Featuring Kelly Anneken (“Whacking WIth the Stars”), Isa Hopkins (“Reclaiming the Beautiful Swan”), Ivan Hernandez (“A Fuckable Promethus”), Colleen Watson ("Bank Robbery Stuns Sesame Street”), and OJ Patterson (“Breaking from the Blerd”).

Courting Comedy: The Show #2 (11/3/2012) @ Dirty Trix by Andrew Moore. 

12/7. Hella Gay Comedy Show All-Stars @ Stage Werx Theater. 446 Valencia St. SF. 7:30PM. $5. Featuring Kate Willett, Loren Kraut, Shanti Charan, Casey Ley, Sandra Risser, Clare O’Kane, OJ Patterson, Jenn Dronsky, and Tammy Powers. Hosted by Charlie Ballard.

12/7. Hella Gay Comedy Show All-Stars @ Stage Werx Theater. 446 Valencia St. SF. 7:30PM. $5. Featuring Kate Willett, Loren Kraut, Shanti Charan, Casey Ley, Sandra Risser, Clare O’Kane, OJ Patterson, Jenn Dronsky, and Tammy Powers. Hosted by Charlie Ballard.

11/27. Negrolevity Comedy @ 1582 Folsom St. SF. 8:30PM. $5. Featuring David Gborie, OJ Patterson, Andre Parker, Angela Marie, Adrian McNair, Richard Toomer, and E.J. Allen. Hosted by Lyall Behrens. 

11/27. Negrolevity Comedy @ 1582 Folsom St. SF. 8:30PM. $5. Featuring David Gborie, OJ Patterson, Andre Parker, Angela Marie, Adrian McNair, Richard Toomer, and E.J. Allen. Hosted by Lyall Behrens. 

"The Thanksgiving Turkey Bowl" by Ebaumsworld. Filmed by Jesse Fernandez. Featuring Gary Anderson, Andrew Holmgren, Andrew Moore, Kollin Holtz, Justin Gomes, Ivan Hernandez, and OJ Patterson. 

11/29. Storking Comedy @ Stork Club. 2330 Telegraph Ave. Oakland. 6:30pm-9:00pm. Free. Featuring Andrew Holmgren, Colleen Watson and Ivan Hernandez. 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:
Ivan Hernandez (Spirited, loquacious, enthusiast, “Boars, Gore, and Swords” Podcast)
Colleen Watson (Sarcastic, daring, macabre, San Francisco Punch Line)
Andrew Holmgren (Evergreen, quick-witted, stoner, Get Yucked Up)
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: 6:00pm. 

11/29. Storking Comedy @ Stork Club. 2330 Telegraph Ave. Oakland. 6:30pm-9:00pm. Free. Featuring Andrew Holmgren, Colleen Watson and Ivan Hernandez. 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:

Ivan Hernandez (Spirited, loquacious, enthusiast, “Boars, Gore, and Swords” Podcast)

Colleen Watson (Sarcastic, daring, macabre, San Francisco Punch Line)

Andrew Holmgren (Evergreen, quick-witted, stoner, Get Yucked Up)

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: 6:00pm. 

Courting Comedy: The Show (Trailer). Shot and Edited by Andrew Moore. 

11/2. Six Foot Funny (OJ Headlining) @ il Pirata. 2006 16th St. SF. 8pm. Free. Featuring Matt Lieb, Papp Johnson, Kevin Munroe, Gloria Magana and special guest Clare O’Kane. Hosted by the Godfather of San Francisco Comedy, Tony Sparks. Presented by Speech Therapy. 

11/2. Six Foot Funny (OJ Headlining) @ il Pirata. 2006 16th St. SF. 8pm. Free. Featuring Matt Lieb, Papp Johnson, Kevin Munroe, Gloria Magana and special guest Clare O’Kane. Hosted by the Godfather of San Francisco Comedy, Tony Sparks. Presented by Speech Therapy. 

11/7. Comedy and Pinball for a Cause: Benefit the POP @ Kimball’s. 255 2nd St. Oakland, CA. 8:00pm. Free. Featuring Jesse Elias (headliner), Caitlin Gill, Jason Dove, Nina G, Roman Leo, Christopher John and hosting by OJ Patterson. Donations Readily Accepted. More Information: Here. 

Come for pinball at 7:00. Comedy show starts at 8:00.The Pinball Outreach Program’s mission is to improve the lives of hospitalized children during the downtime of treatment by bringing the game, history and excitement of pinball to Children’s Hospitals. Comedy and Pinball for a Cause will be holding a benefit for POP. The show is free but we will be passing around “the hat” to donate to this project. Also, all money made from the pinball play will be donated to POP (which include some of the best pin
ball games in the Bay Area!). Please come and support this cause to help kids in the hospital have some pintastic fun!

11/7. Comedy and Pinball for a Cause: Benefit the POP @ Kimball’s. 255 2nd St. Oakland, CA. 8:00pm. Free. Featuring Jesse Elias (headliner), Caitlin Gill, Jason Dove, Nina G, Roman Leo, Christopher John and hosting by OJ Patterson. Donations Readily Accepted. More Information: Here

Come for pinball at 7:00. Comedy show starts at 8:00.

The Pinball Outreach Program’s mission is to improve the lives of hospitalized children during the downtime of treatment by bringing the game, history and excitement of pinball to Children’s Hospitals. Comedy and Pinball for a Cause will be holding a benefit for POP. The show is free but we will be passing around “the hat” to donate to this project. Also, all money made from the pinball play will be donated to POP (which include some of the best pin

ball games in the Bay Area!). Please come and support this cause to help kids in the hospital have some pintastic fun!

Comedy Day (A Sylvanite In Purgatory)

I had a nightmare, a flashback to last year’s fiasco. The gung-ho Sylvan, vikingesque spirit in the morning devolved into utter agony and sunken morale by nightfall. We struck a contingency plan, but it relied on rest and strategy.

Sleep remained elusive as a will-o’-the-wisp; I only managed to dominate three or four “Z’s”. After the glorified nap, energy trickled in adequately, a lazy aqueduct flowing past bodies, the night’s leftover affiliates. A hot roll of hearty spray reset my decay. By three-o-morning I stood alert inside sodden jeans, a Sylvan tee, neon-green Newport cap, rolled-sleeved collared shirt, everyday shoes, Miramonte hoodie, gardening gloves (lesson learned) and a considerable amount of anxiety. The rest of SylvanHouse floated lazily in stasis.

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