708 N. 1st St.
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Region: Minneapolis (Downtown)
Idaho native Dave Fulton is an international comedy star with a sizable following in England. How has he done it? "I have no idea," he says from his home in London. "American comics say to me all the time, 'I want to work over in England. What do you do differently?' I just make fun of the locals. I always find some sort of universal thread. All my stuff is based on personal experiences, social disbelief, and stuff like that." He's not one to bash his homeland for a cheap laugh, though. "No, I'm not one of those comics," he says. "I've seen Americans come over here to Europe and the U.K., and they're always apologizing for America and they apologize for Bush. I've never been that guy. I don't apologize for anything." Before becoming famous in the U.K., Fulton had no particular affinity for England. "I owned a few British motorcycles," he notes. "A '74 Bonneville, a '66 Bonneville, and a 1954 MG TF." Bikes are his offstage hobby, as well as ice climbing, something he plans to do a lot of while he's back in the northern U.S. and Canada. His primary reason for visiting is to see his father, who still lives in Idaho. At this point in his career, he can pick and choose what American clubs he wants to play. Acme tops the list. "I tell my friends back in England it is arguably one of the 10 best clubs in America." 18+.
Nov. 28-Dec. 1, 8 p.m.; Nov. 30-Dec. 1, 10:30 p.m., 2012