COMEDY: SF Sketchfest presents Airplane! Tribute to Jim Abrahams, David Zucker and Jerry Zucker, the film's brilliant writing and directing team. Joining the team onstage will be their leading man Robert Hays ("Ted Striker") and moderator Chris Hardwick (Web Soup) for an evening of funny stories and an audience Q&A.

7 p.m. // Castro Theatre (429 Castro St) // $25, buy tickets

LITERARY: Writer Deborah L. Rhode will talk about her new book, The Beauty Bias: The Injustice of Appearance in Life and Law, which explores our cultural preoccupation with attractiveness, the costs it imposes, and the responses it demands.

7 to 8:30 p.m. // Jewish Community Center of San Francisco (3200 California St) //$10-20

THEATER: Theater Pub caters to an audience with short attention spans with Theater for the Inattentive, featuring short, "haiku-like stories, one page plays and small anecdotes" "interwoven into a narrative trip that is hungry for your full attention."

8 p.m. // Cafe Royale (800 Post St) // free