I’ll Pay You Tuesday for a Laugh Today (1/18/2011)

Harvey’s Funny Tuesday. 500 Castro St. 9 PM. One Drink Minimum. Featuring Ronn Vigh, Marcella Arguello, Conrad Roth and headliner: Ali Mafi. Hosted by. Liz Grant. (I lost my keys at this place.)

High Street Station Cafe. 1303 High Street. Alameda, CA. 7:30 PM. $5. Featuring Rachel McDowell, Justin Harrison, Chris Garcia, Sean Keane and more. (Business is picking up)

Rockit Room Open Mic. 406 Clement St. SF. 7:30-10 PM. Free 99. (Pencils!)

SYLVAN OPEN IMPROV. 7:30 PM. Dark Room Theater. 2263 Mission St. SF. Free.99 (Always a surprise, like a puppy in at work. It’s impossible to not have fun with these guys.)

Blue Room @ Club 93 (on 9th St.). 10-12 P.M. 21+. SF. Hosted by David Hawkins. (Big comic hang out. Late, late nights).

Layover Comedy. 1517 Franklin. Oakland. 8:30. 21+. No Cover. Hosted by Mike Spiegelman. Featuring Kaseem Bentley, Shanti Charan, Kurt Weitzmann, Howard Stone, Miles K, Donny Divanian and more. (There’s a lot of styles in the Layover tonight.)

Tuesday.Comedy 1/4/2010

Young Guns of Comedy @ The Punchline. 444 Battery St. San Francisco. 8 PM. $20. Featuring Sam Davidoff, Joey Bragg, Arnie Ponce, Cody Woods, Sammy O’beid and the mythological KaBeezy. (Big line-up for a big night at the punchline. And I’m contractually obligated to say: KaaaaaBeeeeeeEEEeezy!)

High Street Station Cafe. 1303 High Street. Alameda, CA. 7:30 PM. $5. Featuring Nina G, Jason Rogers, Natasha Muse, and Ken Townsend. (Look at how quaint that building looks. You know you wanna go.)

BE FUNNY open mic @ The New Parish. 579 18th St. Oakland, CA. Sign Ups @ 7 PM. Show @ 8 PM. Organized by. Bryant Hicks. Hosted by. Christopher Riggins. (Heard that Sir Ivan Hernandez and Madam iLs Goldbarg will be attending their first night at the New Parish. Killer room now with more comedic killing.)

Rockit Room Open Mic. 406 Clement St. SF. 7:30-10 PM. Free 99. (Pencils!)

SYLVAN OPEN IMPROV. 7:30 PM. Dark Room Theater. 2263 Mission St. SF. Free.99 (Always a surprise, like a puppy in at work. It’s impossible to not have fun with these guys.)

Blue Room @ Club 93 (on 9th St.). 10-12 P.M. 21+. SF. Hosted by David Hawkins. (Big comic hang out. Late, late nights).

Layover Comedy. 1517 Franklin. Oakland. 8:30. 21+. No Cover. Hosted by Mike Spiegelman. Featuring Sammy Franco, Jesse Elias, Emily Heller, Abbey Jordan, Will Ratblood and OJ Patterson (myself). (I’m excited. That’s a fact. )

"Michael Tyson, Michael Vick… what’s that about!"

— Random Guy @ The Blue Room

Tuesday Comedy News: 12/28/2010

SYLVAN OPEN IMPROV. 7:30 PM. Dark Room Theater. 2263 Mission St. SF. Free.99 (Comedy covered in cherry syrup)

Our Little Theater. 287 Ellis St. San Francisco. 8 PM. $5. Featuring Rolly Moe, Joe Glecker and Griffin Daley. (It’s always fun at Our Little Theater. Last time, I was called a murderer.)

Rockit Room Open Mic. 406 Clement St. SF. 7:30-10 PM. Free 99. (Pencils!)

Blue Room @ Club 93 (on 9th St.). 10-12 P.M. 21+. SF. Hosted by David Hawkins. (Big comic hang out. Late, late nights).

Layover Comedy. 1517 Franklin. Oakland. 8:30. 21+. No Cover. Hosted by Mike Spiegelman. Featuring Drew Harmon, Chris Burns, Thomas Smith, Michael O’Keefe, Colleen Watson and Jules Posner (Jules has been keeping busy. He was just at Deluxe last night and was picking vegetables this morning.)

Amnesia Variety Show. 853 Valencia St. SF. 7 PM. (Art by. Chris Duncan).

What’s Going On Tue-Night (12/7/2010)

 

Extraordinarily Close Oakland Comedy: Be Funny Open Mic @ The New Parish (579 18th St.) (New Parish is fast becoming the premier location for testing out new jokes. A lot of buzz on the room at the moment.)

AND Layover Comedy’s 1 Year Anniversary Show (1517 Franklin) featuring Mary Van Note, Emily Heller, Karinda Dobbins, Nina G, Liz Grant and hosted by. Mike Spiegelman (A ridiculously talented line-up of some of the best comedians in the Bay Area.

Rockit Room Open Mic. 406 Clement St. SF. 7:30-10 PM. Free 99. (Danny Dechi, master of his own domain.) 

SYLVAN OPEN IMPROV. 7:30 PM. Dark Room Theater. 2263 Mission St. SF. Free.99 (Always a good time whilst thinking on one’s feet)

Blue Room Showcase @ Club 93 (on 9th St.). 10-12 P.M. 21+. SF. Hosted by David Hawkins. Featuring Morgan, Chris Schiappacasse, Keith D, Nicole Turley and more. (Always a crazy time at the Blue Room. Every week there’s a new anecdote that you’re pissed that you missed.)

