Written by Jazmine Hill.

[Deborah Thomasian goes deep with homeboy Moshe Kasher. I love its informative hyperbole.]

Jazmine Hill chats with Chris Thayer. The results are delightful. 

Courting Sketchest: “IT’S HAPPENING!”

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Comedy harvest has unloaded it’s sweet produce on San Francisco yet again in the season of SFSketchfest. If you’re reading this blog, you’ve probably heard of it. If you’re reading this blog, you’re probably involved with it. There isn’t enough time for this lowly publication to supply further superlatives — warranted or not — because the train has already left the station.

Take the time to read some steller previews from Robert Avila at the San Francisco Bay Guardian, Peter Hartlaub of SFGate, Nate Waggoner’s Six Must-See Under-the-Radar Events at SF Sketchest (via SF Weekly), Serial Optimist’s SF Sketchfest Preview by Deborah Thomasian, "Top 10 Picks For Sketchfest" by The Bold Italic’s Madeline Janning, The 4th Annual "A Nerd’s Guide to SF Sketchfest" by Dakin Hardwick (Spinning Platters), and Erika Milvy’s write-up at the East Bay Express.

look forward relaying the maelstrom of delight to you over these next few weeks.

- OJ

[Photo via @SFSketchfest]

Serial Optimist’s Deborah Thomasian gets seriously intimate with San Francisco’s Emily Maya Mills. The über-talented, ubiquitous Renaissance woman describes her trajectory, favorite place for dim sum and inability to keep coffee off her shirt (among other revelations). 

Deborah Thomasian goes deep into the aloof and hilarious Brent Weinbach, discussing Bebe Dubbs, his jokey origin, and his new album Mostly Live

Oakland’s own Chelsea Peretti is interviewed by SO’s David Dean on New York blackouts, dancing, the endless gender garble, and the differences of working with Sarah Silverman and Amy Poehler.