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Friday, March 1
The second annual Los Angeles Turkish Film Festival is in town at the Egyptian Theatre through Sunday with a lineup of four feature films (The Butterfly's Dream, Beyond the Hill, Mold and Inside) as well as a series of nine shorts that wer ... More >>
Who is Eddie Pepitone? If you're not aware of the man they call the Bitter Buddha, you've clearly got a life, well-adjusted friends or an upwardly mobile job -- likely all three. If you've got none of those, he's the comedian-slash-prophet whose shrill screams of truth and tribulation might just bri ... More >>
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*Best L.A. Novel Ever: The Tournament
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5. Set List
Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad concocted this wildly popular show where comics are handed unpredictable topics ... More >>
Comic and prolific writer Dana Gould has seemingly done all that Hollywood has to offer: performing on everything from Kimmel and Conan to HBO, Comedy Central, MADtv and The Daily Show; acting roles stretching back to The Ben Stiller Show, The Nanny, Roseanne, Ellen, Seinfeld and The King of Queens; ... More >>
We're dorky for the hilarious comedy of Jackie Kashian, who brings her podcast The Dork Forest to NerdMelt at Meltdown Comics on Thursday, July 7, with guests Dana Gould and James Urbaniak. While on vacation in Australia, she kindly A'ed our Q's.
Congratulations on 45 episodes of The Dork ... More >>
Lina LecaroClub Alchemy
Characters. Personalities. Genuises. This week, we couldn't help but think about the people in LA who always seem to stand out, even in the most audacious of crowds. It's not just how they dress or who they know or even what they do. It's a combination of these and so ... More >>
I am a nerd. I am also a stand-up comic. With this information it should be no surprise that one of my favorite comedy venues in town is not actually a comedy venue, but rather a comic book store. Once a month, the legendary Meltdown Comics shines like a nerdly beacon in a sea of hesher-filled guita ... More >>
Deep in the heart of Echo Park, surrounded by taco trucks and fruit vendors, cash-only dive bars and my ex-boyfriends, there exists a Time Travel Mart off Sunset Boulevard that supplies an array of collectibles one might need (or want) from the past or future; collectibles like human emotion chips f ... More >>
Comedy Meltdown 2: Electric Boogaloo
Meltdown Comics, January 25th
Who needs too-tightly packed tables and a two drink minimum, especially if there’s an option to pick up a Buffy The Vampire Slayer omnibus and a maquette of Sub-Mariner before the show? Arguably LA’s best recurring comedy show ... More >>