19th November 2001


HAPPY BIRTHDAY, ERNIE

OVERHEARD

Characters: Two girls standing above the dance floor

Girl 1: I’ll go over.

Girl 2: WAIT! We have to make sure he sees you first. Does he see you?

Girl 1: STOP LOOKING!

Characters: Friends on the balcony

Her: How’s the trolling?

Him: Eh. It doesn’t matter anyway. All these people are from Oakland, I’m never going to see them again.

Her: What? San Francisco is, like, 20 minutes outside Oakland.

Him: Yeah…

1:29 p.m.


THEY CALL YOU WHAT?

Do you live in the Bay Area? Go see Harmon Leon in “They Call Me Shitshoes!” It is a laff riot! Well, about three quarters of it is a laff riot, the rest is better if you’ve had a beer. Anyway, it’s a one-man show by this writer (his work has appeared in Salon, Details, and Maxim) who travels around and goes to weird conventions. My favorite bit is about a Christian ventriloquist convention in San Diego, which he visits with his dummy “Mr. Cocksucker.” It amused me greatly, you will like it:

Friday, November 30th

10 p.m.

$7

Spanganga Performance Gallery

3376 19th St @ Mission

San Francisco

415-821-1102

5:07 p.m.