Upcoming Shows September 2020!

Hello! The online entertainment is going strong as we enter the fall season. Still keeping all the shows set at Pay-What-You-Can so anyone who wants to can attend.

Before we get to the show listings I wanted to showcase my friend Rachel Lark’s new music video (which I happen to be featured in). It’s an upbeat dystopian anthem for the times we’re living in. I love the song, video and think Rachel is an amazing artist so give it a watch!

S.M.I.L.F.  (Straight Men I’d Like to Friend) Comedy Show
Saturday September 19th 7pm Pacific
Pay-What-You-Can Tickets available via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/smilf-straight-men-id-like-to-friend-comedy-show-tickets-118859657435
Facebook event  https://www.facebook.com/events/2634505106812827

Join your hosts stand-up comedians and noted homosexuals Wonder Dave and Marcus Williams as they try to find out just what is going on in the minds of heterosexual men in SMILF: Straight Men I’d Like to Friend! Each show Wonder Dave and Marcus will gather some straight male performers to objectify….er… showcase! Then we’ll quiz these fine men to test their gay knowledge.

BUT because we have no interest in running a show that only showcases Straight men we’ll also be bringing you an amazing amazing headliner! This month we’re thrilled to bring you Ophira Eisenberg!

Ophira Eisenberg is a stand-up comic and host of NPR’s nationally syndicated comedy, trivia show Ask Me Another where she interviews and plays silly games with Sir Patrick Stewart, Taye Diggs, Awkwafina, Roxane Gay, Terry Crews, Jessica Walter, Josh Groban, Nick Kroll, Tony Hawk, George Takei, Sasha Velour, Ethan Hawke, Julia Stiles, Lewis Black, Uzo Aduba, Michael C. Hall and more. She also is a regular host and teller with The Moth and her stories have been featured on The Moth Radio Hour and in their best-selling books, including the most recent: Occasional Magic: True Stories About Defying the Impossible. Ophira’s own comedic memoir, Screw Everyone: Sleeping My Way to Monogamy was optioned for a feature film. She has appeared on Comedy Central, This Week At The Comedy Cellar, The New Yorker Festival, HBO’s Girls, Gotham Live, The Late Late Show, The Today Show, and VH-1. Her comedy special Inside Joke is available on Amazon and iTunes. 

Mental Health Comedy Hour
Saturday October 3rd 7pm

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/332553704465758
Pay-What-You-Can Tickets available via Eventbrite: www.eventbrite.com/e/mental-health-comedy-hour-tickets-118782428441

Mental Health Comedy Hour was created by and is hosted by comedians Kristee Ono, and Wonder Dave! The show aims to de-stigmatize mental illness and therapy through humor and open conversations about often difficult topics. Are you  dealing with Depression, Anxiety, ADHD, or Bipolar disorder?…why not laugh about it? At this show, some of the funniest stand up comedians will tell jokes and talk about their life with mental illness. This Month we’ve got Mean Dave (Cobb’s, SF Sketchfest) and Amber Whitford (Invisible Disabilities Comedy Show Sacramento Punchline) All in the jovial environment of a late-night talk show. Featuring interviews with mental health professionals and more!

Literary Pop! Night of Terrors

Saturday October 24th at 7pm
Pay-What-You-Can Tickets available via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/literary-pop-night-of-terrors-tickets-121664374419
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1206388723077937

Literary Pop celebrates the moments when literature and pop culture collide. Come and listen as poets, fiction writers, essayists, comedians and storytellers share work inspired by their pop culture obsessions. This month we’re delving deep into the horror genre. Featuring work by Nazelah Jamison, Ryk McIntyre and more.

Stay tuned for more show announcements coming soon!

If you’d like to support my artistic endeavors you can join my patreon patreon.com/wonderdave

Stay updated and be entertained online youtube.com/teamwonderdavefacebook.com/teamwonderdave,  @teamwonderdave on twitter and instagram! Have a great day. 

About wonderdave

Wonder Dave is a writer and performer from the Midwest currently residing in Northern California. He’s toured the country performing at poetry venues, schools, cabarets, science fiction conventions, burlesque shows and bowling alleys. He was the recipient of the Jerome Foundation’s Verve grant for spoken word artists in 2007. Dave has appeared on the Semi-Finals and Group Piece Finals stages at the National Poetry Slam. Dave’s work has been published in the Legendary, Orange Room Review, Breadcrumb Scabs, Pedestal, Shit Creek Review and Assaracus Magazine. Thanks for checking him out.
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