Review: “The Last Laugh” documentary explores humor, the Holocaust and taboos
The Last Laugh opens with a quote onscreen from the noted non-comedian, German novelist Heinrich Mann, who wrote: “Whoever has cried enough, laughs.” Mann fled Nazi Germany while Hitler’s soldiers burned his books in public. The documentary then cuts to a Nazi-uniformed figure... [Read More]
Review: “The Last Laugh” documentary explores humor, the Holocaust and taboos
The Last Laugh opens with a quote onscreen from the noted non-comedian, German novelist Heinrich Mann, who wrote: “Whoever has cried enough, laughs.” Mann fled Nazi Germany while Hitler’s soldiers burned his books in public. The documentary then cuts to a Nazi-uniformed figure... [Read More]
The Best Comedy Books of 2016
Now what we’ve got here is an embarrassment of riches. There were so many truly funny books released this year, and funny books with something to say, and funny books about other funny things, like funny TV shows or funny movies. These books are funny is what I mean. Anyway, these are the humo... [Read More]
The Best Comedy Books of 2016
Now what we’ve got here is an embarrassment of riches. There were so many truly funny books released this year, and funny books with something to say, and funny books about other funny things, like funny TV shows or funny movies. These books are funny is what I mean. Anyway, these are the humo... [Read More]
Mel Brooks, Ali Wong, and More Are Headed to the 2017 Riot LA Comedy Festival
Los Angeles’s annual alt comedy festival Riot LA takes place in January, and today the initial lineup of headliners was announced. The festival takes place from Friday, January 20th through Sunday the 22nd, and Mel Brooks is slated to open the festival with a Blazing Saddles screening and Q&am... [Read More]
Mel Brooks, Ali Wong, and More Are Headed to the 2017 Riot LA Comedy Festival
Los Angeles’s annual alt comedy festival Riot LA takes place in January, and today the initial lineup of headliners was announced. The festival takes place from Friday, January 20th through Sunday the 22nd, and Mel Brooks is slated to open the festival with a Blazing Saddles screening and Q&am... [Read More]
Mel Brooks, Ali Wong, and More Are Headed to the 2017 Riot LA Comedy Festival
Los Angeles’s annual alt comedy festival Riot LA takes place in January, and today the initial lineup of headliners was announced. The festival takes place from Friday, January 20th through Sunday the 22nd, and Mel Brooks is slated to open the festival with a Blazing Saddles screening and Q&am... [Read More]
Riot LA Comedy Festival announces Mel Brooks, Ali Wong, and more
Back and bigger than ever, KCRW presents the 5th annual Riot LA Comedy Festival January 20-22, 2017. The fest is expanding into the Microsoft Theater, The Novo and Orpheum and returning to the Theatre at the Ace in Downtown LA. “The Lot” will be hosted by Super Deluxe and features everyo... [Read More]