Punch Line Comedy Club
(415) 397-7573 Here you have one of
915 Columbus Ave
If you can judge the quality of a comedy club by the men and women who have filled his hallowed halls with laughter, then check some of the names that have graced the Cobb’s stage. Aries Spears. Josh Blue. Dana Gould. Marisa Bamford. Don’t recognize any of those names? Well neither do I. But Tracy Morgan played there, and if it’s good enough for him, then it’s good enough for you.
414 Mason St
Firstly, if a place allows you to bring your own beer, it’s good enough for you, if not downright better than you. Secondly, in the grand comic tradition of comedy groups like
The Purple Onion
140 Columbus Avenue
Anyone who’s been around the block a couple times can tell you the funniest stuff doesn’t happen at the established clubs; it happens in the dirt and grime of dimly lit, barren comedy houses. Hence The Purple Onion, whose name doesn’t reveal accurately enough the guerilla style, no holds barred, blood-guts-and-shit comedy style that reigns supreme. This is Theatre of the Absurd, visceral, eye-ball dripping avant-garde style comedy. Get ready to laugh, suckers.