The guru who’s changing stand-up comedy from the dog eat dog of open-mic nights to a culture of caring

//The guru who’s changing stand-up comedy from the dog eat dog of open-mic nights to a culture of caring

The guru who’s changing stand-up comedy from the dog eat dog of open-mic nights to a culture of caring

It’s a Thursday night at the Ha Ha Cafe Comedy Club in Hollywood. The place looks like something straight out of a movie: brick wall, shaky spotlight, the whole semi-seedy tableau.The roster is long; 13 comics, no big names. But it is one of those rare magical nights in stand-up, and the atmosphere is electric, the energy rising with each comic, until by 9pm the crowd is screaming.It’s not only the long run-time and exuberant audience that makes the show exceptional. Stand-up comedy can be a…

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