis Comedy Festival, Beast Village), run a successful set of Midwest and east coast tours, and featured at the NerdMelt Showroom in Los Angeles.  Producers also recently expanded the podcast to include content from a Denver incarnation of the show.  The podcast is produced by Chicago comedians Goodrich Gevaart, Kevin Brody, Kevin White, and Zach Peterson.

Featuring:

Brandie Posey vs Barbara Gray

Chris Charpentier vs Ryan Singer

Dulce Sloan vs Joe McAdam

Bryan Cook vs Jared Logan

“It’s smart, high-stakes tomfoolery disguised in a brilliant, faux-brainy conceit….This show is a riot.” – Jason Heidemann, Chicago Tribune

“2014 Best of Chicago (Variety Show)” – Chicago Magazine

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

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Solomon

TICKETS: http://holdmyticket.com/event/239210

The NerdMelt Showroom proudly presents a night of stand-up comedy with one of our favorites, SOLOMON GEORGIO! Come join him as he performs a longer set and has some of his friends open including James Fritz, Eric Dadourian, Josh Androsky, Marcella Arguello, James Austin Johnson &David Gborie.

Solomon is a Los Angeles based comedian and actor. He is a regular performer at the Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival.  He has also appeared on CONAN, Last Call with Carson Daly, Vice’s Flophouse and TruTV’s Adam Ruins Everything.

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March 19 at 7:00pm – GET TICKETS

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At Luck of the Draw, there’s no telling what’s in store for each comedian! LA’s funniest comics will draw a slip from a hat and must obey whatever wacky thing it commands. There might be impressions, costumes, puppets — who knows!

With…

Baron Vaughn

Jamie Lee

Mike Mulloy

Kathleen DeRose

Deborah DiGiovanni

Chris Fairbanks

Hosted by Caitlin Durante and Matt Donaher

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