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Brent Weinbach Appeals to the Mainstream at SF Sketchfest

Tony Bartolone | Posted 04.13.2015 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

Brent Weinbach presents his one man show, Appealing to the Mainstream, as an examination of stand up comedy and his relationship to it. It is a fascinating deconstruction of what makes a human being laugh.

Maya Rudolph Sings Prince. The Show is Bawdy and Steamy and Eliminates Toxins As Well!

Erika Milvy | Posted 04.15.2014 | San Francisco
Erika Milvy

You would be wrong if you thought Maya Rudolph's band, Princess -- a girls' Prince cover band -- is a comedy act parodying the artist formerly known a...

A Week at San Francisco Sketchfest: Part II

Tony Bartolone | Posted 04.16.2013 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

He is a shaman of the disenfranchised. A crazed preacher for agnosticism. And he's the closest thing in today's world to Carlin or Kinison. He destroys the audience with a full assault of passionate, poignant pontification.

A Week at San Francisco Sketchfest: Part I

Tony Bartolone | Posted 04.15.2013 | Comedy
Tony Bartolone

During my week in San Francisco, there were so many tantalizing events it was hard to decide what to see. The 12th Annual Sf Sketchfest was an ambitious undertaking, featuring 166 shows, lasting three and a half weeks and showcasing some of the best talent performing today.

LOOK: 'Party Down' Cast Together Again

Posted 02.11.2013 | TV

It's the "Party Down" cast reunion you've been waiting for ... if until the movie gets made. The cast of the cult-favorite, low-rated Starz comedy...

Meet Caitlin Gill: Comedian and Cat Lover

Vanessa Pinto | Posted 04.07.2013 | San Francisco
Vanessa Pinto

What I most enjoy about Caitlin Gill is that you get a sense of who she is in her comedy. She is not trying to be anything other than herself. Her content ranges from gross to topical and I am curious to see just how far she will go.

Remember Them?

Posted 02.05.2013 | Comedy

The cast of beloved Nickelodeon kids show, "The Adventures Of Pete & Pete," got back together for a 20th anniversaryreunion show at this year's SF Ske...

Aaron Sankin

Our Favorite Local Comedian Reveals His Secrets | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.28.2013 | San Francisco

This post is part of our My SF series that profiles San Francisco's best, brightest and most interesting local personalities. Name: Nato Green N...

A 'Party Down' Reunion Is Happening, But There's A Catch

Posted 01.24.2013 | TV

"Party Down" is having a reunion, but it's not exactly what fans have hoped for. According to EW, Lizzy Caplan, Adam Scott, Ken Marino, Martin Sta...

The Roaring Twenties: Treat Yourself

Stefanie Lee | Posted 04.10.2012 | San Francisco
Stefanie Lee

Have you ever been on a date with yourself? I don't just mean walking alone from BART to your apartment, or waiting at the bar playing Words With Friends while your friend finds a parking spot in the Mission.

Aaron Sankin

Our Favorite Political Comedian Talks Being Taboo In The Big City | Aaron Sankin | Posted 08.09.2012 | San Francisco

W. Kamau Bell doesn't seem like the type of comedian who explicitly set out to be a "political comedian." Like every good stand-up comic, Bell's jo...

Cult Movie Performed By Original Cast Live

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2012 | Comedy

On Saturday, Jan. 21, lucky attendees of SF Sketchfest got to witness an event a decade in the making: A staged recreation of the cult classic "Wet Ho...

WATCH: Your Ultimate Guide To SF Sketchfest 2012

Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.18.2012 | San Francisco

When one thinks of the great comedy towns--New York, Los Angeles, Boston--San Francisco doesn't always make the list. Which is a shame, because its...