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‘Guys With Issues’

November 29, 2012
The Maui Weekly

Comedians Jonny Sparkles and James Mane will bring their issues--as well as their outrageous and irreverent humor--to Maui at Stella Blues in Kihei.

Power Up Comedy will present "Guys With Issues," a live, stand-up comedy show on Friday, Nov. 30, at 10 p.m.

O'ahu's Sparkles and Mane have been tearing up the O'ahu comedy scene with their sold-out "Guys With Issues" showcase, and inundating the Internet with their podcast.

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Comedians Jonny Sparkles (left) and James Mane (right) will bring their outrageous and irreverent humor to Maui at Stella Blues in Kīhei on Friday, Nov. 30, at 10 p.m.

Sparkles is also an actor and celebrated author of "Chicken Soup For the Serial Killer's Soul." During his comedy career, he has performed with Andy Bumatai, Paul Ogata and Tommy Davidson, and many others.

Mane is a celebrated comedian and the creator and owner of Mars Comedy ( He is an American-Samoan-born writer and actor who hosts the podcast, as well as many comedy showcases in Hawai'i for MarsComedy. He has worked with many national headliners.

Hosting the show will be Maui's own Sunny Dennis. Originally from Hawai'i Island, Dennis has been electrifying the stage with his energetic and irreverent stand-up comedy for almost three years on Maui.

Dennis, a very edgy comic who pushes the envelope while practicing topical humor, is also a member of Power Up Comedy. He has been a headliner for Power Up Comedy's large monthly shows and hosted many open mic nights. He has worked with Tom Arnold, Tom Green and Rob Schneider.

The show will also feature Power Up Comedy's Jason Strahn, a man who puts the fun in dysfunctional with his witty stories mined from real life experiences.

Becky Doughty, celebrated newcomer and local comedian, will also perform. She has been making waves in the local scene with her irreverent, edgy and hysterical sarcastic humor.

Make sure to check out the show Nov. 30 at Stella Blues. Tickets are $10 online at and $15 at the door.

"Guys with Issues" contains adult themes.

Stella Blues is located at 1279 South Kihei Road, #201.



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