You may know him as Feist's or Peaches' producer. Or perhaps you read about him in the Guinness Book of World Records, in which he holds the title for longest piano solo (27 hours, to be precise). If you're a fan of Drake, then you've heard him playing piano on "Marvin's Room." You could have seen h ... More >>
Kraftwerk have been a lot of different things to a lot of different listeners. To the '70s American mainstream, the Düsseldorf electronic music pioneers were a novelty group responsible for the unlikely Beach Boys-meets-"Tubular Bells" hit "Autobahn." To David Bowie around the same time, they were ... More >>
DJ RealThe Monthly Rumpus w/ Daniel Handler, Tony DuShane, Robin Ekiss, Ethan Watters, Kevin Sampsell, DJ Real, the Yello Dress, & Richard Porter on hula hoopMonday, Feb. 8, 2009Make-Out RoomBetter than: Talking about the Super BowlWhere in San Francisco can you get a night of author readings ... More >>
SF Sketchfest brings together amazing comics in from all over the U.S., but the best news is we also get a couple of locally-grown superstars this weekend at the Punch Line when Brent Weinbach and Moshe Kasher take the stage (Thursday 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. joined by comed ... More >>
Frankie NorstadSF Sketchfest brings together amazing comics in from all over the U.S., but the best news is we also get a couple of locally-grown superstars this weekend at the Punch Line when Brent Weinbach and Moshe Kasher take the stage (Thursday 8 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. ... More >>
Danielle HallTim and Eric: Pussy Whip Gang Bang, Neil Hamburger January 14, 2010 Mezzanine Better than: Watching This is Spinal Tap for the millionth time. "Q: What do you get when you put a penny in the asshole of each of the members of Smash Mouth? A: Nickelback." This was just one of many ... More >>
Their backgrounds are as different as their comedy styles, but Jamie Kilstein and Reggie Watts should give dynamic, thought-provoking, and hilarious performances this week when they hit the Punch Line with Mary Van Note as part of Sketchfest. Kilstein is a subversive political comic who addresses ... More >>
Comedy Death Ray w/ Zach Galigianakis, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Bob Odenkirk, Paul F. Tompkins, Andy Kindler, Chris Hardwick and the Fun Bunch (Scott Aukerman & BJ Porter)Friday, Jan. 30, 2009Cobb's Comedy ClubBetter than: Lemme get back to you on that one...Being awkward can make for great comedy. Ma ... More >>
Sarah Silverman Nob Hill Masonic Center, San Francisco September 7, 2008 by Oscar Pascual Better than: Watching "Jesus is Magic" on DVD. It’s really easy to hate Sarah Silverman, and that’s exactly the point. The average person looking for a good laugh could dismiss her act as narcissistic, ra ... More >>
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Man on the Moon
Verbal Prankster Mal Sharpe and his partner, Jim Coyle, bushwacked San Francisco in the early '60s, posing absurd man-in-the street questions to the unsuspecting. Taping the encounters, the dup invented a shtick that was part comedy, part performance art