For comedian Bill Santiago, presidential debates are a serious business. No drinking games for this political junkie. He watched the recent face-offs with one hand poised over a pad of paper and the other skittering across his laptop, sending out a steady flow of tweets. “You’ve gotta keep the tweets coming,” says Santiago, a Huffington […]
By Diana Arbas It’s LGBT Pride Month, and downtown Berkeley’s coming out with a sense of humor. The first ever Berkeley Gay Comedy Festival kicks off at The Marsh Berkeley on Saturday, June 11, and every adult — regardless of sexual orientation or hairstyle — is invited. “Too often when you go to comedy nights […]
Berkeleysiders came out in force last night to enjoy a wonderful evening of stand-up, courtesy of The Other Café Comedy Showcase, at the Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse. The talented Diana Howard, a Berkeley resident and freelance designer, created this sketch to commemorate the occasion.
The Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse, Berkeley’s traditional music venue, is spreading its wings on Friday, March 25 with a comedy night. It’s the launch show for a series of comedy showcases presented by Bob Ayres, founder of the Haight-Ashbury comedy club, The Other Café. A reunion show for The Other Café that Ayres organized last […]