Here’s a thing I wrote about a show that felt like it would give me a heart attack. But in the end, we learn there’s no end-all-be-all in comedy and that stand up takes hard work and dedication throughout your career.
Optimists may look at this as “There’s always more to your journey!”
Pessimists may look at this as “OMG I’M A PRISONER TO THE LAUGHTER FOREVER, AAAGGGGHHHH!”
BE FUNNY open mic @ The New Parish. 579 18th St. Oakland, CA. Sign Ups @ 7 PM. Show @ 8 PM. Organized by. Bryant Hicks. Hosted by. Christopher Riggins.
Hukilau Lounge Comedy . 5 Masonic Ave. SF. Sign Ups: 9:00 pm. Show: 9:30 pm. Hosted by Mean Dave. FREE!
Rising Stars Showcase @ Our Little Theater. 287 Ellis St. SF. 8 PM. $5. Hosted by. Andrew Roberts. (I’ll be wearing a suit to this. Class it up for all the tourist)
Harvey’s Funny Tuesday. 500 Castro St. 9 PM. One Drink Minimum.
Wharf Room @ Castagnola’s. 286 Jefferson St. SF. 8 PM. $5. Featuring Chantel Williams, Max Curry, Dave DeLuca, James Fluty, Jeff Reitman, Miles K, Peter Kim, Tom Davenport and Victor Torres.
Rockit Room Open Mic. 406 Clement St. SF. 7:30-10 PM. Free 99. (Pencils!)
SYLVAN OPEN IMPROV. 7:30 PM. Dark Room Theater. 2263 Mission St. SF. Free.99 (Fresh off a successful improv showcase, the kids bring the goods for free.)
Layover Comedy. 1517 Franklin. Oakland. 8:30. 21+. No Cover. Hosted by Mike Spiegelman. Featuring Casey Ley, Ben Feldman, Nicole Turley, Dave Thomason, Chris Thayer, Stroy Moyd, Kevin Camia. (East Bay Grand Laughing Station)
Comedy And Everything Else Hosted by. Jimmy Dore, Todd Glass and Stef Zamarano. Episode 55: San Francisco’s Al Madrigal. Recorded August 2009.
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