Comedy

17 Aug 2021

Dance, Dance, Repeat: This Week’s Shows and Parties

Every Tuesday our subscribers get this awesome roundup in their inboxes. You should sign up right here to make sure you never miss a thing. It’s on like Donkey Kong this week, folks! We’ve got more concerts and parties than I’ve seen in more than a year – maybe even

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03 Aug 2021

This Week’s Sweetest (and Safest!) Stuff to Do

Every Tuesday our subscribers get this awesome roundup in their inboxes. You should sign up right here to make sure you never miss a thing. Welp, that darned old mask mandate is back again – but don’t worry, there’s still plenty of fun to be had while keeping yourself and

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27 Jun 2021

Check Out a Comedy Show – on Us!

The Punch Line is back in a big way, baby! The beloved downtown comedy club has announced their Grand Reopening Allstar Showcase  taking place this weekend – and we’ve snagged five pairs of tickets to the late show on Friday, 7/2 that we want to give to YOU! The show

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11 Jan 2021

San Francisco’s Queen of Monologues Turns 35 in Style

A million years ago, in 2018, when sitting in the confines of a tiny theater in the Tenderloin wasn’t anxiety-inducing in the least, I caught “Altars for my Alters” at the SF Fringe Festival. While most solo Fringe shows are minimalistic, often performed by a person in black using only

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09 Sep 2020

Boooo! ‘The Princess Bride’ Cast Reunites to Kick Trumperdinck Out of Office

“The Princess Bride” is that movie that works every time you need a lift, like comfort food for weary souls in inconceivable times. So, in this hellscape we call 2020, what could be more nourishing than a cast reunion reading? How about a reunion used as a fundraiser for Wisconsin

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11 Jul 2019

Kate Rhoades : Artist You Should Know

The “Artist You Should Know” series highlights Bay Area artists who are doing incredible work, it’s our way of supporting the creative community and helping to keep the bay a strange and wonderful place.  If you’ve taken a bus lately you may have seen Kate’s work, she’s got a delightful series

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18 Jul 2018

Fighting Sexism In Comedy Isn’t As Easy As You Think

By Rachel Fogletto It was Sunday and I was booked to host at my local comedy club Wednesday. A story had recirculated about Jeremy Piven, an actor who was accused of sexual assault by 8 women. He was supposed to headline the same club, that Thursday through the weekend. As the story unfolded, there were discussions

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06 Jun 2017

So Your Hero is a Monster: Dealing with Disillusionment

Heroes are humans, and when they are ruined, when their actions come to light, you didn’t ruin them by telling people. They ruined themselves.

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