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Brian Regan

5 Best Comedy Shows in L.A. This Week, Including Brian Regan

See also: *10 Best Stand-Up Comedy Shows in L.A. *12 L.A. Comedy Acts to Watch in 2013 5. TopTune A comedy songwriting competition hosted by Jonathan Menchin and Tom Tully. With songwriters Dan Bern, Annie Boxell, Robert Morgan Fisher, Logan Heftel, Phil Ward and Chelsea Williams. Commentators: Julie Christensen, Dom......
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Ol' Blue Eyes is Back

Judy Collins may be known as folk's first waif, but she actually started her musical career as a classical pianist. After she heard the roots sound of Woody Guthrie, she'd, of course, go on to become a folk music pioneer. Collins brought other writers' songs -- including Stephen Sondheim's "Send......
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I Just Called to Say, "Go Fuck Yourself"

True story: Less than a week before Valentine's Day, 1976. First serious boyfriend Eric Basart (real name) calls. "Go listen to the last song on side one of Silk Degrees." (The Boz Scaggs album that was huge at the time.) He hangs up. I already knew what song he was......
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Make Us Laugh, Funny Boy!

If you want to read a brutally scathing expose of what it's like to be on Saturday Night Live, read Jay Mohr's Gasping For Airtime: Two Years In The Trenches Of Saturday Night Live. Nowadays, he has a lively blog, Mohr Stories, a radio show on Fox Sports Radio and......
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Make Us Laugh, Funny Boy!

If you're not the type of person who likes to be singled out during a comic's performance, it's best to sit way in the back for Todd Barry's The Crowd Work Tour show. The NYC-based comic hits Largo on Sunday. L.A. WEEKLY: For your Largo show, it's "an entire show......
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Someone's in the Kitchen with Dine L.A.

Hundreds of restaurants. Twelve days. Lunch menus are $15, $20 or $25; dinners $25, $35 or $45. The impetus behind dineLA's Restaurant Week is "showcasing Los Angeles as a premier dining destination and highlighting the diversity of culinary experiences L.A. has to offer." Didn't we already know that? So when......