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The Barbary tent plays 2nd banana at Outside Lands

The Barbary at Outside Lands isn’t exactly the place for conventionally “cool” festival attendees, the ones raising meme-bearing poles and sweatily sharing blunts at Major Lazer. The comedy tent, which was curated in conjunction with SF Sketchfest, brings together the folks who discuss the Broadway transfer of “Oh, Hello” and
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‘Mortified’ brings comedic embarrassment on stage

Haven’t had enough of a laugh lately? “Mortified” — a live reading one weekend of every month in which adults showcase their embarrassing childhood mementos — can help. “Mortified” encourages people of all kinds to come and “share the shame” in major American cities and overseas. On Feb. 13, “Mortified”
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John Mulaney Comedy Special

John Mulaney charms with deadpan attitude in Netflix special

“Saturday Night Live” has produced an incredible number of talented comedians, from early stars such as Bill Murray, Eddie Murphy and John Belushi, to more recent favorites such as Tina Fey, Amy Poehler and Andy Samberg. But it’s easy to forget that there are people who work behind the scenes
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Comedian W. Kamau Bell hosts radical radio show

Despite being best known for national-scale TV — such as his sadly short-lived FXX talk show, “Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell,” and his upcoming CNN travel show, “United Shades of America” — political comedian W. Kamau Bell is wholeheartedly local, a proud resident of the People’s Republic of Berkeley.
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