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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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September 23-24
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Sunset Playhouse
800 Elm Grove Road
Elm Grove WI
262.782.4430
September 25
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Third Avenue
Playhouse
239 North 3rd Avenue
Sturgeon Bay WI
920.743.1760
September 28
*Ascendant
Compliance
Management
Coronado CA
September 29
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Colorado Springs, CO
September 30
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The Chief Theater
Steamboat Springs CO
October 1
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Lannie’s
Clocktower Cabaret
Denver CO
October 2
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Pacifica
Spindrift Players
1050 Crespi Drive
Pacifica CA
October 4
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
October 6
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Lark Theater
549 Magnolia Avenue
Larkspur CA
October 7
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Empress Theater
Vallejo CA
October 8
Elect to Laugh: 2016
California Theater
351 Railroad Avenue
Pittsburg, CA
925.427.1611
October 9
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Dance Palace
503 B Street
Point Reyes Station CA
October 11
Will & Willie Podcast
6pm
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
October 11
Elect to Laugh: 2016
8pm
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
October 12
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Parlour Live Seattle
700 Bellevue Way NE
#300
Bellevue WA
October 13
Litquake
Herbst Theatre
401 Van Ness Avenue
Unit 110
San Francisco CA
October 14
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The Grand Theatre
715 N Central Avenue
Tracy CA
209.831.6858
October 15
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Raven Theater
115 Healdsburg Ave
Healdsburg CA
October 18
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
October 19
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Silo’s
Ste C 530 Main Street
Napa CA
October 20
East Bay
Jewish Film Festival
Temple Isaiah
Lafayette CA
October 21
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Center For the Arts
314 W Main Street
Grass Valley CA
530.274.8384
October 22
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Rossmoor Event Center
Rossmoor CA
925.988.7700
October 23
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Rancho Nicasio
1 Old Rancheria Rd
Nicasio CA
415.662.2219
October 25
*Association of
California Life and
Health Insurance
Companies Roundtable
Pebble Beach, CA
October 25
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
October 26
*Napa Valley
Vintners
Napa Valley
Silverado CA
October 30
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Cinnabar Theater
3333 Petaluma Blvd N
Petaluma CA
November 1
Will & Willie Podcast
6pm
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
November 1
Elect to Laugh: 2016
8pm
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
November 4-5
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The Marsh
2120 Alston Way
Berkeley CA
415.641.0235
November 8
Elect to Laugh: 2016
The Marsh
1062 Valencia
San Francisco CA
415.826.5750
November 9
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Crystal Bay Casino
North Lake Tahoe NV
November 10-12
Elect to Laugh: 2016
Pioneer Theater
Reno NV
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Title of this Week's Durst Case Scenario We, the American People, should pat ourselves on the back for having survived a multitude of presidential battles this year. So far we’ve ducked mud thrown during the Little Hands Wars, the Naked Wives Wars, the Bigotry Wars, the Qualification Wars, the Crazier than a Wombat in a Centrifuge Wars, and now a brand new phase: the Health Wars. Open those umbrellas folks, because the partisan splooey is starting to pour.
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These new attacks concern which candidate is sick, sicker, sickest and question whether the opponent can summon the required stamina to act as president. Obviously, an integral consideration but not the only one or the fight for Chief Executive would be raging between Ashton Eaton, the Olympic Decathlon champion, and mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey. Which could be a double upgrade.
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Listen to 70 year-old codger Donald Trump and you’d think that 68 year-old geezer Hillary Clinton is not just too sick to serve but already dead and only ambulatory due to a dark sorcery achieved by making a deal with the devil himself. A charge which the press is dutifully investigating, but has yet support or debunk.
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Hillary did spend three days off the campaign trail recovering from what she claims was a slight touch of walking pneumonia, but anonymous tweets suggest was really a severe case of projectile Ebola. The truth, undoubtedly, lies somewhere in between.
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To great fanfare, Hillary returned to the campaign trail accompanied by James Brown’s “I Feel Good,” crowing that she was happy her pneumonia finally got Republicans interested in women’s health. And if indeed she augmented her rehabilitation with a humor implant- that could only could help.
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Then Trump went on Dr. Oz’s television show, handing him a completely different single sheet of paper claiming he was fitter than a pig in spit. The problem is Dr. Oz is a doctor the same way that Donald Trump is a statesman, with both reminding associates of the sound made by a duck.


Convention Coverage 2016
BoomeRaging (1)(2)Interview
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.
Special Note: Due to the graphic nature and startlingly archaic technology, children under the age of 40 will not
be admitted unless accompanied
by a guardian or bring a note.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
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