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LA Internship Fall 2011: How Comedians Earn Their Laughs

This week, Mike writes about one of the requirements of the L.A. internship program, writing a research paper. He discusses some of his thoughts about the relationship between a stand-up comic and his audience, based on his research and internship experiences. Mike I’m going to…

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LA Internship Fall 2011: Busy Weeks at Conan and CBS Films

Today, Mike and Molly discuss their exciting, busy weeks at Conan (in N.Y.) and CBS Films respectively. Their experiences reinforce the importance of making, and maintaining, professional connections in the entertainment industry. Conan fans wait to see him in N.Y. Mike Today is my 22nd…

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LA Internship Fall 2011: Filming in New York, Movie Releases and Horror Movies

This week the L.A. blog welcomes a fourth contributor, Psychology major Molly Porter. She’s interning at CBS Films. Molly and Aaron join COM interns Kaitlyn and Mike, who’s in NY with the Conan show, in this week’s blog. They’re all working hard, taking on new…

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LA Internship Fall 2011: Flying to New York to Film Conan Show

This week’s blog chronicles two cross-country trips: special blog contributor Kristine Shatas, Stonehill’s Internship Director, visits the interns in L.A. and Mike Lemme, who’s interning at Conan, travels with the production team for a week of shows from New York City. Kristine A little over…

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LA Internship Fall 2011: Creating Your Opportunities

Aaron This week, I was lucky enough to help with a variety of different tasks for Celebuzz. I was wrapping my work up on Monday when I overheard two men discussing ideas for a new video segment. I would later know these men as the…

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LA Internship Fall 2011: A little Stand-Up Comedy for Conan

Mike On Friday, I went to see some of the Conan writers perform stand-up comedy. It was a pretty small venue with an intimate crowd, which was surprising for the amount of talent all on one show. Regardless of the size of the room and…

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LA Internship Fall 2011: Trip to Grand Canyon

Mike This weekend, my brother and I went on a road trip to the Grand Canyon. I planned on using this journal entry as a way of describing how spiritual and motivating the Grand Canyon is, but it wasn’t. The canyon was beautiful and intriguing…

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LA Internship Fall 2011: Working at Conan and Calls with Andy Richter

Last week, as Irene battered the east coast, the second group of LA interns from Stonehill arrived on the west coast. Two students are doing their internships for COM credit this semester. Mike Lemme is interning at the CONAN show on TBS, and Kaitlyn Spinali…

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LA Internship Fall 2010: Leaving LA

As I write this on the 14th, the L.A. interns are either back home already, or will be, by tomorrow. While we all faced challenges leading up to, and during, this inaugural semester of the L.A. internship program, now that it’s over I can say,…

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