Erica Oyama is the great comedic mind behind the scripted comedy web series Burning Love on Yahoo. The show parodies reality dating shows like The Bachelor, and recently released its third season while winning a Webby Award for Special Achievement of the Year.
The first season made the jump from ti ... More >>
"By any chance, are there a couple of boxes out there on stage?"
Such was comedienne Emily Maya Mills's query to a fellow performer in the dressing room at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. Mills needed a nook or two to stash a slew of props -- in the Lady Gaga number range -- for her 35-minut ... More >>
In Ugly Americans, which began debuting new episodes last week on Comedy Central, wizards, demons, zombies, humans and more live together, and often clash, in New York City. At the center is Social Services trying to ease the riffs between the varied members of the community.
Callie Maggotbone wor ... More >>
"In L.A., people high-five, which is weird," says Todd Zuniga. "In Paris, people just look dourly at everyone. Then they don't have sex with you."
Dressed in a gray suit and a red tie, Zuniga is standing before a packed crowd at sports bar Busby's East, bantering with co-host Melinda Hill, telling ... More >>
Garfunkel and OatesSee also: Garfunkel & Oates Write Song about Greatest "Lost" Mystery: "Why Isn't There More Fucking On This Island?"
Comedy-folk duo Garfunkel and Oates -- aka Riki Lindhome and Kate Micucci -- have blossing TV and film careers. But for the past three years they've been pe ... More >>
Whether you were in Austin, Texas for the kick off of the SXSW Film and Interactive Festival and Conferences or in Los Angeles for the madness that is Fashion Week, it is safe to assume you didn't get much shuteye over the weekend. L.A. Weekly worked overtime in both cities Thursday through Sunday t ... More >>
Comedy is Dead, the excellent comedy and music revue which brightens up Hollywood Forever Cemetery's hallowed Masonic hall from time to time, was back in full force on Thursday night, and Duncan Trussell - one of the comics performing as well as one of the organizers of the show - had some question ... More >>
If comedy is still dead, as the gang who put together the semi-regular evening of comedy thrills at Hollywood Forever continue to insist, then it's having a banner run for a dead profession. Take the lineup for this Thursday's "Comedy is Dead" extravaganza in the tricked-out second floor of t ... More >>
Comedy in a cemetery. A novel concept, inspired, even; what's going to stand any chance of waking the dead more than a really good joke? Kind of gives "rolling in his grave" a whole new meaning. One problem - where do you put the spot? Not a problem at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, w ... More >>