SF Sketchfest Threesome: Ian Edwards, Dave Hill and Rory Scovel


SF Sketchfest Threesome:
Ian EdwardsDave Hill and Rory Scovel
hosted by Chris Gore

Ian Edwards is a British-born, Jamaican, NY raised, and now an LA-based
comedian and writer. After making a name on the highly competitive New York
comedy circuit, he made his British debut as part of Stand Up Black America
at the 1993 Edinburgh Comedy Festival. Back in the states he put in
appearances on TV on Def Comedy Jam, Showtime at the Apollo, Comic View, and
Comedy Central, before his clever writing landed him a move to Los Angeles
to become a writer on the The Keenan Ivory Wayans Show. Ian has gone on to
combine TV writing with a stand up career. He has written for Saturday Night
Live, My Wife and Kids, MTV’s The Lyricist Lounge Show, ESPN’s Mohr Sports,
the Cartoon Network’s Boondocks, among others. Recent television appearances
include Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, The
Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, HBO’s Bad Boys of Comedy, BBC’s The
World Stands Up and being a cast member of MTV’s Punk’d. He is also featured
on the Comedy Death-Ray album. Simply put, if you’re in the mood to laugh
at yourself… life… or this ridiculous world, go see an Ian Edwards show.


Dave Hill is a comedian, writer, musician, and actor living in New York City in an apartment he pays for with his own money.  Dave has starred in his own television show The King of Miami, which was cancelled.  He has also appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, Cinemax, MTV, VH1, and some other channels.  In 2007, Variety Magazine named Dave one of their “10 Comics to Watch,” something he won’t shut up about.  Dave has written for the New York Times, Salon, and HuffPo and is also a contributor to NPR’s This American Life.  He has a rock band called Valley Lodge.  Dave has banged a lot of chicks.

Rory Scovel has been a favorite in the festival circuit, performing at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, Vancouver Comedy Festival, Seattle Comedy Competition, Del Close Improv Marathon, Bumbershoot Festival, Sasquatch Music Festival and Chicago Improv Festival. In addition, he’s opened for some of the nation’s biggest headliners including Louis C.K., Daniel Tosh and Nick Swardson. He made his television debut on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham and appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Rory was featured on John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Showfor Comedy Central as well as Conan. He is also working on the Tom Arnold Sports Show for FOX Sports. “Every night he stepped onstage his set was remarkably different, thanks to Scovel’s near-genius improvisational skill.” –The Stranger (Seattle)

Chris Gore is a writer, filmmaker and a television personality who has built a solid reputation as a hilariously outspoken voice in the film world. As a teenager, Chris founded the legendary Film Threat, which began as a fanzine. He is the author of several books including The Ultimate Film Festival Survival Guide, The Complete DVD Book and The 50 Greatest Movies Never Made. In addition to being a noted speaker and author, he is the film expert on the G4TV’s Attack of the Show where his weekly movie review segment DVDuesday is among the most popular. Chris began his own independent filmmaking career with the cult short Red and co-wrote and produced the feature comedy My Big Fat Independent Movie. He was named one of the 25 Most Influential People in Independent Film by Film Festival Today magazine. Chris considers himself a movie geek who is lucky to have forged a career working as a full-fledged “Nerdlebrity.” He lives in Los Angeles.

PERFORMANCE INFO:

Thursday, February 7th, 8pm, Cobb’s Comedy Club
$20
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Co-presented by San Francisco Comedy Day

Time: February 7, 2013 8:00 pm
Venue: Cobb's Comedy Club
Address:
San Francisco, CA, United States
Cost: $20
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