David Feldman (#SF80s) Dan Dion #365ComedianPortriats

#SF80s. Written by Megh Wright


Podcast: RIFF-erendum with Steven Pearl and Al Clethen. Episode: Marga Gomez. Download Link: Here. iTunes Link: Here. Official Link: Here

[Three of my favorite Bay Area folk heroes throw the verbal frisbee around in an episode of showbiz dads, intimidating gatekeepers, cabaret and more. Check it out]

[I’m a little late but nonetheless intrigued by the widely revered comedian’s second foray into Oscar hosting. It always seemed disastrous when overly sensitive institutions picked iconoclastic satirists (e.g. Chris Rock or Seth McFarlane) to rough them up a bit — on censored television no less! DeGeneres seems like a better wit-fit considering that actors aren’t good with roughplay. But what do I know? I don’t even have a television.]

Sketch Sunday: “Germans Who Say Nice Things” from the Dana Carvey Show. Featuring Dana Carvey (SF80s) and Steve Carell. 

The Set List: Dana Gould

[Dana Gould had a very brief run in San Francisco in the late-eighties and for that I’m allowed to admire and proffer the prolific comedian. He’s a standard for creativity, ruminates over the things he loves and attacks it sooo hard, sooo direct, yet, with scrutiny and grace]

Retro Nirvana “In Utero” Promo, Featuring Bobcat Goldthwait (SF80s), in Celebration of Album’s 20th Anniversary

"Cat in Heat" by Ellen DeGeneres (SF80s). Album: Taste This. Year: 1996. 

(Source: Spotify)

Mark Curry circa 1988 (via Bay Area Black Comedy Competition) 

Mark Curry circa 1988 (via Bay Area Black Comedy Competition


We are honored to have the amazing Dana Gould as our Aristocrat of the Week!

1. What was your first…