Pauly Shore Is Coming to the Funny Bone This Weekend, Buuuuddies

Mar 5, 2019 at 10:40 am
click to enlarge Livin' the dream (with a cardboard cut-out) - Luke Gattuso
Livin' the dream (with a cardboard cut-out)

Hold on to your melons, the Weasel is on the way. You loved him in the stoned-in-the-'90s trifecta of Bio-Dome, Son-In-Law and Encino Man, and now you can catch him IRL at Westport’s premier comedy club.

Some of us proud St. Louisans are big fans of Shore and would love nothing more than to wheeze the ju-uice with him. And at least one of us visited Biosphere 2 in Tucson just because Bio-Dome filmed there and would totally recommend it. (Fun fact: It’s named Biosphere 2 because Earth is Biosphere 1. Deep thoughts.)

But Pauly Shore is much more than his (mostly retired) psychedelic surfer persona, he’s actually part of a comedy dynasty. As the son of the founder of the Comedy Store, Mitzi Shore, Pauly grew up in the business and was mentored by legends like Sam Kinison.

So he knows all about the “craft” and all, but he also knows that plenty of fans just want him to talk about munching on some grindage. It’s hard to be Pauly Shore. So many people love him and so many people hate him.

So if you're #TeamPauly, show your boy a little love this weekend. He goes on at 7:30 p.m. this Friday, March 8 and Saturday March 9 at the Funny Bone and tickets are available at

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