Tuesday Calm-edy (11/30/2010)


BE FUNNY open mic @ The New Parish. 579 18th St. Oakland, CA. Sign Ups @ 7 PM. Show @ 8 PM. Organized by. Bryant Hicks. Hosted by. Christopher Riggins. (It was really rowdy last time. But in like a good way y’know? - Roman Leo.)

Rockit Room Open Mic. 406 Clement St. SF. 7:30-10 PM. Free 99. (Hosted tonight by the lovely Jennifer Dronsky.) 

SYLVAN OPEN IMPROV. 7:30 PM. Dark Room Theater. 2263 Mission St. SF. Free.99 (Always a good time whilst thinking on one’s feet)

Blue Room @ Club 93 (on 9th St.). 10-12 P.M. 21+. SF. Hosted by David Hawkins. (Big comic hang out. Late, late nights).

Wharf Room Comedy Showcase. Castagnola’s. 286 Jefferson St. SF. 8 PM. $5. Featuring Chantel Williams, Joe Tobin, Robert Keith and more. (Some of my McGrath’s seasoned comrades are in this one. Don’t expect large animals though.)

Layover Comedy. 1517 Franklin. Oakland. 8:30. 21+. No Cover. Hosted by Mike Speigelman. Featuring  harmon leon, ben feldman, drew harmon, phil johnson, and brendan lynch . (There’s a theme here somewhere. )

Tuesday Heartbreak by. Stevie Wonder

Also my brother turns 18 today. Happy Birthday Ortavius 

Tuesday Com-Rom-Com (11/23/2010)

NEW ROOM!

BE FUNNY open mic @ The New Parish. 579 18th St. Oakland, CA. Sign Ups @ 7 PM. Show @ 8 PM. Organized by. Bryant Hicks. Hosted by. Christopher Riggins. (New rooms are always exciting as the comedians lick their chops for more stage time.)

Rockit Room Open Mic. 406 Clement St. SF. 7:30-10 PM. Free 99. (Apparently they also have WiFi).

SYLVAN OPEN IMPROV. 7:30 PM. Dark Room Theater. 2263 Mission St. SF. Free.99 (Always a good time whilst thinking on one’s feet)

Blue Room @ Club 93 (on 9th St.). 10-12 P.M. 21+. SF. Hosted by David Hawkins. (Big comic hang out. Late, late nights).

W. Kamau Bell and Kevin Avery @ The Punchline. 444 Battery St. $20. 8 PM. (Two fine comedians and former San Francisco natives. Still awaiting a Siskel and Negro dual set.)

Wharf Room Comedy Showcase. Castagnola’s. 286 Jefferson St. SF. 8 PM. $5. Featuring Ben Feldman, Hence Singlton, Joey Bragg, Myself, and others. (That’s weird, there’s a OJ on the bill. I wonder if I know him.)

Layover Comedy. 1517 Franklin. Oakland. 8:30. 21+. No Cover. Hosted by Mike Speigelman. Featuring Yayne Abeba, Julian Vance, Casey Ley, Sean Keane, and birthday girl Melanie O’Brien. (Iron Comics, Lovely Ladies and previous attendants of Burning Man)

Bay Area Comedy Wrap-Up (11/9/2010)

Rockit Room Open Mic. 406 Clement St. SF. 7:30-10 PM. Free 99. (Apparently they also have WiFi).

SYLVAN OPEN IMPROV. 7:30 PM. Dark Room Theater. 2263 Mission St. SF. Free.99 (Last week featured a heavy stand-up comedy focus, the week before that featured video games. You never know what spectacular activities the Sylvan kids are up to but it’s always fun.)

Blue Room @ Club 93 (on 9th St.). 10-12 P.M. 21+. SF. Hosted by David Hawkins. Featuring Chris Schiappacasse, Jesse Elias, Jenn Dronsky, Ricky Luna and Justin Scales (This is one of the best line-ups I’ve seen on a showcase format; I absolutely adore every act involved. In addition to extremely capable, far-reaching comedy, it’s happening in the hottest spot in the scene at the moment).

Funny Tuesdays @ Harvey’s. 500 Castro St. SF. 9 PM. $5. Featuring (Sk)Ills Goldbarg, Ronn Vigh, Heather Thomson and Brendan Lynch. (The range of performers is excessively impressive. I’m rooting iLLs as she continues her comedy adventure.)

Wharf Room Comedy Showcase. Castagnola’s. 286 Jefferson St. SF. 8 PM. $5. Featuring Coree Spencer, Colleen Watson, Duat Mai, Max Curry, Ben Feldman and More. (Duat has really been on a tear as of late. Ben just had a gold set at Holly’s. Colleen rarely shakes babies and Coree might just kick you in the chest. )

Layover Comedy. 1517 Franklin. Oakland. 8:30. 21+. No Cover. Hosted by Mike Speigelman. Featuring Miles K, Harmon Leo, Trenton Davis, Janine Brito and More. (The talent is thicker than a pot of post-Thanksgiving stew)

Naked Comedy @ The Purple Onion. 140 Columbus. SF. $9. Featuring Brendan Lynch and Emily Heller. (For my all my North Beach readers)

Ricky Luna and Justin Harrison

Ricky Luna and Justin Harrison

Blue Room Interior 

Blue Room Interior