4/6. Speech Therapy Presents Eloisa Bravo @ iL Pirata. 2007 16th St. SF. Free. 9PM. Featuring Bryan Yang, Anthony Medina, Johan Miranda and Alison Stevenson. Hosted by Tony Sparks. 

4/6. Speech Therapy Presents Eloisa Bravo @ iL Pirata. 2007 16th St. SF. Free. 9PM. Featuring Bryan Yang, Anthony Medina, Johan Miranda and Alison Stevenson. Hosted by Tony Sparks. 

"Thanks to Tony Sparks for all the stage time. I still follow the basic tenets of stand up you laid out for me after that very first open mic in the Tenderloin."

— Louis Katz liner notes for "If These Balls Could Talk"

Tony Sparks, Kaseem Bentley, William Head, Andrew Holmgren and Marco Alvarez by Will Bucquoy

Tony Sparks, Kaseem Bentley, William Head, Andrew Holmgren and Marco Alvarez by Will Bucquoy

3/28. The Romane Event 7 Year Anniversary @ Make Out Room. 3225 22nd St. SF. 8PM. $7 (online discount). $10 @ Door. Featuring Joe Klocek, Joe Tobin, Paco Romane, Kaseem Bentley, Ben Kolina, and Erin Judge. Hosted by Tony Sparks. Music by DJ Specific.

3/28. The Romane Event 7 Year Anniversary @ Make Out Room. 3225 22nd St. SF. 8PM. $7 (online discount). $10 @ Door. Featuring Joe Klocek, Joe Tobin, Paco Romane, Kaseem Bentley, Ben Kolina, and Erin Judge. Hosted by Tony Sparks. Music by DJ Specific.

3/2. Sylvan Takeover @ iL Pirata. 2007 16th St. SF. Free. 9PM. Featuring Andrew Holmgren, David Gborie, Keith D., Luke Lockfeld and OJ Patterson. 
[We’re about to class the frack out of iL Pirata, the number one place to live and let loose. Every time you get all the Sylvan family together, the collective rambunctious energy is infectious. Added to that, iL Pirata is the best incubator for rowdy, sweaty, gut-wrenching comedy. AND, the best host in the Bay, Tony Sparks will be spreading a lot of love. I don’t know what else could convince you to come out. Free puppies?] 

3/2. Sylvan Takeover @ iL Pirata. 2007 16th St. SF. Free. 9PM. Featuring Andrew Holmgren, David Gborie, Keith D., Luke Lockfeld and OJ Patterson. 

[We’re about to class the frack out of iL Pirata, the number one place to live and let loose. Every time you get all the Sylvan family together, the collective rambunctious energy is infectious. Added to that, iL Pirata is the best incubator for rowdy, sweaty, gut-wrenching comedy. AND, the best host in the Bay, Tony Sparks will be spreading a lot of love. I don’t know what else could convince you to come out. Free puppies?] 

Tony Sparks: Comic and Illustrator. Taken at The Brainwash. 

1/25. The Romane Event @ Make Out Room. 3225 22nd St. SF. 8 PM. $10.   Feat Chris Garcia, Caitlin Gill, Paco Romane and Stefan Davis. Hosted by Tony Sparks. Advance Tickets  (cheaper): Here.

1/25. The Romane Event @ Make Out Room. 3225 22nd St. SF. 8 PM. $10. Feat Chris Garcia, Caitlin Gill, Paco Romane and Stefan Davis. Hosted by Tony Sparks. Advance Tickets (cheaper): Here.

"[Tony Sparks] has fucked up more opportunities than Herman Cain’s dick."

— Juan Carlos @ Tony Sparks Roast [7 Mile House] [Paraphrase]

"Tony [Sparks] is known as the godfather of San Francisco comedy and the badfather of children"

— Miles K @ Tony Spark Roast [7 Mile House] [Paraphrase]


Tony [Sparks] looks like a cannibalistic black undertaker… ‘he never buys any food but he’s always full…’

Travis Curry @ Brainwash Year End Show [Paraphrase]

Tony [Sparks] looks like a cannibalistic black undertaker… ‘he never buys any food but he’s always full…’

Travis Curry @ Brainwash Year End Show [Paraphrase]