Scot Nery's Boobie Trap would make a fantastic television show!
This pitch reel for Scot's fantastic, rollicking circus variety show, directed by Charlie Haid, features a number of Boing Boing favorites: Bonnie Morgan, Timur Bekbosunov, Lindsay Benner, Karl Herlinger, Shadie Elnashi, and Jack Kalvan are just a few folks I recognize!
Were I in LA, I'd go see the show tonight!
'Scot Nery's Boobie Trap'
Where: Fais Do-Do Ballroom, 5253 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016
When: Doors open at 7 p.m. Show starts at 8 p.m. Wednesdays
Tickets: $20 online, $25 at the door
Scot Nery’s Boobie Trap is out of his mind
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Karl Herlinger is one of the best ventriloquists in the world, and he'll be performing at Scot Nery's Boobie Trap tonight in Los Angeles!
Every Wednesday at 8pm Scot Nery gathers a cast of ridiculous folk, who are also ridiculously talented, and just sort of lets them each go for a couple minutes. It is, from what I can tell a modern, madcap take on the Gong Show. Michael reviewed Boobie Trap a few weeks ago!
Scot himself is an amazing comedian and a tremendous host. If I were in LA tonight, I'd be there!
Boobie Trap runs every Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the historic Fais Do Do theater, 5257 W. Adams Blvd. Los Angeles CA 90016. There is an after party next door that sounds like a blast, as well. Read the rest
LA is chock full of beautiful theaters, but the one to be at on Wednesday nights is the famous Fais Do-Do Ballroom. It’s not because of the rich history that oozes from its architectural pores – it’s because that’s where Scot Nery will be. And when you go to his show, don’t be surprised if he greets you at the door and offers you a piece of cake. After all, you’re stepping into an entertaining party of his design.
When the show begins, Scot explains the 3 rules that each of his performers must live by:
While on stage, anything goes but the act must not be longer than 4 minutes
At the 3 minute mark, a yellow warning light will be triggered as a reminder to wrap things up
If 4 minutes are exceeded, Scot will literally run onto the stage and boot the performer as the house band plays the Boobie Trap
Every show that Scot puts on is completely different from the last and his emceeing style is ridiculously energetic as he introduces the evening’s 14+ acts.
At times Scot may feel that the energy isn't quite up to his standards and he'll take matters into his own hands by tumbling, contorting his body, doing one-handed pushups and lovingly pelting the audience with heavily salted snack treats.
While on stage, he's like a big happy kid who’s doing exactly what he's always wanted to do and his show is as if the Little Rascal’s grew up, stayed together and became hilarious adults. Read the rest