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GUY BRANUM PRESENTS: TALK SHOW: THE GAME SHOW

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GUY BRANUM PRESENTS: TALK SHOW: THE GAME SHOW Friday, November 30, 2012 11:59 PM Hollywood Improv, Los Angeles, CA
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  • Ticket Price: $5.00
  • Door Time: 11:59 PM
  • Show Type: Stand Up
  • Showroom: Main Room
  • Tags: Theater, Alternative
  • Restrictions: 21 & over
    1 ITEM MINIMUM
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  • Guy Branum

    Guy Branum

  • Michelle Buteau

    Michelle Buteau

    Fresh from The Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, HBO’s Aspen Comedy Festival and Seattle’s Bumbershoot Festival, Michelle Buteau can also be seen on this season's "Last Comic Standing", Comedy Central's "Premium Blend" and Paramount Comedy Network's "The World Stands Up" show.


    She was a favorite at this year's South Beach Comedy Festival and HGTV's "25 Worst Mistakes" series can't get enough of this hot talent.


    Michelle has also shared more then her opinions on VH1's "Best Week Ever" & "Black to the Future”, MTV's "Walk of Shame", and the Oxygen Network's "Kiss & Tell" series. And check out the latest issue of Glamour magazine where Michelle dispenses " some hilarious " dating do's and don'ts.

    Michelle Buteau has a truly international following, with regular appearances in London, Dublin, and Amsterdam. And when she isn't touring the country performing at colleges, Michelle hosts "Travelzoo Unleashed" for Travelzoo.com.


    "Buteaupia" is her premiere comedy album available on www.filmbaby.com. Catch her on stage when you can and see comedy's mistress blend her Jamaican-Haitian sassiness and girl-next door quality into a show that is anything but routine.

  • Brent Weinbach Comedy Central Certified

    Brent Weinbach

    Brent Weinbach's stand-up comedy is weird.  He is a winner and recipient of the Andy Kaufman Award, which is given out once a year to recognize innovation in stand-up comedy.  He is also responsible for various internet video sensations such as Gangster Party Line and Ultimate Drumming Technique, as well as the cult web series, Pound House.  Brent has appeared on Conan, Lopez Tonight, Comedy Central, HBO, IFC, ABC, and Adult Swim, and also toured with the Comedians of Comedy.

    "...obscenely, disturbingly brilliant." -L.A. Weekly

    "...weird in the best way" -Time Out NY

  • Karen Kilgariff

    Karen Kilgariff

  • Jake Weisman

    Jake Weisman

    Jake Weisman is a comedian in Los Angeles, CA. He has two podcasts, one called Cats and Pussy and another one called The Morning After...Podcast.  He also has a sketch group called WOMEN. He loves cats and he thinks people are attractive.

  • Lauren Ashley Bishop

    Lauren Ashley Bishop

    follow her on twitter. it's worth it: twitter.com/sbellelauren

    Lauren Ashley Bishop has been making people laugh since the day she could pratt fall. She may look like a nice southern belle, as she is a proud native of Arkansas, but don’t be confused. There is a razor sharp wit behind her debutante smile that can carve you up quicker than her mom can shoot whiskey.

    Lauren has performed at top clubs coast to coast, including The Improv, Zanies, The Ice House, Comix, & Gotham Comedy Club. She is currently touring colleges across the nation, recently being named a 2009 Hot Up and Coming Comic by Campus Activities Magazine. This year her tour also includes her second trip overseas to entertain the troops.

    You might recognize Lauren from one of the numerous national commercials she made you laugh in this year: Mini Baby Bel Cheese, Arby's "Birthday Surprise", or performing standup comedy for Midol's newest campaign. She has voiced countless radio and TV ads, including her favorite, Popeye's Mama Slap Chicken.

    Lauren is also an accomplished stage actress. She's played to rave reviews in Second City's Romeo & Juliet Musical @ Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues @ The Apollo Theatre, & the National Broadway Tour of Scrooge, The Musical. Lauren is a graduate of Northwestern University, a proud member of SAG, AFTRA, and AEA.

Description:
GET READY FOR THE MOST TITANIC BATTLE OF PUBLIC CONVERSATION IN THE HISTORY OF MICROPHONES.
 
Friday, November 30th, three past winners of Talk Show: The Game Show will square off to determine who takes the title of BEST TALK SHOW GUEST OF THE YEAR.
 
KILGARIFF!
 
Former head writer of “Ellen” takes her guitar and her talk-show know-how to the mat. She earned more points in her qualifier than any other guest this year, but can she fend off….
 
WEINBACH!
 
The subtle, supple conversational stylings of the master of absurdism. Some call it genius, others call it an undiagnosed autism-spectrum disorder, but it never fails to satisfy. Brent is powerful, but how will he fare pitted against…
 
BUTEAU!
 
The first competitor to ever be put in the penalty box in regulation Talk Show: The Game Show history, she plays dirty because she plays to win. She’s been training the talk show circuit on “Jeff Probst” and “Wendy Williams”, but can she take the Talk Show: The Game Show title?
 
YOU WILL DECIDE…
 
Well, actually, our judges will, with your help.
 
And who are our judges?
 
Christy Stratton Mann (King of the Hill, Awkward)
DC Pierson (All of the commercials, Derrick Comedy)
And Lead Judge Casey Schreiner (X-Play)
 
With special appearances by:

Jake Weisman!
Lauren Ashley Bishop!
 
And the score-keeping stylings of Whitmer Thomas.

IF YOU CAN ONLY ATTEND ONE LIVE COMPETATIVE TALK SHOW EVENT THIS YEAR AND YOU DON’T CHOSE THIS ONE, YOU’RE A FUCKTARD.
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