Venue Details

406 Star Starred
Cobb's Comedy Club
at Lombard 915 Columbus Ave San Francisco, CA 94133
415-928-4320
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Yes; wear a dress.
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Goldstar Member
On street; was challenging but do-able.
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Goldstar Member
Food was good
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Goldstar Member
J.Oliver totally funny; warm-up acts OK, too.
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Chris Rhie
Casual
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Chris Rhie
Come on two wheels, taxi, or MUNI
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4.8 average rating
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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... continued

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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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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).