Humor Section

REMINDER: Innovative film ‘M.O.P.Z’ at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday, Sept. 6

REMINDER: Innovative film ‘M.O.P.Z’ at Film Office Happy Hour Tuesday, Sept. 6

REMINDER: The hilarious and innovative comedy short “M.O.P.Z.” – filmed mostly at Burien’s Sunnydale Elementary School – will be featured at the next Burien Film Office Happy Hour,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show is this Thursday night

REMINDER: Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show is this Thursday night

REMINDER: “The Lost World of Industrial Musicals” – celebrating the little-known genre of internal corporate musical propaganda – is coming to Seattle this Thursday night, July 21. Steve... [Read more]

Laugh, tremble with ‘Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat,’ opening at BAT July 29

Laugh, tremble with ‘Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat,’ opening at BAT July 29

Get set for spine-tingling laughs with Turbo Turkey: The Dark Meat, four horror-comedy shorts from the demented minds of Turbo Turkey, performing at Burien Actors Theatre from Friday, July 29 through Aug.... [Read more]

Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show coming to Seattle Thursday, July 21

Bizarre vintage ‘Industrial Musicals’ show coming to Seattle Thursday, July 21

“The Lost World of Industrial Musicals” – celebrating the little-known genre of internal corporate musical propaganda – is coming to Seattle on Thursday, July 21.  Steve Young, author/collector/historian... [Read more]

Highline High’s crazed mash-up ‘Harry’s Hotter at Twilight’ will be Sat., Mar. 26

Highline High’s crazed mash-up ‘Harry’s Hotter at Twilight’ will be Sat., Mar. 26

The Highline High School Drama Department will be presenting ‘Harry’s Hotter at Twilight,’ a crazed, mash-up parody of the Harry Potter and Twilight series (and more) at the Highline... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Burien prankster falls while putting lights up. Oh wait…

PHOTOS: Burien prankster falls while putting lights up. Oh wait…

Click images to see larger versions/slideshow: Photos by Scott Schaefer Chandra Jones’ Dad – Jeff Rhubottom Sr. – loves to play a good joke, and above you can see his most excellent 2015 Christmas... [Read more]

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘A Christmas Twist’ is full of quirky humor and grace

REVIEW: BAT’s ‘A Christmas Twist’ is full of quirky humor and grace

Photos by Michael Brunk | nwlens.com Review by Shelli Park The holidays are here and when it is that time of year Burien Actors Theatre always produces an offering that is guaranteed to make you laugh... [Read more]

Burien man gets wrong email, will now go to Bachelor Party for guy he doesn’t know

Burien man gets wrong email, will now go to Bachelor Party for guy he doesn’t know

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated on March 19, 2015: by Scott Schaefer On Feb. 13, 31-year old Burien resident Joey DiJulio received an odd, mis-directed email, inviting him to the Bachelor... [Read more]

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s musical ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

COUPON: Save $5 off BAT’s musical ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’

Laugh at love’s imperfection with the musical comedy ‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ at Burien Actors Theatre, opening Friday, Feb. 13 and running through March 22. “I LOVE... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Tin Theater’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22

Tin Theater’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22

January’s Comedy Night will be Thursday, Jan. 22 with two shows at the Tin Theater – 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. The headliner will be Susan Jones, and the featured performer will be Ed Hill. Cost is $14.95... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Two shows Thursday night at Tin Room Bar & Theater’s Comedy Night!

Two shows Thursday night at Tin Room Bar & Theater’s Comedy Night!

