Courting Barbary: Day One (8/9/2013)

There’s too much pressure to have fun at Outside Lands. It’s is ground zero for art, culture, and astounding prices, celebrated over three days, currently in its sixth year. Many musicians and exhibitions litter the Golden Gate Park glens, but none are as important — for the purposes of this blog — as the Barbary tent. Ostensibly a comedy club, co-curated by SF Sketchfest, the parlor amplifies glade giggles like the historic Comedy Day, hopped up on steroids and Aderall.

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"What a diverse group of white people!"

Moshe Kasher on the crowd @ The Barbary/Outside Lands Festival [Paraphrase]

Podcast: The Champs featuring Neal Brennan and Moshe Kasher. “Kevin Avery”. Download Link: Here. iTunes: Here. Official Link: Here.

The head writer of “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell” sits down with the Champs to discuss attending Tuskeegee University, his short-lived R&B group and his adjustment to being a professional comedy writer.

[A Bay Area heavy show, a lot of laugh out loud moments.] 

Product Review: “Moshe Kasher: Live in Oakland”

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2012 was undoubtedly a watershed year for Moshe Kasher. An Oakland-grown street punk, turned decorated stand-up performer, Kasher dominated the year beginning with the release of a memoir — Kasher in the Rye — and concluding with a weekend at his home club, the San Francisco Punch Line. In the midst of his accomplishments he released “Moshe Kasher: Live in Oakland” through Netflix, his first stand-up offering since 2009’s “Everyone You Know Is Going To Die, And Then You Are! (Unless You Die First)”. And while the ambitiously long-titled primary offering represents a career on the rise, ‘Live in Oakland’ demonstrates a relative apex, Moshe Kasher 2.0.

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Brent Weinbach and Moshe Kasher by Dan Dion #365ComedianPortriats
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Moshe Kasher // The Super Serious Show, November 2012
*Photo by Wei Shi

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Moshe Kasher // The Super Serious Show, November 2012

*Photo by Wei Shi

[Deborah Thomasian goes deep with homeboy Moshe Kasher. I love its informative hyperbole.]

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Moshe Kasher. Bridgetown Festival. Opening Night. Bagdad Theater. 04/18/13. Photo by Jason Traeger.

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Moshe Kasher. Bridgetown Festival. Opening Night. Bagdad Theater. 04/18/13. Photo by Jason Traeger.

Moshe Kasher, native son, riffing at the Laugh Factory.

(Source: thelaughfactory)