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438 Star Starred
Cobb's Comedy Club
at Lombard 915 Columbus Ave San Francisco, CA 94133
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Bertha Shaw
We had the wings and tenders.. Nice to snack on during the show. Appetizer style food. We had eaten before we arrived..
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Bertha Shaw
The weather was Nice weather. I had a sweater and tights. Bring a light jacket for the offshore breeze at night.. I wore Boots .
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28 ratings
3.4 average rating
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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 23 2008

I am a huge Janeane Garofalo fan. I, however, was wildy disappointed in last night's performance. I was actually embarrassed, as I have never been at a comedy show, in front of friends I had invited to join.

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9 reviews
6 stars
attended Oct 24 2008

Ali Wong, the opening act, was absolutely hilarious, but Janeane Garofalo was disorganized and unprepared. It appeared Janeane was testing out new materials because she kept referring back to her notes – very distracting.

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370 reviews
153 stars
attended Oct 23 2008

This was our first time seeing her do standup. It was very enjoyable. She is a very thought provoking comedian. She covers a lot of different topics. We will probably see her again when she returns. We also always like the first girl that...continued

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Janeane Garofalo’s comedy is cynical, harsh, and yet somehow still charming. Her topical rants often make fun of popular culture, politics, and the pressures on women to conform to body image ideals promoted by the media. Garofalo is a self-described pessimist: “I guess I just prefer to see the dark side of things. The glass is always half empty. And cracked. And I just cut my lip on it. And chipped a tooth.”

She began in stand-up comedy and then moved into television in the early ‘90s as part of “The Ben Stiller Show” on Fox, and then as a regular on “Saturday Night Live” and “The Larry Sanders Show.” She appeared in independently produced comedies such as “Reality Bites” and “The Truth About Cats and Dogs,” as well as more dramatic roles in “Cop Land,” “Permanent Midnight,” and "The West Wing” on NBC. In 2004 Garofalo made the leap to radio as co-host of Air America’s “Majority Report,” a syndicated show critical of the George W. Bush administration. She’s lent her voice to the animated series “Freak Show” on Comedy Central and to last year’s hit film “Ratatouille” with Patton Oswalt. She joined the cast of Fox’s “24” for the show’s seventh season. In 2004, she was selected as #99 on Comedy Central’s list of the 100 greatest stand-ups of all time.