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Sean Wherley: Activist Comedian Laughs Out Proud (tags)
Veteran activist and political staffer Sean Wherley found another outlet a year ago when he took up stand-up comedy and started the Laugh Out Proud shows the second Thursday of every month at Martinis Above Fourth in Hillcrest, San Diego. His monthly shows present Queer and Queer-friendly comedians from San Diego and L.A. — and they're funny!
It’s Baltimore, Hon!: Did Mayor Dixon Steal from the Poor? (tags)
High comedy will hit Baltimore, on Monday, Nov. 9, 2009. Mayor Sheila Dixon’s trial on theft charges begins. She’s accused of stealing about $1,500 of gift cards slated for the poor. The Mayor denies any wrongdoing. There’s an ex-boyfriend, a developer, in the mix. He’s already copped a plea in another City Hall corruption case and plans to testify against the Mayor. Oh, where is the iconic film maker John Waters when we need him the most?
GUERRILLA MEDIA (tags)
Los Angeles 6am ELECTION DAY LaCienega & Venice Blvd. As the people of LA arose this morning, they were greeted by a simple but powerful message..”VOTE ...BITCHES” and signed simply “Rick James’04.” This billboard is both tribute to Rick James and shout out to Dave Chappelle, one of the brightest comics to touch politics since Richard Pryor. We wanted to recognize the camrades that put up this piece of Guerrilla Media, who risked it all to show us what is possible when Hip Hop takes its voice into its own hands.. Next time someone says we’re apathetic tell ‘em shut the hell up and Change the Game..PEACE BITCHES