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

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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 […]

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Layers: ‘The Pete Holmes Show’ Experience

Layers: ‘The Pete Holmes Show’ Experience

Yesterday I was lucky enough to be a member of the test show audience for The Pete Holmes Show. Having attended one of the pilot episodes I was able to do a little cross-comparison of the changes that were made. Set-wise some of the more personal artifacts (references to Drive, There will be Blood, etc) […]

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Layers: We LOVED UCB Comedy Collide 2013!

Layers: We LOVED UCB Comedy Collide 2013!

Happy Columbus Day, Amerigo Vespuccians! Now that that’s out of the way I’d like to confess that I experienced a gamut of emotions this weekend; luckily, laughter was part of that mix. I only wish I would have experienced The Walking Dead, Gravity and Comedy Collide in reverse (time machine, please). Anyhoo, let’s get back […]

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Layers: Our Recap of the 2013 LA Podcast Festival

Layers: Our Recap of the 2013 LA Podcast Festival

We’re still recovering from the second annual LA Podcast festival and with good reason. The schedule was so jam packed with quality podcasts we found ourselves in a serious cloning situation. I may have sprouted some extra chromosomes in the process. Podcasters and fans filled the beautiful Le Méridien Delfina Santa Monica hotel with plenty […]