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Cobb's Comedy Club
at Lombard 915 Columbus Ave San Francisco, CA 94133
415-928-4320
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20 events
10 reviews
158 stars
Sorry, to recently learn of this hilarious artist/comedians passed away on 11-29-2011. Rest in Eternal Peace Patrice.
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24 events
18 reviews
12 stars
Over all plan to spend maybe $50 to $60 extra but a lotnof fun, I will go back the place is nice good viewing every seat and the staff awesome.
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Cobb's Comedy Club 25th Anniversary: Paul Mooney
11 ratings
3.7 average rating
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24 events
10 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 08 2007

It was a good show - exactly what we expected.

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25 events
4 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 08 2007

a really really great comedy show!

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17 events
4 reviews
15 stars
attended Sep 08 2007

The performance was great but I think the club tries to pack in too many people. The seats are too close together. There was a guy sitting behind me and he had his knee in my back the entire show but there was no room for me to move.

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Description

Paul Mooney’s first professional gig in comedy was with Richard Pryor. He wrote most of the hilarious routines for Pryor’s “Saturday Night Live” appearance, co-wrote material on the groundbreaking “Live On Sunset” and “Is It Something I Said” albums, as well as Pryor’s film “Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling.” As head writer for The Richard Pryor Show, he was responsible for the national television debuts of Robin Williams & Sandra Bernhard, to name a few.

Mooney wrote for the late Redd Foxx’s “Sanford and Son” series and was head writer for “Good Times”. He was the head writer during the first year of Fox’s “In Living Color,” creating the hilarious “Homey the Clown” skit. On “Saturday Night Live” he wrote Chevy Chase’s famous word association skit. Most recently Mooney appeared on Comedy Central’s “Chappelle’s Show”.

Paul Mooney came into his own with his controversial and critically acclaimed, debut comedy album “Race,” for which he received a Grammy nomination. His album “Master Piece” continues to stir anger, laughter, and thought. “I always drop in some history” he explains “It’s knowledge. There’s always a message in my comedy and you may not get it that night – it’s like time bombs. It’ll get you a week later. You’ll understand.”