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Archive for January, 2012


Abbey Londer & RIOT – LA’s Alternative Comedy Festival

We love comedian, producer, and the all around lovely Abbey Londer. She is that rare being that creates for the sake of creating, for pure enjoyment, for everyone to have […]



In November, filmmaker Julian Klepper and crew, shot 2/3rds of a pilot Klepper wrote and directed called “Hey There Stranger“. It’s about a sweet yet captious dreamer who falls into […]


Artist Feature: Jack Azar

Jack Azar is a Lebanese-American born artist from Santa Barbara, California. Jack experienced a moment of self-awakening in 2002 – an already existing reality emerging with the aid of scissors […]


Freddi Scheib Talks ‘Missed Connection’ & Makes Us Laugh Hard

SO many great comedy series are hitting the web, as you can see here, and another hilariously amazing gem is “Missed Connection” from writer, comedian, and actor Freddi Scheib. “Missed […]


Artist Feature: Sammy Slabbinck

What started of as a bit of fun, making cartoons and postcards, evolved into creating well-balanced and sometimes humorous snapshots of a forgotten world bursting with color and filled with images of […]


An Interview With Someone We Love: Julie Klausner

Julie Klausner is the kind of person who was born with that special talent of putting words together perfectly. The comedy writer and performer, podcaster, and author is a multi-threat […]


5 Web Comedies To Watch In 2012

You know when you get into a band before anyone else, read a book before it’s a bestseller or watch a TV show before everyone else catches on in its […]


Photographer Feature: Patrick Gookin

Patrick Gookin is a 28-year-old photographer based in Los Angeles. His photographs are product of experiences, though he “thinks that it’s my camera that pushes experiences to places and depths […]