Jen Kirkman Seems Like Fun
Jen Kirkman does it all – the Los Angeles-based stand-up frequently tours the country, she writes and appears on Chelsea Lately and After Lately, she’s the author of I Can Barely Take Care of myself, a humorous look at the child-free life, and she hosts her own podcast, I Seem Fun, and i... [Read More]
 
Watch Tony Hale Give LA Traffic Tours
by Bradford Evans Here's a new Funny Or Die video starring Veep and Arrested Development's Tony Hale as a tour guide for "LA Traffic Tours," driving a bus around to show off Los Angeles's amazing traffic situation. There's even an accidental Colin Hanks cameo! 0 Comments... [Read More]
 
“Space Jam” table read with Blake Griffin, DeAndre Jordan and comedians at the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles
So, this happened at the UCB Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday night. A table reading of the screenplay for Space Jam, the 1996 film that starred Michael Jordan with the Looney Tunes animated characters that fictionalized Jordan's retirement from the NBA and his comeback -- on film, joining Bugs... [Read More]
 
CollegeHumor Moves from NY to LA, Starts New Production Company
by Bradford Evans Comedy website CollegeHumor announced today that they have moved their production team from New York to Los Angeles and that they're forming a new production company called Big Breakfast. Big Breakfast will focus on developing movies, TV shows, and web projects, in addition to cont... [Read More]
 
Jeremiah Watkins Talks About Putting Standups On The Spot
The Improvised Stand Up Show (also known as Stand Up on The Spot and THUNDERPUSSY) is a regular show in Los Angeles that is exactly what it sounds like. Stand-up comedians take the stage and must improvise their entire set, based on suggestions from the crowd. It’s now produced monthly in Holl... [Read More]
 
Jeremiah Watkins Talks About Putting Standups On The Spot
The Improvised Stand Up Show (also known as Stand Up on The Spot and THUNDERPUSSY) is a regular show in Los Angeles that is exactly what it sounds like. Stand-up comedians take the stage and must improvise their entire set, based on suggestions from the crowd. It’s now produced monthly in Holl... [Read More]
 
LA Podfest Grows and Gives Back In Second Year
The Los Angeles Podcast Festival (“LA Podfest” for short) will be making its sophomore run October 4-6 in Santa Monica. In its second year, the festival has almost doubled in size to more than forty podcasts, including behemoths WTF with Marc Maron, Doug Loves Movies and Walking The Room... [Read More]
 
Here Are Your 4 New 'SNL' Featured Players
by Bradford Evans Deadline is reporting that SNL has four top candidates to add to the cast as featured players for the fall. While NBC has yet to announce the news, the report says that Beck Bennett, John Milhiser, Kyle Mooney, and Noël Wells are "heavily rumored to land the coveted SNL&n... [Read More]
 
Paul Scheer, Doug Benson & more to perform at FYF Fest
The lineup for L.A.’s 10-year-strong FYF Fest has been revealed, and in addition to a pretty killer musical lineup, the festival will be showcasing some awesome comedians as well. Paul Scheer (The League), Rob Huebel (Children’s Hospital), Doug Benson (Super High Me), and Brendon Sm... [Read More]
 
Addicted To Comedy: How to be a Writer Who Writes – The Greg Miller Interview
Have you ever had problems with a writing project? Maybe your goal is to publish a book, write a screenplay, or submit a sitcom pilot to your favorite competition? The biggest problem I encountered as a comedy writer was not having enough time to write. Or so I thought. I discovered "How to be a Wri... [Read More]