About the Show
DC's funniest interactive open-mic comedy show, The Power of Positive Drinking combines stand-up, drinking games and joyous alcohol consumption. Hosted by Pete Musto, Leon Scott, and Michael Manning Ford, the show shines a spotlight on local breweries and their products while also giving local and national comedians a stage on which to shine. Interactive audience segments at each show keeps the show fresh and engaging. For stage time, email: popdrinkingcomedy[at]gmail.com.
Time flies when you’re delivering puns. Has it really been a year since we had the first Power of Positive Drinking show? Have we really put together over 25 shows? Did we really just spend the last twelve months wrecking our sleeping patterns and increase our drinking habits? All of you out there who’ve supported[…]
Momma always said, “Don’t let your mouth sign a check that your ass can’t cash.” Whose Momma it was that said it, we can’t really be sure. But clearly some of us weren’t raised with the common sense of goddamn flounder. Chalk it up to bad upbringing, bad impulse control or just a plain ol’[…]
Souless ghouls! Mindless zombies! Crazed sociopaths! No, we aren’t talking about the usual cast of nightmares you see around the end of October. Year round you can find this horde of fiends skulking around the nations capitol. Few ever make it out of the demonic horror show that is the House of Representatives alive. But[…]
They’ve been named many things. Generation Y. Generation We. Generation Me. Generation Next. The Net Generation. Even the Echo Boomers. They’ve been called lazy, pathetic, entitled, narcissistic, egotistic and also the gatekeepers to everything that is now and will be culturally relevant for the foreseeable future. They’re attached to their smartphones and uninterested in what[…]
The September 2015 issue of On Tap Magazine includes a feature on The Power of Positive Drinking. Issues are available for free in bars and restaurants all over the DC area. You can also read the full story on their website if you’re having trouble locating a physical copy of On Tap.
Most of life is a competition, whether it’s elbowing your way onto a crowded Metro car during rush hour or igniting the avarice of onlookers as you gun down the strip in a car worth more than some people’s houses. On some rare occasions though, two mighty forces come together to create something better than[…]
Let’s face it. The struggle is real. We all do our damndest to shine, but sometimes, in the process of getting rich, you go broke trying. But you must never knock the hustle. No matter if your Bentley is on layaway, nor if your return your bling from whence it came at the end of[…]
The Dalai Lama. Martin Luther King Jr. John Lennon. All of them have two things in common. #1 – They have all sought to bring peace to the entire world. #2 – So far, they have yet to succeed. It’s at this point that we should point out that there is actually a third thing[…]
At last, the time which satirists, social commentators and the Internet community in general slavers for with nihilistic delight has come again. The run-up to a new presidential election is here! As the crushing wheel that is the election cycle prepares to grind these foolish power-hungry mortals into nothing more than gaffs and dust, we[…]