We've got another Friday Comedy Showcase coming up - this time on the last Friday of the month. If you're in the Anchorage area, stop by the Hard Rock Cafe and watch Matt Burgoon, Ben Farleigh, John Norris, Kate Sortino, Jessica Taylor, and me tell jokes before spring officially arrives and everyone spends every waking minute outside doing Alaska stuff. Click on the poster for the Facebook event.
Last night's Planned Parenthood Comedy Benefit Show was a success! Thanks to the contributions made by audience members and people online, we were able to raise more than $2,600 for Planned Parenthood!
Come to a stand-up comedy show where 100% of the proceeds go to benefit Planned Parenthood! Featuring Kate Sortino, Jessica Taylor, Myra Mains, Matt Collins, Rudy Ascott, Matt Burgoon, James Engberg, Justin Lawrence Hoyt, and hosted by me. Click on the picture for the Facebook event page.
Since the last First Friday Comedy Showcase was such a success, we've decided to do another one! If you're in Anchorage, come to the Hard Rock Cafe and watch a new bacth of Alaska's funniest stand-up comedians beg your approval. Featuring Cole Crawford, Nathan Hall, Fred Koski, John Norris, and Anji Stubbs, and hosted by me. Click on the poster to be forwarded to the Facebook event page.
Organizing the annual Quick Freeze Film Competition is one of my favorite things to do in the world, and making these documentaries is the culmination of that. Getting to follow all the teams and watch them work is such a great reminder of why the indie filmmaking community in Anchorage is so wonderful. Congratulations to all the filmmakers. I look forward to working with all of you again soon. Click on the image for the behind-the-scenes video.
Is all this winter cold getting you down? Come to the TapRoot and laugh it off at this month's Spenard Comedy Slam! Watch me perform alongside John Norris, Justin Lawrence Hoyt, Cole Crawford, and Chirs Coleman. Click the image above for the Facebook event page.
If you've wanted to check out the stand-up comedy scene in Anchorage, the First Friday Comedy Showcase at Hard Rock Cafe is the perfect opportunity. Come see some of Alaska's finest stand-up comedians perform, featuring Justin Lawrence Hoyt, Matt Collins, Rudy Ascott, Matt Burgoon, and Greg Rowland, and hosted by yours truly. Click on the poster to be linked to the Facebook event page.
Senshi Con is Anchorage's annual anime and manga convention. If you plan on attending for the first time, here are some terms that might be helpful to know. Click on the image to be linked to the article on Alaska Dispatch News.
It's been a while since I last wrote anything. But if you're looking for a new class to take, maybe check out my suggestions for useful college courses in the most recent issue of the Anchorage Press. Click on the photo to be linked to the article.
Mike Birbiglia, one of my favorite current filmmakers and comedians, recently spoke to The New York Times about the six tips he commonly gives to aspiring artists. Click on the picture for the article.