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SO Archives| Get Ready To Fall In Love With Comedian Rory Scovel

An interview with comedian Rory Scovel from TBS’s Ground Floor, The Meltdown, his appearance on Conan and his album Dilation.

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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 […]


Best Of 2013: The 5 Best Comedy Shows I Saw This Year

If you’re anything like me, you live in San Diego, California. You live here because you want to live in an actual city but not like an actual big big […]


Conan O’Brien Has The Best Stand Up In Late Night

“Conan” has the best stand up comedians in late night. The words, “Tonight (insert name) is making his/her late night television debut, please welcome…” are a comedians dream, and Conan […]


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 […]


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 […]


Get Comfy With ‘Comedy Living Room’

If the question “Where can I go to just get my chill on, fill my belly and have some pure, unadulterated laughs on a weekday in Los Angeles?” has ever […]


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 […]


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 […]


Get Ready To Fall In Love With Comedian Rory Scovel

Interview with comedian Rory Scovel, from TBS’s Ground Floor and his comedy album Dilation.

Photo by Zach Dobson

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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Modern Comedian

Scott Moran is a stand-up comedian from Seattle, WA now based in NYC. As a comedian he understands the life of a comedian: the trials and tribulations, the simple pleasures, […]

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Interview With Comedian Liz Miele

We have big time love for one of our favorites Liz Miele, but  some of you might not be as familiar. So, here’s a little run-down. Liz is a stand-up comic […]