Twitter is pretty much essential for any fledgling comedian, and the jokesters in the Twin Cities scene are no exception. From live tweets during the Super Bowl to blues over the upcoming Valentine’s Day, here’s a look at the top local funny tweets this week.
"If you're drunk enough to dance you're too drunk to drive home." - me to myself when I accidentally find myself having fun at a party.
Justin Colucci writes The Trashcan blog, which landed him a spot in our Artist of the Year issue.
The effort I put into avoiding talking to people I know that I see out in public could probably be better spent at home.— The Trashcan (@thetrashcan68) February 9, 2016
Drew Janda co-hosts Boy Kisses, a weekly alt-comedy show Sundays at Universe Games.
You're once— Drew Janda (@drewjanda) February 8, 2016
Three times a lady
You are three, separate ladies
I can seat you in a booth
Let me grab you some waters for the table
Meanwhile, City Pages' Best Local Comic of 2015 talks about her Valentine’s Day woes:
Acme’s second Funniest Person in the Twin Cities, Chloe Radcliffe, on Eli Manning’s Super Bowl reaction:
guys one time i gave a man i was dating a soap opera digest for valentines day THIS IS NOT A DRILL WHAT DO I DO— Jenn Schaal (@JennSchaal) February 8, 2016
Good Night America, a new variety show at Honey in northeast Minneapolis. Here’s his take on the halftime show:
Watching this halftime show. Man, it's getting hard to be a white guy in this country.— Raghav Mehta (@ASAPGhav) February 8, 2016
When he’s not serving, Turner Barrowman co-hosts Boy Kisses at Universe Games on Sunday nights:
Never call a server by their name. My mom didn't name me Turner so it could be followed by the words "more ranch."— Turner BC (@turnerbarrowman) February 6, 2016
Ryan Stout is Acme Comedy Company’s headliner this week.
You only smoke when you drink? I get it. I only care about sports when I'm gambling.— Ryan Stout (@StoutRyan) February 8, 2016
John Thomas co-hosts The Answer, a standup and trivia show, each week at Acadia.
"Yes, this is the soft mush I've been looking for." - Inventor of Mashed Potatoes— John Thomas (@CacklePunk) February 7, 2016
David Sitrick hosts Stand-Up Sundays the first Sunday of every month at Fair State Brewing Cooperative in Northeast.
I've gotten the kind of old where I make my own Arnold Palmers at home. This is less joke & more documenting my slow crawl into the ground.— David Sitrick (@davidsitrick) February 8, 2016