Comics Tell Their ‘First and Worst’ Period Stories

A seven-foot wall of donated tampons made a colorful backdrop to a Thursday night event that brought four Bay Area comics out to tell their best, worst, and most outrageous menstruation stories.  We’re still gushing over how the event raised $5,100 for San Francisco nonprofit Simply the Basics to provide free hygiene products to the homeless, and collected more than 500 boxes of menstrual products to hand out as well. 

By Joe Kukura, SF Weekly