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SNL's Jeff Richards' Delivers 2014's Strangest Electro-Dance Comedy Greatest Hits Album

Xaque Gruber | Posted 07.26.2014 | Comedy
Xaque Gruber

There's a lot more to Jeff Richards than people realize. Over the past decade, the SNL and MADtv alum has been unleashing a series of experimental comedy electro-pop E.P.s accompanied by bizarre and hilarious music videos that harken back to the golden age of MTV when acts like M, Barnes & Barnes and Miss Julie Brown ruled the roost.

All Growz Up with Melinda Hill: Kevin Christy

Melinda Hill | Posted 02.10.2014 | Comedy
Melinda Hill

"All Growz Up" explores what popular comedians wanted to be when they grew up, and how that's panned out for them.

Bobby Lee On Comedy, Survival And Being 'A Big, Sweaty Ball Of Flesh'

Greg Archer | Posted 11.18.2013 | Comedy
Greg Archer

Photo: LiveNation Being a comedian isn't always that glamorous. It's common knowledge that, for the most part, comics endure an excruciating ride ...

Bill Maher Headlines PETA Stand-Up For Animals Benefit (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.15.2012 | Green

It's not uncommon for A-list celebrities to give PETA their backing by showing the world what they're made of. But at Wednesday's PETA benefit at the ...

A Legendary Comedy Club Turns 40

Alf LaMont | Posted 06.26.2012 | Comedy
Alf LaMont

The Comedy Store is a club that helped shape the modern comedy landscape and the story of the club itself is a Hollywood tale for the ages.

Sasha Bronner

Pauly Shore: 'We Were Like The Addams Family'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 01.31.2012 | Los Angeles

MY LA: Pauly Shore Current Gig: Actor and comedian Pauly Shore started his career as a class clown. His father was a comedian and his mother ran Th...

Weekend Agenda: Ooh La La Festival, Love Bites And Beyond Eden Art Fair

| Katie Bain | Posted 11.30.2011 | Los Angeles

This weekend features banned erotica, French music, artful interpretations of Lebowski, an up close and personal evening with Sue Sylvester, and the s...

(Secret) Video Kills the Comedy Star

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 07.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

Places like The Comedy Store, Laugh Factory, and Improv have been safe havens for these talented and often self-deprecating live performance artists to try out new material before hitting the road.

Marc Maron Enters Mind of Carlos Mencia, Then Has Trouble Leaving

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lee Stranahan

In the world of stand-up comedy, Carlos Mencia has become a pariah with a well-known reputation as joke thief and bully. After famously being called o...

That "St. Judy's Comet" Kid: A Dinner Conversation With Harper Simon

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Last year, harper Simon independently released an excellent solo debut that established him as one of the best new singer-songwriters in the genre.