Can We Take a Joke? Documentary

We rarely have the opportunity to view a documentary that is real, relevant and on-point with current events.  We are in an era that people are very hyper-sensitive towards comments. Comedy clubs are a sanctuary where you should be able to go and leave your political views and beliefs at home and go see a comedian entertain you. This documentary showcases the challenges that comics experience and the changes of today’s youthful audience. Available on iTunes for digital download http://canwetakeajoke.com In the age of social media, nearly every day brings a new eruption of outrage. While people have always found something to be offended by, their ability to organize a groundswell of opposition to—and public censure of—their offender has never been more powerful. Today we’re all one clumsy joke away from public ruin. Can We Take A Joke? offers a thought-provoking and wry exploration of outrage culture through the lens of stand-up comedy, with notables like Gilbert Gottfried, Penn Jillette, Lisa Lampanelli, and Adam Carolla detailing its stifling impact on comedy and the exchange of ideas. What will future will be like if we can’t learn how to take a joke?

Upstairs @ Vitello’s

  1. Vitello’s Italian Restaurant has been tucked away in the quaint Tujunga Village of Studio City, CA. for more than 50 years. Vitello’s serves contemporary Italian fare, from saucy favorites and fresh seafood dishes to tasty appetizers and home-made desserts. Locals and tourists alike share the good times and great food that has made Vitello’s famous. A Studio City staple, Vitello’s is a warm and welcoming establishment. Star-seekers beware, Vitello’s is a favorite among its local celebrity residents. And if you’re looking for great entertainment visit us nightly Upstairs at Vitello’s for Live Music in our supperclub or at our piano bar each evening as well as Saturday & Sunday for brunch.  Upstairs Upstairs is hidden gem of a venue that hosts music and comedy events.  The best part of the experience is knowing that they have a world class dining experience with a diverse selection of entrees and spirits to quench any appetite. It’s not everyday you find a comedy club that has Chilean Sea Bass or Lobster Ravioli. When you first enter the room, the ambience quickly grabs your attention and sets you in the mood. It is a guaranteed great time! Comics They have top tier comedy talents that have performed in their club such as Arsenio Hall, George Lopez and Russell Peters. It is best to check out their calendar of events so the events to get sold out! http://www.vitellosrestaurant.com/calendar

Daily in the know (Comedy News)

  1.  12 Of Her Best Moments … So Far

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     2. The Woman Behind the Action

When pitching a new TV series last year, writer Liz Feldman took to heart that old dictum write what you know. More details on her show ‘One Big Happy in this article, click the link below.

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    3. Tom Green Filming ?

That guy with the camera? He’s probably Tom Green, a comedian known for shock and undercover comedy. You might recognize him from MTV’s The Tom Green Show and movies such as “Road Trip” and “Freddy Got Fingered.” For more details on what he’s doing click the link below. 

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