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  • Nate Bargatze

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    Nate Bargatze has had an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, two late night appearances on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, four appearances on Conan, two appearances on Comedy Central's "@ Midnight", and had his own Comedy Central Presents in 2011. He has written for Spike TV's Video Game Awards and received critical acclaim at the Montreal Comedy Festival mult...


  • Greer Barnes

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    Greer Barnes was born in the Bronx, New York City. Raised by his mother and Jewish stepfather, Greer received his Bar Mitzvah at age thirteen. Athletics led Greer to baseball in which he excelled. Having been scouted by the San Francisco Giants he seemed to be on his way until he suffered a career ending injury at age eighteen. Following his second dream of stand up comedy, Greer was quickly notic...


  • Todd Barry

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    You might recognize Todd as the bongo-playing "third Conchord" on Flight of the Conchords, Mickey Rourke's mean boss in The Wrestler; or from roles in Louie, Delocated, Sex And the City, The Larry Sanders Show, Chappelle's Show, Bored To Death, Pootie Tang, and Road Trip. He's done stand-up on Letterman, Conan, and in two of his own Comedy Central Presents specials. You can hear his voic...


  • Hannibal Buress

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       “If Steven Wright, Mos Def and Dave Chappelle had a baby, that would be disgusting, but it would sound like Hannibal Buress. The funniest young comic I’ve seen in years.” – Chris Rock Chicago-bred New York-based stand-up comedian Hannibal Buress established himself as a master of “comedic jokes related to personal stories, current events, the streets, a...


  • Joe DeRosa

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    Joe DeRosa started stand-up comedy by hitting the Wednesday night open mic at the Laff House in Philadelphia, PA. Within a year, he was a regular there and at all the major clubs in the surrounding area. It was not long before Joe made the jump to New York City to take up comedy as a full time gig. He quickly began working frequently at New York venues such as Caroline's, Stand-up New York, the La...


  • Pat Dixon

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    NYC based comedian, writer and producer who lives and works in New York City, where he can be seen regularly in comedy clubs such as The Stand where he hosts his own monthly show "Last Tuesday at The Stand." http://thestand.laughstub.com/show.cfm?id=290318&cart   Creator and host of "The New York City Crime Report with Pat Dixon" which is the only comedy podcas...


  • Costaki Economopolous

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    In the spring of 1993 Costaki was doing graduate work at the University of Georgia. He spent most of his time hammering out a thesis on the influence of political satire on our feelings about government. His off time was spent honing his stand-up skills in pizza joints and bars around town. When he had to turn down a couple of gigs to work on the paper, it made his stomach hurt. He hung in there, ...


  • Dean Edwards

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    With a dynamic energy and an almost tangible onstage presence, Dean Edwards remains one of the comedy worlds most in demand performers across the globe. Armed with a razor sharp wit, an arsenal of characters and spot on impressions, it’s no wonder that he’s become such a favorite, garnering media attention as well as a legion of fans. As one of the stars of MTV2’...


  • Ophira Eisenberg

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    Ophira Eisenberg is a Canadian comedian, writer, and actress. She is from Calgary, Canada. She has made guest appearances on comedy programs including Comedy Central’s Premium Blend and Fresh Faces of Comedy, as well as VH-1's Best Week Ever and All Access, the E! Channel, the Oxygen Network, and the Discovery Channel. She had her own half-hour comedy special for CTV Television Network&rsquo...


  • Jon Fisch

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    Jon was recently featured in Maxim Magazine and on Celebrity Apprentice, and is the host of the widely popular podcast, “In the Tank”. A prolific monologist with universal appeal, Jon focuses on the idiosyncrasies of city living. Shortly after moving to NYC from his native Boston, he was chosen as one of Comedy Central’s Fresh Faces of Comedy and named one of Back Stage Magazine&...


