Nicollete Skidmore

Nicolette Skidmore was born and raised in Northern California. Most often, she can be found exploring cities for hidden gems, grubbing down at her favorite restaurants, or running into the wilderness with her family. Storytelling is her passion. She is a cause-driven, travel photographer available for travel worldwide.

From left: Jessie Jones and John Morris Ross IV originally opened their comedy club to serve as a live studio for their podcast.

Duo Takes a Stab at Comedy With Intimate Venue

Stab is not the type of club with a two-drink minimum or will-call window. It’s a club built by comics, for comics. It’s part of a larger trend in the Sacramento comedy scene where shows are increasingly being held on non-traditional stages.

Jun 19, 2019 Luis Gael Jimenez

James Raia

James Raia, a freelance writer in Sacramento, writes about sports and lifestyle topics. He publishes the website theweeklydriver.com and its corresponding automotive podcast.

Tom Couzens

Executive Editor

Tom Couzens is the executive editor for Comstock’s magazine. Inspired by The Washington Post’s coverage of Watergate, he joined the newspaper staff at his high school, where one of his duties was writing editorials. A graduate of the University of Maryland’s College of Journalism, he has worked for five newspapers, including The Sacramento Bee. Before joining Comstock’s, his first non-daily journalism job, his most recent position was News Editor for The Bee. On Twitter @tomcouzens.

Blair Anthony Robertson

Blair Anthony Robertson is a freelance writer who previously worked at The Sacramento Bee in multiple roles over 18 years, including feature writer, restaurant critic and craft beer columnist. He also worked at the Detroit Free Press and at the Charlotte Observer. These days, he is a dog lover, fitness enthusiast, avid cook and devoted vegan.