David McQuary and I started stand-up around the same time. I’ve come to know him as this hyperactive comedic mind, always working on a new joke, forever tweaking old stuff, and just plain hilarious. Has his hyperspeed comedy brain ruined his life? Oh absolutely. He’s one bad Taco Bell experience away from shattering into a million pieces. But it also means that he has the dedication to create, write and animate his own cartoon, Fluoride. I’m the voice of Kroger, a lumpy, loudmouth (which, wow, what a way to find out what David thinks of me) dolphin. As I write this, four episodes are available and more are on the way. David is genuine comedic gem and getting new content from him is a big win for humanity.(more…)
When the fine folks at BeyondTV needed someone to look goonish in a bathrobe, they knew who to call.
Reposted from Six Shooter’s Facebook page:
Big news! The July 10th Six Shooter will be the last one hosted by Knuck Deep. It seems their touring schedule is too demanding for them to continue hosting a monthly comedy show. We assure you this has nothing to do with the ongoing legal case, the State of Texas vs. Knuck Deep.
Starting in August, Six Shooter will undergo a slight format change and welcome new host Mac Blake The show will still be free, still be at Barrel O’Fun and will still feature six of Austin’s funniest comedians. So come on out July 10th and say good-bye to Knuck Deep and then stop by August 8th to see Six Shooter 2.0.
In completely unrelated news, Aaron Brooks is moving. It’s so unrelated I’m not even sure why I mentioned it.
The final Six Shooter before Aaron moves is July 10th at Barrel O’Fun. Complete line-up and more details here.
Here’s the audio from last December’s Year in Review show featuring an impressive array of Austin stand-up comedians The sound quality is lacking a little bit, but hey it’s free, y’know? If you’re brave enough to relive yet another miserable year, give it a listen.
Still unsure if it’s worth a download? Here’s a sample:
STAG Comedy is momentarily back from the dead to bring you Chiefs! Written by me, directed by Brad Parrett, shot by Andrew Baird, and bunch of other stuff by a team of very talented people.
My wife and I are expecting a baby. Did you know that? I mentioned it on instagram so I just assumed everyone knows. Well, we are. Due date is mid March. We’re excited and nervous and every other emotion your favorite movie or television character has displayed in the same situation.
I’m mentioning it here so the legion of Mac-Maniacs know that I’ll be taking a break from performing and generally scaling back my comedy commitments. The final Banter Show will be February 15th. The final Waterbed will be March 2nd. Six Shooter is taking a couple months off after our March 13th show and will return in June. That doesn’t mean I’ll be back to comedy full time in June. I want time to just be a dad and a husband, unchained from the cycle of microphone jokes. When I feel the itch to get back on stage, I’ll let you know, but I don’t want to put a timer on it
If you want to see me do my awkward, loud thing before I disappear forever, check my calendar and come to a show (I’ll be adding a San Antonio date soon). Austin: If you want to see me do a full stand-up set, your last chance for a while is this Wednesday at Cap City.
It’s time for the 6th annual Year in Review show. Come watch over 50 of Austin’s funniest recap, roast, and exorcise 2018 with short Weekend Update-style jokes. All proceeds benefit the Texas Advocacy Project.
This show tends to sell out so here’s a hot tip, buy tickets ahead of time here. You also save $3 off the day-of price at the door. Here’s another hot tip, don’t yell at me because I won’t let you save a ticket for a friend who hasn’t shown up yet even though there’s a line of 30+ people who have shown up and are also waiting to see if they can get in (they all did) and then keep badgering me until – oh great your friend showed up and is now also being a jerk to me – until I let you and your friend in for free AT THIS SHOW THAT BENEFITS A NON-PROFIT because at some point I need to get into show mode and not have negative energy being launched at me. So yeah… hot tips.
But it’s going to be an awesome time. Seriously one of Austin’s best comedy shows. Don’t miss it!
I’ve done some dumb things for my show Waterbed including assembling, filling, draining and destroying an actual waterbed – the destruction wasn’t planned, but became unavoidable. HOWEVER – this upcoming show ISN’T one of them. The Real Housewives of Austin Live Reunion Special might be the most ambitious show I’ve put up. Once again, I’m leaning heavily on some of Austin’s funniest people. Here’s the Facebook page for the show. If you have any questions, ask them there and I’ll answer’em. Thanks!
Oh and you can save a few bucks with advance tickets – available here.
I think this might be my fifth time headlining the Velv. The last two were in the summer with Amber Bixby opening, so why ignore a winning formula? Three shows this coming weekend. One Friday at 9pm, two Saturday at 9 & 11. But heads up – the Friday late show is The Banter Show, which I’ll be hosting with Ximena Blake as usual. There’s a lot of Mac on the menu, but Andrew Wagner and Leo Garcia are joining Amber and myself.
More info here.
Photo in the poster by Mr. Daniel Solano.
Very excited to return to the Comedy Corner Underground in Minneapolis for the third time. The last two times were great. Super fun crowds & super funny local support. Come on out and see myself, Daniel Williams, and more.
More info here.
“Minneapolis” by that dog. here.
Photo in the poster by Mr. Daniel Solano.