12/17. Laugh Like You Mean It @ The Purple Onion. 140 Columbus Ave. SF. 10PM. $18. Feat Kevin Camia, John Hoogasian, Joe Gorman, Kazumi Kusano, Paul Simmons and Jason Mack.

Laugh Like You Mean It may be the greatest thing that has happened to  mankind. You will laugh so hard for so long (90 minutes) that it is  possible that you may die. In 1989, a Danish dude named Ole Bentzen died  watching “A Fish Called Wanda.” And our show has been describ…ed as “funnier than ‘A Fish Called Wanda*.’” That is historical proof that our stand-up comedy show is wonderful and awesome. Come lift your spirits with “Laugh Like You Mean It” producers Jason  Mack & Paul Simmons, and a lineup of the best pro and underground  comics in the Bay Area! Headliner: KEVIN CAMIA (Comedy Central’s “Live At Gotham,” iTunes “Top 10 Comedy Albums of 2010”) Featuring JOE GORMAN (Founder of “Baby Faces of Comedy Tour”) An adorable one-woman sketch from KAZUMI KUSANO  The smart, acerbic wit of producer/performer PAUL SIMMONS And JASON MACK (prolific producer and creator of “Operation: Funny” Veterans benefit shows) With special guest JOHN HOOGASIAN (Comedy Central’s “Live At Gotham”) Tickets $15 online: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/2600742892 $18 CASH at the door (debit/credit OK for food/drinks) About The Venue The Purple Onion is San Francisco’s most historic comedy club & has  been a city landmark of comedy & culture since 1952. The intimate,  80-seat venue offers a full menu of delicious food & drink without  comedy club prices & with NO 2-drink minimum! *By the producers, just now. 
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12/17. Laugh Like You Mean It @ The Purple Onion. 140 Columbus Ave. SF. 10PM. $18. Feat Kevin Camia, John Hoogasian, Joe Gorman, Kazumi Kusano, Paul Simmons and Jason Mack.

Laugh Like You Mean It may be the greatest thing that has happened to mankind. You will laugh so hard for so long (90 minutes) that it is possible that you may die. In 1989, a Danish dude named Ole Bentzen died watching “A Fish Called Wanda.” And our show has been described as “funnier than ‘A Fish Called Wanda*.’” That is historical proof that our stand-up comedy show is wonderful and awesome.

Come lift your spirits with “Laugh Like You Mean It” producers Jason Mack & Paul Simmons, and a lineup of the best pro and underground comics in the Bay Area!

Headliner: KEVIN CAMIA (Comedy Central’s “Live At Gotham,” iTunes “Top 10 Comedy Albums of 2010”)

Featuring
JOE GORMAN (Founder of “Baby Faces of Comedy Tour”)
An adorable one-woman sketch from KAZUMI KUSANO
The smart, acerbic wit of producer/performer PAUL SIMMONS
And JASON MACK (prolific producer and creator of “Operation: Funny” Veterans benefit shows)

With special guest JOHN HOOGASIAN (Comedy Central’s “Live At Gotham”)

Tickets
$15 online: http://www.eventbrite.com/
event/2600742892
$18 CASH at the door (debit/credit OK for food/drinks)

About The Venue
The Purple Onion is San Francisco’s most historic comedy club & has been a city landmark of comedy & culture since 1952. The intimate, 80-seat venue offers a full menu of delicious food & drink without comedy club prices & with NO 2-drink minimum!

*By the producers, just now.

(via Facebook)

Paul Simmons by. Shawn Robbins

Paul Simmons by. Shawn Robbins

"I don’t believe 50% of people can safely operate a sock puppet"

— Paul Simmons @ Rockit Room

"You’re not a real fan. You just like bars that seat 40 thousand people."

— Paul Simmons on baseball game day drinkers

Paul Simmons [Audio + Video Montage]

Overview: The Shows of FCC Free Radio

FCC Free Radio is local broadcasting service that provides live streaming entertainment as well as archival podcasts. Among the many general talk shows and music programs the station hosts a number of comedian based podcasts. Each show has a similar format: talk related, community based, interview oriented and used as a promotional tool for the host and their guests. Each show is also largely identified by the curator, offering a specific, unique perspective for a couple of hours. Here’s the rundown of the comedy shows currently in rotation, the best quote to define the show, and a song that embodies what the show is about.

You’re Welcome w/ Coree Spencer

"I love my mom"

The Paul Simmons Show

"This is Paul Simmons"

The John Miller Program w/ Susan Maletta

"Hookers and Blow"


The Edge of Insanity w/ Paul Brumbaugh

"It’s 4:20, you know what that means"

New Show Debuting this Monday. 4PM-6PM. "You’re A Effing Moron Podcast" w/ Chantel Williams and Brian King