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482 Star Starred
Cobb's Comedy Club
at Lombard 915 Columbus Ave San Francisco, CA 94133
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 41 members
Review from Kelemen Papp
16 events 13 reviews

The John Oliver comedy show was hilarious. Oliver is a great up-and-coming comedian, who does a lot of political humor intermixed with personal stories. The comedians who opened for Oliver were also very funny. Great show...I'd definitely...continued

reviewed Jan 25 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Masha Polyakov
16 events 6 reviews

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

reviewed Jan 25 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Nailia Menne
185 events 31 reviews

Awesome, clever, substantive, provocative - just brilliant!

reviewed Jan 25 2008 report as inappropriate
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John Oliver’s 2007 performances at New York’s Comix were met with wild admiration by Goldstar’s members.


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).

<em>Eclipsed</em> <em>Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin</em> Yoshi's Oakland Balé Folclórico da Bahia <em>Betroffenheit</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em>