  • Karith Foster

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    Karith Foster is a comedian, TV & radio personality, actress and inspirational speaker. She stepped onto the comedy scene in New York City in 1998 where she has since risen to the top of her game as a national headliner. She is best known for being Don Imus’ sidekick on his nationally syndicated “Imus in the Morning” radio show on WABC Radio. Karith has appeared on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend,...


  • Judah Friedlander

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      The World Champion Judah Friedlander   On the comedy stage, Judah Friedlander is The World Champion. He is the best athlete in the world, greatest martial artist, the sexual desire of every woman, and a role model to children. Let’s face it, Judah is the greatest comedian in the world… And the most humble. Judah is an extra-dark blackbelt in karate. Judah is known to c...


  • Jim Gaffigan

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    JIM GAFFIGAN has proven himself a major talent beloved to a wide range of audiences, achieving accolades and awards for his stand-up comedy, acting, and writing. His clever, quiet style has made him one of the top five most successful touring comedians in the country today and his CDs and DVDs have reached platinum sales. Gaffigan has had an unprecedented number of appearances on late night&r...


  • Joey Gay

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    "Comedy comes naturally to me," says stand-up comedian and actor Joey Gay, who mines his laughs from his infamous surname, his colorful childhood in Brooklyn and his place in the family as the younger brother of five sisters, which gave him a unique perspective from an early age on the differences between men and women. Reminded how short life is by his father's death, Gay decided to pur...


  • Chris Griggs

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    Chris Griggs may be from Tennessee, but he’s not your garden variety southern comic. More in the tradition of Ron White than Larry “The Cable Guy”, he is a multi-faceted performer with tremendous range who will have the audience not only laughing, but thinking. He has been a regular host for TV Land’s "Prime Movies" and has made television appearances on Saturday Night Live, Discovery Channel...


  • Aaron Haber

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  • Ryan Hamilton

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    Named one of Rolling Stone’s five comics to watch, Ryan’s appearances on NBC's Last Comic Standing, Conan, Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, and the Showtime special Caroline Rhea and Friends, Ryan is on his way to establishing himself as one of the country's favorite stand-ups. With immediate comic charisma and a crisp, clean writing style, Ryan is sought after for his ability to ...


  • Jesse Joyce

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    # * Jesse Joyce started his comedy career in Pittsburgh in 1998. In 2001 he made the move to New York City and since then has been making a name for himself in cities and countries you’ve heard of as one of the hottest young comics working today. He attributes his comic instincts to growing up with his entertaining family. By following the example of his Uncle Michael, a f...


  • 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...


  • Myq Kaplan

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    Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Myq Kaplan (pronounced “Mike Kaplan” when done correctly or however you like, he’s not picky). The Comedians magazine calls him “a comedy machine, in the best possible way. The way that some machines vend soda or prevent other machines from killing future revolutionaries – that’s how Myq Kaplan does comedy: relentlessly, methodi...


  • Brian Kiley

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    Brian Kiley has appeared several times on “The Late Show with David Letterman”, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” and “Late Night with Conan O'Brien”. He appears regularly at Caroline's Comedy Club in NYC. He has been a staff writer for Late Night with Conan O'Brien since 1994 and he has been nominated for 12 Emmy Awards and he is the winner of the 2007 Emmy Aw...


  • Jessica Kirson

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    Jessica Kirson's unique style and captivating stage presence captures the attention of audiences and club bookers everywhere she performs. Her wide variety of characters brings a diverse energy to her routine. Once you have seen her amazing talent, it is easy to understand why she was selected to perform at the Hamptons, Toyota, Marshall's Women in Comedy, Comedy Central's South Beach and HBO's L...


  • Lynne Koplitz

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    Born in New York, but raised in Florida, Lynne Koplitz never lost her Long Island bite. After graduating from Troy University in 1992 with a degree in Theatre Arts and receiving a masters in Education Language Arts, Lynne began following her passion into comedy. Since that day, she has experienced a whirlwind of success on both stage and television. Lynne became the first woman since Roseanne Barr...


