The 16 Funniest Things Said While We Were in the Room at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival

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"I feel like ironing boards are just surf boards that got practical and gave up on their dreams." —Aaron Weaver “I’m the queen of getting pregnant and then not having babies.” —Kristine Levine “Here’s a life hack for you guys: If you ever need to get your entire T-shirt and counter wet, wash a spoon.” —Tanner Hodgeson “Being sober in a nightclub is like being a journalist at ...   More
 
Monday, May 12, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Bridgetown Jokes's Diary: Saturday 10 May

Jokes from day three of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival.

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WW writers file from the third day of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Many of these comedians will perform again today: Check out the schedule and buy tickets here. Our day-by-day picks are here. Read jokes from day one here and from day two here. Drinks Consumed Yesterday: 4 ounces of Bulleit. 12 ounces of Stone IPA. 16 ounces of Olympia. 16 ounces of Budweiser. 16 ounces of Fort George 1811 ...   More
 
Sunday, May 11, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Bridgetown Jokes's Diary: Sunday 11 May

Jokes from the final day of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival.

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WW writers file from the final day of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Read jokes from day one here, day two here and day three here. Drinks consumed yesterday: 16 ounces of Bridgeport Trilogy 1. 32 ounces of Rainier. 8:10 pm. Hawthorne Theatre. Mary Mack: “I’ve been doing a lot of shows in L.A. because I was sick of people appreciating me for what is on the inside.” 8:15 pm. Hawthorne Theatre. ...   More
 
Monday, May 12, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Bridgetown Jokes's Diary: Friday 9 May

Jokes from day two of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival.

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WW writers file from the second day of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Many of these comedians will perform again later this weekend: Check out the schedule and buy tickets here. Our day-by-day picks are here. Read jokes from day one here. Drinks Consumed Yesterday: 60 ounces of Pabst Blue Ribbon. 16 ounces of Coors (purchased by a trio of bros who may or may not have also shared their weed cookie ...   More
 
Saturday, May 10, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Bridgetown Jokes's Diary: Thursday 8 May

Jokes from day one of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival.

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Mike Acker, Rebecca Jacobson, Matthew Korfhage, Kaitie Todd and Brandon Widder file from the first day of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. Many of these comedians will perform again later this weekend: Check out the schedule and buy tickets here. Our day-by-day picks are here. Drinks Consumed Yesterday: 76 ounces of Pabst Blue Ribbon. 16 ounces of Tecate (with lime). 12 ounces of Ninkasi Total ...   More
 
Friday, May 9, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Bridgetown Picks From The Funniest 5

Last November, WW polled the local comedy community to determine this city’s top five comedians. Here are their weekend recommendations.


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Amy Miller: See Jesse Elias! Not that Jesse needs my help to convince people he’s a genius, but I think Jesse’s a genius. We started around the same time in San Francisco, and he was one of    More
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Don’t Tell This Joke

On the eve of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, here are hacky lines that should be banned.


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Have you heard the one about the beards? In the seven years since it was established, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival has swelled into one of Portland’s best annual events. It’s a boozy four-d   More
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 WW Culture Staff

Bridgetown Comedy Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

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A list of locals accepted to the Bridgetown Comedy Festival started to leak last month, but yesterday the fest unveiled the rest of the lineup. Or most of it, anyway—there's a good chance a few more big names will be added to the list before the six-year-old fest, which this year runs May 8-11.There are more than 100 performers new to Bridgetown, including Community creator Dan Harmon. ...   More
 
Thursday, March 13, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

UPDATING: A List of Locals Accepted to Perform at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival

Growing slate of Portland comics scheduled to perform at this year's festival.

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In six years, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival has boomed in size, and it's played a huge role in getting Portland on the standup map. This year, the fest is moving to May, when big-name national comedians and gobs of local comics will take over Hawthorne for four days. Today, comics were told who's been accepted to the festival.Bridgetown organizer Maura Brown was not yet authorized to speak ...   More
 
Monday, February 17, 2014 REBECCA JACOBSON

Bridgetown Comedy Festival: Moments from Day 1

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WW reporters file from the first day of the Bridgetown Comedy Festival... Most of these comedians will perform again tonight and tomorrow: check out the schedule and buy tickets here. [For  moments from days 2 and 3 of the festival, click here.]THAT MOMENT WHEN... You walk into the Mt. Tabor Theater Lounge and are greeted first by darkness, and then by two creepy paintings glowing neon under ...   More
 
Friday, April 19, 2013 WW Culture Staff

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