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Video Licks: 1.21 The NEW NEGROES Festival Edition at RIOT LA

Video Licks: 1.21 The NEW NEGROES Festival Edition at RIOT LA

Kids, The Annual RIOT LA Comedy Festival is almost upon us. Can you feel the palpable excitement? There are a lot of amazing shows to see this year. Among the long list of must-sees is a super special RIOT LA Fest Edition of The New Negroes show! Baron Vaughn and Open Mike Eagle will host […]

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Quick Dish LA: See Lindsay Ames’ MY DIARY Show at RIOT LA 1.21

Quick Dish LA: See Lindsay Ames’ MY DIARY Show at RIOT LA 1.21

The RIOT LA Comedy Festival is happening this month Jan 19th-22nd in Downtown Los Angeles. We are a big proponent of laughter so, of course, we want you to see as many shows as possible at this event. One of the shows we’re looking forward to is Lindsay Ames’ My Diary. If you are still […]

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Layers: Comedians Provide Life Lessons With ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING LIVE at Riot LA

Layers: Comedians Provide Life Lessons With ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING LIVE at Riot LA

Dapper Comedian Adam Conover hosts the acclaimed TruTV series Adam Ruins Everything. Part Bill Nye, part MythBusters, Conover dismisses with glee many of the misconceptions people have about society and the world we live in including topics such as canned food donations, voting, and even death, to name a few. I assumed Conover would lay […]

 Steven Ray Morris

Layers: 7 MINUTES IN PURGATORY Puts Comedians In The Experiential Void

Layers: 7 MINUTES IN PURGATORY Puts Comedians In The Experiential Void

7 Minutes In Purgatory (hosted by comedian Ian Abramson) kicked off my Riot LA Festival weekend on a surreal and compelling note. The setup is this, comedians are locked in a room and must tell jokes to a live audience via a camera. At the Downtown Independent, stand-ups appeared ginormous and larger than life as […]

 Steven Ray Morris

QUICK DISH: ‘Adam Ruins Everything’ LIVE 1.30 at Riot LA 2016

QUICK DISH: ‘Adam Ruins Everything’ LIVE 1.30 at Riot LA 2016

You got Conover’d! Comedian Adam Conover is bringing his TruTV show Adam Ruins Everything to the Riot LA stage this month. If you haven’t been watching Adam Ruins Everything, it’s a mix of Bill Nye The Science Guy for adults meets Mythbusters injected with Conover’s typical flair and wit. Tickets are still available if you […]

 Steven Ray Morris

Quick Dish: THE DORK FOREST With Jackie Kashian 1.31 At Riot LA 2016

Quick Dish: THE DORK FOREST With Jackie Kashian 1.31 At Riot LA 2016

Comedian Jackie Kashian likes to talk about people who are passionate about geeky things on her podcast The Dork Forest. Coming this month to Riot LA, Jackie will invite some of her favorite comedian friends to chat about their passions on stage including comedian Dana Gould, comedian Matt Weinhold, and writer/producer Ken Daly. It’s a […]

 Steven Ray Morris

QUICK DISH: 7 Minutes In Purgatory With Ian Abramson 1.30 At Riot LA

QUICK DISH: 7 Minutes In Purgatory With Ian Abramson 1.30 At Riot LA

Stand-up comedy is often a dance between the comedian and the audience, with comedians adapting to rooms in order to elicit bigger and more laughs. Yet, on Ian Abramson’s show, 7 Minutes In Purgatory, comedians lose this dynamic, performing alone in a soundproof room while the audience watches from a live feed. The show’s already […]

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Quick Dish: See PICTURE THIS! At RIOT LA 2016 January 31st

Quick Dish: See PICTURE THIS! At RIOT LA 2016 January 31st

Kids, start exercising those laugh muscles because our favorite live animated comedy show PICTURE THIS! is coming to RIOT LA 2016 Sunday, January 31st at The Downtown Independent. You will see comedy from: Ron Funches (Undateable, @midnight) Eddie Pepitone (The Bitter Buddha, Conan) Guy Branum (Billy on the Street) Phoebe Robinson (Late Night) Chris Garcia […]

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Quick Dish: 2 GIRLS 1 PUP Show at RIOT LA 2016 January 31st

Quick Dish: 2 GIRLS 1 PUP Show at RIOT LA 2016 January 31st

Kids, we already know you love comedy. What would make your life event better? Winning the Powerball? NO. Adding sweet doggies to LA’s biggest comedy event of the year! 2 Girls 1 Pup will be barking up a storm in Downtown LA this January. One of LA Weekly’s “10 Best New Stand-Up Shows in L.A.” […]

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Quick Dish: 1.31 CleftClip’s BULLSHIT ARTISTS Take Over The 2016 Riot LA Comedy Fest

Quick Dish: 1.31 CleftClip’s BULLSHIT ARTISTS Take Over The 2016 Riot LA Comedy Fest

Comedy fanatics, hopefully you’re gifting all your pals some passes to the 2016 RIOT LA Alternative Comedy Festival. The three day event happens January 29-31 in Downtown Los Angeles. There will be over 100 comedians and 45+ shows to take in at this amazing comedy crawl. If you’re having trouble deciding which events to attend […]