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Breaking down your favorite podcasts, albums, web series and more

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Layers: Why You Need to Donate to Ted Alexandro’s Teacher’s Lounge Kickstarter

Layers: Why You Need to Donate to Ted Alexandro’s Teacher’s Lounge Kickstarter

Oh man, not another darn Kickstarter. YES, but this one is worth the donation. Teachers Lounge is a comedy web series created & written by Ted Alexandro & Hollis James, starring loads of your favorite comedians. You ask, “but there are plenty of web series out there that don’t ask for my donation, why donate […]

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Layers: DOWNLOAD Aussie Simon Taylor’s Comedy Album “Funny” NOW

Layers: DOWNLOAD Aussie Simon Taylor’s Comedy Album “Funny” NOW

When you get past the funny accents and colloquialisms, Simon Taylor’s FUNNY is just what this comedy album delivers. Taylor got his start on the Melbourne comedy scene and was one of the writers for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He forayed into a full-fledged stand-up career post-TV gig and currently writes for the […]

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Layers: Read Our Bridgetown Comedy Festival “Just for You” HOT SHOW PICKS

Layers:  Read Our Bridgetown Comedy Festival “Just for You” HOT SHOW PICKS

Portland is a magical place and hosting the Bridgetown Comedy Festival makes it that much more special. Bridgetown 2014 is so packed with promise my little comedy nerd brain can barely contain itself. We decided to break down the 4-day event to assist you in making those unbeareable comedy choices. These shows are HOT! HOT! […]

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Layers: ‘Playing House’ Premieres Tomorrow on USA

Layers: ‘Playing House’ Premieres Tomorrow on USA

Playing House has just the perfect mix of funny and heartwarming. If you are a fan of Judd Apatow films, this comedy is for you. Emma, played by Jessica St Clair, (Review,Bridesmaids) is a career-driven woman excited to attend her best friend Maggie’s baby shower. Maggie, played by Lennon Parham (Arrested Development, Mad Men), still […]

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Layers: SEE ALL the Comedy Acts Being Featured at the LA Comedy Fest

Layers: SEE ALL the Comedy Acts Being Featured at the LA Comedy Fest

The Los Angeles Comedy Festival kicks off today, APRIL 24, with 11 days of features, shorts, panels and comedy acts. We thought it would be nice to detail ALL of the live comedy acts that will be taking place at the Let Live Theatre and The Other Space. If last year’s acts were any indication, […]

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Layers: We Summed up Rhys Darby’s Reddit AMA

Layers: We Summed up Rhys Darby’s Reddit AMA

Rhys Darby who you should remember as the manager from the HBO series Flight of the Conchords did a Reddit IAMA this week to promote today’s U.S. premiere of his mockumentary Short Poppies on Netflix. We’ve done the hard work for you and summed up the relevant information from the Q&A session. Hopefully, you will […]

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Layers: RIOTLA Fest starts THIS THURS Jan 9th!

Layers: RIOTLA Fest starts THIS THURS Jan 9th!

WHAT! You don’t have your passes for RIOTLA yet? WTF are you waiting for you superfan? Carpe Diem! LA’s own alternative comedy festival starts this Thursday, January 9th and is going to be a hell of a party. Just check out this video of performers & supporters to remind you of all the fun you […]

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Layers: The South Park Black Friday Trilogy Ends in Comedic Perfection

Layers: The South Park Black Friday Trilogy Ends in Comedic Perfection

SPOILER ALERT!!!!! Last night the console wars ended much to my personal satisfaction. Titties and Dragons had everything a South Park fan could want including Princess Kenny, Japanese anime (minus subtitles), a Games of Thrones theme, and of course, a Red Robin wedding. The Playstation and Xbox factions planned their final standoff at South Park […]

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Layers: Comedy Cake’s LA Comedy Fest 2013 Experience

Layers: Comedy Cake’s LA Comedy Fest 2013 Experience

The LA Comedy Fest started out as a show that brought live sketch and stand-up to LA. It has grown into quite the grand event celebrating film, tv, web, screenplay, and live comedy. This fest featured 65 shorts, 2 features, 9 comedy acts and a partridge in a pear tree. Comedy Cake had the priviledge […]

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Layers: Our Tribute to ‘The Jeselnik Offensive’

Layers: Our Tribute to ‘The Jeselnik Offensive’

Over the weekend Anthony Jeselnik announced the cancellation of his Comedy Central show The Jeselnik Offensive at the New York Comedy Festival. Sadly, it was confirmed yesterday. I must say I was more than a little shocked to hear the news. For two seasons Jeselnik stirred up controversy more than Daniel Tosh on acid. Jeselnik […]