Posts Tagged: w. kamau bell

Notable Los Angeles: 5/1–5/7

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Monday 5/1: Reyna Biddy presents and signs I Love My Love. 7 p.m. at Book Soup. Tuesday 5/2: Gina Sorrell launches her new novel, Mothers & Other Strangers. 7 p.m. at Chevalier’s Books. Scott Westerfeld discusses and signs Spill Zone. 7 p.m. at Vroman’s Bookstore.

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Luke Cage: When Representation Isn’t Enough

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This show’s true strength is its diverse portrayal of African-American subjectivity and morality, amongst both the male and female characters.

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Homophobia in Hip-Hop

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Rumpus pal W. Kamau Bell talked to prominent hip-hop video-blogger Jay Smooth in an interview spotlighted over at Racialicious. The two discuss homophobia in hip-hop and the eminent wisdom of black queer icons like James Baldwin, Bayard Rustin, and Audre Lorde. A brief excerpt: The gay rights movement started from a fight. They had a […]

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The Comical Son Returns

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Bay Area comedy fans may remember the many happy years comedian and Rumpus Radio guest W. Kamau Bell spent in San Francisco before moving to New York for his TV show Totally Biased. The good news is: the show is terrific, using goofy riffs and person-on-the-street interviews to highlight the absurdities of political and social issues. […]

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Comedy SuperPAC

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Two of our favorite comedians, W. Kamau Bell and Nato Green are teaming up to present Comedy SuperPAC: Promoting Good Comedy & Great Causes Since 2012! The weekly stand-up comedy showcase will be held at San Francisco’s Hemlock Tavern on Mondays from March 12 to May 7. Click here for more info and the guest […]

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W. Kamau Bell, Tomorrow!

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On Friday, January 20th (tomorrow!) comedian and Rumpus bud W. Kamau Bell will be performing at Amnesia in San Francisco. The show will also feature lots of good music, including the French Cassettes and Deeper. More info here.

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Notable San Francisco, This Week: 2/7-2/13

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This week in San Francisco, get in bed with Quiet Lightning, Microscopic Giant at Space Gallery, Laughter Against The Machine, Andrew Foster Altschul’s book launch, Literary Death Match, Stephen Elliott reads at BANG OUT X: Tough Love, and the Anger Management Reading Series presents Hostile Takeover. Monday 2/7: Put it to Bed, literally, at Quiet […]

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