Comedian Ari Mannis Throws Stand-up Comedy “Apartment Shows” In his 1 Bedroom Studio Apartment, and the Results are Brilliant!

The Crowd Getting Serenaded with a song about shoving Corn Dogs up your Butthole .
The Crowd Getting Serenaded with a song about shoving Corn Dogs up your Butthole .


So You are Visiting Hollywood for the first time.  Your first instinct might be to check out some of the world famous comedy clubs such as the Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store or Hollywood Improv. Wrong. There’s a New Comedy Club in Town, And it’s at this ‘Up-and-Coming’ Comedians 1 Bedroom Studio Apartment. They’ve Decided to bring the Club Back To “Their Place” Where there are No Rules, No Limits, and Anything can happen.

Ari’s Knife and Dagger Soiree


Each Monthly Event is Totally Free. All you have to do is personally email Ari for the Secret Word and Address to his luxurious Apartment. Mannis Has also made strong efforts in finding Strange characters and attendees from various shady websites such as,, and The randomness Factor adds a whole new element to the novelty of these shows. In one instance a 68 year-old lady from Came with a Full batch of marijuana Edible Brownies. The Audience Was pleasantly surprised and had a blast.


To keep the guests coming back for more, Ari has arranged a brilliant theme night scheme. Each month he alternatives between a Food theme, such as ‘Ari’s Corndog Carnival’ or a Weapon Theme, such as the ever so popular ‘Ari’s Knife and Dagger soirée’. As of now, Thankfully No-one has been hurt at one of these events. We can’t say that for the bathrooms of guests after the Fan Favorite ‘Ari’s Bean Burrito Banquet’ Themed Stand-up Comedy Night!


Various Artists and Musicians Roll in and out of the Apartment Series. A Surf-Rock Band “Bad-Allergies” Opened for the event on one night. Other Nights, Seasoned Regulars Play Guitar including Cole Jenkins, Dominic Gutierrez, Andrew Baxter, and more.


How’d You expect everyone to show up?! The Comedy?! Nope. The Free Booze and Party Favors. It adds a whole new layer to this special event. Whether it’s a 30 rack of Natty Ice, Free Frozen Burritos, CornDogs, or Cookies with Celebrities Faces on them, You’re in for a Treat. Ari’s Alternating Theme nights (Food and Weapons) keep the Audience Anticipating the next show.


Watch Highlights from the Shows Below

The Apartment Series is Still in Full swing and will be entering it’s 7th Show this Month. The Theme is Still Undetermined.



Ari Mannis | Photo: Michael Schwartz 2013
Ari Mannis | Photo: Michael Schwartz 2013

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665764_1799720026826_740572854_oAri is an observational comic that tells stories and situations from his life. Ari grew up in San Diego, CA and is currently residing in Los Angeles where he performs stand up comedy regularly.

In 2010 Ari skateboarded from Oregon to New York to raise money towards at-risk youth for the organization In 2012 Ari skated from Santa Cruz, CA to San Diego, CA almost 600 miles stopping and performing stand up along the way.

Ari has been featured on MTV,, FunnyOrDie, Cracked, College Humor, TBS, and Fuel.

He is a regular performer on Comedy Juice which is known as one of the best shows in the country. He has performed in The LA Scripted Comedy Festival, The TBS College Comedy Competition, Hi De Ho Comics Halloween Festival, The Spring Island Music and Comedy Festival. Ari performs regularly all over LA; some notable venues include The Ice House, Flappers, The Comedy Store, The Improv, and many more.