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Press Releases

33rd YEAR FREE HIGH HOLY DAYS SERVICES AT THE LAUGH FACTORY

For Immediate Release [Hollywood, CA] – The Laugh Factory, Los Angeles’s premiere comedy club, ushers in the Jewish New Year with its joyous gift to the Jewish community – free High Holy day services.  This will be the 33rd year the Laugh Factory will open its doors to the Jewish community for the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Jamie Masada, owner of the Laugh Factory said, “Two of the main reasons I love doing this is it gives so many actors, writers, comedians, and...

Posted: 09.09.2016
Laugh Factory Benefit For Orlando

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, CHICAGO --- Chigaygo, Laugh Factory Chicago's premiere queer comedy showcase, is presenting a special one-night only event to raise money for The Center Orlando, the LGBT center providing victim relief in the wake of the tragedy at Pulse Nightclub.  Laugh Factory and its owner, Jamie Masada, have a long-standing history of philanthropic engagement in the community.   Chigaygo is now in its third year at Laugh Factory Chicago, and has featured the bri...

Posted: 20.06.2016
LAUGH FACTORY ANNOUNCES HELSINKI, FINLAND AS HOST FOR ITS FUNNIEST PERSON IN THE WORLD COMPETITION

  Laugh Factory, a Hollywood icon for the last 35 years, has just announced that Helsinki has been chosen to host its biennial Funniest Person in the World competition, being held from December 4th through the 10th, 2016 in Finland.   The competition is open to comics under 40 years old throughout the world. Each country can be presented by up to two comics. Comedians must be sponsored by an approved and reputable entity. Contestants chosen must provide a three-minute set which...

Posted: 14.06.2016
ARTISTS FOR BERNIE ORGANIZE GRASSROOTS FUNDRAISER IN HOLLYWOOD

ARTISTS FOR BERNIE, a collection of performers and artists who support Senator Bernie Sanders for President are coming together for a January 26th fund raising event at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood, California. Sarah Silverman, George Lopez, Jeff Garlin, and Paul Rodriguez are scheduled to headline an allstar line-up of surprise guests. Laugh Factory founder Jamie Masada said, “Bernie Sanders is the only candidate for President who is talking about helping the poor. I believe Berni...

Posted: 22.01.2016
Chicago Native Tom Dreesen to Present Live at Laugh Factory: “The Joy of Standup Comedy and How To Get There”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, CHICAGO - Chicago's Laugh Factory comedy club and Facebook group "The Maxwell Method of Standup Comedy" proudly announce Chicagoarea (Harvey, IL) native and nationally acclaimed comedian Tom Dreesen will be presenting his popular seminar "The Joy of Standup Comedy and How to Get There".     The event will begin at 1pm on Saturday January 16th, 2016 at The Laugh Factory located at 3175 Broadway S...

Posted: 28.12.2015
Laugh Factory Announces Holiday Toy Drive

And Comedy Fans Have Opportunity to be Rewarded with Free Laugh Factory Tickets (HOLLYWOOD, CA)– ‘Tis the Season for giving! The World Famous Laugh Factory invites you to bring in an unwrapped toy valued at $20 or more in exchange for four tickets to attend a comedy show. Between now and December 31, bring the toy to our Laugh Factory Box office at 8001 Sunset Blvd. any day between 10a.m. and 6p.m. or any night between 7:30p.m. and midnight to receive either a ticket for that nig...

Posted: 03.12.2015
Laugh Factory Chicago Holiday Toy Drive

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, CHICAGO – Throughout the month of December, Laugh Factory Chicago is hosting a Holiday Toy Drive. We invite all generous Chicagoans to stop by our location and drop off an unwrapped gift for a child in need. In exchange, all donors will receive 4 free tickets to an upcoming show at Laugh Factory Chicago (valued at $120). We understand that families all around the city are facing hardships and the holiday season can be especially stressful on families with chi...

Posted: 18.11.2015
Laugh Factory Hosts 36th Annual Free Christmas Dinner & Toy Giveaway

For Immediate Release (Hollywood, CA) - The world famous Laugh Factory will host its 36th annual Christmas Dinner on Friday, December 25, free of charge – welcoming the underprivileged, the homeless and anyone alone for the holiday – for food, fun and comedy. Top comedians will greet and help serve guests, as well as perform live shows following each of four meals served throughout the day. “Spending the holidays alone is no laughing matter, especially in today’s ec...

