Over the weekend, Improv Olympic became a Scripted Olympic. From Thursday through Sunday, Hollywood's iO West Theater hosted its first annual L.A. Scripted Comedy Festival, featuring a collection of talent from across the country showcasing sketch, variety, storytelling, stand up and short films.
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Friday, March 1
The second annual Los Angeles Turkish Film Festival is in town at the Egyptian Theatre through Sunday with a lineup of four feature films (The Butterfly's Dream, Beyond the Hill, Mold and Inside) as well as a series of nine shorts that wer ... 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 >>
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 >>