Monday, December 22, 2008

The Boston Comedy Community Wishes You a NSFW Happy Holidays (Sort Of)

Last night's Comedy Studio Holiday Show was the usual bizarre affair, complete with bathroom wall poetry, gang rivalry, and fresh watermelon. People braved travel bans and packed the house -- it was standing room only by the time I navigated the North Shore to get to Cambridge. The Walsh Brothers, Josh Gondelman, MC Mr Napkins, Ken Reid, Billy Bob Neck (Paul Day), Barry Tattle (Chris Coxen), and Studio owner Rick Jenkins were predictably loose, if not always on topic for the holidays. Jenkins was honored by the comics with a donation to the Boston Food Bank, and a surprise gift -- an original piece of art illustrating one of the jokes he has told almost every night he has hosted. I caught a bunch of the comics (and the house band for the night, the Grownup Noise) after the show at the party to get their holiday greetings.

Rick Jenkins, making a reference to the joke in the illustration.


Jenkins and the illustration.


Renata Tutko


Barry Tattle


The Walsh Brothers


The Grownup Noise (Boston Comedy's house band)


Niki Luparelli (and friend)


Paul Day


Robby Roadsteamer

2 comments:

Ken said...

Man, I'm sorry I snuck home a little early to dig my car out. The world was robbed of my Christmas Greeting from the Hong Kong.

Nick Zaino said...

Ken,

But don't you see? It's not too late! You can leave your Christmas Greetings here, now, for everyone to see! [background "huzzah!"]

Nick