11/23. Ian Karmel @ Lost Weekend Video/Cynic Cave. 1034 Valencia St. SF. 8PM&10PM. Featuring Josef Anolin, Kelly Anneken, George Chen, Kevin O’Shea. Tickets Available: Here

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Saturday Nov 23rd

Cynic Cave presents Ian Karmel

Ian Karmel is a comedian whose style zig-zags between the eclectic and the universal, appealing both to crowds who own homes in the suburbs, and crowds just staying with their parents in the suburbs until they figure some things out. Coming from an improv background, including time with The Groundlings and the Upright Citizens Brigade, Ian entered the world of stand-up with a unique perspective that helped him win the 2011 Funniest Person in Portland, 2010 Portland Amateur Comedy Competition and has given him the opportunity to perform at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot, Austin’s Moontower Comedy and Oddity Fest, Portland’s Helium Comedy Club, Philadelphia’s Helium Comedy Club, Austin’s Cap City Comedy Club, Seattle’s Comedy Underground and Los Angeles’ Comedy Store. In addition to stand-up, Karmel has appeared on television, playing a character in IFC’s sketch show Portlandia and as a post-game analyst and commentator for the Portland Trailblazers. Since moving to LA from Portland, he is now a writer/performer on Chelsea Lately.

8pm show featuring Josef Anolin 
10pm show featuring Kelly Anneken

Both Shows hosted by George Chen & Kevin O’Shea 
$12

Tonight’s performance is made possible in part through a gift by Yerba Buena Center for the Arts through the YBCAway program

11/16. Cynic Cave: Will Weldon @ Lost Weekend Video. 1034 Valencia St. SF. 8PM. Featuring Sean Keane. Hosted by George Chen and Kevin O’Shea. 
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Will Weldon is a comedian who currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. He has performed at the comedy festivals Bridgetown, Riot LA, and Just for Laughs, and has been written about in a number of comedy publications only read by those who are hoping their name appears in a comedy publication. He’s pretty funny.Also featuring Sean KeaneHosted By George Chen & Kevin O’Shea!


[I love Will Weldon. He’s the definition of proto-breaktrhough, analogous to a sure-fire start-up, with more “underground” buzz than a vibrating suppository. This is a highly recommended show because it’s a hell-of-a-lot more expensive to see this rising star a couple of years from now at the Punch Line. Also, I hear he’s hella good a Tetris]

11/16. Cynic Cave: Will Weldon @ Lost Weekend Video. 1034 Valencia St. SF. 8PM. Featuring Sean Keane. Hosted by George Chen and Kevin O’Shea. 

cyniccave:

Will Weldon is a comedian who currently resides in Los Angeles, CA. He has performed at the comedy festivals Bridgetown, Riot LA, and Just for Laughs, and has been written about in a number of comedy publications only read by those who are hoping their name appears in a comedy publication. He’s pretty funny.

Also featuring Sean Keane
Hosted By George Chen & Kevin O’Shea!

[I love Will Weldon. He’s the definition of proto-breaktrhough, analogous to a sure-fire start-up, with more “underground” buzz than a vibrating suppository. This is a highly recommended show because it’s a hell-of-a-lot more expensive to see this rising star a couple of years from now at the Punch Line. Also, I hear he’s hella good a Tetris]


"Have you ever been standing at at a urinal for a full minute and you still haven’t cummed?" 

– Jesse Fernandez talking to the fellas @ Lost Weekend Video/Talkies [Paraphrase] 
[Photo by Jay Austin Graham]

"Have you ever been standing at at a urinal for a full minute and you still haven’t cummed?" 

Jesse Fernandez talking to the fellas @ Lost Weekend Video/Talkies [Paraphrase] 

[Photo by Jay Austin Graham]

Favorite Things of Last Night: Sean Patton going for it.
[“Butter…brother…butter, brother, butter… brother.” Why weren’t you there? What’s wrong with you. I haven’t laughed that hard in MONTHS!]
[Photo by willscovill]

Favorite Things of Last Night: Sean Patton going for it.

[“Butter…brother…butter, brother, butter… brother.” Why weren’t you there? What’s wrong with you. I haven’t laughed that hard in MONTHS!]

[Photo by willscovill]

News: Sean Patton and Jay Larson added to tonight’s Cynic Cave. 8pm. $10.

10/5. Cynic Cave @ Lost Weekend Video. 1034 Valencia St. SF. 8PM. $10. Featuring Ben Feldman, Stevie Post, Michael D’Bey, Shanti Charan, Trevor Hill and OJ Patterson. Hosted by George Chen and Kevin O’Shea
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Ben FeldmanTrevor HillOJ PattersonStevie PostShanti CharanMichael D’Beyhosted by George Chen and Kevin O’Shea8pm$101034 Valencia Street, SF

mattgubser:

New Miley Cyrus bit I’m working out.  Still pretty raw but I like where it’s going.

Podcast: The Dork Forest w/ Jackie Kashian. Episode 192 w/ Kelly Anneken. Recorded at Lost Weekend Video. Download Link: Here. iTunes: Here. Official Link: Here.

Kelly Anneken (@thefatling on twitter) is a San Francisco stand up comic, the comedy curator over at Pandora Radio and enjoys a nice biography. A lot. She picked her current three favorite biographies (Hallie Flanagan, Madame de Stael and Cleopatra) and we go THROUGH them. In the midst we weed off talking about The Babysitter Club books and American Girl Doll books. It’s great.
Disclaimer: This episode was recorded LIVE at Lost Weekend Video in San Francisco http://www.lostweekendvideo.com/Lost_Weekend_Video/The_Cinecave!.html, and there wasn’t an audio guy. So you got ME. And Patrick did his best to mitigate how hot the recording was … but it’s a little buzzy. It’s a little Ruth Buzzi. Get it? And… sorry. It was too great to bail on… so consider it in “podcast glory.”

