Captain Kidder

During the Industrial Age, some English brewers created ales by using ingredients like opium, strychnine, and Indian hemp. For another bizarre (but not so lethal) concoction, check out Captain Tripp’s Strange Brew Crew Comedy Gong Show. The good Captain (a.k.a. local comic Jeffrey Maikos) acts as your guide through the intoxicating live-comedy mishmash, which includes DareDevil Daryl and his off-kilter magic, a comedy contest, and song parodies. Tripp's gang calls The Gong Show a "blue show that has foul language and adult content."
Fridays, 8 p.m., 2007
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