comedycafe

This user hasn't shared any biographical information


Posts by comedycafe

April 28-30: Shaun Latham with Miguel Dalmau and Elijah Holbrook

Shaun Latham incites uncontrollable laughter in audiences with his no-holds-barred brand of observational humor and riffs on dating, discount sites, hip hop culture, and other everyday life situations and scenarios.
With his first big screen appearance in the independent film “I’m Not Like That No More” alongside Paul Rodriguez and Felipe Esparza in 2009, Shaun showed his range as an all-around performer. In 2013, Shaun was a featured headliner on NUVOtv’s “Stand up and Deliver” season 2, as well as an invited guest to the first ever Oslo, Norway Comedy Festival.
Gabriel Iglesias is a huge fan of Shaun’s talents and gave him the “Fluffy” stamp of approval by bringing him on the road for 2 international tours. (Fluffyshop, Stand up Revolution). Shaun made his Network television premiere on Season 1 of Comedy Central’s “Stand Up Revolution” and was brought back for a second appearance on Season 3 in 2014.
Shaun was named #2 in “OC WEEKLY’s top 5 comics to watch” in 2015! “Shaun has the gift for gab on the stage and never fails to cap on audience members with the greatest of wit-filled ease. Our advice? Stop what you’re doing and get on board with #TeamLazyEye. You won’t be sorry.” – Ali Lerman, OC Weekly.

With a perfect balance of polished act and incredible crowd-work, Shaun Latham will absolutely provide you with a show full of side-splitting laughter and great next day water cooler-conversation!

April 21-23: Paul Hooper

An only child with OCD, Paul Hooper channels his dysfunction into a cathartic harangue. He has an undeniable likability that he plays to the hilt through his bullet proof rants. This native of Charlotte, North Carolina, now residing in New York City, has been featured on Red Eye with Tom Shillue, at the HBO Comedy Festival in Vegas, Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, Oregon, the Boston Comedy Festival, Michael Moore and Jeff Garlin’s Traverse City Comedy Arts Festival, the Vancouver Comedy Fest and was a finalist in the 30th Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition. A seasoned headliner, Paul has performed in forty two states and ten countries, including two armed forces tours. HIs debut solo album, “Tense and Uncomfortable” was released with Stand Up! Records, and is available on i-Tunes.

April 14-16: Mark Poolos with Nate Armbruster and Jonah Jurkens

Mark Poolos was born and raised in Edina, Minnesota. To start his career he co-starred in two independent films “Attack of the Killer Snow Cone Zombies” and “Joanie Loves Furbies”. He did more films, some commercials and some theater but it wasn’t enough, so he began his stand-up comedy career. Mark stands 6’7″ weighs in at 350 technically a giant however he is very weak and a wimp. In his routines he weaves story of his life as a bumbling jolly giant in his fast engaging story telling style. He has been compared to Louie Anderson. Mark is a true road dog, performing in 40 states and all across Canada. Mark’s ultimate dream is to do a film that people actually will have seen.
ACHIEVEMENTS:
Laughs on fox WGN America
The Bob and Tom Show
Sirius/XM Satellite Radio
Comcast Trial By Laughter – *Winner
Comedy 10k – *Finalist
Laughing Skull Comedy Festival – *Finalist

April 7-9: Shaun Jones with Eric Clark and Eric Lewis Baker

Shaun Jones has traveled worldwide entertaining crowds, using many of his personal life experiences to get a good laugh. Like an accomplished chef, Shaun’s comedy combines a cup of truth, a tablespoon of originality, and a double twist of humor. When Shaun takes the stage, he mixes his talents before the audience, bakes his show just right and serves up a unique dish to satisfy everyone’s laughter appetite.

Shaun has appeared on several national television shows, such as B.E.T’s “Comic View”, B.E.T’s “One Mic Stand”, BounceTV’s “Off The Chain” & Showtime’s “1 Amendment”. In 2003 he made his motion picture debut in the movie “Shade” as a crooked poker player, Mr. Ose, which starred Sylverster Stallone & Jamie Foxx. Shaun continues to travel the world entertaining audiences and serving them with hearty laughter and his quick-witted humor.

March 24-26: Fritz and Brian Hicks

Brian Hicks, has taken the comedy world by storm with his insightful views on what people find funny. The laughs come fast and frequently, since he has spent the last 15 years honing his craft at clubs and theaters across the country. Brian specializes in giving every audience a hilarious and singular comedic experience. His unique talent consists of clever material and unparalleled audience interaction, which he combines seamlessly with his lightning quick wit. Brian has incredible instincts and an undeniable ability to make audiences laugh. He has shared the stage with such notables as Kevin Nealon, Louie Anderson, Gilbert Gottfried, Craig Ferguson, Tommy Chong, Emo Phillips, Wendy Liebman and many others.

