Kate Willett, Marcella Arguello, Clare O’Kane, Carmelita (Frankie Quiñones), Shanti Charan backstage at the San Francisco Punch Line green room.

Kate Willett, Marcella Arguello, Clare O’Kane, Carmelita (Frankie Quiñones), Shanti Charan backstage at the San Francisco Punch Line green room.

2/6. For The Ladies Comedy Night @ San Francisco Punch Line. 444 Battery St. SF. 8pm. $15. Featuring Marcella Arguello, Karinda Dobbins, Shanti Charan, Clare O’Kane and Kate Willett. Hosted by Carmelita (aka Frankie Quinones).

2/6. For The Ladies Comedy Night @ San Francisco Punch Line. 444 Battery St. SF. 8pm. $15. Featuring Marcella Arguello, Karinda Dobbins, Shanti Charan, Clare O’Kane and Kate Willett. Hosted by Carmelita (aka Frankie Quinones).

Favorite Things of Last Night: Comikaze Lounge @ Cafe Royale (1/16/2013)

Favorite Things of Last Night: Comikaze Lounge @ Cafe Royale (1/16/2013)

1/19. Get Yucked Up @ Dirty Trix Saloon. 408 Clement St. SF. 9PM. Free. Featuring Jesse Fernandez (headliner), Imran G, Andrew Holmgren and Kate Willett and hosted by David Gborie. Presented by Sylvan Productions. 

1/19. Get Yucked Up @ Dirty Trix Saloon. 408 Clement St. SF. 9PM. Free. Featuring Jesse Fernandez (headliner), Imran G, Andrew Holmgren and Kate Willett and hosted by David Gborie. Presented by Sylvan Productions. 

Tonight: Comikaze Lounge w/ Kellen Erskine @ Cafe Royale. 8pm. Free. Featuring OJ Patterson, Lydia Popovich, Kevin O’Shea, Justin Alan, and Clara Bijl. Hosted and Produced by Stefani Silverman and Kate Willett.

Tonight: Comikaze Lounge w/ Kellen Erskine @ Cafe Royale. 8pm. Free. Featuring OJ Patterson, Lydia Popovich, Kevin O’Shea, Justin Alan, and Clara Bijl. Hosted and Produced by Stefani Silverman and Kate Willett.

1/5. The Friend Zone (Free Comedy) @ Dirty Trix Saloon. 408 Clement St. SF. 9PM. Featuring  Cameron Vannini, Jules Posner, Josef Anolin, Kyle Mizono, Neel Nanda, Tushar Singh, Ivan Hernandez, Kate Willett and Kevin Munroe. Hosted and Produced by Matt Louv. 

Join us in the Friend Zone this Saturday, as we invent straw-man fantasies about how girls only like guys who are mean to them and ride motorcycles, instead of confronting the reality that we just don’t have any interesting skills and say things out loud like Ninja Turtles are mutants not aliens god dammit Michael Bay you punk asshole motherfucker.

1/5. The Friend Zone (Free Comedy) @ Dirty Trix Saloon. 408 Clement St. SF. 9PM. Featuring  Cameron Vannini, Jules Posner, Josef Anolin, Kyle Mizono, Neel Nanda, Tushar Singh, Ivan Hernandez, Kate Willett and Kevin Munroe. Hosted and Produced by Matt Louv. 

Join us in the Friend Zone this Saturday, as we invent straw-man fantasies about how girls only like guys who are mean to them and ride motorcycles, instead of confronting the reality that we just don’t have any interesting skills and say things out loud like Ninja Turtles are mutants not aliens god dammit Michael Bay you punk asshole motherfucker.

1/3. Storking Comedy @ Stork Club. 2330 Telegraph Ave. Oakland. 6:30pm-9:00pm. Free. Featuring Matt Lieb, Kate Willett, Eric Barry and Red Scott. Open Mic Sign Ups: 6:00pm. Hosted by OJ Patterson


You are cordially invited to Storking Comedy, a one-of-a-kind comedy show in the heart of downtown Oakland. Hosted by OJ Patterson (no relation), Storking Comedy features amazingly funny local comedians working on their craft. Following each act, an interview with the host provides in depth elaboration coupled with ribbing rapport. Our first spotlight performers:Kate Willett (Endearing deadpan, awkward martyr “The Mission Position”) Eric Barry (Hyperaware, post-irony, slickster “Full Disclosure Podcast”)Matt Lieb (Wordsmith, Candid, Subversive, “The Mission Position”)and special guestRed Scott (Confident mockery, classic, “Boars Gore and Swords”)Also, accompanying the merrymaking is of course: you. All comedians, hobbyist, amateur or professional, are welcome to participate limited open mic happening from 6:30-8:00pm. Sign-up: 5:45pm. Of course, Stork Club wouldn’t be the Stork Club without the awesomely cheap drinks and pinball, available in abundance. Free show, raucous atmosphere and cheap drinks = no brainer.So come, relax, hang out, participate, get involved and get in to it.



[The Stork Club has no show afterwards so the open-mic is ostensibly limited less. We’re going til we run out of jokers.]

1/3. Storking Comedy @ Stork Club. 2330 Telegraph Ave. Oakland. 6:30pm-9:00pm. Free. Featuring Matt Lieb, Kate Willett, Eric Barry and Red Scott. Open Mic Sign Ups: 6:00pm. Hosted by OJ Patterson

You are cordially invited to Storking Comedy, a one-of-a-kind comedy show in the heart of downtown Oakland. Hosted by OJ Patterson (no relation), Storking Comedy features amazingly funny local comedians working on their craft. Following each act, an interview with the host provides in depth elaboration coupled with ribbing rapport. 

Our first spotlight performers:

Kate Willett (Endearing deadpan, awkward martyr “The Mission Position”) 
Eric Barry (Hyperaware, post-irony, slickster “Full Disclosure Podcast”)
Matt Lieb (Wordsmith, Candid, Subversive, “The Mission Position”)
and special guest
Red Scott (Confident mockery, classic, “Boars Gore and Swords”)

Also, accompanying the merrymaking is of course: you. All comedians, hobbyist, amateur or professional, are welcome to participate limited open mic happening from 6:30-8:00pm. Sign-up: 5:45pm. 

Of course, Stork Club wouldn’t be the Stork Club without the awesomely cheap drinks and pinball, available in abundance. Free show, raucous atmosphere and cheap drinks = no brainer.

So come, relax, hang out, participate, get involved and get in to it.


[The Stork Club has no show afterwards so the open-mic is ostensibly limited less. We’re going til we run out of jokers.]

Random Pictures from Any Last Words?.All Photos by Kollin Holtz (mostly). 

Podcast: The Mission Position w/ Matt Lieb and Kate Willett. Episode: An Evening with Bucky Sinister. Download Link: Here. iTunes: Here. Official Link: Here.

Tonight’s episode of The Mission Position features the poet, comedian, and writer Bucky Sinister. Bucky shares his story with Kate and Matt, and reads some of his poetry. Enjoy!

[A landmark podcast dictating the landscape of 1990’s alternative music, comedy and poetry. A great listen.]

12/17. Free Comedy @ Club Deluxe. 1511 Haight St. SF. 9pm. Featuring Mike Drucker, Drennon Davis, Jules Posner, Josef Anolin, Kate Willett, Matt Louv and Rajeev Dhar. 

12/17. Free Comedy @ Club Deluxe. 1511 Haight St. SF. 9pm. Featuring Mike Drucker, Drennon Davis, Jules Posner, Josef Anolin, Kate Willett, Matt Louv and Rajeev Dhar.