SF Sketchfest Day 2: Signs of extraterrestrial humor

Eugene Mirman, Seth Shostak, Dave Foley, Bill Nye (Photo credit: Jakub Mosur) 1/24/14

Bill Nye, guest host of StarTalk Live, interviews Seth Shostak, of SETI Institute, and comedians Dave Foley and Eugene Mirman at the Marines’ Memorial Theatre. Science and comedy combine!

SF Sketchfest Day 1: An Intimate Opening Night With Napoleon Dynamite and The D

Jack Black, Kyle Gass, Paul F. Tompkins, Jon Heder Credit: Jakub Mosur. 1/23/14

SF Sketchfest kicked off with a 10th Anniversary screening of Napoleon Dynamite and a Tribute to Tenacious D moderated by Paul F. Tompkins. In his Q&A with Starlee Kine, Jon Heder revealed the cast’s enthusiasm while shooting Napoleon Dynamite: “As soon as we finished a scene, we would start quoting that scene!”

Day 18: Mo Willems’ students are head of the class!

Mo Willems is joined by Maya Rudolph, Ken Marino, Rachel Dratch, Jeneane Garofalo, Joe Lo Truglio, Andy Richter, David Wain, Laraine Newman, Patton Oswalt, and Michael Ian Black for a performance of “Don’t Let The Comedians Do Story Time!” at the Jewish Community Center in San Francisco on Sunday, February 10, 2013.  (© 2013 Photo by Jakub Mosur)

Day 17: Celebrity Autobiography assemble!

A fantastic comedic cast — Maya Rudolph, Laraine Newman, Jennifer Coolidge, Fred Willard, Dayle Reyfel, Roger Bart, Janeane Garofalo and Eugene Pack — prepare to take the stage and read from some hilarious famous tell-alls in Celebrity Autobiography at Marines’ Memorial Theatre on Saturday, February 9th, 2013. Photo by Tommy Lau.

Day 16: Pootie lives!

Sa da tay! Lance Crouther poses as his sketch alter ego Pootie Tang at An Evening with Pootie: Pootie Tang with Lance Crouther at The Castro Theatre on Friday, February 8th, 2013. Photo by Tommy Lau.