WHO'S LAUGHING NOW?, Beth Lisick, Caitlin Gill, Karinda Dobbins, Jade Chang, Kelly Anneken

Litquake & Sketchfest Present

WHO'S LAUGHING NOW?

Beth Lisick

Caitlin Gill

Karinda Dobbins

Jade Chang

Kelly Anneken

Wed, October 12, 2016

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

Doc's Lab

San Francisco, CA

SOLD OUT - Thank you!

WHO'S LAUGHING NOW?
WHO'S LAUGHING NOW?
Litquake & Sketchfest Present
WHO'S LAUGHING NOW?

Women humorists invade the former Purple Onion comedy club and rock the rafters. Featuring novelist Jade Chang (The Wangs vs. the World), comedian Caitlin Gill (Crabapples), and writer/performer Beth Lisick (Porchlight, Yokohama Threeway). Hosted by Audible's Kelly Anneken.
Beth Lisick
Beth Lisick
Beth Lisick is a writer and actor. She is the author of five books and has appeared in films screened at Cannes, Sundance, and the San Francisco International Film Festival. Her books include the memoir collection Yokohama Threeway and Other Small Shames, the New York Times bestselling comic memoir Everybody Into the Pool, the gonzo self-help manifesto Helping Me Help Myself, the story collection This Too Can Be Yours, and the performance poetry/story collection Monkey Girl.

Her acting credits include leading roles in Frazer Bradshaw’s Everything Strange and New, which won the FIPRESCI critics’ prize, was nominated for the Spirit and Gotham awards, and screened at festivals including Sundance and Karlovy Vary; Joey Izzo’s Stepsister, which screened at San Francisco International and Cannes in 2013.

She has spoken or performed at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Hammer Museum, Shakespeare and Company, the Guggenheim Museum, Stanford University, Storymoja Hay Festival in Nairobi, Lollapalooza, the Lilith Fair, Brown University, University of Arizona Poetry Center, and other places; and has been in residence at CESTA in Tabor, Czech Republic and the RADAR Lab in Akumal, Mexico.

She has conducted onstage interviews with writers and actors, including Dave Eggers, Mary Roach, Amy Sedaris, Elijah Wood, Evan Rachel Wood, and Zoe Saldana, for City Arts and Lectures, Litquake, SF International Film Fest and the SF Sketchfest. Performing excerpts of her writing, she has opened for Neil Young, Allen Ginsberg, Lydia Lunch, and Exene Cervenka. She has been a guest on the Rachael Ray Show, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, This American Life, and The California Report.
Caitlin Gill
Caitlin Gill
People are talking about Caitlin Gill. Most of what they’re saying has to do with how funny she is. Caitlin has performed for Flophouse on Viceland, at the Oddball Comedy Tour, the Outside Lands Festival, SF Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival and in some of the best comedy clubs in the nation. Her writing has been featured on Hidden America with Jonah Ray, the series Take My Wife and in The New York Times. She was voted Best Comedian in the East Bay Express "Best Of" Edition in 2013. You can also hear her on podcasts like Put Your Hands Together, Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction and NPR's Snap Judgement. See her live every week at the Hollywood Improv Lab hosting Crabapples with Bobcat Goldthwait.
Karinda Dobbins
Karinda Dobbins
Motor City native Karinda Dobbins was born into a politically active family of skilled storytellers and sharp wits. Her worldview was shaped by their accounts of protest, civil rights and empowerment, weighty subjects that were always leavened with humor. She has appeared at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival; featured at Bay Area comedy clubs the Punch Line and Cobb’s; opened for Michael Che, Greg Proops and toured nationally W. Kamau Bell. Karinda made her primetime national television debut on Coast-to-Coast Episode 1 on NickMom Night Out.
Jade Chang
Jade Chang
Jade Chang has covered arts and culture as a journalist and editor. She is the recipient of a Sundance Fellowship for Arts Journalism, the AIGA/Winterhouse Award for Design Criticism, and the James D. Houston Memorial scholarship from the Squaw Valley Community of Writers. The Wangs vs. the World is her debut novel. She lives in Los Angeles.
Kelly Anneken
Kelly Anneken
Kelly Anneken is what happens when Kim Kardashian looks like Bette Midler and tweets like Roseanne. This Oakland-based funny person and all-around swell gal performs standup comedy and is a regular at the Punch Line San Francisco, Cobb’s and Rooster T. Feathers. Kelly has appeared at Iowa’s Green Gravel Comedy Festival and Boston’s Women in Comedy Festival. Her debut comedy release “Twenty Minutes to Sell” is available wherever digital recordings are sold.
Venue Information:
Doc's Lab
124 Columbus Ave
San Francisco, CA, 94133
http://www.docslabsf.com