Kristine Levine serves budding comics with constructive criticism.
Comedy and Variety
The diplomatic version is that Kristine
Levine is not a huge fan of comedy open-mic nights. But anyone who knows
Levine, a blue-collar East Portland comedienne whose last appearance in
Comedian Mark Kikel, who once drank a bottle of mustard on The Tonight Show, is getting razzed tonight.
Arts & Books
Do you know the Mustard Man? If you count yourself a member of the Portland comedy community, you probably do. For the last 30 years, Mark Kikel has hosted open mics and booked shows for Portland comedians, even at times when the going was slow and comics couldn’t find places to practice and perform their craft. “It sounds like I’m waxing philosophical,” says Portland comic Kristine Levine, ...