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No Pun Intendo: Stand-Up Comedy Featuring Bri Pruett – Thursday 7/17

No Pun IntendoStand-Up Comics & Stand-Up Games! Every Third Thursday, No Pun Intendo brings fantastic comedians to our lounge! Plus – video game competitions between teams of audience members with fabulous prizes!

This month, we’re featuring…

Daniel O’Connell
Andie Main
Sean Jordan
Caitlin Gill
Bri Pruett

Hosts: Raishawn Wickwire and Steven Wilber

Just $3 at the door to support local comedy at your favorite arcade-slash-bar! Show starts at 9pm. It’s 21+, so bring your I.D.!

We’d like to thank our sponsor The Devastator – The Comedy Magazine For Humans – featuring writers and artists from Adult Swim, The Onion, The Daily Show and Marvel Comics. You can get an issue at your comic book shop of choice, Amazon or direct from devastatorquarterly.com.

WHAT: No Pun Intendo – Stand-Up Comedy Night!

WHEN: Thursday, July 17th at 9:00pm.

COVER: $3, 21+ only w/ I.D.

Bridgetown Comedy Festival: No Pun Intendo featuring Myq Kaplan

super-no-pun-intendo-bridgetown-thumbnailGifted at video games? Not gifted? Who cares! No Pun Intendo is Bridgetown Comedy Festival’s first in-house video game competition and if you’re there, you’re eligible to compete! Audience teams will be formed and battles will be fought featuring games like Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, and Injustice. The show will also feature stand up and gaming trivia. Produced by Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade, Ron Funches, David Cope, Bette Bentley, Raishawn Wickwire and Steven Wilber.

Winners will receive prizes including copies of The Devastator and gift certificates good for anything at Ground Kontrol!

Featuring:

Myq Kaplan (Tonight Show, The Late Show, Comedy Central Presents)

David Smithyman (IFC, MTV, Stand Up NBC)

Steven Wilber (Bumbershoot, Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction, Spicy News)

Hosted by:

Richard Bain (Funny Or Die, Bumbershoot, LA Riot Fest)

David Cope (MTV’s Rediculousness, Grand Theft Auto V, Last Comic Standing)

Sponsored by: The Devastator – The Comedy Magazine For Humans – featuring writers and artists from Adult Swim, The Onion, The Daily Show and Marvel Comics. You can get an issue at your comic book shop of choice, Amazon or direct from devastatorquarterly.com.

WHAT: Bridgetown Comedy Festival: No Pun Intendo featuring Myq Kaplan

WHEN: Sunday May 11 · Doors at 5pm, show at 6pm

COVER: Free with Bridgetown wristband or $10 at the door. 21+ only!

For more info on Bridgetown Comedy Festival: http://www.bridgetowncomedy.com/

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No Pun Intendo – Stand-Up Comedy Night! Thursday 3/20, 9pm

No Pun Intendo - Art By Brennan ThomeStand-Up Comics & Stand-Up Games!

Join us in Ground Kontrol’s lounge for comedy from some of Portland’s funniest people – and an occasional out-of-town guest or two!

This month, we feature…

Lewis Sequeira
Adam Pasi
Craig May
Zak Toscani
Anthony Lopez

Hosted by Jen Tam!

Just $3 at the door to support local comedy at your favorite arcade-slash-bar! Show starts at 9pm. It’s 21+, so bring your I.D.!

We’d like to thank our sponsor The Devastator – The Comedy Magazine For Humans – featuring writers and artists from Adult Swim, The Onion, The Daily Show and Marvel Comics. You can get an issue at your comic book shop of choice, Amazon or direct from devastatorquarterly.com.

WHAT: No Pun Intendo – Stand-Up Comedy Night

WHEN: Thursday March 20, 9pm.

COVER: $3 at the door. 21+ only.

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No Pun Intendo – Stand-Up Comedy Night! Thursday 2/20

No Pun IntendoStand-Up Comics & Stand-Up Games!

This month’s heartwarming lineup features…

Jordan Casner
Nic Goans
Sean Jordan
Christian Ricketts
Bri Pruett

Hosted by Jon Washington!

Just $3 at the door to support local comedy at your favorite arcade-slash-bar! Show starts at 9pm. It’s 21+, so bring your I.D.!

We’d like to thank our sponsor The Devastator – The Comedy Magazine For Humans – featuring writers and artists from Adult Swim, The Onion, The Daily Show and Marvel Comics. You can get an issue at your comic book shop of choice, Amazon or direct from devastatorquarterly.com.

WHAT: No Pun Intendo – Stand-Up Comedy Night

WHEN: Thursday February 20, 9pm.

COVER: $3 at the door. 21+ only.

No Pun Intendo featuring Danny Felts – Thursday 1/16, 9pm

No Pun Intendo JanuaryStand-Up Comics & Stand-Up Games! No Pun Intendo brings some of Portland’s funniest people – and sometimes a special guest or two – to Ground Kontrol’s lounge. Get here early to grab a drink and a seat! Everyone in the lounge is eligible to randomly win a copy of the fantastic comedy quarterly, The Devastator!

This month, we feature:

Danny Felts
Scoot Herring
Andy Miller
Barbara Holm
Emmett Montgomery

And your host, Jason Traeger!

