This year's People issue celebrates the 56 Angelenos we find most intriguing. Among those 56 are fashionistas, musicians and novelists -- and, of course, the movers-and-shakers in Hollywood.
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One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A.
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Comedian Chelsea Peretti thrives on awkwardness, making her audience feel uncomfortable by obsessing on her shortcomings. Though her good looks are enough to inspire Internet st ... More >>
*10 Best Stand-Up Comedy Shows in Los Angeles
*12 Comedy Acts to Watch in 2013
Even as Scott Aukerman's Comedy Bang! Bang! continues to build momentum as an IFC talk/sketch series and Earwolf podcast, the earliest incarnation of the brand, a long-running live show originally named Comedy ... More >>
*Dick Jokes for Jesus at Comedy Bang Bang's Nativity Pageant
*10 Best Standup Comedy Shows in L.A.
*5 Best Comedy Shows in L.A. This Week
"Ladies, please prepare your vaginas," announced actor/comedian Aziz Ansari Monday night at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles, introducing masters of ... More >>
It's just after 10 p.m. and already five comedians have done their thing when comic Eddie Pepitone strides up to start his set. Short, bald and decidedly unhinged, Pepitone gives the air of a blue-collar Buddha: a wizened, workaday sage who happens to be slightly crazy-eyed.
Getting right to the po ... More >>
To say Moshe Kasher had a tumultuous upbringing would be an understatement at best. The 32-year-old comedian and author now appears regularly on E!'s Chelsea Lately and his clean-cut look, slicked back hair with thick black glasses, appears to dispel the notion of any momentous regrets. But Kasher I ... More >>
Back in November, Jazz Ponce, longtime booker of Hollywood Studio Bar & Grill's Monday-night comedy staple What's Up, Tiger Lily?, began branching out beyond mere stand-up for an interactive, bonding, Mystery Science Theater 3000-style endeavor called For Shame!. Thus far the likes of T.J. Miller, C ... More >>
"I'm glad I remembered the 'cum salad' story," is the first thing Greg Behrendt said backstage after "Iron Comic" at the UCB Theater on Saturday night.
Fortunately, we are talking about comedy. Iron Comic is an improvisational stand-up competition created by Nato Green. Behrendt and four other cont ... More >>
It's an unusual but exciting time for the L.A. comedy scene. For the most part the Big Three Hollywood clubs (The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory and The Improv) continue chugging along with more traditional shows and mainstream audiences, while younger, subjectively hipper, and more "alternative" t ... More >>
Doug SadlerHost Howard Kremer, guest Zach Galifianakis and co-host Kulap Vilaysack fart up, err chart up the room on the podcast Who Charted?
As the Buggles once forecasted in their 1980s pop single: "Video Killed the Radio Star." Today, it's more accurate to say that the podcast resurrecte ... More >>