  • Esther Ku

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    Esther Ku is a comedian, actress and musician but mostly comedian because that’s what she told me to write first. I am her stenographer. (Not really, but she wants you to think she has a stenographer because she doesn’t want you to think she wrote her own bio.) In 2008, Ku was selected as the only female comedian from New York City to advance to the Las Vegas Semi-Finals in NBC’s Last Comic Sta...


  • Lisa Landry

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    Lisa Landry came up through the famed New York City comedy circuit to become an audience favorite at clubs, colleges and theaters across the country. Landry has appeared on CBS's "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" & "The Bonnie Hunt Show" on NBC. She starred in her own half hour Special, "Comedy Central Presents Lisa Landry". And a nationwide vote catapulted...


  • Joe List

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    Since starting his comedy career just weeks after graduating high school in 2000 comedian Joe List has been impressing and delighting audiences and fellow comedians all over the country. Joe quickly began rising to the top of the competitive comedy scene in his hometown of Boston, Massachusetts prompting one local headliner to call Joe 'the future of Boston comedy'. However Joe has now set his si...


  • Leighann Lord

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    Smart, sexy, savvy, and funny, Leighann Lord’s "heads up humor" is stand-up comedy at it’s finest. Inspired by the brilliance of George Carlin, the smooth jazz style of Franklyn Ajaye, and the elegance of Rita Rudner, Leighann has crafted her own unique brand of Thinking Cap Comedy. It’s no wonder she received the NYC Black Comedy Award for "The Most Thought Provok...


  • Al Lubel

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    Al Lubel became a lawyer to please his mother and a comedian to please himself (which did not please his mother). After graduating from law school in Florida, Al moved to Los Angeles, passed the California Bar Exam on his first try and wouldn't you know it, immediately began the practice of stand-up comedy. Lawyer by day and comedian by night, Al was doing justice to neither. At comedy clubs, the ...


  • Carmen Lynch

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    Carmen Lynch is a NYC-based comedian who recently made her second appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman. She's been a semi-finalist on NBC's Last Comic Standing and has performed several times for the troops in Iraq and Kuwait. Carmen has also appeared on Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer & HBO Canada's Funny As Hell. For other exciting stuff follow her on twitter ...


  • Joe Matarese

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    Joe's talent for turning real life struggles into comedic gems quickly landed him appearances on the most sought after TV and radio shows including Chelsea Lately (which he is a regular on), The Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comedy Central Presents (his very own 1/2 hour special), Comedy.TV, The Howard Stern Show and Breuer Unleashed on Sirius Satel...


  • Tom McCaffrey

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    Tom McCaffrey was born and raised in Manhattan. When he was just 11 years old he was plucked from his elementary school by modern dance guru Jacques D'amboise, who was scouting for dance talent, and performed with 25 other kids on the 56th Annual Academy Awards alongside Irene Cara. When he was 14 he auditioned for Manhattan's prestigious LaGuardia Performing Arts High School and was accepted by t...


  • Liam McEneaney

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    LIAM McENEANEY has appeared on Comedy Central's "Premium Blend" and is a regular panelist on VH1's "Best Week Ever." Liam was head writer for The Humor Network, where his work was read on a regular basis by about two-and-a-half million readers. One of them worked at a vineyard and sent him two free bottles of wine. That was cool. Liam tours the country regularly, performing stand-up comedy and ...


  • Russ Meneve

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    There's a new name on the New York comedy scene that has people talking and laughing! Russ Meneve is on the fast track to becoming one of comedy's next big breakout stars. The Hawthorne, New Jersey native has been performing comedy in and around New York City for the past eight years, where he has honored his skills to an edge as sharp as his material. Nowhere was this more evident than on NBC-TV'...


  • Bobby Miyamoto

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      BOBBY MIYAMOTO BIO Bobby Miyamoto has made appearances on Comedy Central, CBS’s "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and "Comics Unleashed." He has also been featured on the Animal Planet, TBS and TruTv. Bobby grew up in Boise, Idaho. He began his career writing comedy for Premiere Radio Networks where he wrote comedy for radio stations all around the country. ...


