Mitzi Shore
American comedian
Mitzi Shore
Mitzi Shore founded the Los Angeles comedy club, The Comedy Store. Mitzi Shore took over operation of The Comedy Store in 1973. Her former husband, Sammy Shore, is also a comedian. Pauly Shore is their son.
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Comedy is in his blood: Pauly Shore has grown up a lot since his Weasel days - Naples Daily News
Google News - over 5 years
He's the son of Mitzi Shore, who has run the Comedy Store in West Hollywood since the early 1970s. “Stand-up chose me, I didn't choose it,” he said. As a child, Pauly Shore said, he watched legendary comedians Richard Pryor, Sam Kinison and others
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Ahmed Ahmed Talks Comedy Store and new Documentary - SanDiego.com
Google News - over 5 years
AA: I was doing a show in the Main Room and one night while I was onstage Mitzi Shore was in the audience. She came up to me after my set and said, 'Hey you're very funny,' and I said, 'Thank you.' and she said, 'Are you A-ra-bic?
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TV INTERVIEW: BARBARA ROMEN - Buzzine
Google News - over 5 years
I started out as the assistant to Mitzi Shore at The Comedy Store. So I was helping book The Comedy Store in its giant heyday, and I actually thought, although I was getting paid maybe $150 a week [laughs], I knew that it was the place to be…
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Pauly Shore Disses Kardashians, 'Jersey Shore' Gang - PopBytes (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
“Growing up in the business with my mom [Mitzi Shore], I have developed relationships for 40 years. These folks, they are my friends on and off-camera,” Pauly tells me. And although Shore wouldn't outright say if he was a fan of comedian Kathy Griffin
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Lineup Set for KPCC/The Comedy Store free event, and there's still room for you. - 89.3 KPCC (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
After seeing him perform, owner Mitzi Shore made him a paid regular and so his comedy career began... Lockhart has since appeared Jimmy Kimmel Live, Last Call with Carson Daly, Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, E!, HBO, NBC,VH1 and The Reelz Network
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The Sunday Conversation: Andrew 'Dice' Clay - Los Angeles Times
Google News - over 5 years
And Mitzi Shore that owned the Comedy Store, when she first met me — I'm not tooting my own horn — I was 21 years old and she said, "There's never been a comic other than Lenny Bruce who's a very handsome comic and you have that whole Travolta
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Can LaBeouf Pull a Connery? - Wall Street Journal
Google News - over 5 years
Infinitely more talented than LaBeouf—Mitzi Shore, who founded the Comedy Store, once said that Keaton was the most gifted stand-up comic she had ever heard—Keaton basically saw his career screech to a halt after he thumbed his nose at the Caped
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INTERVIEW | Comedian Ahmed Ahmed Proves That Arabs and Muslims Laugh 'Just ... - Indie Wire (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Lastly, I pay honor and respect to Mitzi Shore (owner of the World famous Comedy Store in Hollywood, Ca.). It was her vision to put Middle Eastern Comedians on her stage about a year before 9-11 and called us the Arabian Knights and then eventually The
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Carlos Mencia brings tour to Sioux Falls - Sioux Falls Argus Leader
Google News - almost 6 years
Fast forward to Mencia's first year in the comedy business, May 1988, talking with Mitzi Shore (actor Pauly Shore's mom), owner of the legendary Los Angeles club The Comedy Store. Switching his voice to a nasal, crass style, Mencia relates the
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FilmOut San Diego announces their first annual Comedy Fundraiser - PRLog.Org (press release)
Google News - almost 6 years
Justin Martindale is the first comic in fifteen years to be signed at The World Famous Comedy Store by owner and founder Mitzi Shore on the spot. He was selected to be one of the top comics to perform at the 2010 world-renowned South by Southwest
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What's So Funny About the Middle East? - Wall Street Journal (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
It was the idea of Mitzi Shore, the owner of the Comedy Store, to put Arab and Middle Eastern comedians on her stage. She felt we needed a voice and that comedy would be the best approach. She was right. We eventually spun her idea into a tour
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An Interview with Boston-Bred Comedian Nick DiPaolo - Bostonist
Google News - almost 6 years
Mitzi Shore loved me, she gave me carte blanche to the place. It was kind of depressing though, there would be the comics hanging out that were famous in the '80s and the carpet was the same as when Richard Pryor was there. But there was a room called
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Johnny Cardinale - TheNewsTribune.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Johnny Cardinale began his comedy career at the world famous Comedy Store in Hollywood, CA, where he was spotted by the owner, Mitzi Shore, and given weekly spots on her line-up alongside comedians such as: Carlos Mencia, Chris Rock, Joe Rogan,
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After enduring criticism, comic still loves to make folks laugh After enduring ... - PennLive.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Some of Shore's first memories are of his mother, Mitzi Shore's club, The Comedy Store, which opened in 1972. "I was there all the time," Shore said. "It was an amazing place to be at as a kid." By 1975, The Comedy Store was a Mecca for fledgling
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Win Free Tickets To See Pauly Shore At The Troc Tomorrow Night!!!! - PW-Philadelphia Weekly (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
Paul Montgomery “Pauly” Shore aka Mitzi Shore's kid aka the WE-HE-HE-ZULLLLLLL, BUDDDDDDDDDDDY. You know his story, but in case you don't: He began his budding comedy career on something called MTV, a network that played something called “music videos”
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Comedians As Activists, Challenging Prejudice
NYTimes - about 10 years
In the strange calculus of race, white people never seem to suffer as a group when their members are disproportionately involved in bad things, according to at least one Arab-American comedian. You know: corporate scandals, presidential assassinations, Nascar. But Arabs and other Middle Eastern people ''are the new Soviet Union,'' until some other
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TV WEEKEND; Running Mom's Comedy Club While Walking a Tightrope
NYTimes - over 11 years
This may not be a good time for comedians, but it's a great time for laughingstocks. Jason Alexander and Wanda Sykes can't sustain sitcoms, but reality television viewers can't get enough of the enigmatic stylings of Bobby Brown, Britney Spears, Jose Canseco, Kelly Monaco and Hulk Hogan. And now another punch line -- Pauly Shore -- has turned his
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Waiter, There's a Joke in My Soup
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: Some weeks ago I was in a Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles. It was the kind of eatery that could be part of a chain - Formica tables, plastic chairs, foam-rubber plants and fiberglass bricks. Some weeks ago I was in a Mexican restaurant in Los Angeles. It was the kind of eatery that could be part of a chain - Formica tables, plastic chairs,
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  • 1973
    Age 42
    Mitzi Shore (née Saidel) founded the Los Angeles comedy club, The Comedy Store. Mitzi Shore took over operation of The Comedy Store in 1973.
    More Details Hide Details Her former husband, Sammy Shore, is also a comedian. Pauly Shore is their son.
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