"Pluto is in the “friend zone” of planets."

George Chen @ Ivy Room Open Mic [Paraphrase]

10/11. Fresh Like Cadaver: Simon King Of The Witches @ Lost Weekend Video. SF. 8PM. $10. Featuring Barbara Gray, Erin Lampart, George Chen, OJ Patterson, Moore Devine, David Gborie, Daryus Monday and Andre Parker. Tickets Available: Here. 

FRESH LIKE CADAVER! is a monthly horror themed, LIVE movie riffing comedy show in the spirit of Mystery Science Theater 3000 held at The Cinecave “Micro-Theater” located in the basement of Lost Weekend Video in The Mission District of San Francisco every 2nd Friday…
We built this city…ON DEATH! The first Fresh Like Cadaver was October 26th, 2012 and blah, blah, blah one year later and we’re all still alive! (On the outside (-_-)++++) come celebrate with your favorite basement people in the mission! There will be anteaters for people to touch during the movie and there will also be a registered sex therapist for any couples that come to the show and need a little help getting the ‘ol love boat back on the ocean!

10/11. Fresh Like Cadaver: Simon King Of The Witches @ Lost Weekend Video. SF. 8PM. $10. Featuring Barbara Gray, Erin Lampart, George Chen, OJ Patterson, Moore Devine, David Gborie, Daryus Monday and Andre Parker. Tickets Available: Here

FRESH LIKE CADAVER! is a monthly horror themed, LIVE movie riffing comedy show in the spirit of Mystery Science Theater 3000 held at The Cinecave “Micro-Theater” located in the basement of Lost Weekend Video in The Mission District of San Francisco every 2nd Friday…

We built this city…ON DEATH! The first Fresh Like Cadaver was October 26th, 2012 and blah, blah, blah one year later and we’re all still alive! (On the outside (-_-)++++) come celebrate with your favorite basement people in the mission! There will be anteaters for people to touch during the movie and there will also be a registered sex therapist for any couples that come to the show and need a little help getting the ‘ol love boat back on the ocean!

10/5. Cynic Cave @ Lost Weekend Video. 1034 Valencia St. SF. 8PM. $10. Featuring Ben Feldman, Stevie Post, Michael D’Bey, Shanti Charan, Trevor Hill and OJ Patterson. Hosted by George Chen and Kevin O’Shea
georgethechen:

Ben FeldmanTrevor HillOJ PattersonStevie PostShanti CharanMichael D’Beyhosted by George Chen and Kevin O’Shea8pm$101034 Valencia Street, SF

georgethechen:

some photos from last night’s COMEDY DRAWING SCHOOL at SFAI.

Organized by Lindsey White (We Are Will Brown).

cyniccave:

CYNIC CAVE LIVE RECORDING SCHEDULE FOR BURGER RECORDS COMPILATION
The standup comedy series that began in the basement of the beloved Mission District video store Lost Weekend has expanded to a comedy album. Co-producers George Chen and Kevin O’Shea join forces with San Francisco musician Garett Goddard and Burger Records to document the weekly Cynic Cave showcase on classic cassette format! The recording sessions will be happening every Saturday in September highlighting a select group of Bay Area comedians.
Started in July 2012, The Cynic Cave is arguably the best time you’ll have in a video store in the Mission all year. We just celebrated one year of existence which has included sets from comedians around the world and guest sets from the likes of Bobcat Goldthwait and W. Kamau Bell. 
Here’s a calendar of the upcoming recordings happening at Cynic Cave in September for this recording series.
Show times are 8 PM and price is $10 
all located at 1034 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA 94110.
Tickets can be purchased online via Eventbrite. http://cyniccave.eventbrite.com/
http://www.facebook.com/CynicCave
http://twitter.com/Cyniccave
Burger Records http://www.burgerrecords.org/
 
September 7th: Alison Stevenson, Brendan Lynch, Cameron Vannini, Joe Gorman, Jules Posner, Mary Van Note, Imaginary Radio, Jesse Elias
plus visiting guests: Nate Craig, Brandie Posey & Brendan McGowan

September 14th: Joey Devine, Kaseem Bentley, Land Smith, Natasha Muse, Ray Molina, Sad Vicious, Scott Capurro

September 21st: Sean Keane, Kelly Anneken, Kate Willett, Jesse Fernandez, Casey Ley, Anna Seregina. plus visiting guests Brock Wilbur, Xander Deveaux, Rick Wood.

September 28th: Andrew Holmgren, Miles K, Clare O’Kane, David Gborie, Caitlin Gill

cyniccave:

CYNIC CAVE LIVE RECORDING SCHEDULE FOR BURGER RECORDS COMPILATION

The standup comedy series that began in the basement of the beloved Mission District video store Lost Weekend has expanded to a comedy album. Co-producers George Chen and Kevin O’Shea join forces with San Francisco musician Garett Goddard and Burger Records to document the weekly Cynic Cave showcase on classic cassette format! The recording sessions will be happening every Saturday in September highlighting a select group of Bay Area comedians.

