Article Sketchfest Click on any event title for ticketsStarTalk Live With Bill Nye the Science Guy and Eugene Mirman Thursday, January 12th, 2017 7:30pm Science meets comedy onstage at StarTalk Live!, the StarTalk Radio road show that’s entertaining and educating sold-out audiences around the country!Judge John Hodgman Friday, January 13th, 2017 7:30pm Join bestselling author and self-appointed judge John Hodgman as he listens to real-life disputes and weighs in on such pressing issues as “Is chili a soup or a stew?” This live version of the popular Maximum Fun-produced podcast features Bullseye host and Maximum Fun founder Jesse Thorn.Upright Citizens Brigade: A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. With Matt Besser, Ian Roberts, Matt Walsh, Jon Gabrus and Jessica McKenna Saturday, January 21st, 2017 7:00pm SF Sketchfest is proud to host a special performance of one of the comedy world's most influential and iconic live shows: Upright Citizens Brigade’s A.S.S.S.S.C.A.T. This popular weekly long-form improv show will feature UCB founding members Matt Besser, Ian Roberts and Matt Walsh.Nerdist Podcast With Chris Hardwick, Matt Mira, Jonah Ray and more Saturday, January 21st, 2017 10:00pm One of the most influential comedy podcasts since the beginning of time (or since its debut in February of 2010, anyway), the Nerdist Podcast returns to SF Sketchfest to enjoy its burrito for a sixth time. This live episode will be recorded in the beautiful and historic Curran theater with your fearless hosts Chris Hardwick, Matt Mira, and Jonah Ray. If there ever was a podcast that started an empire, this is it.