(DES MOINES, IA) Former presidential candidate Rick Santorum ate lunch alone in his car on Thursday, a sight that passersby described as “pathetic,” “depressing,” and “comeuppance.” Santorum, taking a break from his “I’m Still Here, America” world tour, drove his rented 2010 Volkswagen Jetta…
Great stuff from Chris Rock: eventually, you gotta have jokes. Setup/punchline. It all comes back to Henny Youngman.
So I did three minutes at Flappers in Burbank last night, and then dropped in at Bomb Shelter in the Hollywood Hotel. Flappers was interesting, and kinda weirdly regimented. Way less of the “hangout” vibe that I dig in a good open mic. Got confirmation that one of my bits is working, and another is… just not. At least not the last part of it. Gonna put that guy back in the garage while I bring something else out for a test drive.
I didn’t go up at Bomb Shelter (sign-up was online the day before), but I really dug the vibe. Lots of attentive comics (by open mic standards), and some really quality comics. Definitely gonna be back.
Nice place. Good ceiling height. This’ll work fine.