Matt Payton lives in Los Angeles and will use any excuse he can to hightail it out of there to perform elsewhere. It’s a pretty big deal when it happens because everyone in town seems to notice his absence and the L.A. comedy scene just seems to bring itself to a standstill. Luckily he’s never gone for long and the entertainment industry keeps plugging along thanks to our boy, the glue. You’d think he would have a deputy or someone in place to keep things going in case he needs to tend to international affairs but he’s one dedicated son of a bitch. Because the scene in L.A. is so small, many comedy shows are just cancelled and delayed when he is up in Sacramento. You’d think there’d be enough funny people to tide things over, but I guess not. It’s kind of pathetic if you think about it.
Stand-Up Showcase, Vol. 1