New York Comedy Club
When Aida was a teenager one of her relatives declared that she would end up a statistic, she did, she is 1 out of the 10 to make it to the finals of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Aida Rodriguez’s ͞edgy, raw and in your face͟ style of comedy has set her apart in a world that celebrates funny over double standards. Catching the eye of some of the most recognizable names in Comedy, she is creating a lane of her own. Roseanne Barr doesn’t understand why Aida doesn’t have her own show yet and Keenan Ivory Wayans told the world that she is ͞like a dose of truth serum͟. As a single mom of two, Aida has honed and nurtured her craft all while juggling the daily grind and stresses of family and career. While providing endless material, family remains the heart of the Aida Rodriguez experience. ͞Suddenly, the pages of my journal have become a laughing matter!͟ Aida is a regular on some of the nation’s most iconic comedy stages. She has also hosted and/or been featured on numerous television and radio broadcast programs including but not limited to, Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show, two-time host of the PBS’s Imagen Awards, Fox’s Laughs, Nickelodeon’s Mom’s Night Out, Parental Discretion, as well as NuVo’s Stand Up and Deliver seasons 1&2 and The Wedding Zinger. Aida recently was featured in Robert DeNiro’s latest film The Comedian after being handpicked by director Taylor Hackford which will be released December 2016 and will appear on Showtime this fall as the Shaq’s All Star Comedy Jam’s first Latina. When she’s not on your television or a local stage, you can catch Aida following another childhood dream of becoming Bob Hope, Aida serves yearly on USO and MWR tours; making her an international performer
I am Josh Adam Meyers. I am a comedian. I am from Baltimore, Maryland. I live in Los Angeles, CA. I am the creator and host of The Goddamn Comedy Jam which will be on Comedy Central in 2016. I was a “New Face” at Just For Laughs Montreal in 2013. I have performed at NYCF 15, JFL 15 and Moontower Comedy Fest 16. Catch me at my home club, the Hollywood Improv, every Saturday Night at 11:30pm.
Described by LA Weekly as “a comic who’s got big ideas and big plans to go big places,” Byron Bowers is a stand-up comedian and actor that has toured nationally with Dave Chappelle, Hannibal Buress, John Caparulo, and The Eric Andre Show Live. Byron won the Big Sky International Comedy Competition and was named by LA Weekly as a “Comedy Act to Watch”. He was also featured as a New Face at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. Byron performed on the main stage at the Oddball Comedy Festival, sharing the spotlight with Louis CK, Jim Gaffigan, Sarah Silverman and others. Byron’s appeared on The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim, Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party, on the reboot of BET’s Comic View and he made his late night debut on The Pete Holmes Show and followed that with an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. He was also featured in the last season of MTV’s Guy Code. In 2016 alone he performed at the Famous Hollywood Bowl to 12,000 people with Flying Lotus, Thundercat, and George Clinton. He is in the film THE 4TH written and directed by Andre Hyland and also appears in KUSO which recently got into Sundance this year. His TV credits include season 3 of The Meltdown on Comedy Central, Funny as Hell in Montreal for Canada HBO, and Vice Land TV. He has also performed at many festivals this year including Montreal Comedy Festival, SXSW, Life is Beautiful, Austin City Limits, RIOT, SF Sketchfest and Blue Whale Comedy Festival. Byron appears regularly at The Comedy Store, The Comedy and Magic Club, The Hollywood Improv, The Nerdist Theater, and various Colleges and Clubs throughout the nation.
Charlie Pickering spent ten years travelling the world as an award winning stand-up comedian before settling into the closest thing he had to a day job since he left his legal studies behind. As host of The Project for 5 years, Charlie was at the centre of one of Australian television’s most daring experiments – re-defining the way that hundreds of thousands of Australians see the news. Charlie chose to wrap up with The Project at the start of 2014 so that he could focus on his stand up and some other exciting projects and in 2015 he returned to our TV screens as host of his own hotly anticipated show for the ABC, The Weekly with Charlie Pickering which returned for a second series in early 2016.
