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Acknowledged by peers and press alike as one of the premier political satirists in the country, Will Durst has patched together a comedy quilt of a career, weaving together columns, books, radio and television commentaries, acting, voice overs and most especially, stand up comedy, into a hilarious patchwork of outraged and outrageous common sense. His abiding motto is “You can’t make stuff up like this." The New York Times calls him "possibly the best political comic in the country." Fox News agrees "he's a great political satirist," while the Oregonian hails him as a “hilarious stand-up journalist.” This former radio talk host, oyster shucker, and margarine smuggler currently writes a nationally syndicated humor column, and his scribblings have appeared in Esquire, George, the San Francisco Chronicle, National Lampoon, The New York Times and scads of other periodicals.
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July 2
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Cloverdale Performing
Arts Center
201 Commercial Street
Cloverdale CA
707.894.2214
July 5
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
July 9
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Rhythmix
Cultural Works
2513 Blanding Avenue
Alameda, CA
July 10
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Fenix Theater
919 4th Street
San Rafael, CA
415.813.5600
7 pm
July 12
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
July 13
Interview with
Jack Anderson
The Concordia Club
July 14
     
Don Quixote’s
International
Music Hall
6275 CA- 9
Felton CA
831.335.8300

July 15
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The State Theater
333 Oak Street
Red Bluff CA
530.529.2787
July 18-21
Republican
National Convention
Cleveland, OH
For Free Speech TV
July 25-28 
Democratic
National Convention
Philadelphia, PA
July 29
*International Society
of Barristers
Sonoma CA
August 2
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The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
August 9
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The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
August 16
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The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
August 18-21
Rooster T Feathers
157 W El Camino Real
Sunnyvale CA
408.736.0921
August 23
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The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
August 26
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Mateel
Community Center
August 27
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Arcata Theater Lab
Arcata CA
August 30
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The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
September 3
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Town Hall
Lafayette CA
September 6
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The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
September 9-11
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Coastal
Repertory Theatre
1167 Main Street
Half Moon Bay CA
650.726.0998
September 13
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
September 18
Comedy
Celebration Day
Golden Gate Park
Noon-Five
September 20
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
September 23-24
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Sunset Playhouse
800 Elm Grove Road
Elm Grove WI
262.782.4430
September 25
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Third Avenue Playhouse
239 North 3rd Avenue
Sturgeon Bay WI
920.743.1760
September 27
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
September 28
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Colorado Springs CO
September 30
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The Chief Theater
Steamboat Springs CO
October 1
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Lannie’s
Clocktower Cabaret
Denver CO
October 2
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Pacifica
Spindrift Players
1050 Crespi Drive
Pacifica CA
October 4
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The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
October 6
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Lark Theater
549 Magnolia Avenue
Larkspur CA
October 7
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Empress Theater
Vallejo CA
October 8
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California Theater
351 Railroad Avenue
Pittsburg, CA
925.427.1611
October 9
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Dance Palace
503 B Street
Point Reyes Station CA
October 11
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The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
October 14
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The Grand Theatre
715 N Central Avenue
Tracy CA
209.831.6858
October 18
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
October 21
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Center For the Arts
314 W Main Street
Grass Valley CA
530.274.8384
October 25
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The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
October 27
*Napa Valley
Vintners
Napa Valley
Silverado CA
October 30
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Cinnabar Theater
3333 Petaluma Blvd N
Petaluma CA


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Title of this Week's Durst Case Scenario Donald Trump likes to brag he’s not a politician. And he’s not; he’s a hustler, a scam artist, a grifter, a modern day PT Barnum who deserves congratulations for running the ultimate con on the American people. He’s a carnie with a glob of inedible cotton candy on his head.
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Financial reports filed with the Federal Election Commission reveal someone focused on the best interests of Trump Inc. rather than the country. To him, we are the designated losers in this year’s rigged edition of “Presidential Apprentice.”
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In 2000 Trump told Fortune Magazine, “It’s very possible I could be the first presidential candidate to run and make money off of it.” And that’s obviously the goal. He’s got four and a half months to make as much money as possible and is full speed ahead pursuing his windfall like a kid on Halloween a half hour before curfew.
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For the New York businessman, it is now, has been and always shall be, all about the Benjamins. His wife and kids are on the payroll. So is an ex-wife and a couple of contestants from “The Apprentice.” And probably John Miller, the name he used when masquerading as his own publicist.
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Almost a fifth of the money he spent in the month of May went to his companies, subsidiaries and properties. He billed his campaign over 400 grand for an event at the Florida resort, Mar-A-Lago. Where Trump lives. His home. Undoubtedly did that thing hospitals do by charging a hundred bucks for each ply of toilet paper. Trump branded toilet paper of course. Got to get me some of that.
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Another half million went to Trump Tower, the other place he lives. He’s charging himself to sleep in his own bed. Wonder if Melania charges as well. Trump even paid himself 3 grand. Which works out to 750 bucks a week. An attempt to find out how the other 99% lives? Not likely.


BoomeRaging: From LSD to OMG
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BoomeRaging:
From LSD to OMG
BoomeRagingComing to a Theatre near you! Will Durst’s acclaimed tribute to the history, growth, joys, achievements, frustrations, fashions and looming doom of the Baby Boom Generation. Ably assisted by his trusty overhead projector, Durst explores the Boomers’ revolutions, evolutions and still vibrant role in today’s youth-obsessed society, which they invented, for crum’s sake. It’s a celebration of the maturation of the Boomer Nation and as an extra, added, special treat- the Meaning of Life.
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