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  • Ahmed Ahmed

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    Egyptian-American Ahmed Ahmed is an actor, comedian, producer, director and the best ambassador of comedy you’ll ever meet! Ahmed joins Steve Byrne, Owen Benjamin and Roy Wood Jr. as the Sullivan & Son Comedy Tour comes to Zanies on Thursday, May 15th.  He will also host all shows at Zanies throughout the festival. Ahmed is a regular on the TBS hit comedy show Sullivan and S...


  • Jeff Altman

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    Jeff's stand-up and acting have come a long way since those days. He appears regularly on "The Late Show with David Letterman," has guest-starred in dozens of network prime-time shows, such as "Caroline in the City," "Land's End" and "Baywatch," and has produced and starred in two critically-acclaimed Showtime specials – "Jeff Altman's Scrapbook" and "Sweet & Meaty." A few years ago, he record...


  • Max Amini

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    Born in Tucson, Arizona, raised on the East Coast, and having spent several years in his mother land of Iran, Max Amini graduated from UCLA’s school of Theater, Film and Television. He’s an actor with numerous film and TV credits including NBC’s Heroes, recurring actor on Comedy Central's Mind of Mencia, and his leading role in the movie Beer Pong. Fluent in Farsi, Max is also a...


  • Louie Anderson

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    Two-time Emmy award winner Louie Anderson is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics and was named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Time.” Currently he is headlining in his own stand up show, “Louie Live” at the Plaza Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Anderson began his career at a comedy club in ...


  • Fahim Anwar

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    Fahim Anwar is a Los Angeles-based standup comedian, actor and writer. He has performed as one of the “New Faces” at the JUST FOR LAUGHS FESTIVAL in Montreal. A regular in the L.A. comedy scene, and a finalist at NBC-Universal's Stand-Up for Diversity Showcase. In 2010 Fahim made his television debut with a large guest starring role on NBC's CHUCK. Most recently, he's recurred in seaso...


  • Vicki Barbolak

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    Vicki was recently selected by Bob Reid and Mark Ross, the Talent Coordinators of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to be a member of Jay Leno’s Laugh Squad at NBC. She is the 2007 Winner of Nickelodeon’s “Funniest Mom in America” hosted by Rosanne Barr and is now touring major venues across the America in her own Show the Wild Girls of Comedy and Headlining the hilarious Funniest Housewives of ...


  • Roseanne Barr

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    is an American actress, comedian, writer, television producer and director. Barr won both an Emmy Award and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her work on Roseanne. In addition, she has won six People's Choice Awards, three American Comedy Awards, and a Kids Choice Award. In 2008, Barr and the cast of Roseanne were honored with the Innovator Award at the TV Land Awards.


  • Harry Basil

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  • Tim Begley

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  • Mike Black

    Mike Black View Profile

    I Am Mike Black, A Comedian. I Do Other Things As Well Such As Act, Write (Although Most Of My Writing Is Also Comedic), Draw, Read And Once In A Blue Moon Direct. If You're Reading This We Probably Met At A Show Or Have Worked Together In Some Capacity. If We Haven't Met I Perform Pretty Regularly At The Improv On Melrose And Sometimes At The Comedy Store On Sunset, So If You Go There And See Me ...


  • Josh Blue

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    Perhaps best known as the comedian who puts the cerebral in Cerebral Palsy, Josh Blue exploded onto the national comedy scene by capturing the attention and endearment of the country as the winner of NBC’s "Last Comic Standing". Having already established himself as one of the most sought after comedians on the college circuit, his weekly appearances on "Last Comic" in th...


  • Angelo Bowers

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    Started doing stand-up comedy at Laundromats, bars, and cafe's in San Francisco. Currently does comedy in Los Angeles at various Laundromats, bars, and cafe's.


  • Byron Bowers

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    Atlanta Raised Byron Bowers grew up on that line between the middle class and the lower class. Emerging from a Black community and educated in a white middle class community gives him some the most diverse observations in the world. Byron Bowers’ obsession for success drives his ability to connect with any audience. He compels audiences because of his smooth delivery—he's a poised punc...


