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285 Star Starred
Punch Line Comedy Club
Between Clay St. and Washington St. 444 Battery Street San Francisco, CA 94111
415-397-7573
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153 events
137 reviews
107 stars
Weeknight are less busy and you can get a better seat.
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Comedian Dom Irrera
44 ratings
4.3 average rating
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26 events
20 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 19 2009

Dom is funnier than ever-- nearly everything he says in his stylized NY-Italian trademark is hilarious--
He was terrific and I would see him again in a heartbeat--

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3 reviews
8 stars
attended Mar 20 2009

He really was hillarious! He gets away with a lot and we liked that. Very spontyaneous and clever. Would go see him again. There were 6 of us, we were all in agreement.

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1 review
0 stars
attended Mar 20 2009

Dom Irrera is brilliant!!! Funny Funny. Awesome show. :)

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Description

Don Irrera is a short basketball freak from Philadelphia. He has a serpent’s tongue, which is why he has become a star on the roast circuit. Movie stars. TV stars. Sports stars. He could come up with a nasty word to say about Mother Teresa.

He grew up Italian down South Philly in a rowhouse with four generations of family members sleeping in three bedrooms before his mother moved him to West Philadelphia, so “I could learn how to run faster with the black kids.”

Don has been a doorman at bars, where his job was to eject drunken midgets; a waiter, a school teacher, a parking lot attendant, a pizza deliverer. Primarily he has been an award-winning cable TV standup comedian, a frequent guest on the Jay Leno Show, The David Letterman Show, Seinfeld, among others. His act headlines comedy clubs, theaters, and festivals around the world.

His writings have been acclaimed on the men’s room wall at Doc Watson’s 11th Street Pub in Philadelphia, and in such animated TV series as Dr. Katz: Professional Therapist, Captain Simian and the Space Monkeys and Hey, Arnold. So has his voice.

Miraculously, Dom’s tongue has not been ripped out of his mouth yet, although there have been some close calls during roasts of Bruce Willis, unfit even for Playboy; Mike Ditka, Kurt Rambis, Charles Barkley, Jack Palance, Roseanne, Drew Carey and Burt Reynolds.