WHAT! How did I miss Diane Amos day? For the uninformed, Amos is a legend in the Bay Area comedy community, touted for her improvisational accumen. Plus she’s has a Tumblr (dianeamos) that warrants a follow and a gander. 
dianeamos:

DIANE AMOS DAY! Not every Diane has their day, but this one does! The female famous Amos, Diane Amos, actor, improvisational stand-up comedienne and 20 year Pine-Sol spokesperson, was honored by Mayor Ed Lee proclaiming Thursday, November 7th Diane Amos Day in San Francisco. Diane seized the day at a luncheon, held at City Hall, in recognition of her many contributions to the fields of entertainment and art. Her roots run deep in the City prompting Mayor Lee to present her with a special commendation.

WHAT! How did I miss Diane Amos day? For the uninformed, Amos is a legend in the Bay Area comedy community, touted for her improvisational accumen. Plus she’s has a Tumblr (dianeamos) that warrants a follow and a gander. 

dianeamos:

DIANE AMOS DAY! Not every Diane has their day, but this one does! The female famous Amos, Diane Amos, actor, improvisational stand-up comedienne and 20 year Pine-Sol spokesperson, was honored by Mayor Ed Lee proclaiming Thursday, November 7th Diane Amos Day in San Francisco. Diane seized the day at a luncheon, held at City Hall, in recognition of her many contributions to the fields of entertainment and art. Her roots run deep in the City prompting Mayor Lee to present her with a special commendation.

"Busy Three Year Old" by Paula Poundstone (SF Legend), from An Evening at the Improv Circa 1988. 

Whoopi Goldberg (SF70s) Presents Moms Mabley[Trailer]

[I want to have viewing parties with comedy nerds for this documentary. So many legends talking about THE legend, great archival footage, and an insanely revealing. I love love love this. Find it, check it, spread it.]

Daily Random: (11/18/2013)
courtingcomedy:

Marga Gomez by Janice Rickert

[Originally Posted August 16, 2012]

Daily Random: (11/18/2013)

courtingcomedy:

Marga Gomez by Janice Rickert

[Originally Posted August 16, 2012]

"Has No Reference to Paul Revere’s Ride" by Paula Poundstone (#SF80s). Album: I Heart Jokes: Paula Tells Them In Boston. Year: 2013. 

(Source: Spotify)

Margaret Cho (Native.) and Jonathan Winters (#SF60s, Bay Area Legend.)

Margaret Cho (Native.) and Jonathan Winters (#SF60s, Bay Area Legend.)

(Source: Flickr / margaretcho)

Bobby Slayton (#SF80s) by Dan Dion #365ComedianPortriats
Bay Area’s Merrill Markoe. (via merrillmarkoe)

Bay Area’s Merrill Markoe. (via merrillmarkoe)