PianoFight Showcase: Crescendo, The Idiot Chimney and Naptime, Hosted by Ben Harkins
The Idiot Chimney is a two-man sketch group that dives headfirst into dealing with all the issues of the modern day. Or rather, all the issues of being financially comfortable and white. | | Honestly, they mostly just make jokes about balls.
The rhythm of your day to day, the cadence of the normal grind. This is not that show. This is the good parts, the gasp reel, the high-points all cut together. You may lose your breath. You may need to look away. This is not the gradual lead up to, this is not the steady progression towards - this is the top, the one in a million, the zero g midpoint in which you think to yourself “Oh my. It’s finally happening.” We are... Read More →
Originally from Pittsburgh, currently residing in Portland, Ben Harkins suffers from persistent and exhausting clinical fury. His unsweetened wisdom and deadpan delivery have made him an audience favorite throughout the Pacific Northwest. His contentious material attacks every topic from the extinction of species to the price of groceries.
Naptime is a Bay Area-based sketch comedy team whose unique shows weave together live performances, videos, and surprising surprises to delight audiences whether they like it or not. Born out of SF's own Endgames Improv community, Naptime sketches peel away the layers of life's absurdity like some sort of weird comedy onion—tears and all. Naptime members have performed at SF Sketchfest, the California Comedy Festival, the Los Angeles Improv... Read More →