“Stutterer Interrupted” by comedian Nina G examines the influence and impact of fluency and advocacy through slice of life stories.Continue reading "“Stutterer Interrupted” Enriches with Wisdom and Grace"
Amid the B-movie homages, subversive banality and melodramatic tension, “Los Espookys” face off against a truly chilling foe.Continue reading "Los Espookys"
What you should probably not do during a comedy show when an earthquake arrives.Continue reading "Earthquake Comedy Show"
Dolemite is my Name is one of the best times at the movies, currently available on your couch. Funniest movie of the year? Could be! Worthy Oscar contender? You betcha. Return of Eddie Murphy? He never left! The movie centers on the middle-aged, luckless, low-level entertainer Rudy Ray Moore (Murphy), who saw untapped potential within …Continue reading "On the Ultra-black, Ultra-Funny “Dolemite is My Name”"
Greg Edwards is a different kind of dude and Dopamine is a different kind of comedy album: fractured, unconventional, and underground.Continue reading "Greg Edwards Raw and Pure with Dopamine"
Depression comedy is comedy about depression. Depressive episode is one of the hardest things to experience. Can depression comedy help?Continue reading "Depression Comedy"
Last week there was a pool party in Los Angeles explicitly for black comedy folk. As a means to foster a focus, we were discouraged from bringing non-black friends, significant others or plus ones. The result was a cathartic, emotional release for something I’ve never had and didn’t know I was missing. It’s amazing how …Continue reading "All Black Comedy Pool Party"
No Big Deal: the world’s funniest talent, one of comedy’s best producers, every first Thursday in Silverlake. Simple. Fun.Continue reading "LA: No Big Deal Comedy Show Debuts 9/7 @ Lyric Hyperion"
George Chen Is a Natural I’m not even sure George Chen wants you to buy his new album Word Origami. I mean, he definitely does. He’s an emerging comedian (i.e. broke). He’ll surely appreciate your contributions to his gas tank or pantry. It’s just that George is so smooth with it! There’s no schlocky, showbiz …Continue reading "George Chen Spits His Velvet Underground With “Word Origami”"
What do you value in your art? How do you value artists? How new and brilliant do things need to be before you say, “hey, I got to get in on this?” Do you appreciate practical effects? Do you have a buck right now? How about $5000? Have you heard Nick Stargu? Nick Stargu, an absurdist singer-songwriter …Continue reading "Sketch Saturday: Throw A Few Bucks to Nick Stargu’s Prosthetic “Longfingers”"