Posts tagged as put your hands together

Talking to Cameron Esposito About Homophobic Audiences and Making Her Late Night Debut in Front of Leno and Ferguson

Few standups have a late night debut like Cameron Esposito's. When she did her first ever TV standup performance on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson last month, her set was funny — the best a comedian can hope for — but then she ended it interacting with Ferguson and guest Jay Leno, who invited her over to the couch after she made a joke at Leno's expense. In addition to having such an exciting late night debut, Esposito is also the host of Put Your Hands Together, UCB LA's big Tuesday night standup show that took the timeslot over from the long-running live show Comedy Bang! [...]

Read Cameron Esposito's Account of Being Heckled by a Terrible Homophobic Comic

Cameron Esposito, host of the LA-based standup show/podcast Put Your Hands Together, wrote a blog post for The Advocate called "What Not to Yell at a Lesbian Comic." It's about being heckled by a homophobic beginner comedian during her set, and it's a pretty fun time.

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 [...]