Hari Kondabolu Headlines the Punch Line San Francisco

San Francisco gets a treat in late May as Hari Kondabolu headlines at the Punch Line from the 25-28th. Kondabolu is a forever “homie by proxy” from his collaborations with Bay Area luminary W. Kamau Bell (The Laughter Against the Machine Tour and Politically Re-Active). He’s also one of the best joke constructor, weaving a …

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“Amy Miller: Ham Mouth” Special Out Now!

Homegirl Amy Miller’s Comedy Central half hour special “Amy Miller: Ham Mouth” is out now on YouTube. So funny! So dope!

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Irene Tu Just Getting Started with Debut Album “We’re Done Now”

Bay Area comedy heads know Irene Tu from her swift and ceremonious rise to prominence in the 2010s. Between Starline Comedy, Man Haters and stages across bridges and BART, Irene was a favorite for her moxie and her unique flavor. She’s since moved to Los Angeles, opened for the likes of Patton Oswalt and W …

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3/2/22. Talkies at Cobb’s Comedy Club

“Talkies is the Bay Area’s best unconventional, experimental, and multimedia live comedy event. At Talkies, comedians, writers, improvisers, and performers work outside of their regular routines to push the boundaries of comedy; PowerPoint presentations, characters, and off-stage antics are the order of the day. Started in the basement of San Francisco’s Lost Weekend Video store, …

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part of the front cover for Bay Area Stand-Up Comedy: A Humorist History

Bay Area Stand-Up Comedy: A Humorous History [Preview / Preface]

San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy needed a book. We did it.

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Stutterer Cover Feature

“Stutterer Interrupted” Enriches with Wisdom and Grace

“Stutterer Interrupted” by comedian Nina G examines the influence and impact of fluency and advocacy through slice of life stories.

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The Main Cast of Los Espookys

Los Espookys

Amid the B-movie homages, subversive banality and melodramatic tension, “Los Espookys” face off against a truly chilling foe.

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Earthquake Comedy Show

What you should probably not do during a comedy show when an earthquake arrives.

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DolemIte is His Name

On the Ultra-Black, Ultra-Funny “Dolemite is My Name”

Dolemite is my Name is one of the best times at the movies, currently available on your couch. Funniest movie of the year? Could be! Worthy Oscar contender? You betcha. Return of Eddie Murphy? He never left! The movie centers on the middle-aged, luckless, low-level entertainer Rudy Ray Moore (Murphy), who saw untapped potential within …

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Dopamine by Greg Edwards

Greg Edwards Raw and Pure with Dopamine

Greg Edwards is a different kind of dude and Dopamine is a different kind of comedy album: fractured, unconventional, and underground.

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