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 Deborah Thomasian

Icing: “A Late Bloomer” & “The Chris Gethard Show” Regular MIMI FISCHER Talks About Her First Solo Show at The PIT’s Solocom Fest

Icing:  “A Late Bloomer” & “The Chris Gethard Show” Regular MIMI FISCHER Talks About Her First Solo Show at The PIT’s Solocom Fest

Anyone who’s watched The Chris Gethard Show should be quite familiar with the constantly moving tour de force figure bringing a smile to everyone’s face each episode. Those Mimi on the Hoops skills belong to MIMI FISCHER, the hilarious comedian, storyteller, hoop-dancer and regular on the UCB show turned public access fave turned millennial adored […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Icing: Read All About Silverlake’s New Stand-Up Show “Comedy at The Friend”

Icing: Read All About Silverlake’s New Stand-Up Show “Comedy at The Friend”

The comedy gifts come early this year, kids. This SUNDAY, November 5th, in Silverlake, Teresa Lee (American Pie, Very Forward), Alison Zeidman (writer and consulting producer for Adam Ruins Everything) and Brian Frange (staff writer on Adam Ruins Everything) bring you Comedy at The Friend. The show aims to feature tight lineups with big names […]

 Noah Britton

Icing: JAMIE LOFTUS Gets Real About Her Wild, Upcoming One-Person Show at Lyric Hyperion 11.1 & 11.2

Icing: JAMIE LOFTUS Gets Real About Her Wild, Upcoming One-Person Show at Lyric Hyperion 11.1 & 11.2

JAMIE LOFTUS is a breath of fresh air in an all-too-often stagnant world of standup. She recently gained notoriety for having eaten pages of David Foster Wallace’s ‘The Infinite Jest’ for over a year, but that project doesn’t really give the layperson a sense of what to expect from this brilliant young comic. Her hilarious […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Icing: JACK DISHEL Talks About The Long-Awaited New Episodes of His Viral Ridesharing Series :DRYVRS

Icing: JACK DISHEL Talks About The Long-Awaited New Episodes of His Viral Ridesharing Series :DRYVRS

Unless you’ve been pent up in a yurt in Siberia without a wifi connection, you’ve seen the holiday classic Home Alone. The franchise propelled it’s star Macaulay Culkin into the spotlight and eternally into hearts. In December of 2015, musician, actor, writer, comic and producer JACK DISHEL re-ignited our passion for the actor’s talents when […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Icing: Minneapolis Comic MIKE BRODY Talks About His Much More Personal NEW Album “Sell Me a Bridge”

Icing: Minneapolis Comic MIKE BRODY Talks About His Much More Personal NEW Album “Sell Me a Bridge”

You know that feeling when you just hear one track of a comedy album and you know the rest is going to be fantastic. That is the feeling I had listening to MIKE BRODY’s new album SELL ME A BRIDGE, out today wherever comedy is streamed and sold. The album, taped in Minneapolis at Sisyphus […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Icing: JAY LARSON Talks About His New, Sincerely Funny Comedy Special ME BEING ME

Icing: JAY LARSON Talks About His New, Sincerely Funny Comedy Special ME BEING ME

I believe the first time I was introduced to the humor of JAY LARSON was when he was a guest on a live podcast I attended. I don’t remember which podcast it was, but I DO remember that it was one of the most honest, side-busting displays of storytelling I’d ever experienced. Larson has shared […]

 Deborah Thomasian

ICING: We talk to UCB Alum HESLEY HARPS About Her Dark Comedy Series ‘LIVE IT UP LEMONADE’

ICING: We talk to UCB Alum HESLEY HARPS About Her Dark Comedy Series ‘LIVE IT UP LEMONADE’

Did you ever love something so much you’d go to unfathomable depths to keep it? In HESLEY HARPS’s NEW Dark Comedy series LIVE IT UP LEMONADE, Rhonda is a determined woman with a mission and a few prison bars aren’t going stop her. Each episode the recently incarcerated lemonade saleswoman, played by Harps, shares her […]

 Noah Britton

Icing: Ambush Humorist MAL SHARPE vs. Asperger’s Are Us’ NOAH BRITTON Part II

Icing: Ambush Humorist MAL SHARPE vs. Asperger’s Are Us’ NOAH BRITTON Part II

It’s time for PART II of Asperger’s Are Us’ member Noah Britton’s interview with the esteemed humorist MAL SHARPE. Check out PART I before you sink your teeth into the fascinating conclusion: NOAH BRITTON: Was that one of the reasons you guys split, was his weird control stuff? MAL SHARPE: Well, he got married, I […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Icing: Have A Blast in the Past with “TV Guidance Counselor” Podcast’s KEN REID

Icing: Have A Blast in the Past with “TV Guidance Counselor” Podcast’s KEN REID

Before the Internet, it was much more difficult to compile and get your hands on information. You couldn’t just type something on your phone and be instantly satiated. There was real work involved! Back then, if we needed to find out when a TV program was on, we had to sift through a digest made […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Icing: Ambush Humorist MAL SHARPE vs. Asperger’s Are Us’ NOAH BRITTON Part I

Icing: Ambush Humorist MAL SHARPE vs. Asperger’s Are Us’ NOAH BRITTON Part I

In 1961, MAL SHARPE, along with his partner, the late James P. Coyle, began recording put-ons on unsuspecting strangers. After two albums of hilarious pranks, a TV pilot, and what turned out to be a very tumultuous personal relationship, the two split up, and Mal began doing solo TV spots, ads, and his own radio […]

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