Julie Seabaugh and Troy Conrad document “Ringside at Roast Battle” in a new book!
My colleague on the West Coast, freelance comedy journalist Julie Seabaugh, has turned many late Tuesday nights at The Comedy Store into a brand-new book documenting the rise of Roast Battle from open mic experiment in the Belly Room to Comedy Central TV series and countless official and unofficial ... [Read More]
The Comedy Store establishes Comedian Assistance Fund, with assigned MPTF social worker
In the wake of Mitzi Shore’s death two months ago, The Comedy Store has partnered with the Motion Picture & Television Fund to create a Comedians Assistance Fund. The MPTF, based in Southern California, is devoted toward helping elderly members of show business age with dignity. The C... [Read More]
Pauly Shore pays tribute to his mother, The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, in memorial video
Sadly, I couldn’t make it out to Los Angeles this Mother’s Day for the all-star comedy tribute to The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, who passed away in April after a long illness. Thankfully, though, her son, comedian Pauly Shore, has shared this video he put together for her memorial... [Read More]
Pauly Shore pays tribute to his mother, The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, in memorial video
Sadly, I couldn’t make it out to Los Angeles this Mother’s Day for the all-star comedy tribute to The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, who passed away in April after a long illness. Thankfully, though, her son, comedian Pauly Shore, has shared this video he put together for her memorial... [Read More]
Pauly Shore pays tribute to his mother, The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, in memorial video
Sadly, I couldn’t make it out to Los Angeles this Mother’s Day for the all-star comedy tribute to The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, who passed away in April after a long illness. Thankfully, though, her son, comedian Pauly Shore, has shared this video he put together for her memorial... [Read More]
Pauly Shore pays tribute to his mother, The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, in memorial video
Sadly, I couldn’t make it out to Los Angeles this Mother’s Day for the all-star comedy tribute to The Comedy Store’s Mitzi Shore, who passed away in April after a long illness. Thankfully, though, her son, comedian Pauly Shore, has shared this video he put together for her memorial... [Read More]
E! orders up Stand Up 2 The Streets live show as “Funny Dance Show”
Congrats to Justine Marino and Heidi Heaslet! After more than a year of live monthly shows in The Comedy Store’s Belly Room, Marino and Heaslet have sold their “Stand Up 2 the Streets” comedy dance competition as a TV series to E! The network announced it’ll adapt the live sh... [Read More]
R.I.P. Mitzi Shore, legendary owner of The Comedy Store (1930-2018)
Mitzi Shore, the legendary owner of The Comedy Store who took over the comedy club when she divorced Sammy Shore in 1974, mother of Pauly Shore and three other children, a lightning rod for the comedy strike of 1979, godmother to so many other comedians in the 1970s through the 2000s, and the inspir... [Read More]
Mitzi Shore, Owner of The Comedy Store, Dies at 87
Mitzi Shore, c0-founder of The Comedy Store standup club in Hollywood, has died. Shore founded The Comedy Store in 1972 with her then-husband Sammy Shore, taking over full ownership in 1974 after their divorce, with such comedians as Jerry Seinfeld, Garry Shandling, Jay Leno, Robin William... [Read More]
Mitzi Shore, owner of The Comedy Store, dead at 87
Mitzi Shore, the founder and owner of The Comedy Store in Los Angeles has passed away at the age of… MORE Mitzi Shore, owner of The Comedy Store, dead at 87 appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]