Shooting At The Comedy Store In Los Angeles, Leaves 1 Dead (Update: Club Closes Temporarily)
Photo taken night of, by Mark Hurtado A night of laughs turned into a night of confusion and sadness for patrons at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles. Last night during a regular night of show’s at the comedy club, a unidentified man was shot and killed outside. The LA Times was one of the first... [Read More]
The Goddamn Comedy Jam fulfills the fantasy every comedian wants, to be a Rockstar
Last night in Los Angeles, CA, we were able to take in one of the left coast’s most buzzed about shows, The Goddamn Comedy Jam. The perfect blend of comedy and music. Not to be confused with musical comedy, this show embodies the best of both worlds merging the two into a celebration of both [... [Read More]
Tenacious D's Festival Supreme Brings Amy Poehler, 'The Kids In The Hall' To Los Angeles
Tenacious D's annual Los Angeles-based comedy event, Festival Supreme, is stepping up its A-game this year with their lineup of big-name comedians, troupes and musicians. We're talking about folks like Amy Poehler, The Kids in the Hall and Die Antwoord who will be gracing the stages at the Shrine Expo Hall and Grounds come October 10.While it's a given that Jack Black and Kyle Gass' comedy rock band, Tenacious D, will also be performing at the one-day festival, they'll be in good compa... [Read More]
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]
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]