Greg Edwards is a different kind of dude and Dopamine is a different kind of comedy album: fractured, unconventional, and underground.Continue reading "Greg Edwards Raw and Pure with Dopamine"
Depression comedy is comedy about depression. Depressive episode is one of the hardest things to experience. Can depression comedy help?Continue reading "Depression Comedy"
Petaluma is gearing up for its inaugural Pet-A-Llama Comedy Festival occurring Thursday, August 16th to Saturday, August 18. A little bit up the US-101 from San Francisco, the North Bay town is a gem for restaurants, wine, beer, and now, comedy. Pet-A-Llama will host Brian Posehn (The Sarah Silverman Program), the Sklar Brothers (Comedy Central), …Continue reading "Petaluma’s Pet-A-Llama Comedy Festival This Weekend!"
Since moving down the I-5, I’m always sweating to find cool comedy on these hot Los Angeles nights. Kaseem Bentley and Casey Ley are some of the coolest comedians around. Individually, Kaseem is a primo insult comedian that will roast you with big smile on his face and Casey is an ambitious, smart, witty and …Continue reading "LA: We Really Like “Some People Like Us”, Wednesday, July 25th"
Last week there was a pool party in Los Angeles explicitly for black comedy folk. As a means to foster a focus, we were discouraged from bringing non-black friends, significant others or plus ones. The result was a cathartic, emotional release for something I’ve never had and didn’t know I was missing. It’s amazing how …Continue reading "All Black Comedy Pool Party"
No Big Deal: the world’s funniest talent, one of comedy’s best producers, every first Thursday in Silverlake. Simple. Fun.Continue reading "LA: No Big Deal Comedy Show Debuts 9/7 @ Lyric Hyperion"
George Chen Is a Natural I’m not even sure George Chen wants you to buy his new album Word Origami. I mean, he definitely does. He’s an emerging comedian (i.e. broke). He’ll surely appreciate your contributions to his gas tank or pantry. It’s just that George is so smooth with it! There’s no schlocky, showbiz …Continue reading "George Chen Spits His Velvet Underground With “Word Origami”"
What do you value in your art? How do you value artists? How new and brilliant do things need to be before you say, “hey, I got to get in on this?” Do you appreciate practical effects? Do you have a buck right now? How about $5000? Have you heard Nick Stargu? Nick Stargu, an absurdist singer-songwriter …Continue reading "Sketch Saturday: Throw A Few Bucks to Nick Stargu’s Prosthetic “Longfingers”"
Sal Calanni had nothing to do with LeBron and the Cleveland Cavaliers beating the Golden State Warriors in the 2016 NBA Finals. But for a Clevelander with a long tenure in San Francisco, it had to be sweet. I wanted to contact Sal Calanni the minute Cleveland broke through the glass ceiling of sports legitimacy. I didn’t. …Continue reading "Sal Calanni To Release Second Album"
April 28th, Awaken Cafe presents “Walker Glenn & Friends”, a comedy show featuring the best in Bay Area stand-up, delicious draft beers, and heroically silly times guaranteed for all. Come kick off the first show in style! Featuring: Dominique Gelin (SF Sketchfest, Man Haters) Zack Chapeloni (MTV) Stroy Moyd (VICELAND, Hella Funny) Mikey Walz (Comedian) …Continue reading "4/28. Walker Glenn and Friends @ Awaken Cafe"