Quick Dish

Quick and tasty comedy recommendations

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: Holiday Comedy with THE BUSINESS 5.28 at Little Joy

Quick Dish LA: Holiday Comedy with THE BUSINESS 5.28 at Little Joy

Why am I working on a holiday weekend? Because it’s icky outside and you’re not the boss of me! Live free and prosper this Monday with THE BUSINESS Los Angeles, your favorite pre-tech bubble #SF comedy home away from home. This Memorial Day spend your evening with a funky bunch of entertainers who live their […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: IF YOU BUILD IT 5.28 at UCB Sunset Hosted by KARA KLENK

Quick Dish LA: IF YOU BUILD IT 5.28 at UCB Sunset Hosted by KARA KLENK

Want to end your holiday weekend off right, then head over to UCB Sunset for some top notch comedy stylings. This Monday, May 28th, Kara Klenk hosts another juicy installment of IF YOU BUILD IT with talent from TV, the stage, and beyond! If this lineup was a teddy bear, I’d hug it like Elmyra […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: COMEDY at THE FRIEND Summer Kickoff Show 6.10 in Silverlake

Quick Dish LA: COMEDY at THE FRIEND Summer Kickoff Show 6.10 in Silverlake

COMEDY at THE FRIEND returns Sunday, June 10th for a special summer kickoff show filled with humorous, delectable delights. So what’s the most scoops of ice cream you’ve ever placed on a cone and consumed in one sitting? We’re not saying, because dairy lovers never tell. If you love stand-up as much as you do […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish NY: Comedy & Music 6.18 ‘VINTAGE BASEMENT with Max & Nicky’ at UNDER St. Marks

Quick Dish NY: Comedy & Music 6.18 ‘VINTAGE BASEMENT with Max & Nicky’ at UNDER St. Marks

Like sneaking around in grandma’s closet and discovering a bounty of unfound treats, Vintage Basement with Max & Nicky is the neo-retro show that will breathe life into you yet. New York-based twin brothers Max & Nick Weinbach bring you a night of stand-up comedy and music every month, featuring not only their endearing antics, […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: Women of The Pack Shine 5.30 at LADIES OF SKETCH NIGHT

Quick Dish LA: Women of The Pack Shine 5.30 at LADIES OF SKETCH NIGHT

Wednesday, May 30th at The Pack Theater, the Ladies of Sketch Night celebrates and showcases women who perform and write. Produced by Heidi Lux and Elyssa Phillips, the show features unique sketches from LA’s burgeoning female comedy community. What started as a backstage discussion has turned into sold-out shows featuring female driven comedy. “We’ve found […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish NY: Experimental Sketch with BOOGIEMANJA 6.8 at The PIT Loft

Quick Dish NY: Experimental Sketch with BOOGIEMANJA 6.8 at The PIT Loft

Are you ready for some experimental sketch comedy charging at you at incalculable velocities? Good, because Friday, June 8th at The PIT in New York, it’s the LAST SHOW OF THE SEASON for two hilarious BOOGIEMANJA teams, THE DIVA + MOM’S NIGHT OUT, who will face off in a match of “wit, guts, laughter, and […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: TV WRITERS & COMEDIANS Show & Mixer 5.31 at The Yard Theater

Quick Dish LA: TV WRITERS & COMEDIANS Show & Mixer 5.31 at The Yard Theater

Thank the heavens for holiday weekends! Am I right? While you are stuffing your face with BBQ goods, think ahead to all the great shows you could be seeing. If you are up for an original laugh-making session, Thursday, May 31st at The Yard Theater, the TV WRITERS & COMEDIANS Show & Mixer is just […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish NY: JOKE NO MORE Comedy/Variety Show 6.9 at Vital Joint

Quick Dish NY: JOKE NO MORE Comedy/Variety Show 6.9 at Vital Joint

JOKE NO MORE takes the best parts of Sleep No More play (based on Shakespeaer’s Macbeth) and turns it into a wild, experimental variety/comedy event! Saturday, June 9th at Vital Joint you get stand-up, performance artists, and unique “one-on-one” audience comedic interactions. Did I mention the entire audience is masked? This month’s lineup is hosted […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: Comedy & Animation at PICTURE THIS! 6.9 at The Virgil

Quick Dish LA: Comedy & Animation at PICTURE THIS! 6.9 at The Virgil

The only “Live Animated Comedy Show” where the laughs are guaranteed is back in LA with a bevy of comedians and animators ready to entertain. PICTURE THIS! will take over The Virgil Saturday, June 9th. The artistry abounds with this talented lineup: COMEDY BY Aparna Nancherla (Comedy Central, Late Night) Daniel Franzese (Mean Girls) Bowen […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: LET’S GO, ATSUKO! A (woke) Japanese Game Show 5.28 at Dynasty Typewriter

Quick Dish LA: LET’S GO, ATSUKO! A (woke) Japanese Game Show 5.28 at Dynasty Typewriter

Are you ready for another installment of LET’S GO, ATSUKO at it’s new home Dynasty Typewriter? Do you even have to answer that? NO, because you are totally going! Monday, May 28th, comedian Atsuko Okatsuka hosts an evening of “interactive games, videos, ​​discussions, and talent from notable comedians, political thinkers, and public figures in the […]

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