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Comedian Brent Weinbach proves the most iron of all Iron Comics at SF Sketchfest

Comedian Brent Weinbach proves the most iron of all Iron Comics at SF Sketchfest

By | January 25, 2014 at 3:27 pm | 3 comments

SAN FRANCISCO – In the end, the audience at Cobb’s Comedy Club gleefully selected the understated, absurdist humor of Brent Weinbach as the winner of Iron Comic last night. So, what does that mean, exactly? Well, for one, it means Weinbach has skills well beyond slinging...

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Tenacious D opens SF Sketchfest with stories, laughs and rock

Tenacious D opens SF Sketchfest with stories, laughs and rock

By | January 24, 2014 at 7:03 pm | One comment

SAN FRANCISCO -- As the 13th edition of SF Sketchfest is upon us, I’m reminded the mark of a truly great comedy festival is not simply amassing as many high-profile and up-and-coming comics as possible and throwing them up onstage throughout a city. It’s about offering the...

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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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Check out photos from the ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ reunion at Sketchfest!

Check out photos from the ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ reunion at Sketchfest!

By | January 24, 2012 at 9:40 pm | One comment

San Francisco's stellar comedy event Sketchfest (running through Feb. 4) -- the 11th annual, don't you know? -- kicked off Jan. 19 and has already hosted some amazing shows, one of which was a Wet Hot American Summer reunion! Dubbed Wet Hot American Summer: The Live Radio...

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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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Sketchfest NYC announces lineup, will run June 8 – 11

By | May 23, 2011 at 10:20 am | No comments

New York will play host to a whole lot of funny in about three weeks. SketchFest NYC has announced its full schedule for their 7th Festival, a four-day event running from June 8 - 11 that will feature 36 sketch comedy groups from across the nation. In addition to sketch...

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Sketchfest NYC 2010: A recap

By | June 22, 2010 at 7:55 am | No comments

Sketchfest NYC 2010, a three day all-night sketch comedy festival celebrating acts from across the country went down June 10-12. The stage at Upright Citizens Brigade theatre saw over 20 acts, all sharing their own styles with the theater-goers (sometimes by using an audience...

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