Happy Charles Darwin Day!
Hey! The San Francisco Chronicle listed Lost Moon Radio as one of their Top 5 contemporary ways to experience the magic of radio. Nice! We officially retract all the jokes we’ve ever made about the Hearst Corporation.
By the way, we’re kicking off our 2014 live performance schedule in the Chronicle's own backyard with an appearance at SF Sketchfest. More details soon!
In which we celebrate the letter Y, purity rings, and Jane Austen.
With performances by Will Greenberg, Martha Marion, Frank Smith, Ryan Harrison, Jen Burton, Dan Oster, Lauren Flans, Dylan Ris, Mikey Wells, Brenton Kossack, Rich Ramberg, and Dave McKeever. Written by Martha Marion, Frank Smith, Ryan Harrison, Lauren Flans, Dylan Ris, Rich Ramberg and Mikey Wells. Directed by Martha Marion. Produced by Dave McKeever.
You can see the spectacular Silver Lake Chorus (featuring Lost Moon Radio’s Michael Wells) in a FREE SHOW this coming Monday night. The group will be bringing its symphonic blend of joymongering to the Silverlake Lounge, 2906 W Sunset Blvd., and starting the set at 8pm, to be followed by some other great bands. Maybe grab a café con leche or guava empanada next door at Cafe Tropical beforehand. That place is delicious.
SIDE OF THE STORY, the indie folk duo featuring Mason Flink and (LMR stage manager and vocalist-secret-weapon) Gianna Masi is performing tomorrow night at Bar Lubitsch. You’ll recall that last year when we shared a bill with them, they performed a pretty extraordinary set of folk covers of pop hits all dedicated to the life of probably gay U.S. President James Buchanan. Now they’re back with a new slate of material they’re dubbing “CH. 2 : ALL ABOUT ANNE,” dedicated to Puritan iconoclast Anne Hutchinson.
SIDE OF THE STORY
Tuesday, July 23 @ 9pm
7702 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA
$8 at the door
For a taste, watch a video of their take on Nirvana’s “All Apologies” performed WITHOUT AIR-CONDITIONING.
Can’t believe Rolling Stone didn’t anticipate a backlash over their Tsarnaev photo. It’s like we’ve learned nothing from the 1901 Good Housekeeping cover fiasco.
If the summer has found you starved for great live sketch comedy events and for the incomparable comedic stylings of Jen Burton, we have great news. Jen Burton is in a new live sketch comedy show.
It’s called Kim Jong Fun and it’s running every Friday and Saturday this month at 10:30pm at LA’s Celebration Theatre. The show is directed by Todd Milliner and also features Mary Buckley, John Colella, Tamara Lynn Davis, Nathan Frizzell, Joey Honsa, Jon Klaft, Joanna Leeds, Maia Madison, Jason Moyer, Justin O’Connor, Bobby Quinn Rice, Kelly Schumann, and Michael Tauzin.
The performances have been selling out, so grab your tickets in advance! Here’s a poster:
So last week’s premiere of the relaunched Wild ‘N Out, featuring Lost Moon Radio’s Lauren Flans, was the highest-rated program in the history of MTV2. THE PEOPLE HAVE SPOKEN. (And by “people” we especially mean the key 12-34 demographic with a notable showing among both female and male teens.)
The season’s second episode airs tonight at 11/10c. By Lauren’s account, it was one of her favorites to film all season, and contains what is sure to be the most talked-about television kiss since at least Season 2 of Moonlighting. If you miss it tonight, you can catch it starting tomorrow through the magic of the internet.