Game Night Variety Show January 2019!
All inspired by the fun and community of playing games, Game Night is a variety show featuring music and comedy, AND a reason to put on pants and leave your home! The evening is created and hosted by Laser M Webber (The Doubleclicks, Catty Bs, Bridgetown) and Joseph Scrimshaw (Obsessed Podcast, Adult Swim, RiffTrax) at Geeky Teas new space in Burbank!
After our sold out NYE show, our January features awesome guests, comedian/writer J. Elvis Weinstein! Comedian/musician Lucia Fasano, and game designer Richard Malena-Webber!
Friday, January 25th. Doors at 7:30pm, show at 8!
About Our Guests
J. Elvis Weinstein began his stand-up career in Mpls. at age 15. He was 17 when he became one of the founding writer/performers on Mystery Science Theater 3000 (first 33 eps). He was the original voice of Tom Servo and Gypsy, and played Mad Scientist Dr. Lawrence Erhardt. Since moving to Los Angeles at 20, he has worked as a writer/producer on "Freaks and Geeks" (NBC), "Malcolm and Eddie" (UPN) , "Dead Last" (WB) and "My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star (WB) and Talk Soup (E!). He was also the Head Writer on "America's Funniest Home Videos" (ABC) and "Later with Greg Kinnear" (NBC). J. Elvis has also written drama pilots for HBO, UPN, Sony, and co-created and executive produced "Fast Food Films" for FX. He recently released a feature-length documentary about stand-up comedy called "I Need You To Kill" and continues to perform as a stand-up comic all over.
Lucia Fasano is a Los Angeles based actor, singer-songwriter, comedian, writer, and cartoonist. She recently appeared on IFCs Portlandia as Lasik Girl, in the All Jane Comedy Festival, the New York Funny Songs Fest, Emerald City Comic Con and Rose City Comic Con. Shes written for Image Comics and The Higgs Weldon. Her work has been featured on @midnight, in The Huffington Post, Paste Magazine, Mashable, Pajiba, The Mary Sue, Geek and Sundry, The Portland Mercury and more. Lucia also writes and co-stars in the comedy web series Catty Bs with The Doubleclicks Angela Webber. She graduated cum laude from Portland State University, studying creative writing, theatre, and gender studies.
Lucia moved to Portland, Oregon to pursue the arts, co-founding The Grrrl Front all-women music and comedy festival, while playing solo shows, writing and producing for local sketch shows, and performing standup comedy and improv with her group, Teachers Pet. After the devastating loss of her father, she decided to record her music. Her first album, Radio Silence, was released in 2016, produced by Larry Crane, on Doubleclicks Records. Since then, shes recorded a followup produced by Hutch Harris (The Thermals) and Jessica Boudreaux (Summer Cannibals), release date TBA. Shes now back in Los Angeles acting, writing, and performing. Lucia has leant her voice talents to the Spec Script podcast, the Gosh Darn Fiasco podcast, and can be heard on podcasts such as Lady to Lady and Obsessed w/ Joseph Scrimshaw.
Described as sharply hilarious, her comedy has been compared to Maria Bamford and Rachel Bloom, while her music has been called hauntingly beautiful, compared to She & Him, Regina Spektor, and Amanda Palmer.
Follow her on Twitter and Instagram at @lucia_fasano
Richard Malena-Webber is an academic, puzzle and game designer, and presenter. Hes designed puzzles for everything from the launch of the Tomb Raider movie to live interactive crime-solving mysteries. Rich created and hosts Atomic Game Theory, a video series devoted to game analysis, and he created the Puzzle Keyring, an educational decryption tool for codes and ciphers. In addition to developing his own projects, hes contributed to RPGs and board games like Betrayal at the House On The Hill: Widows Walk and Phoenix: Dawn Command. Currently you can find Rich co-hosting the tabletop news podcast Going Last and the RPG actual play podcast Gosh Darn Fiasco, teaching math to high school students, and playing lots and lots of board games.
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2220 Magnolia Blvd
Burbank, CA 91506
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|