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Culture, The Exhibitionist Dispatches from SF Sketchfest: Sally Field, Maya Rudolph, Maria Bamford, and More

Dispatches from SF Sketchfest: Sally Field, Maya Rudolph, Maria Bamford, and More

Dispatches from SF Sketchfest will run throughout Sketchfest (Jan. 7-24). These recaps and previews are designed to fill you in on what you've missed and let you know what's coming next! All good things must come to end, and…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Nato's Comedy Picks: Sketchfest Week Three, Iron Comic and more

Nato's Comedy Picks: Sketchfest Week Three, Iron Comic and more

It's the final weekend of Sketchfest. We made it, everybody. One more weekend, so clear your calendars and see more shows. Good news/bad news: The good news is that the good people of the festival piled a lot of…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Dispatches from SF Sketchfest: Laraine Newman, Jack McBrayer, Ricki Lake, and More

Dispatches from SF Sketchfest: Laraine Newman, Jack McBrayer, Ricki Lake, and More

Dispatches from SF Sketchfest will run throughout Sketchfest (Jan. 7-23). These recaps and previews are designed to fill you in on what you've missed and let you know what's coming next! Sunday of Sketchfest's second weekend was a double…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Dispatches from SF Sketchfest: Nick Kroll, Pete & Pete, Patton Oswalt, and More

Dispatches from SF Sketchfest: Nick Kroll, Pete & Pete, Patton Oswalt, and More

UPDATED, Jan. 19, 1:30 p.m.: Unfortunately, Judah Friedlander has canceled his SF Sketchfest appearance. Dispatches from SF Sketchfest will run throughout Sketchfest (Jan. 7-23). These recaps and previews are designed to fill you in on what you've missed and let…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Nato's Comedy Picks: Sketchfest Week 2 Brent Weinbach & Janine Brito

Nato's Comedy Picks: Sketchfest Week 2 Brent Weinbach & Janine Brito

It's hardly week two of Sketchfest, and I'm already exhausted. There's a show for every style and interest during the festival. My personal preference is go see specific comics rather than themed shows, but it's all great and a…
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Music, All Shook Down Last Night: Rhett Miller and a Slew of Others Performed at the Singer's Third Annual Wheels Off Show

Last Night: Rhett Miller and a Slew of Others Performed at the Singer's Third Annual Wheels Off Show

Rhett Miller Featuring Paul F. Tompkins, Michael Chabon, Janet Varney, and John Roderick Sunday, January 10th, 2016 Swedish American Hall Toward the end of Rhett Miller’s Third Annual Wheels Off show, John Roderick looked at his host, the indefatigable,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Christopher Guest, Cameron Esposito, Jon Hamm and More: Dispatches from Sketchfest, Jan. 8-10

Christopher Guest, Cameron Esposito, Jon Hamm and More: Dispatches from Sketchfest, Jan. 8-10

Dispatches from SF Sketchfest will run throughout Sketchfest (Jan. 7-23). These recaps and previews are designed to fill you in on what you've missed and let you know what's coming next! The opening weekend of San Francisco Sketchfest featured…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Dispatches from SF Sketchfest: Opening Night

Dispatches from SF Sketchfest: Opening Night

Dispatches from SF Sketchfest will run throughout Sketchfest (Jan. 7-23). These recaps and previews are designed to fill you in on what you've missed and let you know what's coming next! The 15th annual San Francisco Sketchfest got underway…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Nato's Comedy Picks, Sketchfest edition: Kevin Camia & Baron Vaughn

Nato's Comedy Picks, Sketchfest edition: Kevin Camia & Baron Vaughn

If you like comedy, this is the most important time of year. It's the 15th Annual SF Sketchfest. Sketchfest — which, truth be told, is less and less "sketch"-related all the time — is a comedy nerd's live wet…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Four Performers Pick Their Must-See 2016 Sketchfest Shows