  • Neal Brennan

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      Neal Brennan is a writer, director, and comedian. He is the co-creator of “Chappelle’s Show,” for which he received three Emmy nominations. (Winning None! He co-wrote the film “Half Baked,” and directed the film, “The Goods,” starring Jeremy Piven, Ed Helms, Ken Jeong and Will Ferrell. He also collaborates regularly with Seth Meyers, writi...


  • Eddie Brill

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    Eddie Brill is a well respected and very funny stand up here in the USA and abroad. For the past sixteen years and counting, he has worked on The Late Show with David Letterman. He is currently the audience warm-up and for eleven years he was the Stand Up Comedy Talent Coordinator.   Eddie has taped more than 100 TV shows in six different countries...including ten appearances on The La...


  •  Burger

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    David Burger aka "BURGER" is a personable guy, who is like a "breath of fresh air". With his streetwise edgy flare, This father of three was a Special Education teacher in South Central LA for Ten years while raising his first two children as a single father. "BURGER" shows a rough vulnerability that regular people relate to.You will understand insta...


  • Bill Burr

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    Bill Burr is an American comedian or a comedian from the North American Union, depending on when you read this. He grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts and did fairly poorly in school, despite the fact that he applied himself. Having first gained notoriety for his recurring role on the second season of Chappelle’s Show, Bill developed a comedic style of uninformed logic that has made ...


  • Steve Byrne

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    Join host Steve Byrne and band leader co-host Owen Benjamin on Friday and Saturday for The Tomorrow Show TODAY! - the show to end all shows (and we only say that because it has such a late time slot)!   They’ll welcome friends and fellow comics to wrap up the festival happenings with a show of improv and no-holds barred, free thought, all within a talk show format.  Steve will a...


  • Bryan Callen

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    Bryan Callen www.bryancallen.com   After spending the first 14 years of his life overseas in countries like India, Pakistan, Greece and Lebanon, Callen finally moved to the USA. He went to high school in Massachusetts and earned his BA in History at American University in Washington D.C. Callen made his television debut as a series regular on Mad TV, which also served as his breakthrou...


  • John Caparulo

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    Comedian John Caparulo is perhaps best known as the under-dressed everyman on the E! hit show, Chelsea Lately.  Cap, as he's known by his friends and fans, has also made multiple appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Comedy Central Presents, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Next Generation of Blue Collar, and as a standout performer in Vince Vaughn's Wild West Comedy Show.  His...


  • John Caponera

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    John Caponera always knew he wanted to be in show business but in what dimension was undetermined until the summer of 1979 when John entered a talent show at a local bar in Chicago. After doing several impressions, he walked away with the five hundred dollar winner's pot and a realization that he might have something to offer in the world of comedy. Caponera's instincts proved right and after t...


  • Jerrod Carmichael

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  • Kevin Christy

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     I Kevin Christy was born and raised in Los Angeles CA. I have performed all over the country for very little money. You may have seen me on such shows as Mad Men, How I met you mother, Grey's Anatomy, Malcolm in the Middle C.S.I, Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Bones, as well as other television shows whose names have been forgotten due to low quality. Amongst my friends and family I am know a...


  • Brandon Christy

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    Brandon Christy is an Englishman in L.A.. After tiring of a successful career as a music producer, he started performing stand-up comedy in 2008 and has since become a regular on the Los Angeles comedy scene. Brandon has travelled the United States performing with headliners such as Bobby Lee, Chris D'Elia, Freddy Lockhart, Nick Youssef and Chris Porter. Brandon and Chris have a Southern Rock band...


  • Alycia Cooper

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    Stand-Up Comedienne, Alycia Cooper, wrote the "Top 10's" for the #1 radio show in LA, "The Steve Harvey Morning Show," and has written for the likes of Russell Simmons, of Def Jam fame. She has penned a feature length screenplay and has worked on "The Dr. Phil Show,” “Wanda Does It,” “Bands Reunited,” “The Magic Hour," "The Love Connection," "Men are From Mars, Women are from Venus," "Oh Drama," "...


