This is the first in a series in which we ask comedians about the comedians they enjoy. Here, friend of Esquire Jim Norton talks about Chelsea Peretti, who was most recently a writer for Parks and Recreation and has made guest appearances on Louie and The Sarah Silverman Program. 

[Oakland. Native.]

"I met Moshe right when he started doing comedy in San Francisco. It’s fun to see a guy go from to zero to Jesus-this-guy-is-a-great-comedian. I got to see him experiment with what type of comedian he wanted to be, and now he’s truly a force to be reckoned with."

- W. Kamau Bell

Megh Wright’s cohesive and fair assessment of the Rob Schneider’s post-Pacifica career as a Saturday Night Live career. 

Well stated, and well tempered writings about the recent acquisition of Lucasfilm by Disney by comedian, Drew Harmon. Very funny, as always. 

[SF80s, Legend, Award Winner. Enough Said.]

Comedy Day (A Sylvanite In Purgatory)

I had a nightmare, a flashback to last year’s fiasco. The gung-ho Sylvan, vikingesque spirit in the morning devolved into utter agony and sunken morale by nightfall. We struck a contingency plan, but it relied on rest and strategy.

Sleep remained elusive as a will-o’-the-wisp; I only managed to dominate three or four “Z’s”. After the glorified nap, energy trickled in adequately, a lazy aqueduct flowing past bodies, the night’s leftover affiliates. A hot roll of hearty spray reset my decay. By three-o-morning I stood alert inside sodden jeans, a Sylvan tee, neon-green Newport cap, rolled-sleeved collared shirt, everyday shoes, Miramonte hoodie, gardening gloves (lesson learned) and a considerable amount of anxiety. The rest of SylvanHouse floated lazily in stasis.

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A Berkeley Boy is signed up to work with some of the creative minds previously involved with Parks and Recreation. Cool beans. 

comedystylings:

Miles K.
Jacket: Gap, from brother
Sweatshirt: Alternative Earth, Jeremy’s
Jeans: Levi’s, Slash Jeans Berkeley
Shoes: Hush Puppies, Zappos.com
Bracelet: handmade from a music festival
more Miles K. here
photo taken last night at the San Francisco Comedy and Burrito Festival

comedystylings:

Miles K.

Jacket: Gap, from brother

Sweatshirt: Alternative Earth, Jeremy’s

Jeans: Levi’s, Slash Jeans Berkeley

Shoes: Hush Puppies, Zappos.com

Bracelet: handmade from a music festival

more Miles K. here

photo taken last night at the San Francisco Comedy and Burrito Festival

comedynerdsunited:

IOW, FX has ordered seven more episodes of the late night comedy series Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell.

“I’m excited to be given the opportunity to continue working with the amazing FX and the brilliant Chris Rock,” said W. Kamau Bell. “We’ll be putting out new episodes, even more Totally Biased than before.”

Chris Rock added, “I’m very excited and looking forward to working with the good people at FX. Please don’t tell Rupert Murdoch.”

Willa Paskin sits down with the Bay’s hero of social satire and political quips to discuss writing Totally Biased, playing to bases, and represented his NorCal roots.