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  • The ETV Interview - Perry Kurtz: Comedian for All Reasons

    By Steven Alan Green

    August 4, 2012 | 4:08 pm

    Contemporary nomenclature in the Show-Biz Arts can be misleading.  We all hear about “porn star,” but never about “porn ingénue”.  We’re all impressed when someone is “a producer,” but the average citizen doesn’t really know what a producer actually does.  Hell, I... read on

  • Sit ‘n Spin @ The Comedy Central Stage – Nuremberg on Ice

    By Steven Alan Green

    July 28, 2012 | 11:02 pm

    1961 was the breaking point for two creators of mass fantasy: 20th Century Fox and post WWII Germany.  Whilst the last gray brick was laid in the dreaded, highly symbolic and literally divisive Berlin Wall, ten thousand miles away, in the highly appointed office of the head of what... read on

  • Beth Lapides’s Uncabaret @ First & Hope - CURATING THE AUDIENCE

    By Steven Alan Green

    July 21, 2012 | 3:10 pm

    What a great week for a comedy blog!  Two theatre shootings in as many weeks.  Colorado and Fred Willard.  It’s depressing, I tell you!  Depressing!  The world seems to not just be getting worse and worse, but indeed like Demi Moore recently, revealing long hidden or... read on

  • Mod Vod (quite odd, but I’ll give it the nod) @ Witzend

    By Steven Alan Green

    July 14, 2012 | 1:22 pm

    Jeb.  Wot an odd name.   I’ve known a few “Jebs” in my lifetime.  Jeb Clampett, for example.  No, wait a second; let me google….Oh, JeD, with a Dee.  Jeb, Jeb, Jeb…  Oh yeah!  Jeb Fink, a Canadian comedian whose girlfriend managed the Calgary branch of the Yuk-Yuk’s... read on

  • A Tale of Two Spontaneities - Part II: SET LIST @ The Mint

    By Steven Alan Green

    July 7, 2012 | 2:55 pm

    When you check into a fancy hotel, you usually find a mint on your pillow.  A nice little gift and thank you for your patronage.  But, if in mid-conversation, someone offers you a mint, it usually means you have very bad breath, you ignorant, self-centered loser.  Either way, it... read on

  • A Tale of Two Spontaneities - Part One: Top Tale

    By Steven Alan Green

    June 30, 2012 | 12:28 pm

    The Fanatic Salon is a former hair salon turned comedy theatre space on the outer edges of Culver City, which for my international readers, is home to MGM Studios, where The Wizard of Oz was filmed in late 1938 and where the Munchkin actors famously debauched their way into ShowBiz... read on

  • Crazee Cindy’s Comedy Show Starring Andy Dick @ The Comedy Store

    By Steven Alan Green

    June 23, 2012 | 1:39 pm

    A few years ago, I got into a literal face-slapping match at a London tea house with Eddie Izzard and our mutual dentist, Simon Godley, a very funny Radio 4 comedian himself.  I was trying to show Eddie “The Gestapo Joke” and he just couldn’t get the timing right.  You ask... read on

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Steven Alan Green is a New York born, Beverly Hills raised stand-up comedian, writer and Developmental Editor, who started at The Comedy Store in the 80’s heyday as one of...

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