In 2001's Wet Hot American Summer -- a raucous send-up of 1980s summer-camp movies -- the counselors vow to meet up 10 years later in 1991, when they'll all be in their late 20s, to see how they've fared. And just over a decade since the film's release, many of its main players reunited on stage at ... More >>
A group stand-up show of five or six comedians doing 15 minutes each is going to be vulnerable to the different tone and style each comic brings. The more well-established a comedian is, the more defined his or her voice, which is why group shows are most often a "split decision," so to speak. At Co ... More >>
Is there any comic more suited to an old-time radio play than John Hodgman, with his everyday suits, sometimes-mustache, and thin, delicate fingers? Of course not. He appears Sunday night in an old-time radio play, The Thrilling Adventure Hour at Marines Memorial Theatre, one of the many events at S ... More >>
Joe EskenaziCan't blame Muni for this...In the 1980s, comedian Bobcat Goldthwait observed that, following your team's victory in a championship game, you "can legally do anything you want." Now, in San Francisco, it's almost literally the truth. Regarding last night's wild, fire-lighting, window- ... More >>
Incontinence is a problem that even younger women can be afflicted with...
Dr. Jeanette Brown says, in all seriousness, she's out to make incontinence "cocktail conversation." Just what you'd offer a toast to at the end of such a discussion is yet to be determined, but Brown is adamant that peopl ... More >>
Oy, Clara, you shouldn't know from the answers to such questionsLong ago, comedian Bobcat Goldthwait pondered why Col. Oliver North showed up for his televised Congressional grilling in uniform -- even after being dismissed from the military. "I've been fired from many a job," noted Goldthwait. "But ... More >>