  • Whitney Cummings

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    Whitney Cummings is a Los Angeles based comedian, actor, writer and producer. Cummings co-created and co-wrote, along with Michael Patrick King, the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls, which will return this Fall for a 3rd season. She also wrote, produced and starred in her autobiographical sitcom Whitney, which aired on NBC for 2 seasons between September 2011 – April 2013. Cummings appears reg...


  • Dov Davidoff

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    Dov Davidoff grew up in a junkyard, lost his virginity at the age of twelve with a prostitute in Mexico, and is incredibly funny (all true). Combining hyper ADD with an amusingly acute take on things- Davidoff puts on one of the most high intensity shows in standup- making himself an audience favorite.  Voted Top Ten Comedy Albums of 08’ on iTunes and PUNCHLINE magazine, his CD,...


  • Chris DElia

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    Chris D’Elia is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. Recently named one of Variety’s “Top 10 Comics to Watch,” D’Elia can next be seen starring as Danny on NBC’s new comedy Undateable. He previously starred opposite Whitney Cummings on NBC’s multi-camera comedy Whitney. D’Elia quickly be...


  • RJ Dharni

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    RJ Dharni is a San Diego stand-up comic born and raised in Los Angeles. Having shared the stage with some of comedy’s best, including Dat Phan, Faizon Love and Chris Clobber, RJ’s unique brand of comedy can be caught all over Southern California. He’s performed at various colleges including UCLA (his alma mater) and UC Santa Barbara and was recently selected to join a New England college tour s...


  • Mat Edgar

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    Native to southern California Mat Edgar was born from a French Italian father and a Latin mother. Growing up, Mat moved many times up and down the west coast living in both rich and poor neighborhoods exposing him to many diversities such as race and class. This influenced his life both socially and comedically. Mat Edgar started off his stand up comedy career as a door guy at the world famous Com...


  • Ian Edwards

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  • Bret Ernst

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    Bret is considered one of the best comedians in the business today, and has been written up in trade magazines like THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER and VARIETY, as well as being mentioned in national magazines like MAXIM, ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, and ROLLING STONE. His COMEDY CENTRAL PRESENTS was voted one of the Top 5 specials of 2011 by Comedy Central viewers, and his comedy album “AMERICAN COMIC&r...


  • Keith Ernst

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  • Mike Faverman

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  • Fortune Feimster

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    Fortune Feimster made her national TV debut in 2010 on NBC’s Last Comic Standing,where she finished as a semi-finalist. That same year she was selected to perform in the New Faces showcase at the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. Now Fortune is a full-time writer and roundtable regular on the E! Network’s popular late night talk show, "Chelsea Lately," with Chelsea Ha...


  • Kirk Fox

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    Kirk Fox is an actor, writer, producer and award-winning stand-up comedian. Fox is the host of the syndicated daytime conflict talk show The Test. Fox has a recurring role on NBC’s hit comedy Parks and Recreation as Sewage Joe. Other recent acting credits include playing Mr. March on Nickelodeon’s How to Rock, the TBS comedy, Who Gets the Last Laugh?, and a guest appearance on NBC&r...


  • Matt Fulchiron

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     Known to those in the know as “The Full Charge,” Matt Fulchiron hardly lives up to his nickname. Worn down by relationships, adult responsibilities, and limited resources; Fulchiron coasts through his life and his act with a sarcastic and defeated outlook. Matt has performed on the television shows “Comedy Central Presents,” “Live at Gotham,” “The La...


  • Tim Gaither

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    It all began in church at the age of five...one Sunday the preacher called all the kids at the Southern Baptist church to the front to ask some questions in front of all the adults. When the preacher asked a small tow-headed boy what he thought hell would be like, he replied, "Preacher, hell will be hotter than the Wal Mart parking lot on the Fourth of July barefoot." The church erupted ...


  •  Gallagher

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    Sure, he’s the famous watermelon smasher. Yes, he literally INVENTED the television stand-up comedy special. Absolutely, 14 Showtime specials is a big deal. And certainly 3,500 live shows to capacity crowds is worth mentioning. But how about that he is the reason they invented Comedy Central? Or that before him no one ever had that level of interaction with a live audience? Or that he...


