Tag Archives: Comedy

‘Logan Lucky’ An Hilarious Comedy from Academy Award Winning Director Steven Soderbergh

Divorced and desperate for money, unemployed West Virginia coal miner Jimmy Logan (the wonderful Channing Tatum) hatches a wildly elaborate scheme to rob the Charlotte Motor Speedway in neighboring North Carolina during a NASCAR race. He convinces his one-armed bartender … Continue reading

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‘Rainbow Bridge’ A Comedy About a Mother, a Sister and a Dog

‘Rainbow Bridge’ directed by Mike Myers and written by Ron Nelson is a new comedy now playing at Santa Monica’s Ruskin Theatre. When the play opens, we meet Jerry (Paul Schackman) a lawyer who is at his vet, Dr. Klein’s … Continue reading

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Movie Review: The Delightfully Silly “Lost In Paris”

“Lost In Paris” is a whimsical new film from Oscilloscope Pictures, starring married comedians Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon. The couple portrays Dom, a (sort of) lovable French tramp, and Fiona, an awkward but sweet Canadian librarian. The movie blends Buster Keaton-style … Continue reading

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Adam Carolla’s Launch Party For Endless Rant IPA: Hey Party People, it’s Time To Drink Up!

I’m sure you all know about the bigger-than-life persona of comedian and pundit Adam Carolla through his podcast and his iconic presence on KROQ’s Loveline. Birthed out of a night of drinking and ranting, an alliance was forged between the … Continue reading

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Beat Recommends: Jay Mohr Live @ The Gaslamp; Long Beach 01/23/2016

How many stand-up comics tour around performing material written by their spouse? Jay Mohr does. Having released 2015’s Happy. And a Lot. written completely by his wife, actress Nikki Cox, the release is nominated this year for a Grammy award: … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Call Me Lucky”

“Call Me Lucky” is an award-winning documentary on influential comedian and political activist Barry Crimmins, directed by Bobcat Goldthwait. The movie follows the life of the famously grumpy, often abrasive comedian who played a critical role in establishing the 1980s … Continue reading

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‘A Man and His Prostate’ Debuts at The Malibu Playhouse on July 11th

Veteran television writer Ed. Weinberger will be making his theatrical debut with his new comedic play ‘A Man and His Prostate’ on Saturday, July 11th, 7 pm at The Malibu Playhouse.  The play will also include a brief Q & … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Cobbler”

“The Cobbler”, in theaters now, tells the story of a magical shoe-stitching machine that upends the life of a downtrodden cobbler named Max Simkin (Adam Sandler). Written and directed by Thomas McCarthy (“The Station Agent”), it features a strong cast, including Steve Buscemi, … Continue reading

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‘The Face in the Reeds’ Premiere at the Ruskin Group Theatre: A Passover Dinner any family could have

Family holidays have much in common no matter what religion they are. In The Face in the Reeds, which premiered Friday night, August 22 at the Ruskin Group Theatre in Santa Monica, a Jewish family gets together to celebrate the holiday … Continue reading

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Go With Le Flo: Los Angeles World Theatrical Premiere at the Downtown Independent

I had the pleasure of being invited to a special screening to see “Go With Le Flo” at The Goethe Institute and was hosted by Stefan Biedermann of the German Consulate. There was a meet and greet before the screening where Harrison and I … Continue reading

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