Author, actor and comedian Phoebe Robinson was up next and mentioned briefly about her new book, 'You Can't Touch My Hair: And Other Things I Still Have To Explain' on race and feminism angled in a funny way that has its readers laughing out loud while in the throes of the book.She mentioned her surprise when the famed Oprah Winfrey called to tell her she loved the book and Robinson inadvertently dodged the call three times until finally speaking with her. After the show it was time to head over to Freight Yard Pub where owners Sean and Colleen Taylor were happy to accommodate and serve the crowd.The event began on Friday evening and went into the wee hours of Saturday night with a full cast of popular local, regional and nationally noted comedians and Dave Hill hosting the lineup of stand-ups as follows on Saturday night: Jenny Rubin, Dylan Carlino, Julie Kottakis, Ian Fidance, Jordan Carlos and Phoebe Robinson.Saturday night was a full house with tickets sold at admission fees ranging from up to for preferred passes. with a Comic Workshop titled Comedy in the Time of Trump led by Jordan Carlos who was recently nominated as Best Male Comic of the Year by ECNY (Emerging Comedians of New York). High Maintenance Webisodes followed by comedic museum tours with live music by Common Folk Fools.
We're still laughing at Dave Hill's erotic poems, Phoebe Robinson's adventures in NYC-dating ...Cooler than that was seeing friends like Maggie Crane from Williamstown and Tom Lewis from Lenox win the crowd with their slightly bawdy, entirely hilarious humor." And speaking of humor and bawdy good fun, taking tickets on Saturday at Mass Mo CA's main desk was the personable Box Office Coordinator John Del Sordo, Box Office Associates Cooper Gangemi and William Taylor and Intern Jacob Davis who all seemed to love their work."This is one day you can actually make jokes on the job," said Del Sordo.After grabbing tickets and a quick breeze through the gift shop, it was time to head over to the beer tasting just next door at the Bright Ideas Brewing Company.There to sample the beers and give descriptive and racy commentary was comic genius, writer and musician Dave Hill, along with actor and comedian Jordan Carlos.
And to give a taste to the crowd was comedian Dave Hill to introduce the line up, beginning with local comedian Dillon Carlino who talked about the experiences of being gay.