Four Performers Pick Their Must-See 2016 Sketchfest Shows

In a world of endless choices, the schedule for the 15th annual San Francisco Sketchfest is a doozy. With over 200 shows to choose from, we decided to seek advice four performers — Mary Holland, Peaches Christ, Judah Friedlander,…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Sketchfest 2016 Brings <i>Waiting for Guffman</i>, Jeff Goldblum, <i>Bob’s Burgers</i> And More

Sketchfest 2016 Brings Waiting for Guffman, Jeff Goldblum, Bob’s Burgers And More

Once again, the holidays will truly arrive on Jan. 7 when the SF Sketchfest returns for its 15th serving of prime time laughs. Boasting over 200 shows across 19 venues and 16 days, the joint venture of David Owen,…
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Music, All Shook Down Tonight: Sketchfest + John Vanderslice + Rhett Miller of The Old 97's = Awesome

Tonight: Sketchfest + John Vanderslice + Rhett Miller of The Old 97's = Awesome

What's better than turning hordes of comedians loose on San Francisco? Why, watching what happens when you mix and match them with musicians, of course. This year's Sketchfest has already seen some great musical collaborations, like the Noise Pop night…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist SF Sketchfest: Kevin Smith Regales With Tales of "Rectal Adventures" and Care for the Dying

SF Sketchfest: Kevin Smith Regales With Tales of "Rectal Adventures" and Care for the Dying

What's typically billed as a light, stream-of-consciousness rap between two old friends and colleagues strewn with pop culture references took a surprisingly strange focus Sunday night that made us want to leave early -- but it ended on an…
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Music, All Shook Down Last Night: Jason Segel, Fred Willard, Rachel Dratch, More at Sketchfest

Last Night: Jason Segel, Fred Willard, Rachel Dratch, More at Sketchfest

Celebrity Autobiography w/ Rachel Dratch, Laura Kightlinger, Laraine Newman, Steve Schirripa, Jason Segel, Fred Willard, Dayle Reyfel and Eugene Pack SF Sketchfest Sunday, Jan. 31, 2010 Cobb's Comedy Club Better than: Reading Suzanne Somers' poetry alone. One of the great…
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Last Night: Sketchfest w/ Matt Braunger, Connor Kellicut, and Brendan Lynch

Matt Braunger,  Connor Kellicut, and Brendan Lynch SF Sketchfest Thursday, Jan. 29, 2010 Punch Line Better than: Watching Leno. Or Letterman.But definitely better than Leno. It takes some pretty big balls to be a comedian--getting up there on stage…
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Music, All Shook Down Sketchfest Q&A: Comedian Matt Braunger

Sketchfest Q&A: Comedian Matt Braunger

The only cure for the crappy, rainy weather is comedy... well, comedy and beer. Luckily, the Punch Line not only sells booze, but the club will also host but the very funny Matt Braunger this week as part of SF…
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Music, All Shook Down Neil Patrick Harris Out of Sketchfest, Jason Segel In

Neil Patrick Harris Out of Sketchfest, Jason Segel In

Sketchfest suffered another cancellation this week. Neil Patrick Harris, he of Doogie Howser, M.D., How I Met Your Mother, and the Harold & Kumar movie series ("Sorry man, it was a dick move"), will not be part of the sold…
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Music, All Shook Down Last Night: Sketchfest's Greg Proops Chat Show w/ Robin Williams, Linda Cardellini, Michael Penn

Last Night: Sketchfest's Greg Proops Chat Show w/ Robin Williams, Linda Cardellini, Michael Penn

The Greg Proops Chat Show: With special guests Robin Williams, Linda Cardellini, and musical guest Michael Penn Wednesday Jan. 20, 2010 Yoshi's Better than: Writing an investigative story about the $16 "convenience" fee Yoshi's charges for purchasing tickets online. I…
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Music, All Shook Down Sketchfest Q&A: Moshe Kasher

Sketchfest Q&A: Moshe Kasher

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…
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Music, All Shook Down Sketchfest Q&A: Brent Weinbach

Sketchfest Q&A: Brent Weinbach

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…
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