Nikki Glaser is a comedian, writer, and host whose television appearances have included The Tonight Show, CONAN, and Last Comic Standing. She was the co-host of the MTV late night talk show, Nikki & Sara LIVE, as well as the popular podcast, You Had To Be There. She lives in New York City, performing nightly at clubs such as The Comedy Cellar and The Stand, and travels frequently as a nationally touring headliner. Nikki can currently be seen as a regular contestant on Comedy Central’s @Midnight and will guest star on the upcoming season of Inside Amy Schumer
New-York based Marina Franklin is emerging as one of the hottest comedians in the comedy scene today, with such notable appearances as Chapelle’s Show, NBC’s Last Comic Standing Season II, VH1’s Black to the Future, Oxygen’s Girls Behaving Badly, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, and Showtime at The Apollo. She is a favorite in Comedy Festivals across the world, like Montreal’s Just For Laughs, New York Underground Comedy Festival, Ireland’s Kilkenny Comedy Festival, and Nashville’s Bonnaroo Music Festival. Franklin’s career in entertainment wasn’t always in stand-up comedy; originally from Chicago, she made her acting debut at the Illinois Rep Theatre. She then quickly realized her love for acting and went on to pursue a MFA in acting at Syracuse University. Franklin is viciously likeable, if there is such a thing.
 Known to colleagues and audiences as "Sim", Simeon Goodson is a native son of Brooklyn who's been hitting the city's comedy clubs, bars, and taverns since 2004 in pursuit of a dream. He has performed at a variety of world famous venues including Caroline's on Broadway and Stand Up NY. Simeon Goodson has an extensive internet following with well over sixteen twitter followers. He can be seen as an irreverent radio host in the popular web series "D.Lemon in the Morning" (  Sim defines his comedy style as a verbal manifestation of his inner conflict. Constantly battling within are opposing forces, on one hand urging him to be an upstanding citizen and on the other an intimate desire to punch you in the face. His clever writing and unconventional delivery allow him to do both. Check out Sim online at
Molly Austin has been seen on Tru TV, Comedy Central and MTV. She loves comedy and honestly doesn't like sneezes. You can check her out at
Subhah’s unique perspective comes from growing up Indian-American in the mid-west. Strict parents in a suburban world led Subhah down a path of exploration and what came from it is a voice that is fast becoming one of the funniest up and coming comedians in New York City. Subhah has a relentless work ethic has been detailed in the PBS series Modern Comedian. She has also been featured on TruTV, Comedy Central, and MTV. When she’s not touring colleges and clubs around the country you can catch her making regular appearances at the Stand Comedy Club in New York City.
Jamie Roberts is a name synonymous with many things including determined, focused, and laugh out loud funny. He possesses a persona that warms up the crowd and brings down the house. Jamie’s comedic timing and ability to turn any situation humorous has made him into one of the most sort after hosts in the New York City area. From film to the stage, Jamie is a comic’s comic – you never know what he may say or do next. Who would have thought this Long Island native would have what it takes to make it in the big city? Jamie is currently the executive producer and weekly host of the longest running Sunday show in NYC called Sunday Night Live. He is also the founder and executive director of Comedy With A Purpose. A business in which he uses comedy to address some serious social matters. With his clean cut good looks, insatiable charm, and cutting edge comedy, Jamie Roberts is the one to watch in the upcoming yea
Born and raised on the gritty streets of Queens, Matt used comedy as a means of defending himself from bullies and gangsters. It worked 62% of the time. Matt is also an actor, a magician, and a hypnotist. In the last 7years, he's performed on several thousand shows. Matt is best known as a castmember of MTV's Joking Off
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 reci...
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" and she just finished production on MTV's "Hot Mess." Recently, she made her television stand-up debut on TV Guide's "Stand-up in Stilettos." You can also see her on the upcoming season of Showtime's Californication.  