  • Jeff Garlin

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    Jeff Garlin’s talent encompasses writing, producing, directing, acting and performing stand-up comedy. Garlin both co-stars and executive produces the HBO series “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” starring “Seinfeld” creator Larry David. The unique comedy features Garlin as David’s loyal manager, Jeff Greene. The critically acclaimed series has won the Golden Globe Awa...


  • Erik Griffin

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    Fans of the hit Comedy Central series “Workaholics” instantly recognize Erik Griffin as  the show?s iconic series regular Montez. Erik also tours the country headlining popular  comedy clubs and colleges every weekend. His debut comedy album, Technical Foul:  Volume One, will be released this March. His Comedy Central Presents Half-Hour  Stand-Up Special will pr...


  • Mal Hall

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    Comedian Mal Hall has come a long way in a short period of short time. In four years of performing as a comedian, Mal has worked with headliners Dat Phan, Ian Edwards, and Bobby Lee at clubs and colleges across the country. Mal is featured as a regular in studio guest on The Show (KIOZ FM Rock 105.3), and The Dave, Shelly and Chainsaw Morning Show on 100.7 JackFM in San Diego. In January o...


  • Shawn Halpin

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    Shawn Halpin started his Comedy career in Dallas. Since moving to LA Shawn became the feature act for Pauly Shore on the "The Pauly Shore Tour", and for Tom Green on the "The Tom Green World Stand Up Comedy Tour”. Shawn has also performed in the Melbourne Comedy Festival, Sydney Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival and is a regular at The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollyw...


  • Tony Hinchcliffe

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      Always the verbal assassin, Tony Hinchcliffe is a rising standup comedian who is best known for his work at The Comedy Store, the DeathSquad Podcast Network, and Comedy Central's "The Burn". Tony has worked with Jeff Ross for years as a consultant to The Comedy Central Roasts and his one hour special Jeff Ross Roasts America. Tony has toured the country with other greats as well ...


  • Jon Huck

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    Jon Huck is a comedian and an actor originally from Illinois. He has done (and continues to do) stand up all over the country. He has appeared on Comedy Central’s Live At Gotham as well as Ari Shafir’s "This Is Not Happening" for Comedy Central Digital. His album “Fantasticular Hilaritation” is out on iTunes and available through his website (www.jonh...


  • Rick Ingraham

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    Started stand-up comedy at Stanford and Sons Comedy Club in Kansas City (little Hollywood). After two years in the fast-paced, highly competetive Kansas City comedy scene, I moved to L.A. and started doing comedy full time. I’ve been a regular at the Hollywood Comedy Store since 2003, performing 5 nights a week. I also perform at the "Comedy and Magic Club" in Hermosa beach occasionally, and I’ve ...


  • Leslie Jones

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    Memphis, Tennessee was home until her dad took a job in Los Angeles at StevieWonder’s radio station, KJLH, as a electronic engineer. “I went to high school in Lynwood. I played basketball to please my dad. I also got free shoes and could miss class. When they told me I could get a scholarship to college I said cool. Where am I going.” College first took her to Chapman in the O...


  •  K-von

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    As the star of MTV’s hit show “Disaster Date”, K-von’s humor has made audiences laugh all over the world!  His hilarious hidden-camera show displays his talents, each character proving funnier and more outrageous than the last.  Currently, he works with ScamBook.com as the spokesman/correspondent providing weekly videos on how you can protect yourself from fra...


  • Aron Kader

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    Aron likes to thank his Palestinian father and Mormon mother for giving him so many reasons to be a comedian. After growing up partly in Utah but mostly in the Washington D.C. area Aron moved to Hollywood at nineteen years old to pursue comedy and acting. Known for his ability to talk about sensitive political and social subjects in his humor, as well as his ability to do impressions made him a st...