Posted: 29.10.2015
Laugh Factory Hosts 36th Annual Free Thanksgiving Day Feast With Top Comedians

For Immediate Release (Hollywood, CA) - The world famous Laugh Factory will host its 36th annual free Thanksgiving Feasts on Thursday, November 26. Laugh Factory welcomes those away from home, those who might be lonely, homeless, or simply in need of a warm meal, a hug or a laugh. Top comedians and other celebrities will help serve each guest a turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Comics will perform live shows following each meal served throughout the day. On hand, welcoming guests at t...

Posted: 20.10.2015
Free High Holy Day Services at the Laugh Factory

The Laugh Factory welcomes in the Jewish New Year with its free High Holy Day services. This will be the 33rd year the Laugh Factory will open its doors to the Jewish community for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Jamie Masada, owner of the Laugh Factory said, "So many comedians and the Hollywood community are away from their homes and families and do not have a temple they belong to. Plus, with the economic crisis this country has been experiencing now for over a decade, so many people ca...

Posted: 26.08.2015
Laugh Factory Soapbox

Laugh Factory to Become Free Speech Haven for Comedians For immediate release (Hollywood, California) - Comedians and creative writers at the Laugh Factory have been disappointed at the amount of censorship affecting the comedy world. Many feel that the current climate of political correctness has restricted comics and creative writers from freely speaking their minds without being attacked by special interest groups. The protection that certain words and topics used to have are now off-li...

Posted: 15.07.2015
Laugh Factory Comedy Camp Celebrates 31 Years

For Immediate Release (Hollywood, CA) – On Saturday, June 20, 2015, the World Famous Laugh Factory held tryouts for its annual Comedy Camp at 11 a.m. at the Laugh Factory Hollywood. Tryouts were open to disadvantaged children from lower-income neighborhoods between nine and sixteen years of age. Celebrating its 31st year, the Laugh Factory Comedy Camp has helped over a thousand children in need, build self-confidence by developing their humor and creativity through the healing power of...

Posted: 29.06.2015
Laugh Factory's 3rd Anniversary at the Tropicana Las Vegas

The world-famous Laugh Factory will celebrate its third anniversary at The New Tropicana Las Vegas the week of April 9-12 and will surely be filled to capacity due to the presence of comedy star Dom Irrera, who will be headlining joined by the featured acts of Eleanor J. Kerrigan and Frazer Smith. The Las Vegas Laugh Factory opened its doors at The New Tropicana Las Vegas on April 9, 2012, with co-headliners Ron Pearson from The Tonight Show and Ahmed Ahmed of Sullivan &a...

Posted: 31.03.2015
Laugh Factory Hosts 35th Annual, Free Christmas Dinner & Toy Giveaway

For Immediate Release (Hollywood, CA) - The world-famous Laugh Factory will host its 35 th annual Christmas dinner on Thursday, December 25th, free of charge – welcoming the underprivileged, the homeless and anyone alone for the holiday – for food, fun and comedy. Top comedians including Dane Cook, Dom Irrera, Kevin Nealon, Tom Arnold, Paul Rodriguez, Tom Dreesen and many more will greet and help serve guests, as well as perform live shows following each of four meals served thro...

Posted: 02.12.2014
Laugh Factory Chicago Hosts 3rd Annual Holiday Toy Drive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, CHICAGO – Throughout the month of December, Laugh Factory Chicago is hosting a Holiday Toy Drive. We invite all generous and kind Chicagoans to stop by our location and drop off an unwrapped gift or warm blanket for families in need.  We understand that times are tough and that many people in Chicago are facing hardships and the holiday season can be especially stressful on families with children. From December 15th to the 23rd, we will open our doors and anyo...

Posted: 25.11.2014
Laugh Factory Hosts 35th Annual Free Thanksgiving Day Feast With Top Comedians

For Immediate Release (Hollywood, CA) - The world famous Laugh Factory will host its 35th annual free Thanksgiving Feasts on Thursday, November 27. Laugh Factory welcomes those away from home, those who might be lonely, homeless, or simply in need of a warm meal, a hug or a laugh. Top comedians including Dane Cook, Kevin Nealon, Shawn Wayans, Tim Allen, Tom Arnold and other celebrities will help serve each guest a turkey dinner with all the trimmings. Comics will perform live shows following e...

Posted: 07.11.2014
10 Finalists of the Funniest Person in the World Competition are Arriving in the United States from Around the World on October 20th for an American Debut Performance

Comedy impresario Jamie Masada, whose landmark Sunset Blvd. Laugh Factory comedy club has helped launch the careers of countless comics over 35 years, is marking this three and a half decade milestone with an international search for the Funniest Person in the World. "Laughter is a universal language. This is a chance to find alternative ambassadors - the kind that bring diplomacy through a belly laugh," Masada said. "Religion, diplomacy, and democracy haven't succeeded so...

