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How People Can Still find Racism in Comedy Funny

Dante Lopez- Bennett, Copy Editor

April 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Where things have no repercussion, there are bound to be truths revealed. It’s odd that in a day of decadence, political correctness is still enforced. Truth and humor walk a fine line between one another you see, as things, in reality, are as far-fetched as all hell and far from our perceived ster...

Mitzi Shore, Owner and Founder of the Comedy Store, Dies at 87

Mitzi Shore, Owner and Founder of the Comedy Store, Dies at 87

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2018


Filed under A&E

Mitzi Shore, owner and founder of the Comedy Store in Los Angeles, died at 87 early Wednesday. According to the Los Angeles Times, Shore had been battling Parkinson's disease. Her son, Pauly Shore, announced on Twitter that his mother was in hospice care on April 7, before announcing her passing days...

The Daily Brew Open Mic

The Daily Brew Open Mic

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

March 19, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

On the first Wednesday and third Friday of every month, a little coffee shop at the corner of Montebello and Whittier Boulevards hosts a showcase of local talent for its customers. The Daily Brew Coffee Bar in Montebello holds an “open mic,” a variety show where people perform music, poetry, and com...

“The Golden State Warriors of Comedy,” HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Set to Return for Season Five

“The Golden State Warriors of Comedy,” HBO’s ‘Silicon Valley’ Set to Return for Season Five

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2018


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

HBO’s hit comedy series Silicon Valley is coming back for its fifth season beginning Sunday, March 25. Richard Hendrick’s and the Pied Piper crew are set to return and continue their attempt to create a new internet. The last team we saw the Pied Piper team, Gilfoyle (played by Martin Starr) sav...

Writer/Director Kevin Smith Suffers “Massive Heart Attack”

Writer/Director Kevin Smith Suffers “Massive Heart Attack”

Michael Khuraibet, Reporter

February 26, 2018


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Kevin Smith, writer and director of such films as "Clerks," was taken to the hospital late Sunday night. Smith was preparing to film his new standup special, "Kevin Smith Live!" at the Alex Theatre in Glendale. Shortly after 9:00pm, when the show was scheduled to begin, an unnamed employee from the...

A Comedic Call for Equality and Truth

A Comedic Call for Equality and Truth

Ramon Alvarado, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2018


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Chris Rock is back with his first stand-up special in 10 years with the Netflix Original: Tamborine. The Netflix comedy, released Feb. 14 focuses on truth and equality as Rock tackles everything from raising children to American politics. Americans have to be more honest to their children, at least...

Festival Supreme: Eight hours of comedy, music, and pure entertainment

Festival Supreme: Eight hours of comedy, music, and pure entertainment

Malissa Myers, Editor- in- Chief, Digital

November 15, 2016


Filed under A&E

The 4th annual Festival Supreme took place October 29th at The Shrine Expo Hall in Los Angeles, with headliners Flight of the Conchords and Weird Al Yankovic, amongst many others. Jack Black and Kyle Gass, of the comedy duo Tenacious D, curate the huge comedy and music fest every year around Hallowee...

Veteran’s Club provides laughs for a good cause

Veteran’s Club provides laughs for a good cause

Noah Cervantes, Staff Writer

November 8, 2015


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

The Rio Hondo Veteran’s Club hosted its annual comedy show on Nov. 4 in the Wray Theatre at 7 p.m. The proceeds were partially meant to create 100 food baskets for veterans in need during Thanksgiving. The show was hosted by established comedian Benny Mena and after a presentation of colors,...

The Good, The Bad and The Funny

The Good, The Bad and The Funny

JCPR News

October 16, 2015


Filed under Journalism Club and Public Relations

JCPR now has reports from it's new crew. Stephanie Lopez, Jazmín González, Eric Munoz, Zackery Mejia, Félix Rodríguez, Cristian Torres, Joseph Quintana, Diana Juarez and Cody Squyres make up the JCPR news crew who, in this broadcast, cover stories spanning from a new upcoming animated comedy, eco...

SAG: A Movie Year in Review

Steven Ward, Staff

February 4, 2013


Filed under A&E

The results are in and the little golden man has been awarded to its worthy recipients. Last Sunday, Jan. 27, marked the 19th annual Screen Actors Guild award show and the ceremony was not without its share of surprises. Among much talk was Ben Affleck's production "Argo" which managed to upend the...

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