Faulty Intelligence, An Evening of Satirical Songs with Roy Zimmerman
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The last date listed for Faulty Intelligence was Saturday September 30, 2006 / 8:00pm.
Currently at The Marsh San Francisco MainStage Theater
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Playwright, poet, actor, public radio host of Reveal and all-around renaissance man Al Letson spent… More
Quotes & Highlights
“Zimmerman displays a lacerating wit and keen awareness of society’s foibles that bring to mind a latter-day Tom Lehrer.” —Los Angeles Times
“I congratulate Roy Zimmerman on reintroducing literacy to comedy songs. And the rhymes actually rhyme, they don’t just ‘rhyne’.’” —Tom Lehrer
“Roy’s lyrics move beyond poetry and achieve perfection.” —Joni Mitchell
Roy Zimmerman has been writing satirical songs for 20 years. He’s shared the stage with George Carlin, Bill Maher, Kate Clinton, Dennis Miller, Sandra Tsing Loh, kd lang, Andy Borowitz and Paul Krassner. He also played a series of shows swapping songs with The Pixies’ Frank Black.
Zimmerman founded and wrote all the material for the satirical folk quartet The Foremen, who recorded for Warner Reprise throughout the Nineties. As a solo artist, he’s released four albums, and there’s a fifth, “Faulty Intelligence” due out in May. “I hope it gets good reviews,” he says, “but mostly I hope it gets denied under oath by Karl Rove.”