Mark Demayo is a retired cop turned stand-up comedian. Popular in clubs throughout the city, he can also be seen on Optimum's The Unmovers and in his acclaimed one main show "20 and Out"
Gibran Saleem was born in North Carolina and raised in Virginia in a Pakistani household. He started comedy while attending graduate school at New York University. While attending school he was individually handpicked as an MVP nominee on the national TBS Rooftop Comedy College Competition and was a 2-time recipient of the UCB diversity scholarship. Gibran is the only comedian to ever be chosen as a finalist for both the Stand-Up NBC and NBC Late Night program; where he was 1 of 6 individuals hand selected over 1,000 submissions. Gibran has been featured on MTV, TV Land, Popcorn Flix, PBS, CUNY TV, VOA, Elite Daily, and Cosmopolitan and performed his stand-up television debut on Gotham Comedy Live for AXS TV. Gibran was the focus of an international documentary on NHK TV called Asian Dreamers: Brown is Funny. He has been featured nationally in festivals across the country as well as winning 1st place in the Hoboken comedy festival. Gibran is a staple among college campuses and travels throughout the year. He can also be seen on season 2 of Better Things on FX.
Sean Donnelly is a comedian. Sean Donnelly grew up in NY and now lives in Brooklyn with his wife and dog Rickles. Sean has a beard and loves making people laugh.
Giulio Gallarotti is a standup comedian and actor from Brooklyn, NY. Giulio has appeared on MTV shows such as Girl Code and Totally Clueless where he was a recurring cast member. As a standup comedian he has appeared on Gotham Comedy Live on AXStv, No Small Talk on Tidal and won backstages 360 comedy festival. Giulio has been featured in the New York Comedy Festival five years in a row where he headlined his own show in 2015. @notjulio
Pat Dixon is a stand-up comedian, journalist and television personality who lives and works in New York City. A victim of violent crime (Dixon was nearly murdered in 2004) he created and hosts "The New York City Crime Report with Pat Dixon." The show incorporates humor and focuses exclusively on court and criminal activity in America's largest and most-storied city. Pat has appeared on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend”, “The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (CBS), “The World Stands Up” (BBC), “Very Funny Live”(TBS) and his own half hour special “Comedy Central Presents: Pat Dixon”. He has also appeared as a correspondent for E! Television, CMT, VH1 and the Fox News program “Red Eye.”
Mike Recine is either the smartest dumb guy or the dumbest smart guy in the room. He’s performed stand-up on Conan, written for the MTV Video Music Awards, performed as a New Face in the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, and been nominated for Time Out New York’s Joke of the Year. Since his first open mic as a teenager in Jersey, he’s performed at nearly every comedy venue in NYC, blending observation and personal storytelling with a pitch-perfect dark wit. Catch him live across NYC to see one of the only guys Brooklyn hipsters and Jersey slobs can agree on.
The World's Most Famous Retired Porn Star joins as the new co-host for our show.
Pete Lee's comedy is candy coated with a dash of mean. Pete mixes cutting punchlines with an underdog perspective to absolutely roast himself on stage. His likable style and self-deprecating humor have made him one of the hottest acts today. He made his television debut on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. Since then, he has been a standout at the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. His comedy CD Gasmoney plays in regular rotation on XM and Sirius Satellite Radio. He is a regular on the Bob and Tom radio show. Recently, he was selected as a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, filmed his own Comedy Central Presents special and played a doctor on CBS' As the World Turns. His growing popularity placed him 7th out of the top 100 comedians in Comedy Central's Standup Showdown. Pete also proved that his humor transcends demographic boundaries by winning Country Music Television's Next Big Comic. In addition to standup, Pete also loves writing, directing and editing web shows. A few years back, Pete created a web show called Unsportsmanlike Conduct, which attracted the attention of the NFL. This earned Pete a role in the NFL Network pilot titled After Further Review. Most recently, he created Pete Lee's Internet Freak Show, which earned him a spot as a cast member on the FUSE TV's new show, Special Videos Unit: Video on Trial. Pete can be seen weekly on the web and TV, as well as touring the country. If you haven't heard of Pete Lee yet, prepare to tell other people!
Rachel Feinstein grew up outside Washington DC, in the mean streets of Bethesda, MD.  She maintained a healthy D+ average in school, while finding time to mock and imitate her loved ones.   Rachel moved to New York at 17  to start her career as an actress and slowly developed her character-driven stand-up act, whi...
Hot off a killer run on this season's America's Got Talent (being only comedian to be voted into the semi-finals), Dan Naturman is also known to his fans as the "real winner" of Last Comic Standing 2, Dan was the favorite of celebrity "judges" Drew Carey and Brett Butler. Dan Naturman began performing stand-up co...