Posted: 15.10.2014
31st Year Free High Holiday Services at the Laugh Factory

The Laugh Factory, Los Angeles’s premiere comedy club, ushers in the Jewish New Year with its joyous gift to the Jewish community – free High Holiday services. This will be the 31st year the Laugh Factory will open its doors to the Jewish community for the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Jamie Masada, owner of the Laugh Factory said, “Two of the main reasons I love doing this is it gives so many actors, writers, comedians, and the entire Hollywood community who are away ...

Posted: 18.09.2014
Comedians From 20 Countries Vie To Be Crowned 'Funniest Person In The World' In A New Global Competition Presented By The Laugh Factory

 CONTEST IS VOID IN NORTH KOREA DUE TO COUNTRY’S LACK OF SENSE OF HUMOR (HOLLYWOOD, CA) Legendary comedy impresario Jamie Masada, whose landmark Sunset Blvd. Laugh Factory comedy club over the past 35 years has helped launch the careers of countless comics marks this milestone anniversary with an international search for the Funniest Person In The World. Masada is intent on proving true the lyric, “When you’re smiling the whole world smiles with you.”  ...

Posted: 10.07.2014
Comedy Camp Helps Underprivileged Youth Find the Laughs in Life

Laugh Factory provides a welcoming space for at-risk youth passionate about comedy with a 10-week summer camp beginning July 8th. The Laugh Factory Comedy Camp provides youth from inner-city neighborhoods a no-cost outlet to build their self-confidence, public speaking skills and develop creativity through the healing power of laughter. Inspiring youth for 29 years, Laugh Factory Comedy Camp begins on July 8th and culminates in a graduation ceremony on Tuesday, September 3rd where each chi...

Posted: 14.05.2014
Patron Dies from Laughing: Dave Chappelle and the Laugh Factory charged with murder?

MEDIA ALERT - For Immediate Release (Hollywood, CA) - Wednesday night, comedy's hide 'n seek genius Dave Chappelle did over a 75 minute non-stop juggernaut of a performance at the Laugh Factory. The Owner of the Laugh Factory, Jamie Masada, has encountered a new predicament. The audience was screaming with laughter and the night manager JW Williams was busy sliding between the tables asking people not to record Chappelle on their phones or other devices. When she asked one patron to ...

Posted: 24.04.2014
Laugh Factory Combines Online Streaming and Comedy to Create a Special Series

 HOLLYWOOD, CA - The Laugh Factory has kick-started the careers of several well-known comedians through traditional standup routines. But now, the L.A. comedy club is making a foray into online distribution with a series of specials released on YouTube and Amazon. Launching this series are The Laugh Factory Presents Tim Gaither Live from Las Vegas and The Laugh Factory Presents Raj Sharma Live from Las Vegas, both of  which are now available to rent for 99 cents or purchase fo...

Posted: 18.02.2014
Caustic Comic, Dom Irrera, Returns to Long Beach

Dom Irrera headlines Laugh Factory Long Beach for Two Shows Only February 28th, 2014 and March 1st 2014. Long Beach, CA – Dom Irrera, a longtime Sunset Strip favorite, returns to the Laugh Factory Long Beach for two shows only on Friday, February 28th and Saturday, March 1st. Known for his caustic-style wit and no-barred approach, Dom Irrera will be playing the 600-seat Long Beach Laugh Factory after a successful season at the Tropicana in Vegas. Dom has performed on The Tonight Sh...

Posted: 18.02.2014
Laugh Factoria Presents a Spicy New Monday Night, Caliente Mondays!

Divertirte with Hot Lineup of Latino Comics Including Paul Rodriguez, Felipe Esparza, and Erik Rivera. Hollywood, CA – Laugh Factoria launches a new Latino comedy night Caliente Mondays! Hosted by Sebastian Cetina, the show will feature top comics such as Paul Rodriguez, Felipe Esparza and Erik Rivera, mixed in with comedy stars including Whitney Cummings and Rob Schneider. Beginning Monday, March 3rd at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood, this show promises to be spicy! Producer an...

Posted: 18.02.2014
Charlie Hill fundraiser featuring Jay Leno, Roseanne Barr & Paul Rodriguez

HOLLYWOOD, CA– Charlie Hill, groundbreaking Native American comedian, needs your help in his battle against cancer. The Laugh Factory will be having a benefit show for Hill onThursday, December 19th at 8PM with Roseanne Barr, Jay Leno and Paul Rodriguez among others. Hill has been battling lymphoma cancer for over a year: all proceeds from ticket sales and any additional donations help Hill's family take care of him at home and support themselves during this difficult time. His imm...

