Brian McKim is a 30-year veteran of the standup comedy world. He's also the co-author (with wife and standup comic Traci Skene) of "The Comedy Bible: The Complete Resource for Aspiring Comedians." Click here for .pdf press release. He was a guest on CBS's "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and was a semifinalist on NBC's reality television show "Last Comic Standing." He has performed in all 50 United States and three Canadian provinces. He is a regular at major casinos in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. He performs over 200 dates at colleges, comedy clubs, night clubs, corporate events and cruises each year.
Sean Jordan was voted Portland's funniest comic in 2014! This guy will have you in tears. He is a must see. If there is only one show you can make it out to, pick this one. You won't be sorry...
Andy Kindler’s material often covers the comedy industry itself, criticizing other comedians for being too predictable. At his annual state of the industry address at Montreal's "Just For Laughs" festival, he criticized Dane Cook, Louis CK, Chelsea Handler and Jay Leno. He played the character "Andy" a fellow sportswriter and friend of sportswriter "Ray Barone" (Ray Romano) on the TV show Everybody Loves Raymond, is a regular guest on Late Show with David Letterman, contributor to The Daily Show and has performed on HBO. He is also known for his annual "State of the Industry" address at the Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. In 2010, Kindler was a judge on the stand-up reality show Last Comic Standing. In 2010 he appeared on several episodes of Wizards of Waverly Place as Chancellor Tootietootie. As a voice actor, Kindler has made numerous appearances on Dr. Katz and Home Movies from producer Loren Bouchard. He regularly voices the character of Mort, a mortician and the Belchers' neighbor, on Bouchard's show Bob's Burgers. If you truly love stand up comedy, Andy Kindler is it!
Rusty Dooley is one of today's hottest rising comedians. His high concept, high energy comedy leaves audiences gasping for air around the country and internationally. He recently returned from a world tour with Russell Peters, performing sold out shows in 5,000 seat theaters in the Far East and India. His visual style and theatrical show cross all language barriers. Dooley honed his craft at the Comedy Store on the Sunset Strip. His love for movies and passion for comedy have combined and developed over a 10-year period, and the result is Dooley's act as it is today. Where better to develop an act built around movie scenes than Hollywood? Originally from Chicago, Dooley moved to Los Angeles in 1999. He showcased at all the local clubs and became a fixture at the Laugh Factory, Dublin's, and of course, the Comedy Store. The bar was set pretty high for him as he was forced to follow some of the biggest names in the business on stage every night. Even though he was the newcomer, it did not take long for the veterans to see the way he could get a crowd pumped up with his animated style and whirlwind blend of props and costumes. Nobody wanted any part of following him, nobody. Dooley was recently voted the Funniest Comic by 944 Magazine
Kirk Mchenry was Born and raised in Oakland, CA, Kirk has had a variety of experiences. Life in the inner city, prep school in the suburbs, college life in the south and even a successful four-year stint in the United States Marine Corps. He blends all of his life experiences together into a storytelling brand of comedy that has been described by some as Bill Cosby with a Richard Pryor twist. Having already opened for such stars as Paul Mooney, Bobby Slayton, Tommy Davidson and Don "D.C." Curry, Kirk has been labeled one of the Bay Areas fastest rising young stars by his peers. He even gained recognition as one of the top 10 comics in the Bay Area by Karma 777 Film works & Productions. In addition to Kirk's comical talent, he is also a freelance writer and voice impressionist. He was nominated for Outstanding Voice Performance by the National Academy of Video Game Testers and Reviewers Corporation (N.A.V.G.T.R) for doing the voice of "Toe Jam" in the SEGA game Toe Jam & Earl III: Mission to Earth.
Chris Fairbanks is a Stand Up Comic, Writer, Artist, Actor, Twitterer, Skateboardinger. Fairbanks is a one of a kind comic. His comical witt is unexplainably hilarious!. Hopefully you get a chance to see what all the fuss is about!
Pauly Shore is a stand-up comic, actor, writer, director Pauly Shore tasted super-stardom in 1990 when his precedent-setting MTV show "Totally Pauly" hit the airwaves to major fan approval. The show ran for six years, leading him to television and film roles. In 1993, he wrote and starred in a one-hour HBO television special, Pauly Does Dallas, which drew in even more loyal fans. He had roles in films from 1988, providing supporting comedy relief, but it was the wildly popular Encino Man (1992), partnered with Sean Astin and Brendan Fraser, that put Pauly on the map. Films followed, including Son in Law (1993), In the Army Now (1994), Jury Duty (1995), Bio-Dome (1996) and The Curse of Inferno (1997). He provided voices in animated features such as Casper: A Spirited Beginning (1997) and The Goofy Movie Franchise (1995/2000). Currently, Pauly is working on Pauly Shore Stands Alone, a true-life road documentary that follows him as he performs in obscure towns throughout Wisconsin while dealing with his personal life back home. Pauly is also debuting a podcast series later this year: Pauly Shore’s Interested. In it, he interviews Arsenio Hall, Chris Rock, Whitney Cummings, Former RNC Chair Michael Steele, Dodger’s pitcher Brian Wilson, and many many more.
It may just be a live microphone in a small spotlight, but when Kris Shaw steps up to it, the experience is unlike anything you’ve come to expect from stand up comedy. Kris is a storyteller who, with quick bursts of wit and carefully crafted silences, keeps the audience engaged through everyday observations and tough topics alike. His slightly askew but loveable style disarms and charms from the first set-up to the final punch line. There isn’t so much as a hint of meanness in his spirit, and that good energy spills onto the stage and beyond. You will find yourself laughing out loud, delighted at how easily you relate to this uniquely funny guy. Kris is a fan favorite who tours comedy clubs, colleges and events all across the United States and Canada. He has entertained troops in Iraq, Kuwait, Japan, Korea, Bahrain, Dubai, Kyrgestan and Africa. Kris also appears in national television commercials and had a recurring extra role on the CBS drama “Close To Home”.
Working the road nonstop since his 21st birthday, Dave Landau has grown into a true comedic juggernaut. Cutting his comedic teeth as a teenager in Detroit in the Second City's Conservatory, Dave Landau has risen to become one of the most in-demand headliners working today. He's appeared on Comedy Central's "Live At Gotham" as well as being featured prominently on two consecutive seasons of NBC's "Last Comic Standing." He's become a regular on the nationally-syndicated "Bob & Tom" radio show, and was honored as one of the top 21 club comics of today at HBO's Las Vegas Comedy Festival.
The comedy of Keith Barany (“Bare-a-knee”) is often described as original, gentle & brilliant. In fact The NY Post called him “The wittiest comedian working”. It’s his lightning fast “ad-libs” that most amaze audiences. From time to time Keith has written for well known TV shows such as: “The Emmy Awards”, “Politically Incorrect”, “The Jimmy Kimmel show” and most notably, “SEINFELD”. He’s performed in concert with: John Stewart, Jerry Seinfeld, Joan Rivers, Ray Romano, Bob Hope, Joy Behar, Lewis Black & Ray Charles. Keith has entertained our US troops MANY times in the last 20 years. Keith is the only stand-up comedian from a Nobel Prize winning family! Come see what the fuss is all about…
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