Fritz is a midwest boy with a global sense of humor. Quick wit at a laid back pace. Fritz has had audiences laughing since taking to the stage in 1999. Fritz is a man with a microphone and a sharp sense of sarcasm. Covering everything from his childhood to the night before last, Fritz is plain and simple funny.

March 17-19: Darren Carter with Phil Davidson and Patrick Tomlinson

When Darren Carter takes the stage, he takes the audience with him. A whirlpool of impressions and observations with on-point improvisation keeps the crowd rolling through the night, and on through the morning if they’re lucky.. From The Tonight Show with Jay Leno to Be Cool with John Travolta, to Comedy Central, BET and Showtime, the aptly named “Party Starter”, and sometimes even “Rooster”, gets recognized on the daily by his many adoring fans. See what all the fuss is about and join the party! Darren Carter style.

March 10-12 – Vladimir Caamano with Geoff LaFleur and Steve Springer

Headliner Details: With the name “Vladimir,” few people expect a Dominican from The Bronx to take the stage. His comedic style is the fruit of an immigrant Dominican family living in the cultural mecca that is New York City and is described as an elegant combination of urban grit and intellect. He began polishing his wit in the concrete jungles of The Bronx and Washington Heights and after graduating from Wesleyan University launched into Standup Comedy.
He is an NBC Standup for Diversity Finalist and has been featured on “Gotham Comedy Live” on AXS.TV, and NUVO TV’s “Standup and Deliver”. Vladimir tours nationally and is a regular in the New York scene performing at The Stand, Gotham Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, and the Comic Strip Live. He is also a Diversity Scholarship Winner at The People’s Improv Theater where he is also taking writing courses. Whether discussing his Mother’s obsession with Tropicana orange juice, traveling to college without luggage, or telling stories of his outrageous dad, you will enjoy this artist weave a hilarious fabric of truth and absurdity. .

March 3-5: “The Swinger” David Scott with Chris Smith and William Krolowitz

The Swinger David Scott is more than just a stand-up comedian. He is an entertainer and showman with a show that has been called “Sharp-witted”, “Clever”, “Classy” and “Pure Energy.
Not only is there great stand-up comedy but there is so much more. There’s a straight jacket. There’s the “World’s Most Dangerous Bit in Comedy”. Even a little mind reading. Not to mention one of the best finales in the business that takes the audience on an incredibly funny journey through 4 decades of music.

The Swinger David Scott has been featured on HBO and Comedy Central, is the host of his own nationally syndicated radio show and also happens to be the Guinness World Record Holder for Longest Stand-Up Comedy show by an Individual at 40 hours and 8 minutes.
Forget everything you think you know about Stand-up Comedy. This is a show unlike anything you have ever seen.

Feb 25-27: Luke Ashlocke

Glasgow, Scotland native Luke Ashlocke arrived in the United States on a mission. From the minute he stepped onto the comedy scene he has been making waves. From Appearances on The Comedy Network’s; “The Great Canadian Laugh Off” and “The Montreal Comedy Festival” to The CWB’s “The Daily Buzz” and NBC’s “Night Shift” and”New Day”, to reviews such as “Funny As Hell” -Good Times Magazine, Long Island, NY & “This is what live stand up is supposed to be” – Weird Magazine, Austin, TX. Luke is one of the hardest working comics in the industry today. In 2011 Luke was voted break out artist of the year at the Los Angeles Comedy Awards and won BEST Actor for his role in “Vicky and Sam” at the London Film Festival. You can hear Luke’s unique brand of humor on one of his three Albums- “Ill be Nicer When You Are Smarter”, “If My Jokes Dont Kill Them Im Sure This Gun Will Help”, and “Head Full of Tales” or on Bob and Tom and XM radio station RAWDOG on heavy rotation. Apologies, we had to switch phones a couple times to complete this interview, but what Luke has to say about writing a comedy act is well worth sticking with it!

Feb 18-20: Quinn Dahle with Michael Quu and Tim Hunter

With appearances on The Tonight Show, Showtime, Comedy Central, Lopez Tonight and Carson Daly, Quinn is a smart, clean and witty stand-up comic with impeccable timing. He has worked with such names as Robin Williams, Drew Carey, Tim Allen, Dane Cook, Dana Carvey, Norm McDonald, Jon Lovitz, Bill Maher, Frank Caliendo, David Alan Grier, John Witherspoon, Tommy Chong, John Pinette and Harland Williams. Originally from Minnesota, Quinn has lived in Colorado and Arizona before settling in Los Angeles, California to pursue a career in comedy. He tours from coast to coast and has even entertained our troops as far away as Japan. Quinn’s comedy appeals to all age groups and ethnicities and he loves to talk about them all. Being married to a Mexican-American girl from east L.A., he is never short of material. However, audiences often come back just for his improvisational crowd work where he can be the most spontaneous. Quinn is currently developing a sit-com based on his life and looks forward to using the silver screen to further build his fan base.