Comedy’s about timing, right? Some of the best jokes are sprung from the most unwitting sources, others are made awkward by subsequent circumstances. In an attempt tie in the season three launch of the fantastic OITNB with simple wordplay—and inferred jab towards tan culture—SF comedians Sal Calanni (Pornstache) and Destini Bryant (Pennsatucky) slipped into …Continue reading "SF’s Sal Calanni and Destini Bryant Team Up in this Orange is The New Black Parody"
Have you ever listened to Cypress Hill and thought, “does B–Real have a sinus infection?” Well, DJ REAL did, AND he wrote a song about it with lines like “My white blood cells bust a move when I sleep” and “Oh no! I got bronchitis again!” Most parody songs are a pop culture shill, aiming to be seen …Continue reading "DJ REAL Just Released the Cypress Hill Parody You Didn’t Know You Needed"
“Help us and we will continue be the media that you want to hear–and that the media needs to hear.” — Elon James White, one of my jedi masters*, in a TWiBnation bumper soliciting donations. Need is ever so interesting. It propels the most innate and pressing concerns to the extreme of death if …Continue reading "Nia King, Karinda Dobbins, and “Media We Need to Hear”"
House shows are the best shows. Every time the elegant edifice of modern comedy is torn from it’s standard, swarmy platforms — bars, clubs, theaters — and moved to naturalistic, “acoustic” settings, the best of the medium infuses with the luxury of living [rooms]. They are a temporal hybrid of contemporary DIY, boundless work ethic …Continue reading "Show Review: Fucking Funny (1/18/2013)"