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Taped shows are fine. But there's nothing like standup that's live and in person.
That's what we have on Monday, April 20 at 9 o'clock (Eastern). It's on Zoom since we're prohibited from going out. We call it (not so) live. We've got Rachel Mac, Sean Patton & Kase Raso. Join!
Here's the main page for the series where you can check out upcoming and past shows.
Or follow us on social media for the same:
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Here's how it works:
- Get Zoom here (it's super simple to use and free).
- Hit the "Join the show" button below at 9:00 p.m. on Monday, April 20 to join. You can RSVP and add to your calendar here or on Facebook.
- Turn on your microphone and/or camera so we can hear everybody laugh and feel together (also: behave).
- Our amazing comedians do 10 minute sets each.
- You laugh a great deal.
- Donate. We're not putting up a paywall since we want everyone to easily join but we'd appreciate your donating $5 (or more!). Everybody's gigs went poof so a bit of cash would be highly appreciated.
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Now, the comedians. First up is Sean Patton.
Sean began doing stand-up in the New Orleans and has since performed in comedy clubs across the US and Canada, as well as The Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2011, 2018), Just for Laughs Chicago (2013), Just for Laughs Toronto (2013), and Just for Laughs Montreal (2008, 2010, 2012, 2016, 2018). He's performed on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham (2009), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2010), and Conan (2011, 2013). 2013 also marked the release of his Comedy Central Half Hour.
More recently, He's been on @midnight (2014, 2015), The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (2015), This Is Not Happening (2015, 2017, 2019), Showtime's Live from SXSW (2017), TruTv's Comedy Knockout (2016, 2017, 2018), and This week at the Comedy Cellar (2018, 2019). As for acting, He's appeared on IFC'S Maron, Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer and TruTV's Those who can't.
In 2019 he and co host Caitlin Cook launched their podcast 5 Words on the All Things Comedy network.
Next, Kase Raso.
Kase is a stand up comedian who has toured across the country and regularly plays all over New York City. He has been featured on the Red Clay Comedy Festival and on Elite Daily, and MTV.com. He was recently interviewed by Popdust.com which said “Kase Raso will have you laughing out loud the entire time.”
Kase, a “white” guy whose parents came here from Afghanistan with a unique perspective on being treated as all-American while Muslim with Middle Eastern heritage. Check out his podcast Kase of the Mondays wherever you get your podcasts.
And finally, Rachel Mac.
Rachel Mac is regular at the Comedy Store, has featured for Thomas Dale, J.C. Currais, and Jerry Rocha, and has been on the Crom Comedy Festival, Laugh Your Asheville Off, and Ten Thousand Laughs, where she was named one of the "Best of the Fest." Rachel made her TV debut doing stand-up on Lights Out with David Spade on Comedy Central in 2019 and also appeared as a panelist in 2020.
Rachel has written and published short stories, essays, humor pieces, and a short film, "Hi, I'm a Compulsive Liar." She has also completed two pilots and a feature script. She currently writes for a new show on SyFy.
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When this is all over, you'll need to go out. And also re-introduce yourself to your friends. asembl makes doing both better. Check it out for all the best things going on and the easiest way to gather a group to do those things with.
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