The Next Wave 2015: The Top Up-and-Coming Comics in Los Angeles
by Samantha Pitchel Welcome to the second semi-annual edition of The Next Wave, Splitsider’s roundup of exciting new comic voices from around the country. Splitsider readers are no doubt familiar with most of the established stand-ups in the country – ones who have risen up via TV appea... [Read More]
Free isn’t Free: How the Los Angeles comedy scene is cheating itself
I will be the first to say it. I love the word “free.” Not paying for stuff gets me super wet. Sometimes I go onto the “FREE” section of Craigslist and pleasure myself to pictures of wooden pallets and piles of dirt. I will also be the first to admit that while “free&rd... [Read More]
The Goddamn Comedy Jam: Interviews with Jim Jeffries, Todd Glass, Roy Wood, Rory Scovel, and Josh Adam Meyers
(via GDCJ) by Kylie Hodges, Guest Contributor The Goddamn Comedy Jam may be one of the hottest comedy shows in Los Angeles right now. With just seven shows under its belt, this monthly comedy-karaoke mash-up fills venues in no time. Josh Adam Meyers, creator of the show, has teamed up with house ban... [Read More]
Read This Epic Craigslist Ad For 2001 Honda Civic
Selling your car online can be a somewhat tricky task. Especially when that car is a 2001 Honda Civic with 192,000 miles on it. So one crafty car owner decided to have a bit of fun with his listing on the Los Angeles Craiglist website. The Honda owner, identified as Chris from Echo Park, got po... [Read More]
Will Ferrell nails cheerleader in the face at New Orleans Pelicans game
Yes, you read that right. And with the price of admission these days to sporting events across the country, you feel just a little bit better when you get to see something special. Whether it’s a record being broken, extra game play with overtime, or maybe it’s one of the best half-time ... [Read More]
Louis CK announces end of tour dates shows in Chicago, and with one-night only at LA’s Forum and Madison Square Garden in New York, get ready
Louis C.K. just announced he’ll be hitting Chicago, New York, and LA before beginning production on Season 5 of Louie. First up, two shows at Chicago Theater Jan. 5th and 6th followed by the mack daddy of them all, a one off show at Madison Square Garden in NYC on Jan. 7th. He’ll close t... [Read More]
Image of Video: Upright Citizens Brigade opens new Los Angeles comedy theater on Sunset
Video: Upright Citizens Brigade opens new Los Angeles comedy theater on Sunset
The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre has carved out a big place in the Los Angeles comedy scene, with a popular comedy training program and performers who regularly turn up in TV and film. Now they're expanding that influence with a new theater and training center on Sunset Boulevard, while continuing to put on shows at their old Franklin Avenue location. [Read More]
UCB confirms opening date for Los Angeles training center, fourth theater
The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre recently opened a brand-new training center in New York City, and they're about to open their first legitimate training center in Los Angeles, too, which also will include an 85-seat cafe theater -- the UCB's fourth performance space. UCB Theatre Sunset, 5419 W. ... [Read More]
This Year's Los Angeles Podcast Festival Will Feature a Ton of Your Favorite Comedy Podcasts
by Megh Wright The third annual Los Angeles Podcast Festival is set to take place next month from September 26-28, and this week the lineup was officially released. Among the many comedy podcasts slated to record live shows at the event are WTF, Superego, Doug Loves Movies, Never Not Funny, The X-Fi... [Read More]
Los Angeles Kings Ice Girl Fall Amazing! Hannah Hunsinger Video After Stanley Cup Win Shows Danger Of High Heels
Hockey fans all across Los Angeles celebrated when the Kings won the Stanley Cup on Friday night. But one member of the Kings Ice Crew, Hannah Hunsinger, nearly managed to overshadow the big victory. After the game, Hunsinger made the mistake of trying to walk across the ice in high heels. Unsurpris... [Read More]