"I’m so gay, my phone auto-corrects "hi" to "HIV". It’s hard to recover on Grinder: ‘HIV, wanna fuck?’"
— Casey Ley @ Rite Spot Cafe/Misery Index [Paraphrase]

"I’m so gay, my phone auto-corrects "hi" to "HIV". It’s hard to recover on Grinder: ‘HIV, wanna fuck?’"

Casey Ley @ Rite Spot Cafe/Misery Index [Paraphrase]

"I feel like marijuana is just a gateway drug to Wikipedia."

Trevor Hill @ Rite Spot Cafe/Misery Index [Paraphrase]

"San Francisco: If you can make it here, you’re still gonna have to make it somewhere else."

Dro @ Rite Spot Cafe/Misery Index [Paraphrase]

mattgubser:

The Rundown Tuesday July 8 2014

All your #SanFrancisco #BayArea #standup #comedy #shows & #openmics.

News

Tonight’s show at Red Room is a roast for departing host Ben Switzer who is moving to New York. DNA is taking over the room which will now be a weekly showcase with a limited open mic. Haightian Democracy isn’t happening in its regular slot tonight. It will be on next week.

Shows

Tonight’s Top Pick

Milkin’ It with Jules Posner Headliner Natasha Muse (WATCH CLIP), George Chen, Brandon Garner, Aviva Siegel, Joe Gorman, Sara Reihani, Lucas Molandez, Dave Thomason, host Jules Posner @ Milk 1840 Haight (Haight) 8:00 FREE!

San Francisco

Troubled Comedy @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (Mission) 7:00-9:00 FREE!
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Milkin’ It with Jules Posner Headliner Natasha Muse (WATCH CLIP) @ Milk 1840 Haight (Haight) 8:00 FREE!
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Harvey’s Funny Tuesdays @ 500 Castro (Castro) 9:00 FREE! (1 item min)
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Avengers of Comedy Headliner Casey Ley (WATCH CLIP) @ Punchline 444 Battery St (Financial) 8:00 $15 (2 drink min)

East Bay

Family Friendly Comedy @ Smoking Pig BBQ Company 3340 Mowry Ave Fremont 8:00-9:30 FREE!
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Speak Easy Open Mic & ShowcaseLavon Godfrey & Terry Moore @ Parliament 811 Washington St Oakland 8:00 $5/$3 w student ID
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Feelmore Adult Gallery Presents: Ladies Love the Layover @ 1517 Franklin, Oakland (Downtown) 8:30pm FREE!
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Comic Sense Headliner Pete Munoz (WATCH CLIP) @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30 $10 (2 item min)

South Bay

Branded Funny Comedy Showcase @ Agave 2270 Monterey Hwy San Jose 7:00 $5
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The Roast of Ben Switzer @ 200 Locust St Santa Cruz 8:00 FREE!
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North Bay

Comedy King Pins @ Double Decker Lanes 300 Golf Course Drive Rohnert Park 8:30 FREE!
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Mark Pitta & Friends @ Throckmorton Theater 142 Throckmorton Ave Mill Valley 8:00 $21

Open Mics

San Francisco

Neck of the Woods @ 406 Clement St (Richmond) 7:30-10:00
Danny Dechi
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Ignite the Mic @ The Center SF 548 Fillmore St (Hayes Valley) 7:30 sign-up/8:00-9:15
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Open Mic @ Brainwash Café 1122 Folsom St (SoMa) 7:30 sign up/8:00-10:00
Anthony Medina
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La Rocca’s @ 957 Columbus (Russian Hill) 9:30 sign-up/10:00-2:00 5-7 minutes
Bryce Benson
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East Bay

Starry Plough Open Mic (mixed) @ 3101 Shattuck Oakland 7:30 sign-up/8:00
Joan Pez
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Speak Easy Open Mic & ShowcaseLavon Godfrey & Terry Moore @ Parliament 811 Washington St Oakland 8:00 $5 (includes performers)/$3 w student ID
Bri Blue
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Blue Candle Tuesdays (mixed) @ Dorsey’s Locker 5817 Shattuck Ave Oakland 8:00 sign-up/9:00 
DJ Styles
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Acappela Flows (mixed) @ Sweetfingers 464 14th St San Leandro 8:00 doors/9:00 start/ $5 before 10:00
Joy Elan

South Bay

Poor House Bistro Open Mic (mixed) @ 91 South Autumn Street San Jose 6:00-9:00
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Caffé Frascati Open Mic (mixed) @ 315 S 1st St San Jose 8:00-11:00
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Upcoming

7/2 Free “How to Produce a Successful Comedy Show” Seminar by Charlie Ballard @ Mexicali Rose Restaurant Oakland 9:00
7/11 Small Town Comedy Festival Healdsburg
7/12-13 24 Hour Cynic Cave
7/15 Daryus Monday and Mike Spiegelman Live Taping @ Layover Oakland
7/25-7/27 Comedy Superfest Oakland
8/1 2nd Annual Comedy Crawl
9/12 Funny or Die Oddball Comedy Fest Mountain View

See something I missed? Want to make sure your show is listed?
Email matt@mattgubser.com.

Leslie Small’s to-do list. #favoritethingsoflastnight #jokelife #comedy #ritespot #sf #fuck

Leslie Small’s to-do list. #favoritethingsoflastnight #jokelife #comedy #ritespot #sf #fuck

Papp Johnson

Papp Johnson

Solomon Georgio by Anita Drieseberg

Solomon Georgio by Anita Drieseberg

"You don’t know ‘walk of shame’ until you leave your skateboard at a comedy show. I can’t leave fast enough."

— Irene Tu @ Sip Bar & Lounge

All comedy shows should end with a 80s Ric Flair promo.

All comedy shows should end with a 80s Ric Flair promo.

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