2019
Sound Comedy Presents...
Stand Up Science with Shane Mauss! w/ special guests Dave Waite, Ross Yates
March
08
Friday
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm - $15adv/ $20
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Stand Up Science w/ Shane Mauss
Stand-up Comedians + Scientists + You =

Stand Up Science



Award-winning stand-up comedian and science podcast host Shane Mauss presents Stand Up Science!

Learn and laugh as local scientists, comedians and other special guests join Shane to bring you a one-of-a-kind show that isequal parts ahas and hahas



Stand-up comedy and science have a lot in common. They both reveal truth, change our perceptions, and challenge the status quo. So why are they so underappreciated? Admittedly,comedy sometimes underestimates the intelligence of their audience, catering to the lowest common denominator. And science has the stigma of being overly complicated, unrelatableor boring. Until now.



Funnier and more provocative than TED Talks, while smarter than traditional stand-up comedy, Stand Up Science combines the best of both worlds. This thought-provoking night of laughswill leave you a little smarter, a little happier and send you home with plenty of fuel for your own conversations.



What to Expect:

As your host, Shane kicks the evening off with some of his bestmaterial on brainy topics, before introducing special guestspeakers and performers. Guests range from Ivy League professors presenting groundbreaking academic research to local stand-up comedians delivering their most cerebral material.



At the end of the night, Shane brings all the guests back onstageand opens the floor for a Q&A and interactive discussion with the audience.



Stand Up Science will blow your mind and bust your gut, but don’t worry… there is a doctorate in the house.



About the host and origins of Stand-Up Science:

Shane Mauss leads two lives.



In one life, he tours full-time as a stand-up comedian. Shane has brought his unique blend of absurdist humor, thoughtful insights and storytelling to cities all over the world, as well as TV spots on Conan, Kimmel, Comedy Central, Showtime, BBC, Epix and more.



In his other life as the host of the podcast Here We Are, he’sinterviewed over 200 of the world’s leading academic expertsabout our most fascinating traits and behaviors while finding the funny in the innermost workings of life. Each week Shane illuminates a new area of research for the show’s 50,000 loyallisteners, earning a 5-star rating on iTunes.



Shane’s unique background, comedy, and personal philosophies have also made him a popular guest on other top podcasts like Pete Holmes’ You Made It Weird, Marc Maron’s WTF, The Joe Rogan Experience, Duncan Trussell’s Family Hour, Bertcast and more.



Guests

Ross Yates

While pursuing a studio arts degree at the University of Minnesota Ross Yates began home brewing with his dirt-bag roommates because he was too young to buy beer. A love of bicycles, death metal, and yoga drew Ross to Oakland, California where his backyard brewing buddies had laboratory access at Cal Berkeley. Now a resident of Asheville, North Carolina, Ross shares the art, science, and history of fermentation with the drinking public as an employee-owner & tour guide at New Belgium Brewing.


Aimee Tomcho

Aimee Tomcho is a Conservation Biologist with the National Audubon Society. From woodpeckers to warblers, Aimee has studied ornithology for more than 20 years. She earned degrees from Virginia Tech and Clemson University. While most of her work now focuses on practical application of the science, her research has included studying the effects of forest fuel reduction for a national fire ecology collaborative and seasonally tracking bird migration to help develop international foundational knowledge.



DAVE WAITE

Los Angeles based comedian Dave Waite is a charismatic oddball. He’s been seen on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central, and Last Comic Standing. He’s also been a beloved guest on some of the top podcasts including Doug Loves Movies and the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Show. He can also be heard frequently on SiriusXM and Pandora.
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