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  1. nipsey hussle
    4 Shot, 1 Dead at Nipsey Hussle Funeral ProcessionThe procession was attended by 21,000 people.
  2. memorials
    California Fans Invited to Attend Nipsey Hussle Memorial at L.A. Staples CenterFriends, family, and the rap community at large continue to mourn Hussle’s tragic death on March 31.
  3. shootings
    Nipsey Hussle Shooting Suspect Charged With MurderHussle and several others were shot in front of his shop the Marathon Store in Hyde Park. The rapper was 33.
  4. los angeles
    Six Reportedly Injured at Nipsey Hussle MemorialLAPD are clearing out the area after a stampede ended what had been a peaceful daylong vigil.
  5. frieze
    For the First Time, an Art Fair Worked in Los AngelesWhat did Frieze Los Angeles have that no other fair ever has?
  6. money
    Comedians Reveal What the L.A. Stand-up Scene Actually Pays“The idea that you can just move here and start making five figures doing stand-up comedy is the best joke I’ve heard all year.”
  7. improv
    UCB’s Del Close Marathon Moving From NY to LAAfter 20 years in New York City, the Upright Citizens Brigade improv comedy weekend is heading West.
  8. r.i.p.
    Mitzi Shore, Owner of the Comedy Store, Dead at 87Her son Pauly Shore reportedly took her to the Comedy Store Monday to say good-bye.
  9. Meltdown Comics and NerdMelt Showroom Are Closing Next WeekAnother Los Angeles comedy mainstay is closing down next week. Last night it was announced that Hollywood’s Meltdown Comics, which has been in […]
  10. A Tour of the All-Women Comedy Shows of Los AngelesWomen in comedy are often seen as solitary creatures, like mountain lions or that bird that fell in love with a statue. Female comics are […]
  11. iO West Is Shutting Down Next WeekiO West, the Los Angeles branch of Chicago’s iO Theater (formerly ImprovOlympic) founded by Del Close and Charna Halpern, is closing its doors […]
  12. Starcrawler Wants to Freak You OutThe young Los Angeles band is looking to the past to create confrontational rock music for the next generation.
  13. harassment in hollywood
    Hollywood Is Dedicating New Resources to Uncovering Sexual MisconductThe New Yorker reports that both law enforcement and media have created new task forces for investigating alleged sexual misconduct in show business.
  14. ham4ham4ham4ham
    Lin-Manuel Miranda Led a Joyous Ham4Ham Revival in Los AngelesPlus: A special appearance by Daveed Diggs!
  15. The Internet Doesn’t Matter, You’re Making Music in L.A.Pop music’s always been made in Los Angeles, but what is it about the place that is so conducive to hit-making and collaboration?
  16. the lynchian psyche
    Here’s a Friendly Reminder That David Lynch Used to Do Kooky Weather ReportsGood morning, Los Angeles.
  17. coming attractions
    George Lucas Building $1 Billion Museum in L.A.The Lucas Museum of Narrative Art has found a home in L.A.’s Exposition Park.
  18. Zach Broussard’s Annual ‘Top 1000 Comedians’ List Is Now Up, But There’s a […]For the past two years, comedian Zach Broussard has put together a joke end-of-the-year ranked list called the “Top 1000 Comedians.” The first […]
  19. This Psychedelic Art Installation May Induce a Drug-Free TripOoh, shiny.
  20. The 5th Annual LA Indie Improv Fest is This Weekend This Saturday, August 6, marks the fifth anniversary of the LA Indie Improv Festival, a gathering of teams from across Los Angeles set on […]
  21. California Wildfire Destroys a Popular Movie SetThe location was used in Motel Hell, 24, Robin Hood: Men in Tights, and others.
  22. Snoop Dogg and the Game Lead L.A. ProtestThe march ended outside the LAPD headquarters.
  23. tv
    How L.A.’s Silver Lake Became TV’s Most Neurotic NeighborhoodIf all this comedic angst has a home, it’s here.
  24. lady gaga
    Lady Gaga Honored the Victims of Orlando Mass Shooting at L.A. City Hall Vigil“I will not allow my anger and outrage over this attack to overshadow our need to honor those who are grieving.”
  25. ny la comedy
    One Comedian Remembers the Many Rooms He Played in New York and Los AngelesFrom Carolines to the UCB.
  26. ny la comedy
    The History of Comedians Moving Between NYC and L.A. From Lucille Ball to Johnny Carson to Jenny Slate.
  27. ny la comedy
    Which Los Angeles Comedy Show Is Right for You?A guide to L.A. comedy based on the entertainment you already enjoy.
