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September 1, 2013 at 8:58 PM

A new comedy stereotype emerges at Bumbershoot: Seattle’s slacker pot heads

Long lines, legal weed and inappropriate humor for children emerged as consistent themes throughout Sunday’s comedy performances at Bumbershoot. Here’s a look at a few of the showcases: Comedy at the Playhouse:  Doug Benson, Kyle Dunnigan, Tony Camin Comedian Doug Benson opened Sunday’s show with the joke that seemed to already be on every attendee’s mind. “What did…

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August 30, 2013 at 10:50 AM

Rock’s funniest drummer, Jon Wurster, to appear on WTF Live with Marc Maron

Jon Wurster. Illustration by Casey Burns. One of Marc Maron’s guests for the live taping of his “WTF” podcast on Sunday at Bumbershoot is Superchunk drummer Jon Wurster. If you’re familiar with that band, but not Wurster, you’re in for a treat. Wurster is a walking encyclopedia of obscure music…

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June 26, 2013 at 9:52 AM

Patton Oswalt, Marc Maron headline Bumbershoot Comedy lineup

Comedian Patton Oswalt. Photo courtesy of Bumbershoot.org

Comedian Patton Oswalt. Photo courtesy of Bumbershoot.org

Comedy at Bumbershoot has always drawn huge crowds and long lines. This year’s lineup, featuring stellar national acts like Patton Oswalt and Marc Maron means more of the same. Along with the national comedians, the festival will also feature Northwest comedians from the Best of Tacoma Comedy Club and Laff Hole, a weekly comedy showcase at Chop Suey.

NATIONAL COMEDY

Comedy at The Bagley

Patton Oswalt & Friends

Doug Loves Movies

WTF? Live with Marc Maron

Improv4Humans starring Matt Besser, Tim Meadows, Brian Huskey, and Horatio Sanz

How Was Your Week? with Julie Klausner and special guest Ted Leo

Comedy Bang! Bang! Screening + Q&A

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