Arts | Culture

November comedy stand-up roundup: from Fortune Feimster to George Lopez

Funny people headed to San Diego this month include Lewis Black, Fortune Feimster, Krystyna Hutchinson, Rhett & Link and George Lopez.

10-31-11.2: Shayne Smith

Known for: Neck and face tattoos, Freaky Geeks podcast

The American Comedy Co.,

11.1-3: Donnell Rawlings

Known for: Chappelle’s Show, The Wire

The Comedy Store,

11.2: Lewis Black

Known for: Being angry, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Balboa Theatre,

A photo of Lewis Black by Clay McBride
Lewis Black
(Clay McBride)

11.2: Felipe Esparza

Known for: Winning Last Comic Standing in 2010, Spanglish jokes

Humphreys by the Bay,

A photo of Felipe Esparza by Rafael Cardenas
Felipe Esparza
(Rafael Cardenas)

11.6: Chad Daniels

Known for: Fatherhood jokes, Dad Chaniels comedy special

The American Comedy Co.,

A photo of Chad Daniels
Chad Daniels
(Courtesy photo)


11.7-9: Akaash Singh

Known for: Wild ‘N Out, culturally driven humor

The American Comedy Co.,

A photo of Akaash Singh
Akaash Singh
(Courtesy photo)

11.7-9: Fortune Feimster

Known for: The Mindy Project, Bless the Harts, Chelsea Lately

“Genetics didn’t work out for me, so that’s why I am a comic. I figured my options were comedian, softball coach or UPS driver. I’m like, ‘Which one do I choose?’ I picked comedy ’cause I don’t look good in brown. It is not my color.”
—Fortune Feimster on Comedy Central Stand-Up

The Comedy Store,

A photo of Fortune Feimster at the Premiere Of Amazon Studios’ “Brittany Runs A Marathon”
Fortune Feimster
(Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images)

11.14: Bianca Del Rio

Known for: Winning season six of RuPaul’s Drag Race, brutal celebrity roasts

Balboa Theatre,

A photo of Bianca Del Rio
Bianca Del Rio
(Courtesy photo)

11.14-16: Dov Davidoff

Known for: Being a comic’s comic, Invincible, HBO’s Crashing


The American Comedy Co.,

A photo of Dov Davidoff performing during HBO’s “Crashing Comedy Night With Pete Holmes & Friends”
Dov Davidoff
(Noam Galai/Getty Images)

11.15-17: Chris Spencer

Known for: Quick wit, was head writer on Wild ‘N Out

The Comedy Store,

11.16: Justin Willman

Known for: Hosting Cupcake Wars, his Netflix series, Magic for Humans

Balboa Theatre,

A photo of Justin Willman by Jillian Sipkins
Justin Willman
(Jillian Sipkins)

11.21-23: Krystyna Hutchinson

Known for: Her comedy duo Sorry About Last Night, co-host of Guys We F**ed: The Anti Slut-Shaming Podcast

The American Comedy Co.,

A photo of Krystyna Hutchinson
Krystyna Hutchinson
(Courtesy photo)

11.22-24: Sam Tripoli

Known for: The Joe Rogan Experience, Punch Drunk podcasts

The Comedy Store,

Known for: Weird food taste tests, Good Mythical Morning


“If you put coconut La Croix under a microscope, it’s just the soul of a coconut complaining that it should’ve been suntan lotion.” — Rhett & Link on Twitter

Harrah’s Resort SoCal,

A photo of Rhett & Link
Rhett & Link
(Courtesy photo)

11.22: George Lopez

Known for: Honest comedy about the Latinx experience, various sitcoms

Balboa Theatre,

A photo of George Lopez at The 2018 Playboy Jazz Festival in Hollywood
George Lopez
(Patrick T. Fallon/For The LA Times)

11.27: Jim Bruer

Known for: Saturday Night Live (specifically “Goat Boy”), Half Baked

The Observatory,

A photo of Jim Bruer by Phil Provencio
Jim Bruer
(Phil Provencio)

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