  28. ny la comedy
    Which New York City Comedy Show Is Right for You? Let Your TV Tastes Be a GuideA guide to New York comedy based on the TV shows you enjoy.
  29. Chris Gethard on Chasing ‘Fame-Framed Validation’ and Why He Hasn’t Moved […]As part of a running series on comedy based in New York versus Los Angeles this week, Vulture has a great piece out today by Chris Gethard […]
  30. you're welcome l.a.
    Hamilton to Launch National Tour in 2017Preceded by a Chicago run.
  31. Patton Oswalt, T.J. Miller, Bridget Everett, and More Join Riot LA’s Huge […]Los Angeles’s annual alt comedy festival Riot LA takes place in January, and the packed 2016 lineup was revealed this week. The festival takes […]
  32. The Next Wave 2015: The Top Up-and-Coming Comics in Los AngelesWelcome to the second semi-annual edition of The Next Wave, Splitsider’s roundup of exciting new comic voices from around the country. […]
  33. celluloid heroes never really die
    Remembering Filmmaker Paul Mazursky, King of BreakfastA director who made kvetching over coffee into an art form.
  34. ‘Vanity Fair’ Talks to Groundlings Alums to Celebrate the Theatre’s 40th […]Vanity Fair has a new oral history out today of The Groundlings, LA’s legendary improv theatre that has spawned countless comedic talents on […]
  35. Watch Tony Hale Give LA Traffic Tours Here’s a new Funny Or Die video starring Veep and Arrested Development’s Tony Hale as a tour guide for “LA Traffic Tours,” driving a bus […]
  36. CollegeHumor Moves from NY to LA, Starts New Production CompanyComedy website CollegeHumor announced today that they have moved their production team from New York to Los Angeles and that they’re forming a […]
  37. bad neighbors
    Justin Bieber Accused of Egging NeighborThe police are investigating.
  38. crimes and misdemeanors
    CeeLo Pleads Not Guilty to Slipping Woman EcstasyAfter avoiding sexual assault charges.
  39. bad neighbors
    Justin Bieber Won’t Be Charged for Threatening His NeighborNot because he didn’t do it, but because there isn’t enough evidence.
  40. Here Are Your New ‘SNL’ Featured PlayersDeadline is reporting that SNL has four top candidates to add to the cast as featured players for the fall. While NBC has yet to announce the […]
  41. television magic
    See Don Draper’s Childhood Home in Real LifeIt’s not quite the broken-down brothel Mad Men claims.
  42. Popular LA Stand-Up Show ‘Holy Fuck’ Is Ending Its RunLA’s stand-up scene is changing fast. In the past year alone, Scott Aukerman’s live show Comedy Bang Bang wrapped up its ten-year run and […]
  43. You Can Now Pre-Order the Stand-Up Album ‘Holy Fuck’ Featuring Rory […]Since it was founded in 2009, the live comedy show Holy Fuck has become a staple of LA’s stand-up scene, and now, the show is being […]
  44. Watch the Web Debut of the Improvised Stand-Up Show ‘Set List’ with Bob […] Set List is an improvised stand-up show that originated in LA before touring the world and becoming an upcoming TV show in the UK and […]
  45. LA Stand-up Show ‘Holy Fuck’ Is Recording a Live Album with TJ Miller, […] The popular, excellent Los Angeles stand-up show Holy Fuck just celebrated its third anniversary last year, and now they’re releasing a live […]
  46. With Comedy Bang Bang Gone, What’s L.A.’s Next Big Stand-up Show? 2012 was the end of an era for the Los Angeles comedy scene, as Comedy Bang Bang, the influential weekly stand-up showcase co-created by […]
  47. Scott Aukerman Is Ending the ‘Comedy Bang Bang’ Live Show in DecemberAfter ten years, Scott Aukerman announced via Twitter he’s ending his influential Los Angeles standup show Comedy Bang! Bang! next month. […]
  48. The Complete Guide to Everything: Los AngelesThis week Tim and Tom discuss whether old nerds will be able to keep up with 15 year old girls in the future and Tim recalls his first […]
  49. Splitsider’s Guide to LA’s Comedy SceneThe City of Angels. La-la Land. Lipstick City. Tinsel Town. Hollyweird. I could list hokey nicknames for LA all day long, but maybe it’s just […]
  50. Check Out This Comedian-Inspired Art, Art Appreciators“This sculpture of Louis C.K.’s head as a melting scoop of ice cream will pair beautifully with the de Kooning in my collection,” muses a small […]
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