  • Jamie Kaler

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    Jamie Kaler is best known as Mike Callahan from the critically acclaimed TBS show, “My Boys”. Having wrapped the final season, he is currently headlining comedy clubs and theatres nationwide.   An accomplished actor, writer, and stand-up comic, Jamie still can’t believe he actually gets paid to make people laugh. Originally from the comedy hotbed of New Hampshire his only ...


  • Matt Knost

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  • Kelly Kursten

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  • Carl Labove

    Carl Labove View Profile

    If the mark of a great entertainer is the ability to continually reinvent, create and astonish an audience, then Carl LaBove has undoubtedly made his mark. An original founding member of "The Outlaws of Comedy", His powerful approach to stand up comedy has been filling theaters and clubs for over 30 years. LaBove was born in Fort Worth Texas, grew up a military child, which required his...


  • Mark Christopher Lawrence

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    Mark Christopher Lawrence worked with the likes of Bill Cosby, Jerry Seinfeld, Rodney Dangerfield, Paul Rodriguez, and Gospel Comedian Lester Barrie as well as, having headlined clubs and colleges all over the USA and Canada. Mark’s most recent television credits include his series regular role as Big Mike on the NBC series CHUCK. Disney Channel’s original TV movie Life Is Ruff and gue...


  • Bobby Lee

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    Bobby Lee, best known from his numerous years as a cast member on Madtv, can now be seen as a regular guest on E!’s “Chelsea Lately” and has been touring the country year?round with his hilariously unpredictable stand?up. A native of San Diego, CA, Lee was expected to follow in his father's footsteps, running the family clothing store. After stints in a local rock band and at th...


  • Natasha Leggero

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    She currently stars in Comedy Central's new hit animated series UGLY AMERICANS as well as NICK SWARDSON’S PRETEND TIME. She played various pants-less deviants on RENO 911 and has starred in IT'S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA, SAMANTHA WHO?, AQUA TEEN HUNGER FORCE , THE LIFE AND TIMES OF TIM, WORSTWEEK, TIL DEATH, and THE SARAH SILVERMAN PROGRAM . Natasha is an accomplished stand-up with appe...


  • Jay Leno

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    A popular comedian during the 1970s, Jay Leno is best known as the man who replaced Johnny Carson at the helm of The Tonight Show in 1992. Leno was born James Douglas Muir Leno to parents of Italian and Scottish heritage (Leno is particularly fond of discussing the Italian part) in New Rochelle, NY, but was raised in Andover, MA. During the year in which he was establishing his standup career, Len...


  • David Letterman

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  • Freddy Lockhart

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  • Jay London

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  • Faizon Love

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  • Al Madrigal

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      Named Best Stand-Up Comedian by the HBO/U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Al Madrigal's comedy has been called "dynamic" by The New York Times. He is now a seasoned correspondent on "The Daily Show." His unique, spontaneous and fast-paced lyrical storytelling style has made him a regular on television with numerous appearances on Comedy Central including his own half-...


  • Sebastian Maniscalco

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    What’s Wrong With People? asks Sebastian Maniscalco in his hilarious new hit stand-up special airing on Showtime and available on DVD nationwide on March 27th. In What's Wrong With People? he brings his witheringly sarcastic and exasperated take on modern behavior and decorum, trying to bridge the gap between the Italian-American Old World he grew up in and the contemporary frenetic world we...


  • Mike Marino

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  • Erik Marino

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    ERIK MARINO is writer & stand-up comedian who can make anyone 17% funnier (that's the "Marino Guarantee!"). His jokes have appeared in Weeds, The Hughleys, The Hollow Men, Cedric the Entertainer Presents, That's So Raven, 2003 MTV Movie Awards and the Emmy-winning episode of ELLEN where Ellen DeGeneres came out of the closet. In 1993, Erik graduated from Syracuse University's prest...


  • Marc Maron.

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    Marc Maron brings his “WTF with Marc Maron” podcast to the stage of the Polk Theater, with an in-depth interview with Vince Vaughn. Maron’s popular podcast, which features compelling monologues and interviews with iconic personalities, regularly hits #1 on the iTunes charts.  For over twenty years, Marc has been writing and performing raw, honest and thought-provoking com...


