Comedy Club Etiquette: Do’s and Don’ts. Bob Hope performing at a night club Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Eric Bielitz, a graduate of the University of Maryland, Eric Bielitz who has worked nights and weekends at old man bars, rock shows, and comedy clubs for the past five years.
It pays the taxes on his day job. Eric’s seen far too many cads at the comedy club and offers these etiquette tips for those visiting one, or really any nightlife establishment. He can be contacted at “diypolitics“ at yahoo dot com The last survivor of the golden age of night clubs, comedy clubs can be found in nearly every major city and many suburbs. Stand-up comedy is one of the toughest gigs in entertainment. Unlike most many contemporary night clubs, a comedy club needs to keep a high degree of order to deliver an enjoyable show.
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If the name Ron Eyester rings a bell, it might be because we gave him and his @theangrychef tweets a little shout-out in our "Things we love" piece on Friday - right next to meat-themed shirts and pimento cheese. Eyester is the executive chef and owner of Rosebud Restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia - and boy, do customers get his blood boiling on a good many occasion. And while we might have promised Gripe Week was over on Friday, it is Monday - and we see that as reason enough to don our cranky pants and/or cranky apron once more for old kvetching time's sake.
Five Six Things Customers Do to Tick Off a Chef: Ron Eyester1. “Do you like it when people come over to your house and move your furniture around? 2. You don’t get free pair of gloves or socks from Old Navy when you buy an outfit on your birthday. 3. What do restaurants have? HOW TO TICK PEOPLE OFF.