Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Shazam! A Comedic Take on DC’s Latest Hero

Jesus Manriquez, Digital Executive Editor April 15, 2019

Shazam! Is out in theaters and the first mixed reviews are in. Shazam! Is a good superhero movie, with great comedy in it. It reminds me of the Guardians of The Galaxy, a superhero/comedy movie. It shows us that anyone can be a superhero, we just have to find it inside of us. Shazam! Is a great step...

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How People Can Still find Racism in Comedy Funny

Dante Lopez- Bennett, Copy Editor April 16, 2018

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 stereotypes...

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Mitzi Shore passed away April 11 after a battle with Parkinsons disease. The Comedy Store, which Shore owned and founded in Los Angeles in 1972, will be closed that day in her honor.

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

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief April 11, 2018

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...

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One of the hosts of the Daily Brew Open Mic, K.P., addresses the audience at a Wednesday night show. Members of the audience raise their hands to show their support.

The Daily Brew Open Mic

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief March 19, 2018

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...

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Gilfoyle (Martin Starr), Dinesh (Kumail Nanjiani), Richard (Thomas Middleditch), Jared (Zach Woods) and Monica (Amenda Crew) will all be back as they try to lead Pied Piper to riches in season five of Silicon Valley.

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

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor March 18, 2018

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) saved...

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Glendale Fire and Rescue arrived outside the Alex Theatre shortly after Kevin Smith was scheduled to perform. Fans waited to see Smith off, wishing him well.

Writer/Director Kevin Smith Suffers “Massive Heart Attack”

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief February 26, 2018

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...

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Chris Rock is just the latest comedian to get his very own stand-up comedy on Netflix. Tamborine was released on Feb. 14.

A Comedic Call for Equality and Truth

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor February 19, 2018

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...

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Mac Demarco and his band played their set at this years Festival Supreme in full MacGruber costumes, complete with blond mullets.

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

Malissa Myers, Editor- in- Chief, Digital November 15, 2016

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 Halloween...

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A Color Guard  presented colors before the opening act of the Veterans Comedy Night on Nov. 4 in the Wray Theater.  (Noah Cervantes/El Paisano)

Veteran’s Club provides laughs for a good cause

Noah Cervantes, Staff Writer November 8, 2015

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,...

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The Good, The Bad and The Funny

JCPR News October 16, 2015

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,...

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SAG: A Movie Year in Review

Steven Ward, Staff February 4, 2013

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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