Quick Dish

Quick and tasty comedy recommendations

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish: A Handy Visual Aid To Tomorrow’s ON DECK COMEDY Show at NerdMelt

Quick Dish: A Handy Visual Aid To Tomorrow’s ON DECK COMEDY Show at NerdMelt

This just in! Jamie Loftus has created a video to help you understand what tomorrow’s ON DECK comedy show is all about. Don’t worry it’s not nine innings of sweaty guys who should really have their pants hemmed. It’s a stand up show where two teams of comics vie for comedy supremacy. Will they hit […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: TONIGHT at UCB Franklin Live Large with ATLANTIC CITY

Quick Dish LA: TONIGHT at UCB Franklin Live Large with ATLANTIC CITY

I hear checking out Atlantic City in the off-season can be a real letdown. Luckily, you don’t have to worry about that with the ATLANTIC CITY at UCB Franklin. TONIGHT this monthly showcase of characters and sketches from LA’s best comedians serves up a grand platter of laughs just for YOU. Tonight’s lineup is especially […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: PICTURE THIS! with Patton! Silverman! Quinones! & More 4.15 at The Virgil

Quick Dish LA: PICTURE THIS! with  Patton! Silverman! Quinones! & More 4.15 at The Virgil

When is Spring Break exactly? Let’s just assume you are enjoying it right this minute! Once you’re done globbing on self tanner, how bout you head on over to The Virgil for one of the most unique shows in all of Los Angeles. Saturday, April 15th PICTURE THIS! rears it’s beautiful head for another evening […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish SF: Comedy Central’s COLOSSAL CLUSTERFEST Marries Comedy, Music & Food June 2-4 in San Fran

Quick Dish SF: Comedy Central’s COLOSSAL CLUSTERFEST Marries Comedy, Music & Food June 2-4 in San Fran

WOW, a place where I can enjoy three of my favorites indulgences! I’M IN! June 2-4 Comedy Central Presents COLOSSAL CLUSTERFEST at San Francisco’s Civic Center Plaza and Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. Forget the horrible festival food you are used to. At Clusterfest you will enjoy the Bay Area’s best restaurants and top chefs offering […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: THE MERMAID COMEDY HOUR 4.24 Live At The Improv

Quick Dish LA: THE MERMAID COMEDY HOUR 4.24 Live At The Improv

Time to snap your fingers in the air like you just don’t care. The Mermaid Comedy Hour is back for an all female stand-up night of hilarity. Yes, comedy is about to get fierce this April at The Hollywood Improv. All you will spy with your little eye is the hottest LA locals and nationally […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish NY: 4.30 at Sunnyvale JUST A SHOW with JUST A JOE Residency

Quick Dish NY: 4.30 at Sunnyvale JUST A SHOW with JUST A JOE Residency

If April showers bring May flowers, do April comedy shows bring smiles the rest of the year? We think so! Sunday, April 30th JUST A SHOW has a hell of an event for you at Sunnyvale in East Williamsburg. I honestly don’t think you could come up with a stand-up cooler lineup. See for yourself! […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: THE BUSINESS LA ft. UCB Co-Founder MATT BESSER Tonight at Little Joy

Quick Dish LA: THE BUSINESS LA ft. UCB Co-Founder MATT BESSER Tonight at Little Joy

It doesn’t get much better than this, kids. TONIGHT at Little Joy put on your favorite kicks and get on down to the best stand-up this side of the Mississippi. THE BUSINESS LA brings the legacy of the pre-tech bubble SF comedy scene to Echo Park just for YOU. The comedic talent from UCB, Earwolf, […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: FOLLOW THAT! Show Turns Tears To Smiles 4.28 at NerdMelt

Quick Dish LA: FOLLOW THAT! Show Turns Tears To Smiles 4.28 at NerdMelt

It’s not very often you can witness a moving event sprout into joyous,comforting laughter. FRIDAY, APRIL 28th at NerdMelt Theater FOLLOW THAT! will pull off such a feat with mastery. A lucky audience will view some of the most emotionally charged viral videos on the internet and it will be up to some talented comics […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish NY: DEAD DARLINGS Comrades Edition 4.12 at Judson Memorial Church

Quick Dish NY: DEAD DARLINGS Comrades Edition 4.12 at Judson Memorial Church

Host AMANDA DUARTE (co-writer of the “Hurt Locker: The Musical” faux-bill for Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Internet Feminist) brings her monthly salon back to Judson Memorial Church this Wednesday, April 12th. Duarte invites fellow writers, artists and performers to “resurrect” their favorite pieces of writing that “died on the cutting room floor.” Just because […]

 Deborah Thomasian

Quick Dish LA: It’s Your Favorite Comedians ON DECK 4.15 at NerdMelt

Quick Dish LA: It’s Your Favorite Comedians ON DECK 4.15 at NerdMelt

If you can’t see yourself engaging in any kind of physical sport, then might we suggest some indoor comedy instead? Saturday, April 15th at NerdMelt, ON DECK Comedy gets in the spirit of baseball season with some major joke play. Watch two teams of comedians compete for glory. During the game/comedy show each team alternates […]