June 29, 2018

In AmERIKan Warrior, Erik Griffin Unites a Crowd, and Parts of Himself

When Erik Griffin took to the stage for his latest special, AmERIKan Warrior, he looks calm and composed, ready to ease into his newest hour of […]
December 18, 2017

Top Ten Comedy Television Series in 2017; Vote for #1

Television continues to be tremendous in series that are specifically designed to be comedies as well as dramatic series that have strong comedy elements and players […]
July 30, 2017

Goddamn Comedy Jam Rocks For Thousands in Montreal; Oh and Comedy Central Cancelled Their Show

Josh Adam Meyers led his Goddamn Comedy band, crew and a slew of superstars in a killer performance in Montreal at Just for Laughs on Saturday […]
July 28, 2017

Just For Laughs 2017 in Photos: Part Deux of the Comedy Society Pages

Thursday at Just for Laughs Montreal everything started kicking into higher gear. At JFL, every day feels like a week, and even new arrivals to Montreal […]
May 24, 2017

Review: Jim Carrey’s ‘I’m Dying Up Here’ Misses the Fun in Funny

There have been plenty of shows and television programs about comics, some good (Seinfeld, Louie, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Garry Shandling’s two programs) and some very bad […]
May 24, 2017

Erik Griffin Performs Stand Up on the Late Late Show

Erik Griffin took the stage to perform stand up on the Late Late Show with James Corden on Tuesday night.
November 27, 2015

Andrew Santino Talks New Album, New Special and Showtime Pilot

Andrew Santino is a Los Angeles based stand-up comedian whose goofy ginger face should be familiar to anyone with a TV, tanks to memorable guest runs on Arrested Development and The Office and his brief stint as one of the leads in the high concept sitcom Mixology.
October 14, 2015

One Dead After Shooting at LA’s Comedy Store

The LA Times is reporting that a man was shot and killed last night at the infamous Comedy Store. He was standing on an outside patio […]
June 15, 2014

Out of the Tarpit: The Rebirth of the LA Comedy Club Scene

A few years ago, anyone paying attention to the stand-up scene in Los Angeles would have been within their rights to think that the clubs were aging dinosaurs, sinking slowly to their death in a tar pit they’d never be able to escape. The Big Three (The Comedy Store, the Improv and the Laugh Factory) were not having their better days and it seemed like everything they did to get unstuck just made them sink deeper and deeper. But today, business is booming, with the clubs drawing stronger audiences to watch a broader range of comedians and really reasserting their relevance in comedy and pop culture.