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Popular LA Stand-Up Show 'Holy Fuck' Is Ending Its Run

LA'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 popular NYC shows like Kristen Schaal and Kurt Braunohler's Hot Tub and Joe Mande and Noah Garfinkel's Totally J/K moved to town. Now, another seismic shift in the LA comedy plates is on the way as the producers of the popular stand-up show Holy Fuck announced this week that it's ending too. The free weekly show, which has been running since 2009 and is held in an old movie theater downtown, has become a pillar of the local comedy scene over the last few [...]

LA Stand-up Show "Holy Fuck" Is Recording a Live Album with TJ Miller, Kyle Kinane, Eric Andre, and More

The popular, excellent Los Angeles stand-up show Holy Fuck just celebrated its third anniversary last year, and now they're releasing a live album that'll give non-L.A. residents a sense of what the show is. Over the next month, Holy Fuck will be recording four live shows entirely composed of comedians doing five minutes of their best material, with 42 comedians including Dana Gould, TJ Miller, Natasha Leggero, Kyle Kinane, and Eric Andre set to be recorded. The performances will then be edited into a 2 or 3-CD set released by Rooftop Comedy. Visit Holy Fuck's Tumblr for info on attending one of these amazing-sounding shows. Other influential stand-up [...]

Watch Two Comedians Who Don't Know About Fencing Fight Each Other with Fencing Equipment

Matt Ingebretson and Dave Ross are two Los Angeles comedians who host the excellent weekly live show Holy Fuck, and here's a new YouTube video from them in which they fight each other with fencing equipment. Neither of them have fenced before and Ingebretson bought the fencing equipment while he was drunk. Enjoy!

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 Scott Aukerman, ended its ten year run earlier this month. Comedy Bang Bang (originally titled Comedy Death-Ray) will live in on in the form of the popular podcast and IFC show of the same name, but the live show's impact upon the L.A. comedy scene (and the comedy world at large) is endless. Comedy Bang Bang first started in 2002 when the term "alternative comedy" actually meant something, years before Zach Galifianakis was a major movie star or Louis C.K. was the country's leading [...]

You Can Now Pre-Order the Stand-Up Album 'Holy Fuck' Featuring Rory Scovel, James Adomian, and Tons More

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 immortalized with a new two-disc album that you can pre-order from Rooftop Comedy. The Holy Fuck album, set for a May 29th release, features some of the best comedians going doing five minutes of their best material. A nice mix of established stand-ups and up-and-comers, the album features sets from James Adomian, Kyle Kinane, Rory Scovel, Natasha Leggero, Jackie Kashian, Eric Andre, T.J. Miller, and tons more. The only reason to skip this one would be if you hate comedy and/or profanity.

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