Comedians die. It sucks. It totally sucks. And worse, it seems to be happening with more frequency. Maybe it is the fault of the Internet that I now hear about comics dying that I never met. Four comics -- that I know of -- died in the past year. Two of them Patrice O'Neal and Mike DeStefano were kn ... More >>
We're still smarting from Janine Brito and Emily Heller's move to New York, but we won't hold it against them. (We'll just remain sad about it -- and passive-aggressive.) Brito and Heller return to where they belong tonight (Monday) at the Punch Line and the third assembly of Janine & Emily's Girl T ... More >>
How funny would Richard Pryor and Chris Rock's baby be?What's even better than personalizing your music taste is blending jokes by comedic icons like Chris Rock and Richard Pryor to give you the deepest belly laugh. Per many, many users' request, Pandora, the Oakland-based Internet music company, ... More >>
Ed knows bestWhat better way to celebrate 4/20 than to get high with Ed Rosenthal -- the man who lives for marijuana. Well, technically, you'd get stoned at your house and he'd get high at his house and then you'd meet up at the Ferry Building. Rosenthal, America's ganga guru, had th ... More >>
Holly's, the comedy club opened by comedienne Holly Horn on Nov. 4, has abruptly closed. Ba-dum-bum. Dave Chappelle has done sets longer than that. Tip your waitresses -- they really could use it! Our calls to the club have not yet been answered. No joke -- when one phones the shuttered club at 1 ... 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 >>
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