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Video: Improv Is A Fate Worse Than Scientology
If you join this group, you'll be promised fame and fortune, you can expect to get hit up for money as you ascend up the levels and there are bizarre rituals and jargon that doesn't make much sense to outsiders.
We're speaking not of Scientology though a silly spoof of the HBO documentary "Going Clear: Improv and the Prison of Yes Anding" pokes fun at improv's cultish tendencies.
Participants describe their descent into a world where everyone promises you're the next Amy Poehler, destined for SNL: "I thought I was just doing improv but then it slowly turns into your own indie team, you're writing sketches and next thing you know you've just lost several years of your life."
Donald Trump was a fading TV presence when the WGA strike put a dent in network schedules.
Pickets are being held outside at movie and TV studios across the city
For some critics, this feels less like a momentous departure and more like a footnote.
Disneyland's famous "Fantasmic!" show came to a sudden end when its 45-foot animatronic dragon — Maleficent — burst into flames.
Leads Ali Wong and Steven Yeun issue a joint statement along with show creator Lee Sung Jin.
Every two years, Desert X presents site-specific outdoor installations throughout the Coachella Valley. Two Los Angeles artists have new work on display.