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This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: What’s New, Power Violence, Fringe Riders, and more!

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Welcome to another awesome week of shows at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles, shows like the album release/show for Suck It, Christmas A Chanukah AlbumWhat’s New, Power Violence, Fringe Riders, and more. Of course, there is The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail and our weekly open mic, too. You should probably just move in. Get comfortable. It’s going to be a great week.

December 7th at 8pm it’s Suck It, Christmas!

Jews and Jew Lovers! Come see the album concert/release party for Suck It, Christmas: A Chanukah Album, written and performed by Rachel Bloom (Robot Chicken, You Can Touch My Boobies), Dan Gregor (How I Met Your Mother), and Jack Dolgen (NTSF:SD:SUV). Come see songs about Jews, by Jews, for Jews.

With special guests: Adam Pally (Happy Endings, Iron Man 3), Zach Pearlman (The Virginity Hit, Community), Gil Ozeri (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Happy Endings), Gilli Nissim (UCB, NTSF:SD:SUV), Danny Jolles (Chess Club Comedy, UCB), and Cyrus Ghahremani (Gelmania, Hot Karate).

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

December 8th at 5pm it’s Nerdist Writer’s Panel!

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Join NWP creator/moderator Ben Blacker (Thrilling Adventure Hour), and Sons of Anarchy superfans/writers Jessica Goldstein (Cougar Town) and Paul Grellong (Revolution) for this 90-minute chat with the always-candid Kurt Sutter about his career, choices made in the show, out of the show, the state of the business, and the possible future of Sons of Anarchy.

Proceeds from all Nerdist Writers Panels benefit 826LA, the national nonprofit tutoring program.

Subscribe to the Nerdist Writers Panel on iTunes!


December 9th at 7pm it’s Nerdist Open Mic!

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Come watch Kyle Clark and John Ungaro host this comedy free-for-all. You’ll see brand new comics, comics you know and love trying out new material, and the magic that is live comedy.


December 10th at 7pm it’s NerdFight!

NerdFight is the comedy/game show with WWE attitude. Top comics perform as original characters in a bizarre trivia brawl. Their prize? performing stand-up for YOU!

Featuring: The Walsh Brothers (The Walsh Bros’ Great and Secret Comedy Show), Emily Maya Mills (Comedy Bang Bang), Ron Babcock (Adam Devine’s House Party), Asterios Killings (NPR).

With hosts Laura Crawford (Boston Comedy Festival) and Adam Murray (NerdTerns).

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

December 10th at 9pm it’s What’s New!

What’s New is a live standup show and Nerdist Industries podcast (subscribe to the podcast here) featuring amazing stand up comedy. It’s new material. It’s a headliner. It’s insight into the process. Also, it’s FREE and there’s some FREE BEER too. Yes. Yes. Yes.

December 10, catch the new hotness from: Dave Ross (Holy Fuck, Women Comedy, Terrified), Chris Thayer (The Pete Holmes Show, SF Sketchfest), and Joe DeRosa (Comedy Central Half Hour, Louie, The Pete Holmes Show).

Plus a headlining set from Rory Scovel (Comedy Central, Conan, Ground Floor)!

With host Christian Spicer (Double Jump, IMPRO(vs)TANDUP)


December 11th at 8:30pm it’s The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail!

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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.

Featuring Nick Thune, Al Jackson, Dan Wilbur, Andy Haynes, Hampton Yount, and Kyle Kinane!


December 12th at 7pm it’s Power Violence Live!

Power Violence is Whit, Clay, Budd, and Rod. They are a comedy collective living in LA. Their live show is a chaotic blend of interactive bits that always involve EXTREME FRIENDSHIP. Come see them, along with a couple comedian pals, perform a bunch of bits that are sure to leave you covered in toilet paper and other types of heathen ammo.

Featuring special comedian pals Rory Scovel, Sean Patton, and more to come!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

December 12th at 9pm it’s This Show Is Your Show with Matt and Moses!

This show is more than a show. It’s your show. Matt Bennett (Victorious, The Virginity Hit) and Moses Storm presents a night featuring Matt, Moses, and friends, and even some special guests, for an hour of standup, sketch, music, interviews, and more. December 12, catch Josh FademJoe HartzlerCameron EspositoNick ThuneBrent WeinbachThe Birthday BoysZach MuellerChris MitchellDerek McKee, and Zack Pearlman!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

December 13th at 7pm it’s The Fringe Riders present Stampede!

A rip roaring raucous wild west revue featuring L.A.’s best comics. Hosted by Mustang, Papa D, and The Birdman.

With special guests Whitney Cummings and Rory Scovel!

$8 in advance, $10 at the door.

December 13th at 9pm it’s HelloGiggles: After Dark! is once again bringing its unique, quirky web presence to the stage with Hellogiggles: After Dark at the Nerdmelt Showroom, where things go from PG-13 to Rated D for Dark. Come see your favorite comedians doing what they do best – stand up, sketch, characters… anything.  LITERALLY ANYTHING COULD HAPPEN!

Featuring Bobby LeeMelissa VillasenorMoses StormHampton YountAndy HaynesJC CoccoliDress Up Gang, and Howard Kremer!

$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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