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Silver Bells and Silver Screens

Humor from Matt Groening and Lynda Barry

Two old college chums, Matt Groening of The Simpsons fame and Lynda Barry of Ernie Pook’s Comeek, get together to entertain for a Cal Performances appearance.

Still Stickin’ it to The Man

Corbett Redford’s doc chronicles the local punk rock scene.

Grassroots Creativity

Does new TV widen the boundaries?

‘Kasher in the Rye’

An Oakland funnyman heads to “cool, weird places.”

Comedy in the Era of Trump

Who gets the last laugh?

Be East Bay: January Events

The Harlem Globetrotters run circles around the competition. Plus, check out the History Mystery Tour aboard the USS Hornet and more.

Going Down in History

Colin Kaepernick effectively quarterbacks an antiracism movement.

The New Erma Bombeck

Pleasanton empty-nester Stacey Gustafson adds stand-up comedy to her résumé.

Wizard or Alchemist?

Michael Schiess keeps pinball alive with his Alameda museum.