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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 […]

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Yo, Yolonda! – A Charity Show For The Philippines At Upright Citizens Brigade

This Sunday, November 24, the Upright Citizens Brigade in Los Angeles is putting on a mega fun charity show to support relief in the Philippines. Yo, Yolonda! is featuring a […]

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Get Wet & Weird With Natasha Leggero In Tubbin’ With Tash

Well, Natasha Leggero’s Tubbin’ With Tash is by far the most fun you’ll have doing anything hot tub related this year (unless you participate in sexual intercourse with someone “fun” […]

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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 […]

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#tbt Interview With Kumail Nanjiani

*This interview first published on Serial Optimist May 10, 2011 by Zhila Shariat. Let’s throw it back with one of our favorites, Kumail Nanjiani! You’ve heard the same old story before: Born […]

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Blake Griffin In ‘Flock Of Dudes’

Blake Griffin may be in the new comedy movie Flock of Dudes. We know he’s funny, thanks to his involvement in Kia and Gamefly commercials, Funny or Die, and being […]

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Pete Holmes Talks ‘Beta Male’ With Kumail Nanjiani

Kumail Nanjiani was interviewed by longtime friend and fellow funny guy Pete Holmes and it’s great. It’s in regard to Kumails’s Comedy Central hour special Beta Male, airing Saturday at […]

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This Is What You Need To Know About Comedy In June

There was so much happening with Kim and Kanye that we almost forgot that Egypt was in such an upheaval that would lead to their president stepping down. With that […]

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‘Portlandia’ Renewed!

Cool! IFC has renewed “Portlandia!” Not just for one, but two more seasons. So, we’ll get to see a lot more of Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein come up with […]

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This Is What You Need To Know About Comedy In March

Yes, you’re probably more worried about the new Pope, well, actually, more so about the new season of “Game of Thrones“. Maybe, March Madness has come over you and your […]

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Everything You Need To Know That Happened In Comedy: January

So much comedy news to kickoff 2013 and here I was ready to put my money down for 2013 making up for 2012 not bringing about the apocalypse. Well, no […]

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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 […]

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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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This Is What You Need To Know About Comedy In December

Well, with both 2012 and December 2012 officially over, it’s safe to say, according to me, that comedy gave a damn fine finish to the year. Plenty of deals were […]