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  • Sundance Unveils 2014 Premieres, Documentary Premieres

    An unusually strong international flavor pervades the Sundance Film Festival's Premieres slate, with new pictures from British helmer Michael Winterbottom, Irish directors Lenny Abrahamson and John Michael McDonagh, Dutch filmmaker Anton Corbijn, Welsh-...
  • Inside Amy Schumer: Comedy Central gives raunchy girl-next-door her own show

     
    Inside Amy Schumer premieres at 10:30pm ET April 30 on Comedy Central. She is also currently on a standup tour to promote the show.  What’s it like to talk to a dominatrix? What would “porn for women” really look like? Do pretty girls...
  • Book calendar events for the week of February 27, 2011

    Words & Ideas Compiled by Grace Krilanovich. SUNDAY Tamim Ansary: The author of "Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes" will discuss and sign his new book. Pacific Asia Museum, 46 N. Los Robles Ave., Pasadena. 2 p.m. Free...
  • What's really wrong with Spider-Man musical

    What's really wrong with Spider-Man musical
    You may have heard about the new Spider-Man musical on Broadway. Apparently the production is suffering all sorts of problems. Aerialists are breaking wrists and feet, the budget has boiled over $65 million and a radioactive spider bites the main guy --...
  • ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ at Music Box tonight

     
    Have a hankering to see absurdist 80′s parodies on the big screen? It's your lucky night: The New Cult Canon will present “Wet Hot American Summer” tonight at Music Box Theatre (3733 N. Southport), hosted by AV Club staffer Scott...
  • Thursday's Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 13 - 19 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 3 - 19 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Weekend Agenda: Alan Braxe, Michael Showalter, Pole Dance Soiree

     
    Friday, 3.4: Alan Braxe @ Avalon Paris comes to Hollywood with a double dose of Gallic goodness at the Avalon. Legendary French house producer Alan Braxe, the man behind the epic groove “Music Sounds Better With You,” will be bringing his...
  • March 15: Author - Michael Showalter Talks About His Book, Mr. Funny Pants

    March 15: Author - Michael Showalter Talks About His Book, Mr. Funny Pants
    Michael Showalter To purchase a copy of the book: Mr. Funny Pants Michael Showalter -- born in Princetion, NJ and a graduate of Brown University '92 -- lives in Brooklyn. He was a founding member of the sketch comedy troupe, The State, which ran for...
  • What I'll miss about bachelorhood

    In one week, I will be a married man. The question I am most commonly asked by my guy friends is, "Are you nervous?" To which I respond, "No. Why? Should I be?" Now I'm nervous about the fact that I'm not nervous. The question that I am most commonly...
  • Faces to Watch in 2012: Books

    Faces to Watch in 2012: Books
    Shalom Auslander NOVELIST Only Shalom Auslander would call a novel "Hope: A Tragedy." But then, what else would you expect from an author whose last book, a memoir, was titled "Foreskin's Lament"? There, he recalled his Orthodox Jewish upbringing,...
  • Lebron James Will Regret Leaving Mediocre Team, City

    (NOTICE: This column is moving as part of TMS' Humor Hotel package, which features rotating content by Diane Farr, Michael Showalter, Mark Bazer and Jen Lancaster. This week's column is by Michael Showalter. If you have any questions, please call Leigh...
  • I want to like soccer

    I love sports. And I'm really easy to please. I'll watch anything. Full disclosure: I'm one of those guys who got into curling during the Winter Olympics. I was on the edge of my seat going, "Swiffer that ice faster! Swiffer that ice faster!" Sadly, in...