Jack Jr. Image courtesy the standup


Jack Jr.

Daily from Oct. 30-Nov. 1
7:30 p.m.
Nov. 1
9:45 p.m.
Daily from Nov. 2-3
7 p.m.
Nov. 2
8:30 p.m.

Comedian Jack Assadourian, better known by his stage name Jack Jr., was destined to be in the family business. Growing up, his parents owned the Ha Has Comedy Cafe in North Hollywood. Jack still performs there, hosting a regular Wednesday night show. That’s when he’s not headlining clubs across the country or featuring for pals like Jeff Garcia, Brandon T. Jackson, or Damon Wayans Jr. “When I was little,” he tells an audience, “I thought I was white, because I lived in a white neighborhood, and all my friends were white.” Jack is of Mexican, Lebanese, and Armenian heritage. “I’m jealous of white people,” he continues. “You’re all so happy. Your holidays are amazing. It looks like an episode of 7th Heaven. Everyone’s on time, everyone knows each other. My house isn’t like that. At my house we have Mexicans, Armenians, Lebanese, a black guy, a baby mama, kids running around everywhere. It feels like you’re at the DMV.”