The 60 Best Places to See Stand-Up Comedy in L.A. – Los Angeles Times
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There’s nothing like the electricity in the air on a good night at a comedy show. Packed in a room full of strangers looking for a good time, comedians who can light up a room experience a taste of godliness that’s unlike any other form of expression, even in a town like L.A. that’s full of entertainment. If laughter is important to you (how could it not be in these times?), there’s no shortage of ways to get your fix of funny jokes across L.A. From the hallowed Hollywood venues that became the stamping ground of comedy legends to the backrooms of local bars, even an abandoned zoo on a lunch hour (yes, really!), there is a place for you to find a comic doing their thing and using the power of laughter to help us all relate to one another a little better and, hopefully, leave our cares at the door. Here’s a list of the 60 best spots for comedy in L.A.
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