Jumping in on an open mic at your local comedy club or taking an improv class can be just the practice and exposure you need to pump up your creative juices and your résumé.
Eichner’s Fuse game show, “Funny or Die’s Billy on the Street,” is in the midst of its successful, viral third season, but the comedian remembers a time when he wasn’t as fortunate.
A Bruce Dern retrospective at BAM; “The Magic Flute” at LA Opera and “Sleeping Beauty” at L.A.’s Ahmanson; the photo book “Caught in the Act”; and a conversation with the creators behind “Big Fish” are what we’re looking forward to this week.
There are six funny women nominated for lead actress in a comedy at this year's Emmy Awards. We look at the episodes they submitted for the judges, and who might have the edge to take home the gold.
Comedy superstars Chelsea Handler, Chris Rock, Amy Poehler, Jeffrey Ross, and Will Ferrell are paying it forward by supporting projects from the next generation of up-and-coming comedians.