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How do comedians in L.A. make a living?

The question of how comedians get paid has persisted for decades, especially after the boom of '80s comedy clubs crashed, but is even more dire emerging from COVID-19.
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Commentary: How do comedians in L.A. make a living? Click to view images

From low-wage performances to work stoppage due to the writers' strike, local comedians talk about the obstacles that come with making a living from writing and creating funny stuff for a living.

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Chris Licht ousted as CNN chairman as network faces leadership crisis Click to view images

Veteran executive Amy Entelis will be oversee operations at the cable news channel as part of a transition team. Licht's reign lasted 13 months.

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Amazon explores ad-supported tier for Prime Video streaming service Click to view images

Amazon is exploring an ad-supported tier for its streaming service Prime Video, after other rivals including Disney and Warner Bros. Discovery have touted lower-cost subscription plans to boost revenue.

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Column: Ed Asner warned us about Hollywood's summer of labor unrest 40 years ago Click to view images

After the 1980 actors' strike, Asner criticized the final deal. As the actors consider walking out alongside writers, his reasons why seem prescient.

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The return of Vidiots could alter L.A.'s moviegoing map for good Click to view images

L.A.'s reopened Vidiots, both a theater and video store, hopes to inject a sense of shared commitment and community into the local film scene.

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Tupac Shakur gets his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame nearly 3 decades after his death Click to view images

More than 25 years after his death, Tupac Shakur received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Can Hollywood's abusive culture really change? One author's proposal to 'Burn It Down' Click to view images

In "Burn It Down: Power, Complicity and a Call for Change in Hollywood," veteran industry reporter Maureen Ryan documents abuses great and small.

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