Tickets are going fast for Advertiser the Tin Room Bar & Theater’s Comedy Night – with two shows (6 & 8 p.m.) this Thursday night, Sept. 25! Tickets are $14.95 each, and are available... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater holding Comedy Night this Thursday

Advertiser Tin Room Bar & Theater holding Comedy Night this Thursday

Longtime Advertiser The Tin Room Bar & Theater will be holding their monthly Comedy Night – with two shows – this Thursday night, Aug. 28, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Headliner is Derek Sheen, the “Middle”... [Read more]

Former B-Town Blog Intern Bryan Shickmeister releases new cartoon

Former B-Town Blog Intern Bryan Shickmeister releases new cartoon

He served as our Intern for four years while attending Burien’s Big Picture High School, and now Bryan Shickmeister (aka Bryan Charles) is all growed up and going to Evergreen College in Olympia,... [Read more]

Frank Ferrante returns from Australia with more of Groucho Marx

Frank Ferrante returns from Australia with more of Groucho Marx

by T.M. Sell Frank Ferrante was afraid. Every actor with a pulse is a little afraid before going on stage, but it’s a kind of fear and excitement and adrenaline that most use to drive their performances.... [Read more]

PHOTOS: In an attempt to ‘help,’ resident puts giant Band-Aid on Burien sign

PHOTOS: In an attempt to ‘help,’ resident puts giant Band-Aid on Burien sign

BTB Reader Andrew Birklid sent us the following photos – showing his efforts to help fix some of the damage caused by an angry driver on a rampage in August (read our previous coverage here) – and... [Read more]

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: Etsy Store Owner vs USPS and THE MAN

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: Etsy Store Owner vs USPS and THE MAN

by Shawn Underwood I run a small online vintage goods business. My business is CallMeCleverVintage on Etsy. I scour flea markets, estate sales and auctions and collect what my husband refers to as ‘junk.’... [Read more]

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: Unexpected, yet very sweet estate sale find…

B-TOWN UNDERCOVER: Unexpected, yet very sweet estate sale find…

by Shawn Underwood I bet a lot – or well most of you – have been to the Tin Room in Beercan, aka Burien, WA. I love the ambiance of the Tin Room and Tin Theater with the rusty old signs and salvaged... [Read more]

SNEAK PEEK: Check Out Our Brand New Website Re-Design!

SNEAK PEEK: Check Out Our Brand New Website Re-Design!

by April Foo Special to The B-Town Blob South King Media is currently doing a major re-design of The B-Town Blob, and we’d like to give our Readers a special sneak peek of what we’re up to! Be... [Read more]

Off-Leash Cat Park, New Bacon Dais on Agenda for Tonight’s City Council Meeting

Off-Leash Cat Park, New Bacon Dais on Agenda for Tonight’s City Council Meeting

by April Foo Special to The B-Town Blob There are some rather unusual items on the agenda for tonight’s (Monday, April 1) Burien City Council meeting (download PDF here), which starts at 7 p.m. at... [Read more]

BREAKING: Burien Buying Surplus Fleet of Surveillance Drones from Seattle Police

BREAKING: Burien Buying Surplus Fleet of Surveillance Drones from Seattle Police

by April Foo Special to The B-Town Blob The City of Burien announced Monday (April 1) on its website that it has purchased the entire surplus fleet of surveillance drones from the Seattle Police Department... [Read more]

Capable of ‘Frequent Fingering’ & ‘Occasional Feeling’? City Might Hire You

Capable of ‘Frequent Fingering’ & ‘Occasional Feeling’? City Might Hire You

If you’re capable of “frequent standing, walking, sitting, fingering, talking, hearing, and repetitive motions of hands and wrists,” along with “occasional feeling,” the City... [Read more]

Local Filmmaker Releases Video Spots Satirizing Awkward Classified Ads

Local Filmmaker Releases Video Spots Satirizing Awkward Classified Ads

Local filmmaker Steve Edmiston – who wrote and directed “The Day My Parents Became Cool,” shot mostly at Highline High School – recently created a series of comedic short video spots for... [Read more]

2 Quick-Change Actors Play 22 Roles in ‘A Tuna Christmas’ at Burien Little Theatre

2 Quick-Change Actors Play 22 Roles in ‘A Tuna Christmas’ at Burien Little Theatre

Two quick-change Actors will be playing a total of 22 quirky and often outrageous characters at Burien Little Theatre’s new holiday comedy A Tuna Christmas, written by Jaston William, Joe Sears... [Read more]