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Comedy Congress, hosted by Patt Morrison

Wednesday, July 28, 2010, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
The Crawford Family Forum 474 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105 Map and directions

Comedy Congress from the Crawford Family Forum! The only true medicine for the pain of politics is laughter—after all, if we weren’t laughing at the (mostly) unintentional humor emanating from Washington D.C. and state capitols, chances are we’d be crying. Come on down to the Crawford Family Forum Comedy Club to throw back a few drinks, have a bite to eat and gleefully mock authority, from in-fighting Democrats to aimless Republicans, everyone gets a turn. We’ll make fun of the heated debate over building a mosque on Ground Zero; we’ll laugh at the worries that soccer is a path to socialism; we’ll poke fun at our struggling president. Tomorrow we’ll probably cry about our lost jobs, but today join us in laughing at the madness of it all—the truth hurts far less when it’s told by comedians. Special Guests: Greg Proops, regular actor & host of TV shows, movies and game shows—he is a regular performer on the American, British-original and touring versions of the improvisational show “Whose Line is it Anyway?”; he plays a recurring character on the HBO series “Flight of the Concords,” he’s the voice of the popular children’s series “Bob the Builder on PBS; and he is a regularly touring stand up comedian, coming to a comedy club near you! Alonzo Bodden, winner of season 3 of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and host of the new Speed Channel show “101 Cars You Must Drive,” regular performer and field correspondent for “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and guest star on several TV shows and movies. Ben Gleib, regular performer at the Hollywood Improv, on the CBS “The Late Late Show,” and on NBC’s “Last Call with Carson Daly”; named one of "Six Comedians who Could be Comedy’s Next Big Thing" in Esquire & a regular panelist on the E! Network’s “Chelsea Lately” To listen to this event, please visit the PATT MORRISON website. Photo by Arwen Nicks.