Tracy Letts: How To Live A Creative Life
Great tips from Pulitzer Prize-winner writer and Tony Award-winning actor Tracy Letts, who shares his top ten ways to become your most creative self. Who knew that ignoring  NPR, lying and […]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is a Los... [Read More]
“Neal On The Road” – Two Minutes Of Silly, Dumb Fun!
I doubt comedian Grant Lyon would mind me calling his new web series “Neal On The Road” dumb, because I mean it as a total compliment. The series follows a […]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is a Los Angeles via Chicago comedian, ... [Read More]
“Beth From Chicago” – Five Crazy Characters From One Talented Woman
Beth Melewski is the über-talented performer known from her multiple revues with The Second City, as well for being Chicago’s own “Cash Cab” host. Her bawdy performance style, fun character work […]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial Optimis... [Read More]
Starting Small In The LA Comedy Scene Hits Home
I’ve only been in LA for eight weeks, so I haven’t fully jumped into any real groups or a routine for that matter. Most of my time has been spent […]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is a Los Angeles via Chicago comedian, writer and... [Read More]
Chelsea McLean On Joining The Circus
Remember when you were a kid and you wanted to run away to the circus? No? just me? Well for those who have entertained the idea, you’ll love hearing Chelsea [...]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is a Los Angeles via Chicago comedian, writer an... [Read More]
RIOT LA Talent: Early Bird Special Ends Today!
Last year, LA held it’s first big comedy festival and thanks to its huge success, it’s coming back. RIOT LA will be held January 9-12th, 2014. This weekend they announced [...]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is an LA via Chicago comedian... [Read More]
The Spicy News Network Delivers The Hot Stories
This is one of the best things I’ve ever seen. Each week The Spicy News Network brings you celebrity news  that would be funny on its own, but is taken [...]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is an LA via Chicago comedian, writer and actor. ... [Read More]
Key & Peele Live Tweets Make The Show Even Better
Comedy Central’s #KeyAndPeele is great, as we all know, but if you haven’t been following them on Twitter (which you probably have, they have over 85,000 followers) then you’re missing out. [...]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid... [Read More]
Chicago Tribune Talks To Our Favorite Comedians
This is a great interview that the Chicago Tribune did with three of our favorite Chicago to LA transplants. I’ve been in Los Angeles less than 2 weeks and I [...]Author informationMonique MadridWest Coast Editor at Serial OptimistMonique Madrid is an LA via Chicago comedian, writer and actor.... [Read More]