  • Vargus Mason

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    The media dubbed Vargus “THE HUMAN CARTOON” at the 2002 San Francisco Comedy Competition. Using highly physical movement and an arsenal of animated voices, Vargus took 2nd place defeating 340 competitors world wide. Other national comedy titles include 2006 Top 10 Comics of Myspace, 2007 Finalist Purina Pet Comedy Competition, Semifinalist 2006 Boston International Comedy Festival an...


  • Brady Matthews

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    Brady Matthews’s high energy, good looks and witty personality make him standout amongst other young comedians in the country today. Born in Boston and raised in Chicago, Brady grew up making his friends and family laugh, catapulting him into becoming the standup comedian he is today. After winning the Uncle Clyde’s Comedy Competition at the Ice House in 2007, Brady knew being on st...


  • Cort McCown

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    Cort McCown has been performing all over the country for the last 9 years. He is a regular performer on “The Playboy Comedy Tour” at The Palms in Vegas. During the late 80’s Cort appeared in several films and TV shows. His more memorable films include “Can’t Buy Me Love” and “Teenwolf”. Some of his TV appearances include “Lucky”, “H...


  • Jodi Miller

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    Jodi Miller performs all over the country and is reoccurring guest commentator on CNN’s Showbiz Tonight and was recently on The Tonight Show. You can also catch her on the new Travel Channel series The Traveler’s Guide To Life. She is the host of Newsbusted, a weekly online comedy news show. Jodi was writer on the Cinemax series Co-Ed Confidential and is also the co-author of the WT...


  • Dean Obeidallah

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    Born in the Great State of New Jersey, my comedy comes in large part from my unique background of being the only son of a Palestinian father and a Sicilian mother. Both my parents have provided me with an enormous amount of material, usually unintentionally. I was a practicing lawyer for several years until the other lawyers I worked with suggested I perform in the New Jersey Bar Association's ...


  • Patton Oswalt

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    Patton Oswalt is an actor/writer/comedian who was featured as “Remy the Rat,” the lead voice in Pixar’s blockbuster hit, Ratatouille and has been headlining comedy clubs all over the U.S. since 1996. He also spent nine seasons playing Spence on CBS’s hit show, King of Queens.   He’s done three stand-up specials, one for HBO and a one hour special for Comedy Cen...


  • Eddie Pepitone

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    Comedian Eddie Pepitone is a master of the dark art of comedy. Hailed as a modern day cross between Jackie Gleason, Don Rickles and Eckhart Tolle. Eddie is a force of nature on stage, switching back and forth between social rage and self doubt. His shows are an energetic combo of calm and chaos, blue collar angst and sardonic enlightenment. Few comedians working today channel the power of the r...


  • Jackson Perdue

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  • Jeff Perdue

    Jeff Perdue View Profile

    Jeff Perdue was born and raised in Houston. He graduated from the University of Houston in 2000. Jeff has wanted to act since a young age. He made his commercial debut at age nine doing public service announcements for the American Lung Association. His film debut came in the 1992 Chuck Norris movie "Sidekicks", though he doesn't know Chuck. He studied at the Chris Wilson Acting School in Houston...


  • Chelsea Peretti

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    Chelsea Peretti is a comedian who has performed at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, the HBO Aspen Comedy Festival, The Las Vegas Comedy Festival, D.C’s Bentzen Ball, Austin’s “Fun, Fun, Fun, Fest”, SXSW, Bonnaroo and Bumbershoot. She was one of four comedians invited to participate in the 10-city Axe Twisted Humor Tour in conjunction with Funny or Die. This year Chels...


  • Tammy Pescatelli

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     Comedienne Tammy Pescatelli is the kind of woman you wish was your sister or your best friend. Like a good sister, she‘s always ready with a good joke or lively quip. Tammy learned her funny skills growing up in a large Italian household outside of Cleveland. Tammy balances her family and her growing career with a lot of laughs on WE tv‘s new reality series, A Stand Up Mot...


