This is about a third of the Nerdist Seattle Street Team. These wonderful peeps took time out of their lives to help promote my show for the last couple of weeks. Friday night, we went to Cafe Metropolitain in Capitol Hill where we watched a hypnotic 80s burlesque show (that’s 80s music, not 80 year-old ladies) and then a handful of us went across the street for tea and pie.
The street team has been an amazing experiment that worked well beyond any expectations I had. Not only did ticket sales improve, but I had the pleasure of hanging out with a group of fun, creative and nice folks. None of these street teamers really knew each other before this, but I get the sense that new friendships were forged during drag queen belly dancing. Ultimately, this is a case where the Internet helped create a community reaching into meatspace, and isn’t that the way it should be?
As far as I know, there are still a few tickets left for this show tonight so if you have time, make a spontaneous decision to go. Mike Phirman will be opening and there will be stand-up and music. I can promise you a terrific show. If you hate it, I will take a picture with you where I’m shrugging and you’re wagging a finger at me. You can post it online, and I’ll retweet it as a sign that I failed to hold up my end of the bargain…but I swear that will not happen!!!
Last few tickets HERE!
(If online sales have stopped, come on down and we’ll make room for ya!)
Showbox at the Market
1426 1st Ave.
doors at 7, show at 8
Image: Chris Hardwick/Nerdist