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This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Bobby Bitter, Greg Proops, Comedy Film Nerds, Bobcat, and more!

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This week at the NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles promises to be a week of amazing, with a live table read of Bobby Bitter, Greg Proops, the Comedy Film Nerds, a top secret screening of Bobcat Goldthwait’s new film, and more!

May 11th at 6pm it’s Booze, Broads, and Blow: An Evening of Showbiz Recollections with Comedy Legend Bobby Bitter!

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Through the narcissistic recollections of a politically-incorrect former TV sitcom superstar who’s now an age-defying 92-year-old searing thru Hollywood consuming volcanic loads of booze, broads, and blow, HERE’S BOBBY!…THE LOST EPISODES satirizes ageism, sexism, racism, homophobia, and America’s celebrity-obsessed pop culture. Join us for a live cast read of “Here’s Bobby!…The Lost Episodes,” a new retro cartoon sitcom, performed by comedy greats Carlos AlazraquiGrey DelisleAndy KindlerTom KennyCedric YarbroughJill TalleySamm LevineDana GouldRick OvertonLarry “Bubbles” Brown! Plus surprise guests!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

 May 11th at 9pm it’s Horrible Movie Night!

Horrible Movie Night NerdMelt Showroom

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 Phineas & Ferb) and Susan Wright (The Because Show podcast), along with guest stand-up comedians and co-host Rob Schrab (creator The Sarah Silverman Program, Channel 101), will feature 1987’s Enemy Territory:  It’s kinda like Die Hard in the projects, but funnier.  It features Jan-Michael Vincent, Tony Todd (Candyman), and the first and only starring role for Ray Parker Jr. (yeah, the Ghostbusters song guy).  Plus there’s FREE POPCORN! Come on down to the show — we guarantee it to be hilarious territory!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

 May 12th at 8pm it’s Harmontown!

Harmontown NerdMelt Showroom

What is Harmontown? It’s awesome. It’s unique. It’s one of a kind. It’s something only Dan Harmon (creator of Community and the upcoming Rick and Morty) and Jeff B. Davis (Whose Line is it Anyway) can do. It’s a different show every time and it’s every week. Lucky us! Playing Dungeons and Dragons? It’s happened. Dan Harmon freestyle rapping? Yup, that too. Calling Chevy Chase from stage? Happened…more than once. A celebrity guest? Allison Brie, Donald Glover, and Gillian Jacobs among others have all stopped in. Getting super personal with an intimate audience? Always. It’s Harmontown. It’s awesome. It’s unique. Don’t miss a single week.

$10.

 May 13th at 8pm it’s Nerdist Open Mic!

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Come watch Matt Mira and Paul Cibis host this comedy free-for-all. You’ll see brand new comics, comics you know and love trying out new material (Chris Hardwick and Kumail Nanjiani are frequent drop ins), and the magic that is live comedy.

FREE.

May 14th at 7pm it’s ImprovMelt!

ImprovMelt NerdMelt Showroom

ImprovMelt is L.A.’s premiere showcase of the best nerdy improvisational groups in the universe at the best nerdy comedy venue that happens to be in the back of a comic shop in the universe! Produced by Giancarlo Molina and Mo Fathelbab. May’s lineup will include improv by Doctor Who Live and Super Hero Island. Hosted by Asterios Kokkinos.

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

 May 14th at 8:30pm it’s The Tippy Toe Variety Show!

Tippy Toe NerdMelt Showroom

The Tippy Toe Variety Show is a monthly comedy & variety show hosted by husband and wife comedians Matt McCarthy (AMC’s Action Pack, Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, more) and Glennis McCarthy (The Electric Company, The GLOC.net, more) and featuring many of their fellow comedian friends and unique, zany acts. May 14th, catch Reggie Watts, Kate Berlant, Emily Maya Mills, Wendy Ho, Amy Albert Cobb, Chris Thayer, Brandie Posey, and Pam Murphy!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

May 15th at 8:30pm it’s The Meltdown Show with Jonah and Kumail!

Meltdown NerdMelt Showroom

Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani helm the good ship Meltdown every single Wednesday, to host the show that’s been named one of the best live shows in LA by LA Weekly, Splitsider, and more. At The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, you’ll see some of the biggest comics, up and coming acts just before they get famous, and as always, surprise drop-ins that will knock your socks off.

$8.

May 16th at 7pm it’s Greg Proops Is The Smartest Man In The World Proopcast!

Greg Proops NerdMelt Showroom

It’s just Greg Proops and you. There’s no fan fare. Proops takes center stage at a small table-and-chair setup with a single microphone. Then he’s off for an hour of great conversation that flies by at a breakneck clip. He crams the feeling of a great two-way conversation into the lecture-style format of a one-way conversation. Part professorial, part crazed comedian, Proops forms the show around his talent and passions. The show flows like a love letter to tangents. The Proopcast has been to Australia, New Zealand, Montreal, London, Edinburgh, Austin, Cleveland, San Francisco, and off the coast of St. Martin in the Caribbean all in one year. Now you must fall.

Be there and experience joy for once in your life.

$10.

 May 16th at 9pm it’s Comedy Film Nerds LIVE!

Comedy Film Nerds NerdMelt Showroom

Comedian/Filmmakers Graham Elwood and Chris Mancini are the Comedy Film Nerds. They bring to you live from NerdMelt Showroom all things comedy and film nerd related for a special live podcast taping! With special guest Doug Benson!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

May 17th at 8pm it’s Prompter!

Prompter NerdMelt Showroom

Troy Conrad’s newest creation!  Comics use a teleprompter to deliver a TED Talk-style presentation.  When the teleprompter unexpectedly freezes, the performer must rely on their ability to improvise and continue their talk on the subject until the prompter comes back on.  How much fun can comics have with a supposedly “broken” teleprompter and an absurd premise?  A lot, it turns out. May 17th, catch Wil AndersonDana GouldLaurie KilmartinMike McShaneBaron VaughnJon Daly, and special guests!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

May 17th at 10pm it’s a TOP SECRET Bobcat Goldthwait Screening!

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Join us for a super TOP SECRET screening of Bobcat Goldthwait’s new film! You must accept this confidential mission to learn more. PLUS there will be a Bobcat sighting in person for a very special Q&A to help you unravel some of life’s great mysteries.

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

Thank you all so much for your continued support of the showroom. Follow us on Twitter and track us on our blog for more info about any of these shows!

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