Oboes, Judaism combine in confusing yet unique show

As the play opens, Josh Kornbluth’s so-called personal trainer comes onstage to announce his entrance: “Josh has made a living telling stories about things he failed to do.” “Sea of Reeds,” the locally renowned monologuist’s latest work, was commissioned by Shotgun Players. Kornbluth, a Berkeley resident, has written and performed
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Stand-up comedian proves that wit can be classy

Cobb’s Comedy Club’s two drink minimum policy may be intended to liquor up its audience — thereby rendering every comedian side-splittingly funny — but no social lubrication was required for John Mulaney, former “Saturday Night Live” writer (remember Stefon, anyone?) who performed standup on July 13 in the North Beach
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‘R.I.P.D.’ found dead on arrival

Comic book adaptation fails to get anything right

There’s usually a certain pattern in bad comedy sets — some muffled laughter and pity claps in the beginning to inspire confidence, but when the cliched jokes and dull punchlines start to pile up, the audience only stays to watch the set’s inevitable demise. “R.I.P.D.,” like an unfunny standup comedian,
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Fashion Editorial: In Full Bloom

Beat the heat with these key summer trends for men and women

In The Daily Californian’s first ever fashion editorial, we show you how to stay chic in the heat. With unpredictable weather around the Berkeley campus and the larger Bay Area, layers that mix patterns, textures and bright shades will take you from balmy summer days on the Glade to dewy
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