Just $3 at the door to support local comedy at your favorite arcade-slash-bar! Show starts at 9pm. It’s 21+, so bring your I.D.!

We’d like to thank our sponsor The Devastator - The Comedy Magazine For Humans - featuring writers and artists from Adult Swim, The Onion, The Daily Show and Marvel Comics! You can get an issue at your comic book shop of choice, Amazon or direct from devastatorquarterly.com.

No Pun Intendo: Spooky Scary Edition

No Pun Intendo: Spooky Scary EditionStand-Up Comics & Stand-Up Games!

The Pacific Northwest’s premier classic arcade & bar hosts a monthly comedy show featuring some of Portland’s funniest people, and occasional special guests!

This month, we’re pushing the show back so we can all go see Jonah Ray & Kumail Nanjiani headline Backspace – then party at Ground Kontrol with a show so late, it’s TERRIFYING!

Featuring…

Brian Nickerson
Manuel Hall
Zak Toscani
Nathan Brannon
Paul Jay

And your host, Nariko Ott!

Just $3 at the door to support local comedy at your favorite arcade-slash-bar! Show starts at 10:30pm. It’s 21+, so bring your I.D. BONUS: Get in FREE with a handstamp from the Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani show!

We’d like to thank our sponsor The Devastator – The Comedy Magazine For Humans – featuring writers and artists from Adult Swim, The Onion, The Daily Show and Marvel Comics. You can get an issue at your comic book shop of choice, Amazon or direct from devastatorquarterly.com.

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No Pun Intendo featuring Paul Jay – Thursday July 18

Poster by Brennan Thome!We’ve got another awesome line-up this month featuring headliner Paul Jay (Bumbershoot) and first-time No Pun Intendo performers Adam Pasi & Matt Champagne! Host Amy Miller (SF Sketchfest) is new-ish to town, but you wouldn’t know it from how quickly she’s risen to becoming one of Portland’s funniest comics (also responsible for the podcast Sorry About Your Dad and awesome comedy shows at Mississippi Studios.)

It’s also one of your last chances to see the hilarious Marcia Belsky before she leaves for New York. And you should never, ever miss an opportunity for the deadpan brilliance of Tim Hammer or the totally unique Christian Ricketts (who sometimes presents a new genre of stand-up called “Momedy”.)

That’s not all: Sit in the lounge for your chance to win a copy of humor quarterly The Devastator (featuring writers from The Onion, The Daily Show and more!)

Full line-up: 

  • Adam Pasi
  • Tim Hammer
  • Marcia Belsky
  • Matt Champagne
  • Christian Ricketts
  • Paul Jay

Hosted by Amy Miller!

Sponsored by The Devastator - The Comedy Magazine For Humans - featuring writers and artists from Adult Swim, The Onion, The Daily Show and Marvel Comics. You can get an issue at your comic book shop of choice, Amazon or direct from devastatorquarterly.com.

Just $3 at the door to support local comedy at your favorite arcade-slash-bar! Show starts at 9pm. It’s 21+, so bring your I.D.!

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No Pun Intendo featuring Anthony Lopez – Thursday June 20

No Pun Intendo - Poster by Brennan Thome!Stand-Up Comics & Stand-Up Games!

No Pun Intendo is our monthly stand-up show, featuring some of Portland’s best comedians in our lounge.

This month’s lineup:

Katie Rose Leon
Nic Goans
Curtis Cook
Nick Walker
Headliner: Anthony Lopez

And your host, Steven Wilber!

Plus, one lucky winner will get a FREE copy of humor magazine The Devastator!

RSVP to this event on Facebook and invite your friends! 

WHAT: No Pun Intendo – Stand-Up Comedy Night

WHEN: Thursday, June 20th at 9pm. No Pun Intendo repeats every Third Thursday!

COVER: Just $3 at the door to support local comedy at your favorite arcade-slash-bar! It’s 21+, so bring your I.D.!

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No Pun Intendo – Bridgetown Comedy Festival Edition! Thursday April 18

No Pun Intendo - April

It’s a very special Bridgetown Comedy Festival edition of No Pun Intendo!

This midnight show features…

Jon Washington (Jon Reads The Paper)
Gabe Dinger (Whiskey Tango)
Andrew Orvedahl (The Grawlix, The Narrators)
Jake Weisman (WOMEN, The Morning After…)

Hosted by Ian Karmel! (Portlandia, Funny Over Everything, Portland Mercury)

NO COVER for this late night show, come on down after the Bridgetown shows on Hawthorne and party with us!

21+ only!

WHAT: No Pun Intendo – Stand-up comedy night

WHEN: Thursday, April 18 at midnight (Okay, technically 11:59pm – got it?)

COVER: This special late night showcase is FREE! 21+ only.

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No Pun Intendo featuring Sean Jordan – Thursday March 28

Join us for another awesome night of comedy at Ground Kontrol!

March’s lineup:

Jordan Casner
Tim Hammer
Randy Mendez
Paul Jay
Sean Jordan

Hosted by Whitney Streed!

WHAT: No Pun Intendo – Stand-up comedy night

WHEN: Thursday, March 28. Starts at 9pm. In April, No Pun Intendo will move to the third Thursday of each month!

COVER: Just $3! 21+ only.