10 days ago | Comedy
In 2012, The Special Special Special featured Maria Bamford performing in her living room for her parents Joel and Marilyn. Bamford has had a lot on her plate since, between terrific 2013 album Ask Me About My New God!, a breakout role in the...
17 days ago | Comedy
“I am the worst comedian on the planet,” Louis C.K. muttered near the top of Sunday’s sold-out performance. Fortunately the Forum crowd thought differently, fans including actor Seth Green, comedian Bo Burnham and One Direction’s Harry Styles chee...
27 days ago | Politics
On Monday, Dec. 15, Susanna Lee arrived at the Glendale Elks Grand Lodge around 4 p.m. The West Hollywood producer of three monthly comedy shows, burlesque performer and host of web series Peeping Comics had been hired as part of the evening’s ent...
1 month ago | Comedy
Comedy careers no longer depend upon a series of strategic TV or festival credits — they now encompass a wide variety of platforms, be it onstage or online, through earbuds or in writers rooms. In a world where literally anyone can release an albu...
2 months ago | Film and TV
Beverly Hills native Pauly Shore was babysat by comedians, hung out at the Odyssey and attended the same high school as Angelina Jolie, Lenny Kravitz and Nicholas Cage. Oingo Boing used to play his swim gym. His mother Mitzi, owner of Sunset Strip...
2 months ago | Comedy
Welcoming veterans like Maria Bamford, freshmen including Norm Macdonald and two new venues, the fourth annual Riot L.A. comedy festival returns to downtown Los Angeles Jan. 16-18. “I'm really proud of how the fest has grown,” enthuses founder Abb...