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East Side Tavern: A Portrait of the Columbia Comedy Scene

The "As Yet Unnamed Comedy Show" is the longest running comedy show in Columbia, Missouri and it's a stomping ground comfortable for local veterans and shaky first-timers. It's also the home club for a handful of national head-liners and the venue of the best bar in town.


Nick Gorges

Micah Jeffries

Garrett Scrivner

Ellie Bonilla

Clayton Mistler

Johnny Huang

I made this one for my last production class junior year. The assignment was to run a documentary and the most interesting scene I had at my disposal was the bar I started doing stand-up at. Thankfully I had some of Columbia, Missouri's best (and worst) comics at my disposal. Check the shot diversity B)

Featuring: "Story of my Life" - Social Distortion

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