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Morning Debriefing 7/7/11

1) Paul Provenza’s “Comedians are more trusted than journalists,” becomes a poll on Huffington Post.

2) This Sunday is the season premiere of Curb Your Enthusiasm AND Paul F. Tompkins plays Larry’s Lawyer. HBO 10PM, comedy fans/lovers/nerds.

3) APODDT (Awesome Picture of Drew Droege Thursday) [via BWS Pride Prom].  If you don’t know who Drew Droege is, watch this.

4) Doug Stanhope in Montreal…

5) Marc Maron’s Interview in A.V. Club (he talks about his new pilot)

6) Fan’s sketched interpretation of the Pod F Tompkast [via SenorCorazon]

7) Comedians shouldn’t let Twitter affect their real life act. (Our article in Punchline Magazine today)

8) Compatish-Eggstravaganza

9) Puddin’-“Birth Certificate”

10) ON THE HORIZON
TwentyWonder @ The Doll Factory Sat. July 9th 8PM $40-$100
Finale of Runyon Canyon w/Eddie Pepitone @ Flappers Burbank Sun. July 10th $10/2 item min.

11) COMEDY CRAWL
The Dork Forest Live w/Jackie Kashian, Dana Gould, James Urbaniak @ Nerdist Theater (back room of Meltdown Comics) 8PM $10—Maria Bamford just added
Mike Leffingwell: Stupid Husbands @ UCB Theatre $5 8PM
The Josh & Josh Show @ Bar Lubitsch 8:30PM FREE 
The Eddie Pepitone Bloodbath @ Hollywood Improv Lab 8:30PM $5
The Smug Shift @ UCB Theatre 9:30PM $5
Live! at Carnegie Hall* @ Hollywood Hotel 10PM FREE 

12) OPEN MIC RUN
SAL’S COMEDY HOLE 7356 Melrose Ave., Hollywood, CA 6PM/$4 minimum/first come, first served
ZAPATA VIVE 101 S. First Ave., Arcadia, CA/Sign-up (lottery) 6:30PM/Starts 7PM/20 spots available/5 min.
COFEE BEAN 16101 Ventura Blvd., Encino, CA, Suite 180/Starts 7PM/mixed mic/no purchase necessary
SANDWICH SPOT 3101 Ocean Park Ave., Santa Monica, CA/Sign-up 6:30PM/Starts 7PM/first come, first served
CAFE ON 2ND 7 S. 2nd St., Alhambra, CA/Sign-up 6:30PM/Starts 7PM/first come, first served/10 min.
CAFE UNURBAN 3301 Pico Blvd., Santa Monica, CA/Sign-up (lottery) 9PM/No purchase necessary 
SUNSET GRILL 7439 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA/Starts 7PM/one item min.
MARTY’S/THE OPEN MIC 7351 W. Sunset Blvd., Hollywood, CA (walk up Martel, past Big Mama’s and Papa’s)/5PM to 11PM/$5 min./multiple sets allowed/first come, first served/coffee and bottled water available   

13) The Comedy Bureau extends as much gratitude as we can muster to the inimitable Maria Bamford for her support of us as well as her general, to use a word of hers, AWESOMENESS, and unbridled hilarity. If you’re somehow unaware of who she is and somehow reading this, go to The Dork Forest Live @ Nerdist Theater tonight and get in the know.

14) Transformers 3 vs. Casey Anthony vs. Tree of Life vs. Something actually interesting?  Which will be the most popular topic tonight at open mics?  We’re talking to you, @boopityba #openmics #unurban.

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