• SF Sketchfest presents Kids in the Hall, Jon Hamm, Megan Mullally and more!

    SF Sketchfest presented by Audible will celebrate the 16th annual San Francisco Comedy Festival January 12-29, 2017, with more than 200 shows featuring top comedic talents performing in 20 venues across the city. The 17-day festival will feature major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming comedians from around the world for non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, workshops, and panel discussions. Audible will

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    Laughspin Podcast episode 86: Live at SF Sketchfest with Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman, Sara Schaefer, Lauren Ashley Bishop

    Recorded live at the Dark Room theater in San Francisco during SF Sketchfest on Jan. 25, I was thrilled to welcomes guest co-host Lauren Ashley Bishop and guests Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman and Sara Schaefer to The Laughspin Podcast! I have to say, this was tons of fun, you guys. Lauren did an outstanding job helping me host, Sara opened up, Natasha was her usual evil/charming self and Brett —

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    Comedian Brent Weinbach proves the most iron of all Iron Comics at SF Sketchfest

    SAN FRANCISCO – In the end, the audience at Cobb’s Comedy Club gleefully selected the understated, absurdist humor of Brent Weinbach as the winner of Iron Comic last night. So, what does that mean, exactly? Well, for one, it means Weinbach has skills well beyond slinging well-written and thoroughly worked-through jokes. It might also mean comedy goers in San Francisco enjoy a little nuance in their laughs. If you’re unfamiliar

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    Tenacious D opens SF Sketchfest with stories, laughs and rock

    SAN FRANCISCO — As the 13th edition of SF Sketchfest is upon us, I’m reminded the mark of a truly great comedy festival is not simply amassing as many high-profile and up-and-coming comics as possible and throwing them up onstage throughout a city. It’s about offering the comedy fans something they couldn’t get otherwise. To that end, fest organizers this year are offering a ton of tributes, salutes and anniversary

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    Laughspin Podcast goes live in San Francisco on Jan. 25 with Natasha Leggero

    This Saturday, Jan. 25, The Laughspin Podcast will go live in San Francisco during SF Sketchfest. Laughspin editor and podcast host Dylan Gadino will be joined by guest co-host Lauren Ashley Bishop as the pair welcome guests Natasha Leggero, Brett Gelman and Sara Schaefer! It’s all going down at the Dark Room Theater at 2263 Mission Street (between 18th and 19th streets). Tickets are only $15, and you can guarantee

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    SF Sketchfest: Conversations with the San Francisco comedy fest founders

    In the dark of winter, hundreds of the most joyful people imaginable descend upon San Francisco for the funniest cult this side of Jonestown: SF Sketchfest. The 18-day occupation from Jan. 23 – Feb. 9 — details here — celebrates established favorites and up-and-coming personalities in sketch, improvisation, stand-up and this golden age of podcasting while simultaneously commemorating the history of comedy. Below, Laughspin talks with festival co-founders Cole Stratton,

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