After spending the last twenty-three years doing stand-up, Billy Gardell still considers himself an overnight success by landing the role of a lifetime playing a cop named Mike Biggs on the CBS hit show "Mike & Molly." We of course know better. Sure, the show has been nominated for various awards an ... More >>
Bill Engvall makes a career out of doing the near-impossible, keeping it clean while still getting his point across. Basically, his job is to remind us we could all be a little smarter and use a few more brain cells before we make decisions. Though he has plenty of jokes about the stupid things peop ... More >>
*Dave Attell Talks Filthy and Dirty Porn (Bush Optional)
*Jim Breuer Talks Dads, Radio and Goats (Yeah, Goats)
*Amy Schumer Didn't Win "Last Comic Standing" But She Is The One Getting the Last Laugh.
Jim Norton's comedy comes across differently than even the most perverted dirty comics ... More >>
When you look at Ralphie May, you might see big, and you'd be right. He draws big crowds, brings big talent and has the ability to cross big boarders and be loved by people worldwide. We'd say that's a big accomplishment and this weekend, you've gotta get in on the big laughs that Ralphie May will b ... More >>
FLOC (Future Leaders Of our Community) is an organization whose main focus is to get young professionals engaged with doing service work, philanthropic work, and volunteer work in the community. They act as a bridge builder to help young professionals get involved in non-profits and recognize tha ... More >>
Margaret Cho might be known best from the laughs she's provided over the years, but her talents extend beyond being funny. She has the passion to inspire and leaves you knowing that you have the right to do and laugh at what you want. From Dancing with the Stars to Drop Dead Diva and her new D ... More >>
Lindsay RalphTom Green has been making us laugh for years with his hilarious antics on TV, in movies, on-line, and most recently with his stand-up. After touring all around the world, Tom is now bringing his act to the Irvine Improv and from Thursday (October 13th) through Sunday (October 16th), ... More >>
Whether its movies like Scary Movie, The Wayans Brothers, White Chicks, Dance Flick, or Don't be a Menace, the name "Wayans" goes hand in hand with the word laughter. This Thursday through Saturday (April 21 to April 23), Shawn and Marlon Wayans are coming to the Irvine Improv.
Photo by David Shankbone/Wikipedia CommonsSteve Martin was born in Waco, Texas, moved with his family first to Inglewood, California, and then Garden Grove. He attended Garden Grove High School, took drama and poetry classes at Santa Ana College and applied to Cal State Long Beach hoping to major ... More >>
Lindsey ByrnesThese days, you can tack on whatever label to Margaret Cho and it would be accurate--comedian, actor, reality TV star, singer. Yup, singer. On her first musical full-length, Cho Dependent, she collaborated with Andrew Bird, Tegan and Sara, Fiona Apple, Patty Gri ... More >>
Although Heather McDonald has a steady gig as a writer and producer of E!'s show Chelsea Lately (where she does a spot-on mimic of celebs such as Drew Barrymore, Celine Dion, The Kardashians, Amy
Zellweger, The Octomom, and
various Real Housewives), she hasn't stopped doi ... More >>
The sweetly optimistic "Remy the Rat" from Disney's
Ratatouille is simultaneously the sardonic, sneering voice of killer comic Patton Oswalt. The Geek God brings to the stage an extremely well-informed, yet hilariously awkward, humor
reminiscent of Lewis Black and John Hodgman. He's only glad to cy ... More >>
Your favorite Too Lazy to Bother With Confirmin' Timekeeper passed along two, count 'em, two hoaxes to our dear reader, er, readers in yesterday's Clockwork.
But first, introductions are in order: GOP Jay meet Victor Infante. Victor, Jaybird.
Victor, as longtime readers know, is our dearly departed ... More >>