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KCRW Presents Unfictional Live

Posted on 12 January 2014 by admin

KCRW's UnFictional

UnFictional LIVE is a program of stories that suck you in and stick with you long after you’ve heard them; stories of outrageous humor and crushing heartbreak. It’s hosted and curated by KCRW producer, Bob Carlson, known for his ear for compelling radio stories that are funny, sad, sincere and often dark. kcrw.com/unfictional

This show has INDIVIDUAL TICKETS ONLY. SUPERFAN passes do not include admission to this show.

Hosted by: Bob Carlson (KCRW’s UnFictional)

Mike White (Enlightened, School of Rock)
Matt Jones (Breaking Bad)
Jay Larson (Comedy Central, Conan)
Chris Garcia (This American Life)
Giulia Rozzi (The Moth)
Kurt Braunohler (IFC, This American Life)
Jamie Lee

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The Rodney Dangerfield Award Showcase

Posted on 11 January 2014 by admin

Rodney Dangerfield Award ShowcaseThe Rodney Dangerfield “Stand Up Stand Out Award” is given to support emerging stand-up comedians who exemplify the attributes Rodney would look for when booking talent for his HBO shows which featured such originals as Sam Kinison, Roseanne Barr, Jerry Seinfeld and other notables. All of them went on to become super stars.

RiotLA has hand-picked equally promising performers, each with his or her own qualities which stand out in this ever-evolving culture of comedy. These performers all have elements of originality, creativity, spirit and execution, as exemplified by Rodney Dangerfield.

Revered as a comedic genius with brilliant material and perfected delivery, Rodney headlined in Vegas for over three decades, his popularity transcending generations. A very rare accomplishment.

The Rodney Dangerfield “Stand Up Stand Out Award” will be given to only one performer at the closing of this show which will be determined by our special guest judges.

Hosted by:
Brian Finkelstein
Guest Judges:
Fred Willard
Dom Irrera
Paul Rodriguez
Joan Dangerfield
Featuring:
Chris Garcia
Ian Karmel
Eliza Skinner
Tony Baker
Kate Berlant
Christian Duguay
Josh Fadem

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Greg Fitzsimmons

Posted on 10 January 2014 by admin

Greg FitzsimmonsGreg is a prominent stand-up comedian who is a regular performer on “The Late Show with David Letterman” “The Tonight Show”, “Conan”, “Jimmy Kimmel Live”, and “Chelsea Lately”.  He is also an Emmy Award winning Writer/Producer who has previously worked on THE ELLEN DEGENERES SHOW and LUCKY LOUIE as well as writing for THE EMMY AWARDS.  Greg released the book DEAR MRS FITZSIMMONS in 2010 and is a frequent guest on “The Howard Stern Show” as well as Vh1’s “Best Week Ever” and “I Love The” series. He is also the host of his own weekly podcast Fitzdog Radio which you can listen to here.

Featuring: Greg Fitzsimmons

Host: Chris Garcia
Jerrod Carmichael
Emily Heller
Morgan Murphy
Dan Mintz

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Best of RIOT LA

Posted on 09 January 2014 by admin

The Best of Riot LACome see the best of the fest at the BEST OF RIOT LA. These comedians are some of the brightest and best that there are and we invite you to celebrate these stacked line ups chalked full of some of the most hilarious and talented comics we know.

Featuring: Shane Mauss & Dov Davidoff

Host: Giulia Rozzi
Matt McCarthy
Chris Garcia
Fahim Anwar
Josh Gondelman
Dave Stone

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