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Wednesday
10
February

Rosie McCanns Comedy Night
@ Rosie McCann's Irish Pub | 1220 Pacific Ave. Santa Cruz CA
Time: 9:00 pm | Cost: Free | More Info

INTERVIEWS

Ian Bagg: A Comic Who Doesn’t Give a Puck!!

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Ian went to school to be an explosives engineer, but a lucky chance at an open mic made him the volatile one. He may be in your area sooner than you think, because this manchild does over 100,000 air miles a year. He has had 2 half-hour specials, “Comedy Central Presents” and HBO’s “A Comics Climb” and has been featured in 2 seasons of “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution” on Comedy Central. His latest one-hour special, “Ian Bagg: Getting to F**king Know You” aired on Showtime. In 2015, Ian was a fan favorite and placed in the …

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Interviews
02/08/2016

INTERVIEWS

Steve Treviño: The Fourth Amigo

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Steve Treviño is fast becoming one of the country’s hottest comics and the new voice for the 21st century Mexican American.  Finding his way from a Hispanic upbringing in a small South Texas town to living his dream in Hollywood, has infused Treviño’s comedy with a “TEX-MEX” sensibility, yet as a performer he has a uniquely American voice that transcends anything about ethnicity, making him universally relatable. Outside of being a national headliner, Treviño has made memorable appearances on The Late Late Show, Comics Unleashed and BET Comic View, among others. He also wrote on Mind of Mencia and produced and wrote on …

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Interviews
02/02/2016

UNCATEGORIZED

Kaseem Bentley: Growing from the Heart

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The Bay Area is blessed with a menagerie of comics, but outstanding alone in the field of “insult” comics, is Kaseem Bentley. With Roast Battles on the rise and the general malaise of snarkiness, every comic thinks they are the undisputed king of insult comedy, but there can only be one king, and that person is Bentley. With negotiations brewing on live podcasts, a web game show and a movie, Kaseem is on the move.

 

SUSC: You involve yourself in a lot of comics projects.

Kaseem: You know why I will do things for people, appear on local podcasts …

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Uncategorized
01/21/2016

INTERVIEWS

Joe DeRosa: “Have You Heard the One about Hawkgirl?”

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Joe DeRosa can currently be seen on History Channel’s I Love the 1880′s, and has appeared on HBO’s Bored To Death, FX’s Louie, IFC’s Z-Rock, E’s Chelsea Lately, and DirecTV’s The Artie Lange Show. He is a regular on Sirius XM’s The Opie and Anthony Show and Fox News’ Redeye with Greg Gutfeld. He headlines comedy clubs and colleges across the country and has been featured at South By Southwest, The Montreal Comedy Festival, The Moontower Comedy Festival, The New York Comedy Festival, Bonnaroo, and The Great American Comedy Festival. Catch Joe at Sketchfest January 8th and 9th. Tickets …

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Interviews
01/04/2016

INTERVIEWS

Mike E. Winfield: Full Steam Ahead

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When SUSC first saw Mike E. Winfield years ago at 50 Mason, it was apparent that the young comic had that certain something that makes a star: material, presence and a hilarious unique perspective that you wanted to hear more of. From his winning first place in the 2004 Rooster T. Feathers New Talent Comedy Competition to his appearance on Late Night with David Letterman to winning a recurring role on The Office, Winfield’s star is rising. Check him out December 3rd-6th at Rooster T. Feathers in Sunnyvale. Tix here: http://tinyurl.com/jtdxk6e

 

 

SUSC: Looking forward to your shows.

Mike: I love …

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Interviews
11/29/2015

INTERVIEWS

Geoff Tate Rising And Making the Rounds!

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Geoff Tate is most likely watching “Cheers” right now. A Cincinnati-based comedian, he has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and is regular opener for Doug Benson and Doug Stanhope. He made his television debut on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, and is a regular on Doug Loves Movies, as well as Getting Doug with High. He has performed at music and comedy festivals like Bonnaroo, South by Southwest, Limestone and he has two albums available at the Doug Stanhope store and he’s the host …

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Interviews
09/24/2015

EVENTS

Barry Rothbart: Not Just Another Cover Band

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Barry Rothbart’s latest comedy album dropped several months ago and has a brand new Comedy Central special that airs September 5th. One of the original writers for Adam Devine’s House Party and a cast member on Punk’d, Rothbart appeared in The Wolf of Wall Street and has a new feature coming out at Sundance that is Demetri Martin’s directorial debut called Dean which stars comic Rory Scovel and actor Kevin Kline. The dude’s got chops and is appearing at The Crepe Place on August 27th. Check out the event page and attend: http://tinyurl.com/qcbvzhu

SUSC: What was your earliest comedy experience?

Barry: I’m from …

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Events
08/21/2015

EVENTS

2nd Annual Santa Cruz Comedy Festival: Saturday, October 10, 2015

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11 venues + 60 comics + 1 funny night . . .   at the 2nd Annual Santa Cruz Comedy Festival on  Saturday, October 10, 2015!

Be prepared to hop around downtown between 8:30-10:30pm for the simultaneous laughter happening at restaurants, bars, and retail shops throughout Santa Cruz at one of our free events … OR … plan in advance to park it at one of our ticketed boutique events at Kuumbwa Jazz Center or Pure Pleasure.

TICKETED BOUTIQUE EVENTS

“Next Wave of Comedy” All-Star Showcase at Kuumbwa Jazz Center

Bring your laughter and your appetite for fresh pie and a comfortable seat …

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Events
08/15/2015

INTERVIEWS

Dan St. Germain

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Dan St. Germain has been stockpiling the accolades: Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Comedy Central, The Artie Lange Show, WTF with Marc Maron. . . actually it’s a long list. You should go out, or order online, his album Bad at the Good Things. Or go to his show at The Crepe Place on August 1st and buy it there. Last time around it sold out, so get tix now: http://tinyurl.com/3ozegbt

This might have been one of the more cursed interviews—it took two cell phones, a couple of dropped calls and a train seemed to be permanently going by. It seems …

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Interviews
07/27/2015

INTERVIEWS

Neil Hamburger Will Never Sell Out!

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For nearly two decades the identity of Neil Hamburger has been a well-guarded secret. With a greasy disheveled phlegmy approach to comedy Neil Hamburger has amused and disgusted audiences across the globe playing dives, off kilter venues and even playing Madison Square Garden in New York City. An exceptionally revealing recent interview (http://tinyurl.com/oqr5zk9) finds Neil Hamburger’s creator Gregg Turkington candidly speaking about his early years. SUSC was pleasantly surprised to find Turkington shedding away the Neil Hamburger character for a quick interview in advance of his CREPE PLACE SHOW SATURDAY JULY 25th more info here: http://tinyurl.com/onbyla7

SUSC: You have

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Interviews
07/22/2015

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