Saturday, July 19, 2014

Give Me Fiction X: SPORTS

For its tenth show, Give Me Fiction takes to the field of Lost Weekend Video to engage in the national pastime! The sweet science! The most dangerous game! SPORT! Some of the finest minds in comedy, literature, and theatre write pieces around a theme, which they are free to interpret as loosely or strictly as they wish.

This month’s theme is SPORTS, and reading will be:

Red Scott
Joe Tobin
Emily Epstein White
Casey Childers
Yume Kim
Carey Callahan

And as ever, your host and five time Heisman winner, Ivan Hernandez.

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Monday, July 7, 2014 Saturday, July 5, 2014

MEET THE WRITERS: OJ Patterson

OJ Patterson is the proprietor of Courting Comedy, SF’s finest comedy blog. See him Sunday at GMF!

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yourmonkeycalled:

My Theme Song

I wrote a theme song for myself, for use in any typical theme song situation: when I’m walking on stage, or if I’m on a podcast, or if I’m hiding in my car from my family. Etc.

Hope you enjoy it!

Scott Simpson is a comedian and writer, formerly of the podcast You Look Nice Today. This is his theme song, which may or may not be played Sunday at GMF.

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MEET THE WRITERS: Nicole Calasich

Nicole Calasich is a comedian and runs Attractive Camp at Lost Weekend Video. See her Sunday at GMF!

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Thursday, July 3, 2014

MEET THE WRITERS: Vince Mancini

Vince Mancini is a comedian and the editor of FilmDrunk. Catch him this Sunday at GMFIX: Futurism!

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Tuesday, July 1, 2014

MEET THE WRITERS: Zahra Noorbaksh

Zahra Noorbaksh is a comedian and writer of the one woman show “All Atheists Are Muslim.” Here she is performing at Viracocha. See her this Sunday at GMF IX: Futurism!

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Saturday, June 14, 2014

GIVE ME FICTION IX: FUTURISM

In its ninth installment, Give Me Fiction takes to Lost Weekend Video to look at the world of tomorrow… TODAY! Or July 6th, either one. Some of the finest minds in comedy, literature, and theatre write pieces around a theme, which they are free to interpret as loosely or strictly as they wish.

This month’s theme is FUTURISM, and reading will be:

Charles Orenthal James Patterson
Nicole Calasich
Vince Mancini
Scott Simpson
Zahra Noorbakhsh
Jane Harrison

And as ever, your host and half man/half machine, Ivan Hernandez.

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Friday, May 30, 2014

MEET THE WRITERS: Baruch Porras-Hernandez

Baruch Porras-Hernandez is a poet, one of the hosts of the San Francisco Queer Open Mic, and organizer of ¿Donde Esta Mi Gente?, a Latino Poetry and Spoken Word Festival. See him this Sunday at GMF!

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Thursday, May 29, 2014

MEET THE WRITERS: Mary Van Note

Mary Van Note has performed at SF Sketchfest and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and her videos have been featured on IFC. Here she is reading from her grade school diary. See her Sunday at GMF!

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