• Watch the trailer and five clips from the upcoming Lenny Bruce documentary

    Who would’ve thought that a producer who has made a career working on reality shows like The Bachelor, High School Reunion and Cookin’ with Coolio, would have such a healthy respect for one of the comedy world’s most influential figures. But the fact is, Elan Gale is clearly passionate about the late Lenny Bruce. And to prove it, his long-in-the-making documentary Looking For Lenny will hit the digital marketplace March

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    Hundreds of aspiring comedians show up for ‘In Living Color’ open auditions

    Hundrerds of aspiring and working comedians, improvisors and actors lined up outside of the soon-to-be-opened Laugh Factory Chicago on Dec. 20 to audition for the revamped In Living Color– a two-episode special run that Fox will premiere this spring. The smallscreen hopefuls traveled from all over the country to be seen by Jamie Masada, owner of the Hollywood, Long Beach, and Chicago Laugh Factories, who helped get Jamie Foxx and

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    Comedy becomes more viable work option in recession

    It seems that during this recession there has been an increased number of amateurs in entering the world of stand-up comedy. With high unemployment rates  and therefore less financial risk for some, more and more wannabe comics are choosing to enter the fray. “If you’re bringing home a nice paycheck, and you’ve got a nice executive position and you announce to your wife or your parents that you’re giving it

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