Adam Gropman


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  • 3 days ago | Comedy

    iO West, a bedrock of L.A.’s improvisational comedy scene, is scheduled to close this weekend.

  • 3 months ago | Comedy

    "I know what my sweet spot has been," Lewis says. "It's personal stuff, dysfunction, fear of intimacy, family stuff, psychology stuff. I eviscerate myself onstage. Once I started to get really personal about myself, I used hyperbole. I love hyperb...

  • 5 months ago

    There are plenty of L.A. gyms where ripped folks can bro it hard (and whatever the female equivalent is) as they prepare for competitive beach volleyball and topless commercial auditions. By contrast, Everybody is a supremely welcoming gym, for an...

  • 5 months ago

    For L.A. stand-up comics, the Open Mic Ordinaire can be a happy revelation. When you arrive to a small rectangular room jammed with wines in a hip strip mall, you wouldn't be mistaken for thinking it's a wrong address. In the back of the store is ...

  • 5 months ago

    Please don't call lahmajune "Armenian pizza." Pizza is a fantastic food, but calling every savory snack on a flat, dough base an "[insert ethnicity] pizza" is lazy and inaccurate. Lahmajune feature a subtly piquant, herby orange-red sauce, slather...


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