  • 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 ...


  • Rob O'Reilly

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    With an appearances on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, NBC’s America’s Got Talent and on the Tonight Show as Jay Leno’s correspondent, 24 year-old Rob O’Reilly is quickly gaining a reputation as an up-and-coming comedian to watch in New York City. It all began in Cleveland, Ohio, where Rob made his stand-up debut at a high school talent show and later won the city&rs...


  • Rob Paravonian

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    After growing up in the Chicago area, son of a first-generation Armenian-American school teacher who was also involved with local politics, Rob Paravonian went to college at USC in Los Angeles and now lives in New York . Rob writes and performs comedy and music and is a regualar at New York stand-up clubs and alternative comedy spaces. He also tours the country playing colleges and comedy clubs ev...


  • Dat Phan

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    Dat Phan is the Original Winner of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and is a Headlining Comedian touring live across the U.S. He has made numerous TV and movie appearances including “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, “The Family Guy” voiceover, and “Cellular”and he has appeared on "The Tyra Banks Show" discussing racial diversity. Most rece...


  • Lukas Seely

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    Lukas Seely started comedy back in his hometown of Billings, MT then relocated to Seattle in 2004. Lukas soon became a crowd favorite in Seattle Comedy scene and had since moved to Los Angeles, California where he regularly performs. The comedic poise he brings to the stage is impressive. He makes audiences feel as if they were sitting at home in front of the fire place. His stories about his l...


  • Dan Soder

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    Originally from Aurora, CO, Dan Soder started doing stand up at 21 while attending the University of Arizona. After two years of playing clubs and casinos all over the southwest, Dan decided he'd had enough of extreme heat and venomous animals so he moved to New York to get serious about stand-up. When he's not napping or being lazy you can see Dan perform at clubs all over the city. You can also ...


  • Josh Spear

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    Josh Spear  /jäSH spi(?)r/  An unconventional hybrid of culture and lifestyles born from urban, suburban, nightlife, pop-culture, college-life and street-life with an upper class and lower class perspective. I’m up there talking about everything, just looking for the right topic, not developing into the same comic as all the others I have never been in or out of fashion becau...


  • Baron Vaughn

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    Actor/comedian Baron Vaughn just wrapped on the second season of the USA Network show FAIRLY LEGAL in Vancouver.  When he isn’t shooting, he performs stand-up at clubs around the country. He has also performed at numerous comedy festivals including the HBO Comedy Festival in Aspen, the Comedy Central Festival in South Beach and the 2010 Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival. As a c...


  • Mike Vecchione

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    Born in Youngstown, Ohio and raised Italian American and Catholic. My father was involved in a family business and my mother was/is an elementary school teacher. As a family, we moved back and forth between northeast Ohio and South Florida throughout my childhood. Started playing contact football at age 9 in Florida and wrestling at age 13 in Ohio. My senior year of high school I placed second in ...


  • Sheng Wang

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    Taiwan born, Houston raised and SF Bay Area based, Sheng Wang performs comedy focused on personal experiences and insightful observations of the mundane with intense honesty and ill logic. His refreshingly affable stage presence combined with a healthy penchant for absurdity and self deprecation make his comedy universally hilarious. He is the recipient of last year's "Dan Crawford Scholarship" aw...


  • Rusty Ward

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    Rusty Ward has established himself as one of the most watched and talked comedians online. His videos have been viewed more than 25 million times and have been featured on MSNBD, E!, VH1 and CNN. He is currently the head writer for BarelyPolitical.com where he produces and stars in satirical videos that take aim at politicians, pop culture and the media. Rusty started his career as a standup comi...


  • Reese Waters

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    When New York Magazine chose Reese Waters as one of the city’s Ten Comedians To Watch, few realized just how quickly his star would rise. From nightly co-hosting The Daily Line on what is now NBC SportsNetwork to back to back appearances on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and The Late Show with David Letterman in Spring, 2011, unanimous praise for the cool and collected Waters just a...


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