Jessica Sele, and her comedy album Weird Vibes, magnifies oddities and celebrates them with offbeat gravitas. Sele’s regal in her unflinching realness, majestic in discussing what dares to go unmentioned. Incisive social commentary through a personal, unbridled command. Brilliant solutions unearthed from adventurous musings. Weird Vibes has honed Jessica Sele’s unique essence, expansiveness, and wonderfully-worried …Continue reading "Jessica Sele: Great Comedy, “Weird Vibes”"
Marcella Arguello: Bitch, Grow Up! begins with an ode to longevity and ends with an introspective, cathartic conversation across time and space. In the middle, rapturous observational comedy about the pandemic, relationships, and introspection rests on a bed of classic bits. For long-time admirers, Arguello’s kinetic, conversational, rockstar bravado is a natural fit projected on …Continue reading "Watch Marcella Arguello: Bitch, Grow Up! on Max"
Heavy hitter comedy line-up to raise funds for Immigration Institute of the Bay Area and their work to provide immigrants with the best legal services possible. San Francisco’s has people who care about people and people who care about comedy. It’s one of the historically great things about the Bay Area: a formal and innate …Continue reading "7th Annual Comedy Night for Immigrant Rights on June 1st"
Excited that San Francisco gets six chances to see a comedian I’ve loved since her Mind Over Melee days. Liz Miele‘s honed her wry, crowd-pleasing, resonate, hilarious style of storytelling and observational comedy since she began as a stand-up prodigy in New York. Now, with a special on the way and a few to her …Continue reading "Catch Liz Miele at the Punch Line San Francisco (August 24-27)"
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 …Continue reading "Hari Kondabolu Headlines the Punch Line San Francisco"
Homegirl Amy Miller’s Comedy Central half hour special “Amy Miller: Ham Mouth” is out now on YouTube. So funny! So dope!Continue reading "“Amy Miller: Ham Mouth” Special Out 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 …Continue reading "Irene Tu Just Getting Started with Debut Album “We’re Done Now”"
“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, …Continue reading "3/2/22. Talkies at Cobb’s Comedy Club"
San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy needed a book. We did it.Continue reading "Bay Area Stand-Up Comedy: A Humorous History [Preview / Preface]"
“Stutterer Interrupted” by comedian Nina G examines the influence and impact of fluency and advocacy through slice of life stories.Continue reading "“Stutterer Interrupted” Enriches with Wisdom and Grace"