2014 Punster of the Year (P.O.T.Y.) Award Winner

[May 9, 2014. Austin, Texas] Bryan Wilson, co-developer with his wife Sara Farber, of the game Schmovie: The Hilarious Game of Outlandish Films, accepted the Punster of the Year Award (P.O.T.Y.) at a dinner ceremony hosted by P.U.N.Y. (Punsters United Nearly Yearly), The O. Henry and Dickinson Museums, and the Friends of the Museums. Continue reading

Tonight’s Schmovie Event

2438 West Anderson Lane, Suite B – 512-454-2399

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May 9th Reception & Dinner News

Punpizza_roppolossters United Nearly Yearly (P.U.N.Y.) will hold a free reception from 5 – 7 pm and reserved seat dinner buffet from 7 – 9 pm on Friday, May 9th in the O.Henry and Dickinson Museums’ courtyard at 409 E. 5th Street in Austin, Texas (see location map.) Tickets are almost gone. Hurry to make your reservations.
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FAQ: A Question of Timing

  • Q: Regarding the Punniest of Show event, does the 90 seconds have to be based on one subject (e.g. States of America) or can it be a mix of props and miscellaneous gags?

    A: Our Punniest of Show competition really has few rules other than the time limit. Ninety seconds is the target time for your entire performance because at 120 seconds you’ll get the timekeeper’s drop dead gong and you will be disqualified. There might be a bit of wiggle room in the timing for audience reaction and mic problems, but you should rehearse your delivery to be about 90 seconds to be safe. Continue reading

Live music at the Pun-Off

The Greatest American Heroes (greatestamericanheroes.com) and the O. Henry Pun-Off represent all the weirdness Austin has to offer. While not as old as the Pun-Off, the Greatest American Heroes have been playing TV theme songs in Austin since 2001. If you think about it, 13 years (or 13 seasons) is longer than most TV shows last. No one has ever challenged their self-christened title of “Austin’s Favorite TV Theme Song Band.”
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Greatest American Heroes

Come to Brush Square at 11:00 am when the Greatest American Heroes opens the Pun-Off. Continue reading