Comedy Store Archive

Jerrod Carmichael’s First Stand-up Special is on His Own Terms

by Jean Ortiz-Luis Jerrod Carmichael celebrated the release of his HBO comedy special in a way that was most true to him: eating Krispy Kreme donuts, drinking champagne, and doing stand-up comedy. A few nights before his first stand-up special “Love at the Store” was to air, Carmichael

Sam Tripoli Talks Dirty Comedy, Sports Bets and Being Yourself

Sam Tripoli’s second album, Believe in Yourself, drops on AllThingsComedy May 20th.  Sam is an LA-based comedian, who founded The Naughty Show and was one of a tiny handful of people passed immediately to the Main Room of The Comedy Store by Mitzi Shore (fun fact: Roseanne

You Never Know When Dave Chappelle Will Stop by and Do a Tight 90

 The reclusive superstar Dave Chappelle dropped in at the Comedy Store last Wednesday

Is Dave Chappelle Coming Back to Television?

News - or shall I say gossip - broke this week that star comedian Dave Chappelle may be making a return to television.

Dava Krause: No Subject Is Off-Limits

After falling in love with the improv format, Krause considered moving to New York to pursue her career, but instead, moved with a good friend to L.A. “There are a lot of short Jewish girls in New York,” she quipped, “so I reasoned that