Comedy

Catching up with Kung Pao Kosher Comedy’s Lisa Geduldig

Lisa Geduldig, standup comedian and founder of Kung Pao Kosher Comedy, took…

NeNe Leakes having fun talkin’ trash on ‘Girls Nite Out’

Since 2008, NeNe Leakes has earned laughs, roasting her fellow cast mates…

Heather McDonald gets ‘Juicy’ on podcasts

Heather McDonald isn’t entirely unhappy that her long-term gig on the late-night…

Seinfeld closes first Colossal Clusterfest with panache

Is it a candy bar? Or curse word? On Sunday’s final night…

Demetri Martin chats about his directorial debut ‘Dean’

Demetri Martin was inspired by the great standup comic Steven Wright, but…

Meet T.J. Miller, standup comedian

Unlike his fat-headed, pot-smoking techpreneur character Erlich Bachman on HBO’s “Silicon Valley,”…

Scoop: J-Law not sorry at all for pole dance

Radar Online called its post of Jennifer Lawrence -- which, of course,…

Rita Rudner enjoying doing exactly what she wants

“Some things work out perfectly,” says comedian Rita Rudner upon answering the…

Maureen Langan an engaging garbageman’s daughter

The title of Maureen Langan’s solo show, “Daughter of a Garbageman,” now…

Appealing acting elevates Mexican infidelity comedy ‘Susana’

The actors supply sizzle, but the their characters’ disagreeable behavior makes viewer…

No celebrity is off limits for Kathy Griffin

Promoting her new book “Kathy Griffin’s Celebrity Run-Ins,“ the veteran comic known…

16th annual SF Sketchfest bigger and better than ever

SF Sketchfest 2017, opening Jan. 12 and running through Jan. 29, is…

Jeff Goldblum, jazz pianist, plays SF Sketchfest

Woody Allen has played an instrumental role in Jeff Goldblum’s career: He…

Standup comic Alex Edelman takes on big TV writing job

For Alex Edelman, performing at this weekend’s Kung Pao Kosher Comedy in…

SF-set comedy ‘Frisky’ gets local Roxie premiere

Describing their project as “a truly underdog film created by a group…

After a mid-life career change, Dean Delray laughs at the pain

In the past year, comedian Dean Delray was evicted from his apartment,…

The Mess stages sketch comedy in SF

The Mess -- self described as “a sketch comedy troupe made up…

Not concerned with mass appeal, Gregg Turkington thrives as Neil Hamburger

With his ultra-greasy comb over, garish lounge tuxedo and array of cringe-worthy…

Love of cooking, family fuel Sebastian Maniscalco’s comedy

When Sebastian Maniscalco is truly in his element onstage, he’ll wait just…

S.F. doctor helps kick off South Asian comedy fest

Priyanka Wali’s résumé would gladden the heart of any stereotypical South Asian…