October 25, 2016

Pipe Threader

Tonight after work I bought some 1/2 galvanized pipe for a home project. I bought a 10 foot section, but had it cut to be one 9 foot section, and one 1 foot section. Well, actually what we did just to be sure was measure the size I needed by connecting a 5 foot section and a 4 foot section together, because I’m going to replace a 5 foot and 4 foot piece that are coupled, and I was worried that might not work out to exactly 9 feet, but the home improvement store guy said it was pretty damn close. Then he threaded the cut ends of the 9 foot piece and the leftover 1 foot piece. It was pretty cool to watch, and I would definitely recommend it to anyone to see at least once in your life. It’s like sex but with pipe not being a metaphor. Like, Leslie Pipes would actually be a pipe.

After that I swung by The Comedy Spot open mic, and got a burrito at Azul. I checked the list for the open mic, but it was really full. What I do now if I show up late, is I just appear. If the host sees me and gets excited about putting me on, then I’ll let them put me on. Otherwise, if I ask if there’s room, it just puts tons of pressure on them and they resent me for it, even though that’s never my intention. It’s just what happens. Plus it’s just more fun to perform on shows where you know the host loves you and wants to expose the crowd to you, and if they ask you instead of you asking them, it really means a lot and feels really good. I think it’s a win – win for everyone.

Anyway, then I left and went to Starlight. I hung out for a while and listened to a David Bowie cover, and then I bombed for a few minutes. I didn’t really care though. I felt like I was able to acknowledge that I was bombing without saying it. Then at the end I over explained what was going to happen when my set was over, and that got some good laughs.

October 22, 2016

Y – MCA

Last night I went to On The Y, and I bombed. But it was okay. I met a cool lady who liked my set, and I wrote a joke about On The Y. In the joke I claim that The Beastie Boys played at On The Y in the ’80s, and one of them left […]

October 19, 2016

Luna’s Ride

I rode my bike to Luna’s Cafe tonight. It takes about 30 minutes. Nice ride too. Been thinking of putting together a little 7 minute set, freezing it, and then just keeping it for a year, maybe even two. Put one together tonight that could be a candidate. This one guy there had some nachos […]

October 15, 2016

Been Down

I did an open mic tonight called Vince’s. They make it a competition, and if you win you get your name written on a trophy with a Sharpie. I could care less about that, so I took advantage of the fact that people were avoiding going first, and signed up first even though ten people […]

July 30, 2015

Starlight 7-29-2015

Randomly walked into The Starlight tonight and did a set. First I got a “Not your father’s root beer.” It was good. They said they wanted to laugh, so I worked on my rapped by a turd joke a little bit more. There weren’t any other comics there that I knew. The crowd enjoyed it. […]

July 27, 2015

Comedy Burger 7 – 26 – 2015

Just got done doing a set at Momo Lounge on a show called Comedy Burger. It was great man. I hadn’t done a set in like three weeks, so I was a little worried about remembering jokes, but they all came to me. I did start to tank a little bit at the beginning, but […]

December 9, 2014
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Mission Position

Last Thursday I did this show called Mission Position at a video store in San Francisco’s Mission district. The show started off weird with Margaret Cho and some friends singing a few songs in a makeshift band. Then a guy who normally did stand-up read a really long story about a dog. Eventually I got […]

December 9, 2014

Scramble 12-8-2014

Tonight I went to the Scramble open mic at the comedy spot. I asked what they wanted to do, and they took their time. Eventually one guy said party but almost immediately, before he could finish, another guy said laugh. So then I said they had to pick between the two, but they wouldn’t do […]

December 4, 2014

Punchline Sacramento – 12/3/2014

I went to the Punchline tonight and got a set. I was going to help this girl I’ve been seeing with some PHP, but she got tired and went to sleep. I texted her “$_SESSION” and then she sent back a kissface. You don’t find them like that everyday. Anyway the crowd was really small, […]

September 16, 2014

Beach Boys at the Starlight

Some guy had “The Beach Boys” do his birthday party somewhere downtown on Saturday night. I couldn’t go because I was doing my Luna’s show, but thats okay because it was just the Mike Love, Bruce Johnston Beach Boys, with John Stamos pretending to be Dennis Wilson again. Anyway, I went to the Starlight open […]