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RIOT LA Comedy Fest 2014: It’s (Almost) Too Much

You guys, the RIOT LA Comedy Festival begins this Thursday, January 9th, 2014, and I’m so excited for it that I am almost angry. What kind of cruel God would […]


Comic Books Make Me Happy: Hip Hop Family Tree

Try this: Take New York City in the mid-1970s and picture in your mind its exact opposite in time and space. If you answered Alpine, California, in the early 1990s, […]

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One Man Comedy Machine: Bo Burnham – ‘what.’

Boy wonder Bo Burnham gave the internet an early Christmas present last month: a brand-new one-hour stand-up special still available for free on YouTube. At the age of 23, Burnham […]


Rachel Bloom: Suck It, Christmas!!! (A Chanukah Album)

Rachel Bloom is the queen of parody music videos. She has a way of mixing total sexiness with total silliness in the best possible way, which is no easy feat. […]

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How To Win At Everything: A Hilarious New Book

Chicago comedians and Onion New Network writers Daniel Kibblesmith and Sam Weiner have released their first book, How To Win At Everything. It comes out today and you need it to […]

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Comic Books Make Me Happy: Any Empire by Nate Powell

Like a lot of little boys, I grew up thinking war was cool. You got to shoot big ol’ guns and put packs of cigarettes into your helmet band and […]

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Welcome To ‘Welcome To Night Vale’

Halloween may be over, but creepy, dark and hilarious will always have a place in my heart, or should I say in my podcast list. Welcome To Night Vale explores the […]


TheBusiness LA Final Show Review

One of our favorite shows in LA (Silverlake), TheBusiness, just had their last show, and I’m just gonna say, it felt pretty sad. Oh! But also funny, I… I don’t […]

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All Jane: Why Women Comedians Should Be Celebrated

The All Jane No Dick Festival is proof of exactly why women comedians should be celebrated. I’m back from Portland and wow, the fest was easily one of the best I’ve […]


Zero Charisma

Nerdist is taking over the world, one wonderful step at a time. It’s actually weird to think of Nerdist when it was just a podcast only. They’ve now stepped up […]


Yes, Bitter Can Be Funny: Bitter Party Of Five

Ever been bitter? How about the time you shot a TV pilot (along with Roseanne Barr and John Goodman) and you were sure it was going to be picked up, […]

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Jeff Garlin Is Having A Great Time On His Podcast

In every thing Jeff Garlin does, he seems to be having a great time. Producer and actor on “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” his own half hour comedy special on HBO, director […]


Bob Newhart Should’ve Won An Emmy For The Bob Newhart Show

With over 51 years in the business, last night Bob Newhart finally won an Emmy. Though he’s been nominated multiple times for acting and writing (“ER,” “Newhart,” “The Librarian: The Curse […]


[Archive] ‘Louie’ Makes You Cry Laughing & Sometimes Just…Cry

I watched an old “Louie” ep recently and I’m always in awe at everything he does with the show. This particular scene and way of words never ceases to blow […]