Quick Dish

Quick and tasty comedy recommendations

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: Burning Good Comedy at WITCH HUNT 2.24 at The Virgil

Quick Dish LA: Burning Good Comedy at WITCH HUNT 2.24 at The Virgil

You can’t watch Olympic coverage all the live long day (although you really do try your best). This Saturday February 24th at The Virgil, come hang with a high spirited bunch of comedic charmers for WITCH HUNT LA. The cauldrons and potions may be absent, but these band of merry witches will be casting laughing […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: “I Lost My Virginity on August 15 2010” with JAMIE LOFTUS Returns to Lyric Hyperion March 1st & 2nd

Quick Dish LA: “I Lost My Virginity on August 15 2010” with JAMIE LOFTUS Returns to Lyric Hyperion March 1st & 2nd

Don’t call it a comeback! Instead, call it I Lost My Virginity on August 15, 2010, returning to the Lyric Hyperion March 1st and 2nd. Jamie Loftus (Comedy Central, Funny or Die, Super Deluxe, The New Yorker) will, once again, be bringing you her choose-your-own-adventure show in which the comedian and the man she lost […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: THE B*TCH SEAT 4-Year Anniversary Show 2.22 at NerdMelt

Quick Dish LA: THE B*TCH SEAT 4-Year Anniversary Show 2.22 at NerdMelt

Teenage angst and self-expression bursting at the seams? We’ve got you covered. This Thursday, February 22nd, at Nerdmelt Showroom THE BITCH SEAT celebrates 4 years of bringing you one of the best interview-style, live talks shows around. Host Lyssa Mandel (and co-host/boyfriend Phil Casale) invite you into their world where guests present precious creations (poetry, […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish NY: Improvised Historical Hip Hopera ANYBODY with North Coast in Residency at Caveat

Quick Dish NY: Improvised Historical Hip Hopera ANYBODY with North Coast in Residency at Caveat

Nothing like #PresidentsDay to get you in the mood for some historical raps. New York City’s premiere hip-hop improv team, North Coast, will be cleverly combining freestyle rap and improv comedy for a grand March residency at Caveat. Hamilton isn’t the only smash musical in town, kids. In ANYBODY, North Coast takes a well known […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish NY: Improvised History Channel Show LET’S WATCH 2.19 at The Cobra Club

Quick Dish NY: Improvised History Channel Show LET’S WATCH 2.19 at The Cobra Club

When I first heard about this show, why did my mind instantly go to a chorus line from The Bloodhound Gang’s “Ain’t Nothing But Mammals?” It’s not even the same channel! Alright clear your minds, kids, because Amir Khan and Trevor Lyon are putting on an improvised History channel show like no other this Monday, […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: ROAST BEEF & FROGS LEGS International Comedy Hour 3.8 at The Santa Monica Playhouse

Quick Dish LA: ROAST BEEF & FROGS LEGS International Comedy Hour 3.8 at The Santa Monica Playhouse

Ready to steep yourself in culture and humor this March? Well, lucky for you, there’s a brand new monthly International Comedy Night starting up in Santa Monica. Thursday, March 8th ROAST BEEF & FROGS LEGS International Comedy Hour invites you to enjoy free cuppas with your hosts Chris Martin (the Brit) and Eric Lampaert, (the […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: The Laughter Spilleth Over 2.18 at COMEDY AT THE FRIEND in Silver Lake

Quick Dish LA: The Laughter Spilleth Over 2.18 at COMEDY AT THE FRIEND in Silver Lake

The shows just keep getting better and better at Comedy at The Friend. This weekend’s lineup is no different because the laughs will be spilling over like a heap of generous drinks. Come get the party started at The Friend with these laugh generating stand-up comics Nick Turner Kyle Ayers Subhah Agarwal Erin Lennox Kate […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: Get Down to THE BUSINESS LA 2.19 at Little Joy

Quick Dish LA: Get Down to THE BUSINESS LA 2.19 at Little Joy

If you already have Olympic fever why not add The Business to that excitement? This Presidents Day come hang at Little Joy for an evening of comedy in Echo Park! Your lineup alone deserves some recognition and even a shiny medal: Kevin Avery Nick Turner Atsuko Okatsuka Ever Mainard Brandie Posey Featuring “The Biz Gang” […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Video Licks: FOIL ARMS & HOG Nail Down “How to Predict the Weather”

Video Licks: FOIL ARMS & HOG Nail Down “How to Predict the Weather”

When you run out of subject matter, you can always rely on talking about the WEATHER! This fine Thursday morning, it’s time to ponder how exactly those weather folk predict what’s looming overhead. Is it an exact science or maybe just a pattern of catchy buzzwords like “Occasional, Random, Patchy, Mixed and Varied?” Find out […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: “Super Narcoleptic Girl” Web Series Screening & Show 2.15 at NerdMelt

Quick Dish LA: “Super Narcoleptic Girl” Web Series Screening & Show 2.15 at NerdMelt

“Decreased ability to regulate sleep-wake cycles,” that won’t stop Super Narcoleptic Girl! Thursday, February 15th, the LA premiere of the web series, created by Chicago comedians Sarah Albritton and Catherine “Povs” Povinelli, swoops in at Nerdmelt Showroom. Albritton incorporates her real-life experiences with the disorder in this series about a “low-level, narcoleptic superhero with the […]