*Check out our entire 2013 Couples Issue here
June Diane Raphael and her husband, Paul Scheer, make fun of bad Hollywood movies. They're also in them, occasionally, but why should that stop the mockery?
The couple's wildly popular podcast, How Did This Get Made, co-hosted with actor Jason Mantzouka ... 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.
This week's list includes two great Eddies, Izzard and Pepitone.
5. Paul Scheer Sexy Christmas Spectacular
Paul Scheer promises his "famous celebrity friends will tell you the true meaning of Christmas and the other December holidays that don't really count." With Ed Helms, Casey Wilson, Rob Hueb ... More >>
*Our Slideshow on Comedy Bang Bang's Nativity Pageant
*10 Best Stand-Up Comedy Shows in Los Angeles
Some folks will tell you that the War on Christmas begins every Black Friday -- a day when faithless, mouth-breathing hordes descend upon shopping malls in an orgy of consumerism that ope ... More >>
This week's list includes lots of political humor:
Kumail Nanjiani and Pete Holmes host horrifying stories on the topic of "Eek!" from Cindy Chupack (writer, Modern Family), Dava Krause (writer/performer, Inappropriate Fairy Tales), Matteson Perry (host, The Moth), Dominic Dierkes (writer, ... More >>
So the center of the tech universe is still in Northern California. Big deal. Facebook's in freefall; the iPhone 5 is a snooze. Yes, innovation continues to matter, but these days, it's less about the platform and more about the content.
On that front, L.A. is king. The top YouTube stars live here. ... More >>
*Scott Aukerman Asks: Can an Intelligent Person Can Like Phish?
*10 Comedy Acts to Watch in 2012
While most fans know Scott Aukerman's Comedy Bang! Bang! from his loopily inspired weekly podcast or aggressively absurd IFC faux-talk show, the franchise formerly known as Comedy Death Ray ac ... More >>
"It's a funny thing with me. Things seem to go poorly when I am around them."
A little bit clueless egoist (think Larry David) with a little Lucy Ricardo thrown in, Jason Nash plays more or less himself in his web series Jason Nash Is Married , soon on the Comedy Central website, in which he's a st ... More >>
Doug SadlerHost Howard Kremer, guest Zach Galifianakis and co-host Kulap Vilaysack fart up, err chart up the room on the podcast Who Charted?
As the Buggles once forecasted in their 1980s pop single: "Video Killed the Radio Star." Today, it's more accurate to say that the podcast resurrecte ... More >>
A. TrachtaDespite that it conflicted with The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills reunion show, diehard fans of the series (or at least diehard fans of hilarious women) turned out to see The Realest Real Housewives at the Upright Citizens Brigade last night - a reenactment roundup of the greates ... More >>
Erin BroadleyHarrison Ford (Han Solo) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) together again
Last night, stars and fans of The Empire Strikes Back gathered at Hollywood's Arclight Theater for a one-night-only screening of the classic film. The Empire Gives Back, a benefit for St. Jude's Children's Hospi ... More >>
Prior to the 2nd Annual Streamy Awards on Sunday, April 11, L.A. Weekly camped out on the red carpet with a video camera and asked nominees, presenters and winners what best piece of advice they'd give to someone just starting out who wants to create their own web series. We figured you wouldn't w ... More >>
When world renowned beatboxer Rahzel tells you to do something, you fucking do it. On March 29 after the 10 finalists were announced for this year's coveted 2010 Streamy Awards Audience Choice honor, the "Godfather of Noyze" and web TV enthusiast spit some beats and released this video encouraging ... More >>