Posted: 17.12.2013
Laugh Factory Chicago Holiday Toy Drive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – CHICAGO: Through the month of December, Laugh Factory Chicago is hosting a Holiday Toy Drive. We understand that families all around the city are facing hardships and the holiday season can be especially stressful on families with children. From December 17th to the 23rd, we will open our doors and donate gifts to anyone who could use a little help making their family happy this holiday season. We encourage all parents who are having trouble making ends meet to st...

Posted: 11.12.2013
Laugh Factory Hosts 34th Annual Free Christmas Dinner & Toy Giveaway

Open to the community. Festivities include performances by top comedians and a toy drive for children.   HOLLYWOOD, CA - The world-famous Laugh Factory will host its 34th annual Christmas dinner and toy drive on Wed, December 25th - free of charge – welcoming the underprivileged, the homeless and anyone alone for the holiday – for free food, fun and comedy.   Top comedians such as Dane Cook, Dom Irrera, Kevin Nealon, Paul Rodriguez, Rob Schneider, Arsenio Hall and...

Posted: 10.12.2013
Illinois Tornado Relief - Illinoisans to Help Their Fellow Citizens

CHICAGO, IL – The Laugh Factory Chicago is urging their fellow Illinoisans to come together and help all those that were affected by the tornadoes in central Illinois including the towns of Washington, Pekin, and Peoria. Starting on Monday, November 25, 2013, the Laugh Factory Chicago will be hosting a 3 day supply drive to support those impacted by the 43 tornadoes that swept Illinois on Sunday, November 17th. There will be trucks parked in front of the Laugh Factory Chicago club at B...

Posted: 21.11.2013
Dom Irrera, Jim Jefferies, Bill Burr and More In Relief Charity for Australia Bushfire Emergency

Veteran Comedians Band Together In Response to Australian Bushfires LOS ANGELES – On Wednesday, Oct. 30th, 2013 at 8p.m. in Hollywood the Laugh Factory will host Dom Irrera, Jim Jefferies, Bill Burr and more as comedians hold a special charity night to support the Australian Red Cross in assisting victims of a bushfire that has devastated much of New South Wales. All proceeds for the event will be donated to the Australian Red Cross. Donations and ticket sales will help aid victims a...

Posted: 23.10.2013
Laugh Factory Hosts 34th Annual, Free Thanksgiving Day Feast

Open to the Community, Festivities Include Performances By Top Comedians HOLLYWOOD – For Immediate Release - The world-famous Laugh Factory will host its 34th annual Thanksgiving Feast, free of charge on Thanksgiving day 2013.  Laugh Factory welcomes those away from home, those who might be lonely, homeless, or simply in need of a warm meal, a hug or a laugh. Top comedians including Dane Cook, Arsenio Hall, Kevin Nealon, Tom Arnold and Brad Garrett will join other celebrities in...

Posted: 14.10.2013
Rob Schneider Headlines Star Stand-Up with Chris D’Elia, Bill Burr, Brent Morin, Whitney Cummings, Chris Kattan

Rob Schneider & Friends Take TV to Stage at Laugh Factory LOS ANGELES – Rob Schneider will join a host of stars such as Chris D’Elia, Bill Burr, Brent Morin, and Whitney Cummings for six weeks of celebrity stand-up this fall starting Sept. 19 10p.m. at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood.  Celebrity guests from television and film take their talent to the stage as the Laugh Factory hosts stand-up comedy from Whitney Cummings, star of NBC’s Whitney and creator of ...

Posted: 19.09.2013
Laugh Factory Hits the Streets of Studio City to Help Making Strides in Fight Against Breast Cancer

Team Bust Out Laughing Walks in 5k Breast Health Fundraiser LOS ANGELES – The Laugh Factory’s official fundraising team, Bust Out Laughing, will join 17 other teams in the Making Strides of Studio City 5k to support the American Cancer Society’s fight against breast cancer on Oct. 6, 2013, 8a.m. at CBS Studios in Studio City, Calif. Team Bust Out Laughing, comprised of Laugh Factory staff members and well-known comedians, will walk to help raise awareness in reducing...

Posted: 18.09.2013
Free High Holiday Services at the Laugh Factory

For Immediate Release [Hollywood, CA] – The Laugh Factory, L.A.’s premiere comedy club, ushers in the Jewish New Year with its joyous gift to the Jewish community – free High Holiday services. This will be the 30th year the Laugh Factory will open its doors to the Jewish community for the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. Jamie Masada, owner of the Laugh Factory said, “Two of the main reasons I love doing this is it gives so many actors, writers, comedians, and the entire...