Started in July 2012, The Cynic Cave is arguably the best time you’ll have in a video store in the Mission all year. We just celebrated one year of existence which has included sets from comedians around the world and guest sets from the likes of Bobcat Goldthwait and W. Kamau Bell. 

Here’s a calendar of the upcoming recordings happening at Cynic Cave in September for this recording series.

Show times are 8 PM and price is $10 

all located at 1034 Valencia Street, San Francisco CA 94110.

Tickets can be purchased online via Eventbrite. http://cyniccave.eventbrite.com/

http://www.facebook.com/CynicCave

http://twitter.com/Cyniccave

Burger Records http://www.burgerrecords.org/

 

September 7th: Alison Stevenson, Brendan Lynch, Cameron Vannini, Joe Gorman, Jules Posner, Mary Van Note, Imaginary Radio, Jesse Elias

plus visiting guests: Nate Craig, Brandie Posey & Brendan McGowan

September 14th: Joey Devine, Kaseem Bentley, Land Smith, Natasha Muse, Ray Molina, Sad Vicious, Scott Capurro

September 21st: Sean Keane, Kelly Anneken, Kate Willett, Jesse Fernandez, Casey Ley, Anna Seregina. plus visiting guests Brock Wilbur, Xander Deveaux, Rick Wood.

September 28th: Andrew Holmgren, Miles K, Clare O’Kane, David Gborie, Caitlin Gill


"You have the right to remain silent… for an uncomfortably long period of time. Anything you say or do will be considered art."

- George Chen reading the Miranda (July) Rights @ Amnesia [Paraphrase]

"You have the right to remain silent… for an uncomfortably long period of time. Anything you say or do will be considered art."

- George Chen reading the Miranda (July) Rights @ Amnesia [Paraphrase]

(Source: dilabar)

8/31. The Associates Comedy Showcase @ 1772 Market St. SF. 10pm. $20. Featuring Pat Garvey, Jason Violation, George Chen, Stevie Post, Dirty Mike, Rudy O, Rolf Skar and OJ Patterson. Hosted by Jabari Davis. Tickets Available: Here.
[Shameless self promotion! I love working with Jabari (it’s almost 3 years to the day he gave me my first Purple Onion spot). I consider him a brother, brother, brother (close comedy friend, who looks out for me, and is also African American). I also love like doing long sets. I also like people knowing and possibly attending the show. Please spread the word, please buy tickets (even if you can’t come), and please come out.]

8/31. The Associates Comedy Showcase @ 1772 Market St. SF. 10pm. $20. Featuring Pat Garvey, Jason Violation, George Chen, Stevie Post, Dirty Mike, Rudy O, Rolf Skar and OJ Patterson. Hosted by Jabari Davis. Tickets Available: Here.

[Shameless self promotion! I love working with Jabari (it’s almost 3 years to the day he gave me my first Purple Onion spot). I consider him a brother, brother, brother (close comedy friend, who looks out for me, and is also African American). I also love like doing long sets. I also like people knowing and possibly attending the show. Please spread the word, please buy tickets (even if you can’t come), and please come out.]

A cool interview with laughter-impresario, George Chen, about the jewel of the Mission, Lost Weekend Video. Written by Sjimon Gompers

7/6. Cynic Cave @ Lost Weekend Video. 1034 Valencia St. SF. 8pm. $10. Featuring Amy Miller, Dave Clay, Imran G., Kelly Anneken, Shanti Charan, Cameron Vannini and Sean Keane. Hosted by George Chen and Kevin O’Shea.
cyniccave:

Shanti CharanSean KeaneImran GAmy MillerDave Clay Kelly AnnekenCameron Vaninniwith Kevin O’Shea and George Chen21+ $10 8 pm

7/6. Cynic Cave @ Lost Weekend Video. 1034 Valencia St. SF. 8pm. $10. Featuring Amy Miller, Dave Clay, Imran G., Kelly Anneken, Shanti Charan, Cameron Vannini and Sean Keane. Hosted by George Chen and Kevin O’Shea.

cyniccave:

Shanti Charan
Sean Keane
Imran G
Amy Miller
Dave Clay 
Kelly Anneken
Cameron Vaninni
with Kevin O’Shea and George Chen
21+ $10 8 pm

6/16. Comedy Unplugged @ Studio SQ. 250 Napoleon St. SF. 7PM. Free w/ RSVP. Featuring Johan Miranda, Jules Posner, Clare O’Kane, Land Smith, and George Chen. Hosted by Sierra Frost and OJ Patterson. Reserve Tickets, Message: sierra [at] studiosq [dot] com

6/16. Comedy Unplugged @ Studio SQ. 250 Napoleon St. SF. 7PM. Free w/ RSVP. Featuring Johan Miranda, Jules Posner, Clare O’Kane, Land Smith, and George Chen. Hosted by Sierra Frost and OJ Patterson. Reserve Tickets, Message: sierra [at] studiosq [dot] com