Alum Cole Stratton's Comedic Energies on Display Again at SF Sketchfest

Tuesday, January 09, 2018
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DAVIS ENTERPRISE -- Davis native Cole Stratton is once again producing the SF Sketchfest, the 16th annual San Francisco comedy festival running January 12 – 29, with more than 200 shows featuring top comedic talents performing in 20 venues across the city.

The 17-day festival will feature major comedy stars and the best up-and-coming comedians from around the world for non-stop entertainment including sketch, stand-up, alternative comedy, music, improv, films, tributes, live podcasts, workshops and panel discussions.

After attending college at San Francisco State University, Stratton co-founded SF Sketchfest alongside David Owen and Janet Varney, became a regular doing improv at Cobb’s Comedy Club, and soon after moved to Los Angeles, where he currently resides.

He co-hosts the Nerdist network’s “Pop My Culture Podcast,” which was named the No. 2 Best Comedy Podcast of the Moment by Rolling Stone, and will wrap up its six-year run at the festival this year.

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