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Tired of frequenting the same routine haunts for entertainment? Suffer no longer with these fantastically quirky events, from Kathy Griffin ... More >>
So Kathy Griffin has this term of, well, not endearment -- whatever the opposite of endearment is -- for the Creative Arts Emmys. She calls them "The Schmemmys," basically because they're the nerdy little sister of the Emmys, where the supposedly second-tier awards are given out.
We don't know if M ... More >>
After a too-long hiatus, Beth Lapides, along with musical director Mitch Kaplan, brings back her whip-smart, hilarious comedy series UnCabaret. Hooray! This week's lineup includes Andy Kindler and Patton Oswalt.
And Kindler's pretty thrilled about it. Here's our Q&A:
How glad are you that UnCabare ... More >>
Julie SeabaughJorge Garcia, Suzanne Whang, Eric Schwartz
Jorge Garcia has overcome polar bears, Smoke Monsters and time-traveling islands. Standing alone and blinded by spotlights in front of 300 audience members who expect you to make them laugh is another challenge altogether.
Few know tha ... More >>
Kicking off its Popchef series, Breadbar's consulting Chef Noriyuki Sugie debuts Ramen Bull, a menu of five beef-centric ramen dishes: short rib ramen ($11); oxtail ramen ($15), beef tongue ramen ($12); spicy ramen ($14); and corn beef ramen ($13). Available Monday through Saturday, 5 t ... More >>
Try not to laugh so hard you squirt soda out of your nose. Actually, it promises to be a very adult evening at tonight's fundraiser for The Groundlings, the iconic LA improv troupe that launched tons of comedic talent: Will Ferrell, Maya Rudolph, Phil Hartman, fried pie-loving Kathy Griffin, ... More >>
Colin Patrick Smith
Since our investigation of how that grande dame of comedy, Kathy Griffin, uses Twitter as a culinary concierge when she's on the road, we've noticed that many of our favorite comedians tweet an awful lot about food (and podcast about it and blog and tumble and all the rest ... More >>
In which we highlight the past week in food, either at home or abroad.
"The fetish object of the week? My money's on the uni goma tofu at the new Aburiya Toranoko in Little Tokyo, which is to say a smallish cube of firm, blackish tofu made from ground, toasted sesame ... More >>
What do you do if you're on the road all the time, have grimly chewed your way through way too many chain restaurant meals and have six hundred thousand social network followers? If you're comedian Kathy Griffin you turn Twitter into your personal Yelp or Chowhound, one tha ... More >>
Lady Gaga's portrait includes poker chips, Kermit the Frog parts, Hello Kitty stuff (from one of her photo shoots), pieces of sunglasses.
Messy or organized, packed with useless crap or can't-live-without-'em necessities, the personal junk drawer is undeniably a window to the soul. For exam ... More >>
Margy Rochlinâ€‹By all reports, Kathy Griffin's Wednesday night appearance at Vroman's Books provided Pasadena with the kind of crowd crush it usually only sees during Rose Parades. Griffin was promoting Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin. According to attendees, Griff ... More >>