The John Miller Program W/ Chantel Williams (filling in for Susan Maletta).
Backstory: Martin Luther King’s Birthday. Kaseem told me to come to the radio station. I eat donuts. Enter the station. In walks Kaseem with David Gborie. We proceed to take over FCC Radio and talk about being black in America while Kaseem tells John to shut up on his own show. We (Kaseem, David and I) should have our own program. Most likely, we will.
Topics Include: Loud Music, Indie Comedy Nerds at Sketchfest, David Gborie, Seagulls, Wharf Room, Racism, Black School, Laughter, Sierra Leone, Colorado, Step-Fathers, African American African African, “Africa’s Alright”, Irish Punch, Fighting, More Loud Music, Names, Native Americans, Pittsburg vs. Orinda, Arizona Nerd School, Old Nerdom, Virginity, Unicorn, Gentlementality, Medicine, Nice Guy Swag, Handjobs, Pie in the Sky Bullshit
Jesse Castro Jr. is a Bay Area actor, comedian, and radio host. With his brand, Antithesis Radio, he posts interviews on Mixcloud with some very impressive guests. Here’s one with Megan Ganz, former writer on The Onion, Important Things w/ Demetri Martin, and now Community. Super funny person, really good interview.
[Hello, I usually post comedy foodstuffs from the Bay Area but there’s a song that’s been stuck in my head and heart for the last few months. It was written by a high school classmate named Ryan Harper, who has made consistently excellent music since I met him back in 2005. This is off his Mythologies LP made while he was in college. I encourage you to listen to him, he’s great. More information + music: here.]
Great time last night at the inaugural event of Marga’s Funny Mondays at The Marsh, Berkeley. If there’s one thing that’s been running through my head since my set last night, it’s something that Miles K mentioned to me in passing a couple of months ago. He told me that one of the toughest/worst…
iLs Goldbarg gives a detailed description of a recent gig in Berkeley. The struggle and growth of comedians always fascinates me, and iLs does a great job at describing her journey.
Lately there is a lot of buzz around something called The American Comedy Co. Why? Mostly because of the man in the above photo, Justin Hollister, creator and brains behind The American Comedy Co.. Formerly the manager and “Off Night” booker for the SJ Improv, Hollister was the driving…