R.I.P. Gary Shapiro
Singer. Songwriter. Comedian. Rabbi. Cantor. Gary Shapiro touched many lives in and around Los Angeles in ways a typical comedian never did. Shapiro died unexpectedly on Thursday. More details on that as they become available. Shapiro (@ElSmoocho on Twitter) had just performed at the beginning of th... [Read More]
R.I.P. Gary Shapiro
Singer. Songwriter. Comedian. Rabbi. Cantor. Gary Shapiro touched many lives in and around Los Angeles in ways a typical comedian never did. Shapiro died unexpectedly on Thursday. More details on that as they become available. Shapiro (@ElSmoocho on Twitter) had just performed at the beginning of th... [Read More]
R.I.P. Gary Shapiro
Singer. Songwriter. Comedian. Rabbi. Cantor. Gary Shapiro touched many lives in and around Los Angeles in ways a typical comedian never did. Shapiro died unexpectedly on Thursday. More details on that as they become available. Shapiro (@ElSmoocho on Twitter) had just performed at the beginning of th... [Read More]
Aisha Tyler, Reggie Watts, Eddie Pepitone headlining Maui Comedy Festival (Video)
As the temperature begins to drop in many parts of the country, there’s a special place where the country’s top comedians will migrate next month. The first annual Maui Comedy Festival will kick off Oct. 30 and will continue through the weekend. Taking place in Lahaina, Hawaii, shows wil... [Read More]
Just For Laughs 2014: The Green Room with Paul Provenza
Paul Provenza’s Green Room show has always been an intriguing one for any comedy fan. While the show had a very short life on Showtime television, however it’s found new life, showing up at various festivals since then and it’s been just as compelling ever since. At Salle Claude Le... [Read More]
Alan Davies new “As Yet Untitled” series essentially is The Green Room with Paul Provenza in everything but name
Alan Davies, the British comedian, host of QI and star of Jonathan Creek, heads up a new chat show this evening across the pond in the U.K. that purposefully has no title until the end of each episode, when he asks his comedian guests to come up with one with him. Everything before that on As Yet Un... [Read More]
SXSW 2014: The Green Room with Paul Provenza
One of the great travesties of the last few years was when Showtime decided to cancel, The Green Room with Paul Provenza. Why? Because it’s one of the most interesting series for comedy fans to watch. Each show, host Paul Provenza would welcome a roundtable of comedians that would dive into co... [Read More]
Talking to Paul Provenza About Set List, 'The Green Room,' and Taking Comics Out of Their Comfort Zone
by Elise Czajkowski It takes someone who truly loves comedy to dissect it, analyze it, and fuck with it as much as Paul Prozenza. His show Set List, which is billed as "standup with a net" and sees comics improvising material based on topics given to them on stage, has toured around the world. ... [Read More]
Emery Emery: Ardent Aristocrat
Emery Emery is a retired stand-up comedian, podcaster and filmmaker. His editing, producing and directing credits include The Green Room with Paul Provenza, The Aristocrats, Heckler, and Jake Johannsen: I Love You. The man so nice they named him twic... [Read More]