TGIF'd Comedy with Mikey Walz and Sam DiSalvo and guests Josef Anolin, Krista Fatka, Drew Harmon, Ben Kolina, Gabby Poccia and Aviva Siegel / Euro Trash, Hosted by David Roth
Josef Anolin is a premier, up-and-coming performer boasting verve and nerve where “Def” meets deft. Josef reflects an eclectic appeal; a product of his melting pot, Bay Area upbringing and Filipino/Japanese American heritage. Onstage he’s known for on-point punditry, stylish substance and a palpable, affable freshness.Described as, “incredulously profound while simultaneously embodying a playful deviousness. Challenging... Read More →
Sam DiSalvo is a San Francisco-based comedian whose style has been described as “brave” and “maybe too honest” by her mother. Aside from performing all over the Bay Area, she’s also the co-creator and producer of the monthly showcase More Fun at Blondie’s and the co-host of TGIF’d a hit local show which brings new life to your favorite shows from the ‘80s and ‘90s by casting comics to... Read More →
Krista Fatka is a Oakland-based stand-up comic and writer. She works at local clubs and national festivals but takes the most pride in her crowd work at tollbooths and checkout counters. Krista spent ten years in the circus as an acrobat and trapeze artist before running away to join stand-up comedy. She’s sassy and charming onstage, like a fun mom, and, oh yeah! She’s half of Destiny’s Mom, which produces stand-up comedy... Read More →
Drew Harmon is a standup comedian and former TV Weatherman in San Francisco. Drew is a regular at Bay Area comedy clubs and has also performed at Gilda’s Laughfest, Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy fest, the San Francisco International Comedy Competition, Sacramento Comedy Festival, Savage Henry Comedy Fest and the San Francisco Comedy and Burrito Festival and worked with comics like Jimmy Pardo from Conan and Ricky Velez from The Nightly... Read More →
Ben Kolina had his first experience getting laughs from strangers at the expense of visiting outfielders in the Right Field Bleachers of the Oakland Coliseum. Currently Ben is a co-producer of a popular weekly comedy showcase at the Night Light in Oakland. As a Stand Up Comedian Ben has performed at Comedy Clubs, Colleges and Festivals up and down the west coast. Ben was recently featured on Hulu's 'Qick Laffs' and has recently performed at the... Read More →
Bay Area darling Gabrielle Poccia continues to forge through the comedy scene with a unique blend of quirky and bold humor that is both dark yet loveable. Multitalented, Gabby dazzles audiences as an actress, songstress and of course, stand-up comedian, while also maintaining a steadily growing career as one of the co-producers of the Bay Areas foremost shows surrounding love and relationship- Crushes, Loves and One Night Stands at the Cynic... Read More →
David is one half of the comedy/production team Destiny's Mom that's produced dozens of sold out shows all across the Bay Area. This past year, he performed stand-up at Outside Lands and was also prominently featured in The SF Weekly. David has written two Super Bowl commercials and collaborated with comedy legends like Bob Odenkirk, Larry Charles, and Jim Gaffigan. David also co-wrote a song with Sir Mix A Lot, who refers to him as... Read More →
Aviva is a stand-up comic by day, and a stand-up comic by night. Her jokes are silly (clown horn sound) yet personal (awooga), and she really just wants to have fun up there. | She lives in Oakland and produces shows like “Talkies” at The Roxie, Witches’ Brew at Black Hammer Brewing, and YETI! in Oakland. Her comedy’s been featured in SF Sketchfest, The Nevada City Film Festival, Heeb Magazine, and on NPR.
Euro Trash is an improv duo composed by a Turkish woman and an Italian man. They don't speak each other languages, still they understand each other. Sometimes. | Euro Trash is Asli Ors and Andrea Barello. They perform regularly in San Francisco, and at festivals around the globe.
Mikey Walz is a Stand-Up Comic, writer, musician, and big silly person out of San Francisco CA. The son of a Jingle writing ex-folk singer father and a late-blooming lesbian psychologist mother, he developed a strange, quizzical, and occasionally musical brand of thinking. His style swings between playful and theatrical to cutting and ernest, walking a fine line between childish and deeply troubled.