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FoxBehold! The Simpsons' 500th episode is upon us! The show, titled "At Long Last Leave," entails the Simpson family being evicted from Springfield. When Marge and Homer try to sneak back into town, they're shunned by former neighbors and friends. WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange stars as himself ... More >>
Trevor Noah is a big deal in South Africa, having starred on TV and worked with the best talents, but now he's taking his jokes to the States. He'll show the Irvine Improv how humor translates across the globe.
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 >>
According to the official Mikey Welsh Facebook page, musician and artist Mikey Welsh (Weezer, Homie, Juliana Hatfield, Verbena, Special Goodness) passed away unexpectedly earlier today. Welsh was 40-years-old.
Cedric the Entertainer is more than just, well, an entertainer. For years, the man has mastered the art of comedy. He's been on Broadway, directs and acts. Cedric keeps his head on with a hat line called "Who Ced?." With two major movies to look out for this year, Larry Crowe and Selma, it's ... More >>
Looking back at 2010 on our news blog, one Top 10 List at a time
Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said on the teevee last night that no one cares if you light up a joint.So spark one, Caleeforneea!(See the full context from The Tonight Show after the jump . . .)
Conan O'Brien's live comedy/music review, which is aptly titled "Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television," lands April 24-25 at Gibson Amphitheatre at Universal City Walk, poignantly close to where the tall drink of redhead taped The Tonight Show before NBC fucked him over.
This evening Conan O'Brien fans will have one last chance to catch the funny man with the towering hairdo host the Tonight Show. Sure, O'Brien will likely resurface somewhere--the safe bet is Fox--shortly, and with a 45 million exit deal, he won't exactly be standing in the unemployment line in ... More >>
Review by Andrew Youssef The Bravery, Wild Sweet Orange and The Dead Trees at Spaceland March 18, 2008 Better Than: Seeing the actual Wyld Stallons from Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure since the secret show was billed as such. Download: "Believe" from their Myspace page. Fresh off an appea ... More >>
When you interview a comedian, there are nearly always more good lines than can fit in an article. So go check out my interview with Bobcat Goldthwait first; then come back here and check out the extra stuff that didn't quite fit. Bobcat likes OC "I’ve performed behind the orange curtain a few ti ... More >>
Director William A. Kirkley rediscovers the dark side of OC’s Summer of Love
"Schwarzenegger had proof of some multi-tasking dexterity," writes LA Times columnist George Skelton, after having a cozy chat with Schwarzenegger in the governor's smoking tent in Sacramento. The column isn't really worth reading, since it mainly recounts Schwarzenegger's very high opinion of Schw ... More >>