Favorite Things of Last Night: Lilibeth Helson @ Storking Comedy. Check out this clip from the legendary Purple Onion entitled “Disciplining my kids”. 

(source: RooftopComedy)

"Pro Tip" by Farah Haidari. Filmed Live at the Purple Onion. 

Caitlin Gill @ The Final Purple Onion Show.

Final show at The Purple Onion in San Francisco on 9/24/12

Event Producer: Dan Dion

Video Producer: A.D. Liano & Frazer Bradshaw

The late Kibibi Dillon @ the Purple Onion by Nicole Salmeri
[via 6westproductions]

The late Kibibi Dillon @ the Purple Onion by Nicole Salmeri

[via 6westproductions]

Jim Short @ The Purple Onion by Dan Dion #365ComedianPortriats

#HellaFunny Presents Leslie Small @ The Purple Onion 

Watch: “How I’m Shallow” by Alison Stevenson. Filmed at the Purple Onion. (via of Rooftop Comedy)

SFWeekly’s Best of San Francisco 2013: A Comedy Perspective

Every year around this time has a fervor of excitement in the Bay Area comedy community. San Francisco is a crown hub of stand-up, a respected market for art and culture, and a mecca for a certain kind of comedy fan. It’s the soup: where the transcendent feed and microcosms emerge and evolve. That being said, it’s also a place with little industry, little structure, and massive turnover. Trying to get noticed, trying to become accomplished, is an arduous, lonesome, unappreciated task. That’s why, during this time of year, a progress report of sorts really sets the year’s tone for a select group of performers.

SFWeekly recently published it’s “Best of” collection of articles, and, as always, a motley group of comedians got the nod (and boost) of recognition. 

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"Godzilla and The Homeless" by Kollin Holtz. Recorded Live at the Purple Onion.