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Emily Gordon Talks The Meltdown Show’s Third Anniversary!

Tonight is The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail Third Anniversary Halloween Blowout! It will be a killer show (isn’t it always?) and a great celebration of one of the best […]


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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Best Of 2012: Interviews

We had a stellar and exciting year at Serial Optimist. One of the things we value most about SO is the interviews we get, and how we conduct those interviews. […]

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Best of 2012: Live Comedy Shows

Los Angeles is not just a melting pot of cultures, styles, and palates. As the entertainment capital, our city boasts the most abundant and eclectic offering of live comedy in […]

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Jonah Raydio Review

It’s no longer a thing of myth. The first episode of Jonah Raydio now lives within the podcast enclave nestled under the Nerdist umbrella. The alt comic juggernaut, Jonah Ray, […]

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Tyler Ross Shoots The Smiles & Brings The Smiles

Tyler Ross is a man who is comfortable in his own skin, brilliantly colorful skin, as a matter of fact. This California native has carved out his own special place […]

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Interview With Jonah Ray

He co-hosts the wildly popular Nerdist Podcast and “Nerdist” BBC America roundtable TV program. He writes for a little show called “The Soup on E!”. Together with Kumail Nanjiani he hosts […]


The Meltdown Experience

It is not a surprise The Meltdown show with Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani was named the best comedy show in Los Angeles by the LA Weekly. Every Wednesday evening […]


Get To Know Will Weldon Before Everyone Else Does (Which Will Be…Anytime Now)

You might as well surrender now because you are no match for “babyface” Weldon. He will win you over with his twinkly gaze and razor sharp wit. A transplant from […]


Skulls & Comedy: Meet Illustrator Dave Kloc

I recall the first time I attended “The Meltdown” comedy show at the Nerdmelt theatre in Hollywood. I came away from the experience feeling extremely satisfied, but it wasn’t only […]