Venue Details

418 Star Starred
Cobb's Comedy Club
at Lombard 915 Columbus Ave San Francisco, CA 94133
415-928-4320
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If you sit near the front know that you will be targeted for material towards the end of the show :)
Comedian Aries Spears info Sep 25 2014 star this tip starred
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Sitting near the front will make you a surefire target for the remainder of the show. He ends his show by using the audience for material.
Comedian D.L. Hughley info Sep 25 2014 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

41 ratings
4.8 average rating
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15 events
6 reviews
6 stars
attended Jan 25 2008

John Oliver is hillarious and his opening acts were great too, especially Roy Zimmerman and his guitar. Cobb's is a fairly nice place, though the chairs aren't of the comfortable variety. Remember there is a 2 drink minimum and a line out the...continued

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8 events
2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 25 2008

He was really funny. Obviously very in touch with politics. I felt that he knew how to work a very predictably liberal crowd. Funny stuff.

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Nailia Menne
123 events
30 reviews
40 stars
attended Jan 25 2008

Awesome, clever, substantive, provocative - just brilliant!

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Quotes & Highlights

John Oliver’s 2007 performances at New York’s Comix were met with wild admiration by Goldstar’s members.

Description

Born and raised in England, John Oliver is a regular writer & correspondent on the Emmy award wining “Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” He was recently invited to perform at the Aspen Comedy Festival 2007, where he won the “Breakout Award” as the act who most impressed the judging panel.

Since 2001 John has starred in his own sell-out shows at the Edinburgh festival as well as performing Edinburgh and London runs as the host of the satirical standup show “Political Animal” with Andy Zaltzman. “Political Animal” was successfully transferred to BBC Radio 4, and is due to record a second series this year.

John has additionally written and stared in three series’ of “The Department” (BBC Radio 4) alongside Chris Addison and Andy Zaltzman. Further credits include “Mock the Week” (BBC Radio 2), “Bremner, Bird & Fortune” (Channel 4), “The Last Word” (More 4); and as an actor “Green Wing” (Channel 4), “Chambers” (BBC 1), “People Like Us” (BBC 1) and the Ardal O’Hanlon sitcom “My Hero” (BBC 1).