| Jan 6, 2011
| 4:35 PM
If Thelma and Louise spontaneously took to producing comedy variety shows, the result might be a little like the show called âTrick: Bordelloâ â a rollicking, multidimensional staged adventure that's a little bit sexy, a little bit spunky...
| Dec 24, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Friday, 12.24: Downtown on Ice @ Pershing Square Still, if Christmas Eve puts you more in the mood for the more traditional type of holiday skating, bundle up (well, put on a sweatshirt and jeans) and head to Pershing Square, where you can triple-lutz...
| Dec 3, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Friday 12.3: A Labrat Matinee 8 @ USC School of Cinematic Arts Head down to USC for this presentation of rarely seen music videos, comedy clips, out-there animation and other âeye-melting magic,â presented by DubLab, L.A.'s favorite nonprofit Web...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 4:35 PM
âI love Maria Bamford. She makes me laugh. I think she's hysterically funny. She performs all over the place [in L.A]. Have you seen her? She's so funny â she's one of the few people that really makes you laugh hard, who's doing something so inte...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:29 PM
In just two days, Amy Poehler will co-host the 71st annual Golden Globes. She's got an NBC show -- and a web show. A film set for Sundance. And she's executive producer of the upcoming Comedy Central bestie comedy "Broad City," which she was helping to...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Every so often the question is raised as to whether women can be funny, usually because some old gasbag with a finger on the pulse of the past has declared that they cannot. It is hard to know what to do with such a ridiculous question given how often...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK — Late one evening in June, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are outlining an episode for their Comedy Central series, "Broad City," when their conversation turns to Superman — specifically, which incarnation of the Man of Steel is...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 5:22 PM
"Sherlock" (PBS, Sundays). Wreathed in the glory that is Benedict Cumberbatch's current status as an international sex symbol -- "The Thinking Woman's Crumpet," he has been called, in the land of crumpets -- comes the third season of Mark Gatiss and...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Good news for Jay Pharoah and Kenan Thompson; they won't have to appear in drag anymore on "Saturday Night Live." Or at least not as often. The show has finally added a black female to the cast.
After auditioning actresses in cities across the country,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:01 PM
"Dancing on the Edge" (Starz, Saturdays). Stephen Poliakoff ("The Lost Prince") wrote and directed this early-1930s period piece set at the intersection of jazz and aristocracy. Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Louis Lester, a black British jazz genius whose career...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Tuesday night, a "band of robbers" caused a fracas on the streets of Hollywood. Inside the Fonda Theatre nearby, comedian Eric Andre was making a melee of his own.
The absurdist mock-talk-show host has become a staple of Adult Swim, with his sendups...