FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11 Press Opening for LADY INTO FOX Director Sam Hunter, The West, The Hollywood Fringe Festival, and Theatre Asylum welcome members of the press and national blogging community to the Opening Night performance of the world premiere adaptation of David Garnett’s classic novella Lady Into Fox. The curtain will rise at […]
All colors are purple! Every proper name is Johnson! Adverbs? There are no adverbs! Simplify! Simplify your language and your life with Simplify, from The Stanford Chaparral’s Owen Ellickson!
Spencer found this poem the other day. And I found this. Who is sad right now? Who is furious? Who is uncomfortable? Who is tired? We’ve been thinking and fighting and posting on our own about the events rocking our country right now, and we’ve decided we want to talk about it with you, as […]
Our humorologists’ approach to humoronomy focuses on Comic Isolation; i.e. the distillation of a comic premise to its most basic, irreducible components and analyzing why, exactly, it all is funny. Our approach to a joke begins with a Set-Up, in which the rules for the world of the joke are created; the Pivot, the introduction […]
Before we became The West, we created sketch comedy as Interrobang. Interrobang was originally a research institution focusing on humorology and humoronomy. Founded in early 2009 by the Executive Advisory Board of the Institute for Gravitronomic Inertiametrics, Interrobang’s main goal was to rigorously analyze comedy and reproduce it under laboratory conditions. In May, 2009, a series of Scientifically […]
Kevin, the talented artist at Bad Caricatures, drew our smiling faces for the Wild Youth sketch!