On any given night in Los Angeles, you can find free comedy shows taking place in bookstores, restaurants, bars and art galleries around the city. In the case of comedian Dave Ross's show Holy Fuck, the venue happens to be a movie theater, specifically the Downtown Independent, which he's managed to ... More >>
5. Kathleen Madigan Classic sample Madigan: "My parents never noticed anything, ever. I could have been paralyzed from the waist down, and my father would have said, 'That's our lazy kid.'" Comedy & Magic Club; Thurs.-Fri., Jan. 17-18, 8 p.m.; Sat., Jan. 19, 6:45 & 9:30 p.m.
See also: *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 >>
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. The Incubator Sean Conroy and Kyle Kinane present this "open mic but without all the uncomfortable silence, crickets and yawning." Nerdmelt at Meltdown Comics, Mon., Dec. 17, 9 p.m. 4. The Dork Forest with Jackie Kashian Jackie and Bil Dwyer talk golf in a supremely dorky fashion. Nerdmelt at ... More >>
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.
The only thing funnier than an L.A. comedian on shrooms has to be an L.A. bank executive on bath salts -- and, unfortunately, we don't have video of the latter. So we'll have to settle for this retarded-hilarious clip from an early May episode of The Price Is Right, which makes a lot more sense now ... 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 >>
Local Natives and Janeane Garofalo Join FYF Fest
Plus lots more to do, see and inhale in L.A., May 15-21
Plus, Doug Stanhope, Fake Radio, Oliver Sacks and more, April 17-23