Improv du Jour 2014 @ UC Berkeley. An improv festival bringing together UC Davis’ Birdstrike Theatre, UC Santa Cruz’s Humor Force Five, USC’s The Merry Men, Berkeley’s TBD Comedy and jerichocomedy. More photos: here. 

Improv du Jour 2014 @ UC Berkeley. An improv festival bringing together UC Davis’ Birdstrike Theatre, UC Santa Cruz’s Humor Force Five, USC’s The Merry Men, Berkeley’s TBD Comedy and jerichocomedy. More photos: here

Bay 2 LA: A Riot LA Preview (Live from I-5)

California is crazy big and insanely spoiled. We used to just have gold, now we have the Internet, which is like printing your own gold. We are smaller than Texas yet we have more sports teams. Our fucking flag has a bear on it. Most importantly, we have at least five distinct comedy scenes, and two (or more?) major alt-comedy festivals (both occurring in the month of January).

I’m currently in between rest stops. Apparently Congress created this Dust Bowl surrounding the car with decay, the perfect backdrop for writing about frivolous abundance. Riot LA is a day away/the second display of emphatic array/with podcasts, talk shows and stand-up galore/legends, upstarts, food trucks and more!

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Courting Sketchfest: 2014 Schedule Official Released, All Tickets On Sale Sunday (12/15) [42 Days Left]
[You’re definitely gonna need an afternoon disco nap, a membership with Uber or Lyft, a source of stimulants that doesn’t make you too annoying, and an emergency crash pad to truly enjoy the silly Sketchfest siege. A meta-game emerges as special-guest-subtext and conflicts of adoration splay across SF’s 7x7; big names, high stakes, bragging rights (I saw so and so, for a handful of peanuts!), and the infinitely wondrous after-parties will be froth with intrigue. We should really have an app for all this, and a cloning system with hive mind memory aggregation, and medicinal Adderall.]

Courting Sketchfest: 2014 Schedule Official Released, All Tickets On Sale Sunday (12/15) [42 Days Left]

[You’re definitely gonna need an afternoon disco nap, a membership with Uber or Lyft, a source of stimulants that doesn’t make you too annoying, and an emergency crash pad to truly enjoy the silly Sketchfest siege. A meta-game emerges as special-guest-subtext and conflicts of adoration splay across SF’s 7x7; big names, high stakes, bragging rights (I saw so and so, for a handful of peanuts!), and the infinitely wondrous after-parties will be froth with intrigue. We should really have an app for all this, and a cloning system with hive mind memory aggregation, and medicinal Adderall.]

You might be thinking (false premise) “I like comedy and I like women, but when and where should those two meet?” I’ll tell you: in Portland, on October 17–20th. In its second offering the “All Jane No Dick” festival elevates some of the best comedians ever assembled. Shout-out to Amy Miller, Janine Brito, and Kyle Mizono, who’ve graced the SF Bay Area in very meaningful ways, and another shout-out to the numerous CC favorites on the bill

Thursday-Saturday, The S.H.I.T.s & Giggles Comedy Festival Happens In Humboldt County. $20 All Access Pass.

[Don’t know how many CC fans I have in Humboldt county, but myself, a slew of San Francisco Bay Area comedians, and  outliers from Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle and Humboldt proper, will be performing in a three day extravaganza. It’s a young, thriving scene with enduring culture, and smart decision-makers: basically it’s the ultimate comedy getaway. Check back on Courting Comedy for updates. See you on the other side.]

Thursday-Saturday, The S.H.I.T.s & Giggles Comedy Festival Happens In Humboldt County. $20 All Access Pass.

[Don’t know how many CC fans I have in Humboldt county, but myself, a slew of San Francisco Bay Area comedians, and  outliers from Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle and Humboldt proper, will be performing in a three day extravaganza. It’s a young, thriving scene with enduring culture, and smart decision-makers: basically it’s the ultimate comedy getaway. Check back on Courting Comedy for updates. See you on the other side.]