  • Rowdy Roddy Piper

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  • Chris Porter

    Chris Porter View Profile

    Best known for his third place finish on the season 4 of Last Comic Standing, Chris Porter has been a touring comic since he was 23. Since the beginning Chris’ raw energy and unique perspective has distinguished him as one of the elite comics in the industry. Born and raised in Kansas City, Chris brings a true stand-up experience to his live shows. There are no sound cues, no puppets, a...


  • Jade Catta- Preta

    Jade Catta- Preta View Profile

    Jade Catta-Preta has performed across the country with Bill Burr, Kevin Nealon and Bobby Lee. She is a regular at The Improv, Laugh Factory and The Comedy Store. She was a cast member last year on Punk'd, and guest starred on "Two Broke Girls" and "The Office." You can watch her opposite Steve Rannazzisi in "Daddy's Knows Best," on Hulu's "The Morning After"...


  • Steve Rannazzisi

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    Stephen Rannazzisi plays "Kevin," the League Commissioner on FX’s hit show The League. He was the first one of the group to get married and have a kid, which makes him as close as it gets to an adult in this group. He started the League because he thought it would be fun but now has realized it just means babysitting seven more children. Actor/comedian Rannazzisi got his first tas...


  • Adam Ray

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    Adam is a graduate of the USC Acting Conservatory. His junior year he studied abroad in London at the British American Drama Academy. Since 2007, Adam has spent time doing improv with the UCB theater in NYC and LA. His TV credits include ABC’s “According to Jim,” MTV’s “Human Giant”, Adult Swim’s “NTSF:SD:SUV” and CBS’s “Two Broke G...


  • Jon Reep

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    Does this face look familiar? Maybe you remember Jon as the fifth season winner on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" or have seen him on Comedy Central's "Premium Blend" or the half-hour special "Comedy Central Presents: Jon Reep". If it’s not from his stand-up performances then you probably know Jon from Dodge's popular ad campaign as the "Hemi gu...


  • Bob Saget

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    Yes, Bob Saget has starred in many successful television shows, including two of the most family-friendly shows network TV has ever produced ("Full House" and "Americas Funniest Home Videos") but he’s also an out of his mind, standup comedian for over thirty years. From his HBO special "That Ain't Right" to his scene-stealing cameos in "Entourage,"...


  • Robert Schimmel

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    Raunchy stand-up Robert Schimmel began his career while visiting his sister in Los Angeles; without his knowledge she submitted his name for a local comedy club's open-mic night, and after getting over the shock of being called onstage he improvised a routine which so impressed the club's owner that he invited Schimmel to perform there anytime he wished. He immediately sold his Scottsdale, Arizona...


  • Brian Scolaro

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    Brian Scolaro is an actor, writer, and stand-up comedian. He is most known for being Doug on TBS's "SULLIVAN AND SON", Stuart on FOX's "STACKED", and Gordon on NBC's "THREE SISTERS". He has also acted on SHOWTIME'S "DEXTER," AMC's "MAD MEN", ABC's "GREY'S ANATOMY," NBC's "HARRY'S LAW," TNT's "MEN OF A CERTAIN AGE", DI...


  • Ari Shaffir

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    Standup comedian and actor Ari Shaffir describes his comedy as a puppet show, but way filthier and without the puppets. He was a featured standup on the HBO comedy series Down and Dirty with Jim Norton and performed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and Toronto, the San Francisco SketchFest, and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland. Shaffir’s satirical shorts &ldquo...


  • JD Shapiro

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  •  Shoemaker - The Lovemaster

    Shoemaker - The Lovemaster View Profile

    Craig Shoemaker is a modern day Renaissance man. Best known for his engaging, relatable standup and his iconic baritone-voiced character, “The Lovemaster”, Craig delights every audience with his multi-dimensional ability to entertain in a way that is not only amusing but also relevant. Craig has had several successful solo TV stand-up specials, co-starred in numerous films...


  • Pauly Shore

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    Born into a life of comedy, Pauly Shore is seared into the public consciousness for his attention- grabbing comedic talents, and his meteoric rise to notoriety in the 1990’s with starring roles in popular film comedies, acting-up as MTV “VJ” and show host, and performing his stand-up at national comedy clubs, including legendary venue The Comedy Store – where Pauly...


