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Brent Weinbach: When Worlds Kaleidoscope

Brent Weinbach has been one of my favorite comedians since I saw him open for the Comedians of Comedy Tour in 2007. My friends and I, all being huge fans […]

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Thug Life: An Interview With Moshe Kasher

Hmmm…what words immediately come to mind when describing this talented comedian/writer/actor? Engaging, astute, tawdry, vulnerable, charming, pornographic, hairy and funny are just some descriptions that come to mind. Moshe Kasher […]


Interview Matt Ingebretson

It’s awards season! So who receives the distinguished award for best comedy web series of 2012? Without a doubt the clear winner would have to be Matt’s Game Chamber. If […]


SF Sketchfest Preview

SF Sketchfest is almost here! Oi! You over there! SF SKETCHFEST IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER!!!! What is SF Sketchfest, you ask? SF Sketchfest is the ambrosia salad of comedy […]


Serial Optimist’s ’10 Comedians You Must Know’ In 2013

2013 is sure to have its share of unexpected success stories and breakout performances in the comedy arena. However, we here at SO would like to make some predictions and […]

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Matt’s Game Chamber

Comedian and writer Matt Ingebretson has put together one of my favorite web series in quite awhile with “Matt’s Game Chamber“. The premise? A comedian joins Matt in his sister’s […]


Comedy Bang! Bang! Goes Out Big

Comedy Bang! Bang!, one of the absolute must see comedy shows in our era is closing its curtains Nov 27th at UCBTLA. I’ve spent many an evening lining up to get […]


5 Comedy Videos To Chew On

Cooler temperatures means curling up by the fire and sipping a hot beverage. What better to add to a chilly day than a toasty comedy video hot off the cyber […]

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SO Recap: RIOT LA 2012

The 2012 RIOT LA comedy festival made good on its Kickstarter promise this past weekend. One city block was transformed into a gathering place of the best in alt comedy […]

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Brent Weinbach: Penises, Poo Poo & Dance Moves

Brent Weinbach defies convention in every possible way. He is hailed for his experimental style and deadpan delivery. However, attempting to describe his comedy inevitably ends up in a contradiction […]

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SO Recap: FYF Fest 2012

2012 is turning out to be an amazing year for alternative comedy in downtown Los Angeles. The live comedy scene is flourishing. The city will be having its first alt […]