Posted: 26.08.2013
Laugh Patrol - The Search for Chicago's Funniest Police Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – CHICAGO: On Tuesday, September 24th, you have the right to remain laughing! The City of Chicago has over 12 thousand police officers. They are known for their service and bravery, but usually not for their levity. Laugh Factory Chicago is interested in changing all that with a new stand-up comedy night: Laugh Patrol - a competition to find the funniest police officer in the Windy City. Laugh Patrol is a night of "all-cop comedy" which will be open to...

Posted: 13.08.2013
Sidewalk Comedy Kicks Off Summer at Laugh Factory! Saturday, June 22: 12–5 p.m.

For Immediate Release (Chicago, IL) - For decades, the World Famous Laugh Factory has been providing world-class, cutting edge comedy to patrons of its clubs across the country. When the sun comes out, though, who wants to stay inside? That's why this summer; Laugh Factory Chicago is bringing comedy to the streets of the Lakeview neighborhood with an outdoor summer show, “Sidewalk Comedy!” It's a one-of-a-kind, quirky, totally interactive chance to catch live comedy, win ...

Posted: 20.06.2013
Laugh Factory Showcases Comedians that will Make Chicago Residents Proud - June 11th-16th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, CHICAGO --- Chicago is known as the Windy City, the Second City and the Third Coast, but we all know it's always been a Mecca for Comedy. “The first time the comedy festival came to Chicago, we thought it would spotlight some of the brightest and talented comedians in Chicago," said Chicago's native son and Laugh Factory Chicago partner, comedian Tom Dreesen. "Instead, it became a venue for big business to charge high prices by bringing in outs...

Posted: 30.05.2013
Playstation 3 Application Released - Only 10 cents a day keeps the doctor away. Bring a smile to the face of a hero!

For Immediate Release (Hollywood, CA) - America sends men and women - many of them young - to war. Oftentimes these young people are subjected to harsh conditions, separated from their friends and families, and suffer bouts of depression, along with physical injuries. Many soldiers are finding that the healing power of laughter provides a way to cope with their experiences. Laugh Factory and PlayStation3 are supporting these troops by offering to share these smiles with them. The purch...

Posted: 21.05.2013
Laugh Factory Comedy Camp Tryouts - An Escape for Kids Who Shouldn't Have to Escape

For Immediate Release (Hollywood, CA) - On Saturday June 22, 2013, the World Famous Laugh Factory will hold tryouts for its annual Comedy Camp from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Tryouts are open to disadvantaged children from lower-income neighborhoods between nine and sixteen years of age. For the past 28 years, the Laugh Factory Comedy Camp has helped over a thousand children in need, build self-confidence by developing their humor and creativity through the healing power of laughter. During the ...

Posted: 20.05.2013
A Dime a Day Keeps the Doctor Away! Laugh Factory YouTube Paid Channel Launches

For Immediate Release (Hollywood, CA) - America and its allies send men and women - many of them young - to war. Oftentimes these young people are subjected to harsh conditions, separated from their friends and families, and suffer bouts of depression, along with physical injuries. Many soldiers are finding that the healing power of laughter provides a way to cope with their experiences. Laugh Factory is supporting these troops by bringing a smile to the faces of their fellow soldiers as we...

Posted: 09.05.2013
Lance Koenders, former executive for Intel, joins Laugh Factory as President of New Media

HOLLYWOOD, Calif.--(Business Wire)--The Laugh Factory announced today that Lance Koenders, former executive for Intel Corporation`s Digital Home Group, has joined the company as President of Laugh Factory New Media. "The Laugh Factory is excited to be working with Lance Koenders," says Jamie Masada, the Laugh Factory`s Founder and CEO. "He obviously has the business and technical savvy for the job. More importantly, he understands comedians and their p...

Posted: 11.04.2013
Millions of gamers to receive free laughs via Laugh Factory’s application available exclusively on PlayStation 3 (PS3™)

For Immediate Release (Hollywood, CA) – The Laugh Factory today announced that the Laugh Factory LIVE application will be available exclusively in the U.S. and Canada for the PlayStation 3 (PS3™) system. Hollywood’s famed Laugh Factory has presented the titans of American comedy for the past three decades including Richard Pryor, Dave Chappelle, Jim Carrey, Robin Williams, Eddie Murphy, Russell Peters, Dane Cook, Rodney Dangerfield and Jerry Seinfeld and now, they are bringin...

Posted: 01.09.2012