See also: *10 Best Stand-Up Comedy Shows in Los Angeles *How Best Fish Taco in Ensenada Became a (Twice a Month) Comedy Club Audiences may be more fractured than ever before, but they're also more loyal to performers who cut though the din to foster personal connections under the guise of humor. He ... More >>
5. I Don't Know Dick Bob Wiltfong combs through love letters by some guy named Dick. The Improv, Sat., Dec. 1, 6 p.m.
The leaves are turning, the pumpkin lattes are over-caffeinating and the comedy calendar is packing in shows and releases like snot-nosed children onto the back of a hayride wagon. Here are a few of the upcoming highlights.
Paul T. BradleyJosh Androsky's Occupy L.A. comedy: this is what democracy yuks like. "I don't know man, whatever," a sullen and unfriendly guy spits out. I want to know when the Occupy L.A. comedy show is going to start. The sullen guy doesn't have an answer. This is at the information boot ... More >>
Instead our usual insipid questions with the brilliant comic, Mr. Stanhope enlisted his fans to submit their own insipid questions. Do you think social media is a positive or detrimental thing? It's like a dildo on a power-drill. It depends on how you use it.
Doug Stanhope, Elayne Boosler, Merrill Markoe and other standups on the pitfalls of comedy
Plus, Doug Stanhope, Fake Radio, Oliver Sacks and more, April 17-23
Audiences just want to cuddle enigmatic Mitch Hedberg