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Women Are Still Mysteriously Missing from Lineups at Some L.A. Comedy Clubs

A local comic thought she might get heckled for pointing out the lack of female representation in the stand-up scene, but a bunch of big names backed her up
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Meg Stalter’s Awkward Characters Were the Breakout Stars of a Weird Year

Now the Instagram-famous comedian brings her knack for embodying blithely clueless people to HBO's 'Hacks'
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A New Book Takes a Long Overdue Look at the History of Native Americans in Comedy

Comedy historian Kliph Nesteroff chronicles 150 years of Native comedy, from the days of Wild West shows to the internet age
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UCB to Sell Sunset Boulevard Theater Complex

The comedy theater and school says it has been unable to make mortgage payments amid the pandemic
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When Comedian Laurie Kilmartin’s Mom Was Dying of COVID-19, She Tweeted Her Way Through the Pain

Kilmartin's funny, raw dispatches illuminated the bizarre experience of losing someone to a pandemic
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Dave Chappelle Blasts Police and Pundits in Powerful Surprise Special

The comedian's new special 8:46 is named after the amount of time an officer knelt on George Floyd's neck
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Louie Anderson, TV’s Unlikeliest Mother, Took Cues from His Own

In time for Mother's Day, the actor-comedian releases a book full of stories for his family's late matriarch
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Parks and Rec Fans Can Thank This Musician-Comedian for ‘5,000 Candles in the Wind’

Meet the man behind all your favorite Mouse Rat tunes
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From Comedians to Actors, L.A. Performers Are Figuring Out Life without a Stage

As COVID-19 shutters venues and cancels gigs, the people who depend on a live audience for their income are scrambling to make ends meet