DONATE folk… I’m working over here. www.dorkforest.com or www.jackiekashian.com (which has T-shirts, CDs and Hooded Sweatshirts, my full stand up schedule and more info than you want). Email me if you have questions: jackie@jackiekashian.com
This month’s shows are sponsored by THE SOCIETY OF THE SPECTACLE! If you need glasses and live in LA - Go to Eagle Rock and let Katie and Amy pick you out some SPECS! http://www.societyspectacle.com/

The Ranger facebook page is great for chatting about the shows and flying yer dork flag. https://www.facebook.com/groups/353762778033456/

The notes are truncated… I’m on the road a lot lately…
NOTES:American Girl Doll Books: Pleasant Rowland (great name) is the Creator”Furious Improvisation” is the book about Hallie Flanagan - Dir of the WPA theaterCradle will Rock - 1999 Directed by Tim RobbinsDyer Anti-Lynching Bill - 1924Mistress of an Age: A Life of Madame de Stael by J. Christopher HeroldCorinne, or Italy BY Madam de Stael (for example)August Wilhelm von Schlegel - the tutor of Madame de Stael’s children.
The Cleopatra book!! I forgot… find it. I believe in you.
CREDITS:
Patrick Brady fixes the audio and makes the teaser vids: http://www.youtube.com/user/TheDorkForestMike Ruekberg composed and sang the theme song the Mexican Hat Dance. Vilmos fixes the www.jackiekashian.com website.

9/20. Brock Wilbur’s Free CD Recording Show @ Lost Weekend Video.

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Underdogs get another victory in a couple of weeks. On September 20th, Los Angeles-based comedian, Brock Wilbur, will be recording his sophomore effort at the performance paragon known as Lost Weekend Video’s Cynic Cave. It’s completely free, twice the word over: there is no cover and after this show, the material will be thrown in to the ether for Wilbur to start anew. Catch our mini-interview with the ambitious jokester below.

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CYNIC CAVE LIVE RECORDING SCHEDULE FOR BURGER RECORDS COMPILATION
The standup comedy series that began in the basement of the beloved Mission District video store Lost Weekend has expanded to a comedy album. Co-producers George Chen and Kevin O’Shea join forces with San Francisco musician Garett Goddard and Burger Records to document the weekly Cynic Cave showcase on classic cassette format! The recording sessions will be happening every Saturday in September highlighting a select group of Bay Area comedians.
Started in July 2012, The Cynic Cave is arguably the best time you’ll have in a video store in the Mission all year. We just celebrated one year of existence which has included sets from comedians around the world and guest sets from the likes of Bobcat Goldthwait and W. Kamau Bell. 
Here’s a calendar of the upcoming recordings happening at Cynic Cave in September for this recording series.
Show times are 8 PM and price is $10 
all located at 1034 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA 94110.
Tickets can be purchased online via Eventbrite. http://cyniccave.eventbrite.com/
http://www.facebook.com/CynicCave
http://twitter.com/Cyniccave
Burger Records http://www.burgerrecords.org/
 
September 7th: Alison Stevenson, Brendan Lynch, Cameron Vannini, Joe Gorman, Jules Posner, Mary Van Note, Imaginary Radio, Jesse Elias
plus visiting guests: Nate Craig, Brandie Posey & Brendan McGowan

September 14th: Joey Devine, Kaseem Bentley, Land Smith, Natasha Muse, Ray Molina, Sad Vicious, Scott Capurro

September 21st: Sean Keane, Kelly Anneken, Kate Willett, Jesse Fernandez, Casey Ley, Anna Seregina. plus visiting guests Brock Wilbur, Xander Deveaux, Rick Wood.

September 28th: Andrew Holmgren, Miles K, Clare O’Kane, David Gborie, Caitlin Gill

cyniccave:

CYNIC CAVE LIVE RECORDING SCHEDULE FOR BURGER RECORDS COMPILATION

The standup comedy series that began in the basement of the beloved Mission District video store Lost Weekend has expanded to a comedy album. Co-producers George Chen and Kevin O’Shea join forces with San Francisco musician Garett Goddard and Burger Records to document the weekly Cynic Cave showcase on classic cassette format! The recording sessions will be happening every Saturday in September highlighting a select group of Bay Area comedians.

Started in July 2012, The Cynic Cave is arguably the best time you’ll have in a video store in the Mission all year. We just celebrated one year of existence which has included sets from comedians around the world and guest sets from the likes of Bobcat Goldthwait and W. Kamau Bell. 

Here’s a calendar of the upcoming recordings happening at Cynic Cave in September for this recording series.

Show times are 8 PM and price is $10 

all located at 1034 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA 94110.

Tickets can be purchased online via Eventbrite. http://cyniccave.eventbrite.com/

http://www.facebook.com/CynicCave

http://twitter.com/Cyniccave

Burger Records http://www.burgerrecords.org/

 

September 7th: Alison Stevenson, Brendan Lynch, Cameron Vannini, Joe Gorman, Jules Posner, Mary Van Note, Imaginary Radio, Jesse Elias

plus visiting guests: Nate Craig, Brandie Posey & Brendan McGowan

September 14th: Joey Devine, Kaseem Bentley, Land Smith, Natasha Muse, Ray Molina, Sad Vicious, Scott Capurro

September 21st: Sean Keane, Kelly Anneken, Kate Willett, Jesse Fernandez, Casey Ley, Anna Seregina. plus visiting guests Brock Wilbur, Xander Deveaux, Rick Wood.

September 28th: Andrew Holmgren, Miles K, Clare O’Kane, David Gborie, Caitlin Gill