Photography by Vicky Pink - Before a comedian can claim the big leagues they have to make a stop at the Joke Joint Comedy Showcase. One of Houston’s premier comedians, Billy D. Washington, headline at the Joke Joint over the weekend. The Kashmere High School graduate had the audience in stitches with his brand of thought-provoking comedy. Audiences were laughing and contemplating at the same. Washington performed for two nights at four shows.