• Dave Buckman’s ASF Picks

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    Dave Buckman already told us why he couldn’t be more excited for Ithamar Enriquez’s show. We asked Dave for some more festival picks. Here’s what he sent us. 5 OTHER SHOWS I CAN’T WAIT FOR: 5) Wink Planet Tuesday May 20th, 8:30pm, ColdTowne Theater. A hot new sketch troupe of recent ColdTowne graduates who are […]

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  • ASF Hot Seat: STAG Comedy

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    STAG Comedy is Austin’s most well-traveled group. Plying fests in Seattle, Chicago, Toronto, and more. They also did a set at this year’s Moontower Comedy Festival, right here in Austin. For Austin Sketch Fest, they’ve upped the stakes. STAG will be debuting their brand new police-themed show “Below the Law” on the Thursday night of […]

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  • ASF Hot Seat: Vanilla Presley

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    Vanilla Presley is the comedy hip hop duo of stand-ups Patrick Sirois and Lane Krarup. For those with a pretty low tolerance for bad comedy rap, rest easy, VP not only bring the microphone thunder but also the hilarity. At their show on Wednesday, not only will Vanilla Presley open the show with a performance, […]

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  • ASF Hot Seat: Girls With Brown Hair

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    Samantha Schecter and Becky Chicoine are Girls With Brown Hair, an NYC sketch duo with a monthly show at the UCB theater AND YES THEY HAVE BROWN HAIR! Was that really what you wanted to know so badly? They’re also hilarious. They bounce from character to character and they’re hilarious. Does that help? Hey – […]

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  • Dave Buckman on Ithamar Enriquez

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    Dave Buckman is possibly the most esteemed sketch comedy performer, instructor, and director in Austin. After cutting his teeth studying and teaching improv in Chicago, Dave served as Artistic Director of the legendary Boom Chicago in Amsterdam, where he worked with and directed some of the funniest people working in television and web-based sketch comedy […]

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  • ASF Hot Seat: Why We Broke Up

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    In Why We Broke Up, Allie Kokesh and Matthew Brian Cohen go through their relationship, scene by scene, and the results are hilarious and surprisingly touching. Is it a play? A narrative sketch show? I do know that it is easily one of the most anticipated shows of this year’s ASF. Matt and Allie give […]

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  • ASF Hot Seat: Vanessa Gonzalez

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    Vanessa Gonzalez is slightly unstoppable. Her one-person show I Don’t Know Words, just finished up a tour, including a headlining sketch spot at Boston’s Women in Comedy Festival. Vanessa is making her double debut at ASF – also taking the stage as a member of the group Bad Example. “I Don’t Know Words” is a […]

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  • ASF Hot Seat: Your Terrific Neighbors

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    Your Terrific Neighbors have been the Austin sketch comedy gold standard for so many years, you might be tempted to take them for granted. But each performance proves that YTN continues to be as inventive as they are hilarious. We asked some questions to Curtis, Courtney, and Braden. Wait… where’s Braden? Curtis Luciani: Sorry that […]

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