  • Jimmy Shubert

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    JIMMY SHUBERT BIOGRAPHY Jimmy Shubert delivers ‘tough love’ with side-splitting skill. He is every bit as satisfying as Lewis Black at his best. -- San Antonio Express News Whether it’s appearing in major motion pictures & popular television shows or blowing the roof off any A list comedy club in the across the country, Jimmy Shubert has built a very impressive resume. ...


  • Steve Simeone

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     Steve Simeone grew up in Suburban Philadelphia, the middle of three brothers. He developed his unique high energy style of storytelling around the family dinner table competing for laughs on a nightly basis. Whether in the classroom or at home, Steve always seemed happiest making people laugh, even if it meant he sometimes got into trouble. After graduating from Loyola College in Maryland ...


  • Joe Sinclitico

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  • Carrie Snow

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    Carrie has a lot of balls in the air. Whether performing her hilarious yet touching solo show, 7,000 Sailors Cant Be Wrong, doing stand-up comedy and voiceovers, or basking in the glow of being featured in The Aristocrats, shes a busy gal. Carries stand-up career was foreshadowed by her graduation from UC Berkeley with a degree in Rhetoric. She was barely able to eke out a living pos...


  • Barry Sobel

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    Sobel grew up in New York City. During the 1980s, Sobel toured the comedy circuit heavily. His routine centered around rapping in a Beastie Boys style. In the 1987 film, Punchline, he had a small part, but played a more prominent off screen role as comedic advisor to Tom Hanks.According to Sobel, Hanks caught his act which stylistically was considered 'dangerous' as was the character Hanks...


  • Doug Stanhope

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    Once you do standup, it spoils you for everything else," says Doug Stanhope.  "There're no censors, there're no sponsors to get offended, there're no standards and practices.  It's just you, and it's immediate gratification.  You say it, and drifts off into thin air, and you can say it a different way the next day." Stanhope's new releas...


  • Nick Swardson

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    Every so often, a comedian comes along who emerges as a triple threat:  comedian, actor and writer/producer.  Nick Swardson is one of the most exciting artists to have taken on this role.  Most recently, Nick performed in Grown Ups 2 and Grown Ups. The road to success has been a steady climb for Swardson, who started his career in St. Paul/  Minneapolis, then on to New York and...


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  • Jesus Trejo

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    Jesus Trejo Bio A native of Long Beach, CA, Jesus Trejo, has been described as one of funniest young comics to look out for.  His high-energy performance is a fusion of characters, storytelling, and physical comedy that paint a picture from within the world he grew up. Jesus’s work ethic has earned him spots opening for the likes of: Steve Trevino, Pauly Shore, Steve Byrne, and Russ...


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  • Sam Tripoli

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    Sam Tripoli views comedy as a calling rather a profession. It’s a passion that he’s been preaching to audiences at comedy clubs across the country and on television, including Comedy Centrals’ “Premium Blend” (receiving only one of two standing ovations in the history of the show), a frolicsome turn as a male escort for E! Entertainment’s “Party @ the Palm...


  • Davey Wester

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    A Comedy Store Regular and an Up and Coming comic appearing at comedy clubs throughout the country and Hollywood. Davey is a big fan of beer, won't you please buy him one?


  • Mike Young

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    Mike is the creator and host of the “Young American Comedy Tour,” an international tour showcasing stand-up comedians. After performing at the Montreal Comedy Festival, Mike developed sitcoms with Warner Bros. and ABC. As a writer, Young has written a one-hour for HBO, the feature film "Right Angle," with Aaron Paul, Marcia Gay Harden and James Woods and is currently dev...


  • Nick Youssef

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      Nick Youssef is not a man who struggles with telling you what’s on his mind, but he does so in a way that keeps his audience connected. His message is clear but he doesn’t beat his audiences to death with his opinions or shame them if they happen to feel differently. He speaks his mind in his own way, with his own sense of timing. There is a genuine flow to his act that p...


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