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"
According to Deadline, Hasan Minhaj’s Homecoming King is set for a forthcoming Netflix release. Rave reviews and sold out shows made Hasan Minhaj’s a hot ticket last year. Audiences described emotional responses to Minhaj’s true life experiences growing up as a first generation Indian America. Its excerpts or inspired discussions about interracial dating or bullying …Continue reading "Hella Juiced: Hometown Hero Hasan Minhaj’s “Homecoming King” Lands at Netflix"
Hollywood Improv will host a night of comedy and music on December 23 to raise funds for the community impacted by the Oakland Fire.Continue reading "Hey LA!: Oakland Fire Benefit Fundraiser Show on December 23!"
David Gborie will be performing stand-up comedy on TBS’ Conan this coming Tuesday (12/20). This is excellent and exciting news. In its many incarnations, the late night talk show helmed by Conan O’Brien has championed stand-up. Big, small, rising, established, legendary twists on the form, breaking brand new talent, and everything else in between. There’s something magical about …Continue reading "Watch David Gborie on Conan This Tuesday"
Horray for Guy Branum! Boo every other site for simply copying and pasting this press release. Sure, there’s little information to go on. We haven’t received an air date, set design or promotional materials. Fine. But Guy Branum deserves more. He, and Talk Show the Game Show, is enough to go on. Completely Unique It’s is …Continue reading "TruTV Orders Guy Branum’s “Talk Show the Game Show”, We Speculate"
Do you lift? Do you laugh? Do you replenish with energy tamales? Then you should already know about Creeper and Cholofit, the sketch comedy/wellness plan/Halloween costume phenomenon from Frankie Quinones, The Funny Drop and Más Major. You now can come correct and with tees, crews, shorts, cups and totes at the official Cholofit …Continue reading "Grab Some Fresh Cholofit Gear Or Like Whatever"
Mo’Nique, Oscar-winning comedian and the best part of “Beerfest”, is in town November 25th and November 26th at Tommy T’s in Pleasanton. Due to popular demand there’s been a 11:45pm added on Saturday for the night owls. Don’t miss your chance to see one of the most brilliant comedians in our lifetime.Continue reading "Mo’Nique Adds Show to Tommy T’s This Weekend"
Once a year San Franciscans open their hearts, and their pockets, for a one-of-a-kind, can’t miss showcase of the world’s best entertainers in ways they’ll never be again. You’look never see another Reggidency — a four night Reggie Watts experience incorporating luminaries from comedy and music and onomatopoeia alike. You’ll never see the numerous storytelling …Continue reading "SF Sketchfest Returns, Tickets on Sale Tomorrow!"
“Humboldt is either your worst nightmare or your paradise.” Picturesque, rustic paradise, lush bluegrays and impenetrable redwoods. Dilapidated buildings, graffiti and crustpunk puppies. Many of the shots in the trailer feels impossible, some GoPro, drone mastery that elaborates on the flashes of lucidity that is hard to recall through Humboldt haze. There’s also flashes …Continue reading "Humboldt Is A Beautiful Place For Comedy, Check Out This Trailer For Its Story “SAVAGE REMOTE”."
I’ve said it once, I’ll say it ad infinitum: nothing’s better than a house show. It may not be comedy as the ancestors of entertainment intended, (with schtick, glamour, or hocking), nor is it what modern sensibilities subscribes comedy to be (clubs, theaters, television, two drink minimums), but I’ve never had more fun than at a …Continue reading "The Trailer for Lance Bangs/Viceland’s FLOPHOUSE Just Dropped, ft. SylvanHouse, A Place I Lived For Two Years"