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.
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 […]
Rumpus pal W. Kamau Bell got all fancy and moved to New York to host his hilarious TV show Totally Biased. But we haven’t forgotten his San Francisco roots, and neither has he—he’ll be performing tonight at The Chapel on Valencia St with Karinda Dobbins and Nato Green, another friend of the site. Check out event […]
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. […]
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 […]
KGO News’ Finch Files features comedian W. Kamau Bell, who discusses his use of humor to get people thinking about–and discussing–racism. Also, if you are in San Francisco, take note: this Thursday, Bell will be performing with Laughter Against the Machine at the Eureka Theatre as part of SF Sketchfest.
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.
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 […]