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Monday, March 31, 2008

Hello Superstars! Sign Up for the Second-Annual Stranger Gong Show!

posted by on March 31 at 12:15 PM


Last spring at the Crocodile, a whole bunch of people came together to make the first-ever Stranger Gong Show a mind-blowing success.

This spring at Chop Suey, we’re doing it again.

The date: Saturday, April 26.
The cost: Free.
The line-up: God only knows. We’re looking for any and all human-based entertainments, including but not limited to jugglers, magicians, jug bands, tap dancers, strongmen, yodelers, stand-up comics, sword swallowers, contortionists, slam poets, marching bands, mimes, guys who shove quarters up their noses, bird callers, puppeteers, tuba players, hula hoopers, comedy skits, chanteuses, ventriloquists, clog dancers, celebrity impersonators, butoh dancers, vaudeville acts, accordianists, and air bands.

The rules: All acts must run between 45 seconds and four minutes, and require a minimum of set-up. (We’ll provide a mic and amp.) Due to “laws,” no acts can feature fire or kids (it’s a bar).

Acts can get on the bill just by showing up at Chop Suey the night of the show, or by signing up in advance online sign-up form online.

In the meantime, here’s another taste of the late, great, original Gong Show:

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I would've gonged the bitch.

Posted by matching pants | March 31, 2008 12:12 PM

Guys who shove quarters up their noses? What kind of sick fuck would do that? :-)

Posted by Fifty-Two-Eighty | March 31, 2008 12:15 PM

You're just jealous.

Posted by Fnarf | March 31, 2008 12:34 PM

Ummmm . . . no.

Posted by Fifty-Two-Eighty | March 31, 2008 12:44 PM

Yes, you are. EVERYONE is jealous of my capacious nostrils.

Posted by Fnarf | March 31, 2008 1:33 PM

I'm jealous.

Posted by Aislinn | March 31, 2008 2:22 PM

That's a great poster. Who designed it?

Posted by homage to me | March 31, 2008 2:45 PM

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