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SF Sketchfest: Conversations with the San Francisco comedy fest founders

SF Sketchfest: Conversations with the San Francisco comedy fest founders

By | January 20, 2014 at 1:58 pm | One comment

In the dark of winter, hundreds of the most joyful people imaginable descend upon San Francisco for the funniest cult this side of Jonestown: SF Sketchfest. The 18-day occupation from Jan. 23 - Feb. 9 -- details here -- celebrates established favorites and up-and-coming...

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SF Sketchfest announces stellar lineup, Key and Peele, Amy Schumer, Tenacious D, more!

SF Sketchfest announces stellar lineup, Key and Peele, Amy Schumer, Tenacious D, more!

By | December 11, 2013 at 4:30 pm | One comment

Like many folks, I have mixed feelings about comedy festivals. On the one hand, maintaining the requisite energy to plow through days of programming and events is a tall order. On the other hand, so much awesome business happens that it’s usually worth the sleepless nights and...

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Jeff Ross talks about his plans to roast San Francisco at the Outside Lands festival

Jeff Ross talks about his plans to roast San Francisco at the Outside Lands festival

By | July 25, 2013 at 4:46 pm | No comments

Jeff Ross has skills. He’s got the unique ability to decimate a person with a single spoken sentence. While it might not be the most traditional, bankable skillset, Ross has found a way to use it to his advantage. The Roastmaster General has turned his talent into an empire of...

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SF Sketchfest lineup reads more like a comedy nerd’s bucket list than a real festival

SF Sketchfest lineup reads more like a comedy nerd’s bucket list than a real festival

By | December 12, 2011 at 10:06 am | No comments

Producers of the 11th Annual SF Sketchfest posted their line-up, which reads more like a comedy nerd's "bucket list" than a real line-up for something that will actually be happening in several weeks. For starters, Sketchfest will host Eddie Izzard, the original founding members...

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