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Rich Vos is an incredibly gifted comic who not only has sharp, insightful material, but he is also a master at working the crowd. Hisability to perform in front of any audience has landed him television shows as varied as being the first white comic on Def Jam to performing on the View. Rich was the breakout star of NBC's Last Comic Sta...
Sean Patton is a comedian based in Los Angeles and New York, by way of New Orleans. He began doing stand-up in the Crescent City and have since performed in comedy clubs across the US and Canada, as well as The Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2011), Just for Laughs Chicago (2013), Just for Laughs Toronto (2013), and Just for Laughs Montreal (2008, 2010, 2012). He's performed on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham (2009), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2010), and Conan (2011, 2013). 2013 also marked the release of his Comedy Central Half Hour. More recently, He's been on @midnight (2014, 2015) and will be on the second seasons of The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail (2015) and This Is Not Happening (2015, 2017), Showtime's Live from SXSW (2017) and TruTv's Comedy Knockout (2016, 2017) As for acting, He's appeared on IFC'S Maron, Comedy Central's Inside Amy Schumer and TruTV's Those who can't. Those are the things I’ve done that I’m proud of. For a list of things I’ve done that I’m not so proud of... yeah right, you ain’t never gonna know that! I love what I do, some of you will too (thanks!), and some of you will not (but thanks for coming). I want to share myself with you, whomever you are.
A Los Angeles native, Wendi Starling is a comedian and writer currently living in New York City. She has been featured on Fuse TV and Playboy Radio. Wendi co-produces the monthly variety show Glamourpuss and is the co-creator of Our Big Apartment Show!
I AM NIMESH PATEL. If you Google me, I am the first result. And most every other Nimesh Patel is a doctor. Which means if my parents Google me, they get their son, and then a list of everything they wanted their son to be. I AM NIMESH PATEL I like family, sarcasm, water, the Lakers, and dancing while drunk. I AM A WRITER I wrote for the 2016 Oscars with Chris Rock. I hope to write for you, too (if you pay me). I AM A STAND-UP COMEDIAN I say things people find funny. On stage. My idols are Larry David, Chris Rock, and Patrice O'Neal. I AM NOT AN ASSHOLE If you've not read David Foster Wallace's "This is Water," go read it. It guides a lot of my everyday life. There is more to me, but I am not unrealistic. I don't even want to write my biography, why would you want to read it? I hope you like me as a person so far.
Michelle Wolf is a stand-up comedian who writes and performs on "Late Night with Seth Meyers." She has also written for the television series "Girl Code" and the 2014 Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2014, Wolf was named one of the New Faces of Comedy at the Just For Laughs comedy festival.
Megan Gailey grew up in Indianapolis, the perfect town to raise a delusional upper-middle class Midwestern socialite. With a love of flirting and vacationing, it was a natural fit to leave the monotonous exercise schedule for a life of stand-up. Gailey recently made her late-night debut on The Conan O’Brien Show, she was a part of the 2015 Just For Laughs "New Faces", a finalist in NYC’s Laughing Devil Fest, a featured performer at the Traverse City Winter Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival and Comedy Expo. Megan was recently featured in Chicago Magazine and Marie Claire Magazine for her comedic risk taking and amazing dresses. And she has finally performed alongside enough famous people that her older brothers no longer hate her. Megan just wrapped Season 1 of Ladylike for MTV and will next be seen on the upcoming season of Adam Devine’s House Party on Comedy Central. Megan works and applies makeup at a fanatical pace. She continues to search for a rich husband, just in case.
Pat Brown was voted "Most Humorous" by her high school class which turns out to be the only thing they were actually, ever right about. The "Great Cootie" scare, that same year?...all a hoax.   Pat Brown's style is "girl comedy, guy approved". As a proud and self-declared "Tomgirl", Pat moves deftly from both gender knowledge bases to craft funny life stories and experiences that are relatable and unique. Well regarded as a great writer and a seasoned performer, Pat’s success can be attributed to her smart playful and infectious onstage presence.  Pat is a native of Kansas City, MO and honed her comedic style in the performance driven comedy clubs of Atlanta, GA where Chris Tucker and Monique got their comedy start. Pat's talents were soon recognized and she was given the opportunity to tour as a feature for Brett Butler, "One of the best experiences of my life".  Pat Brown is the Winner of "Best Female Comic" at Las Vegas Comedy Festival and the 2013 Winner of the She Devil Comedy Festival. She has appeared on Laughs on Fox, Gotham Axis Live, and One Mic Stand hosted by Kevin Hart. Pat was a fan favorite of BET's Comic View with more than 8 appearances on the show which lead to a writer position for hosts, Ricky Smiley and Sommore. She has appeared on NBC's Comic's Unleashed, and Comedy Central's Laffapoolza. She is a highly sought-after panelist appearing on Fox's Good Day NY, She Said She Said, Internet Action Force and can be heard on Sirius Radio The Foxhole. Pat is a regular on the podcast FriendsLikeUs on Itunes.  Her recent and most notably movie appearances include: White Water, as "Ms. Sophie", Blood Ties alongside Zoe Saldana and Three Can Play That Game. Pat brings her improvisation background to all her stand-up shows, being an accomplished improv actor with UCB in NY, Blacktop Circus and Laughing Matters.  Come to a Pat Brown show and become a fan. Become a fan and subscribe to Pat's website:  Twitter: @patbrownshow Instagram: @patbrownshow Facebook fanpage: Comedian Pat Brown            
Jared Freid is a NYC based comedian. He has been featured on Tru TV’s “NFL Full Contact,” MTV’s “Failosophy,” and more recently on AXS TV’s “Gotham Comedy Live.” He is also a writer for TotalFratMove, BroBible, and HeTexted. Each week you can find a new original column on and his dating advice column on In addition to writing he is also the host of the JTrain Podcast and the creator of the “Frat Dude Goes To” series where he travels the country interviewing “Bros” at wild events like the Carolina Cup and the AVN Awards. Follow him on twitter @JTrain56 for all of his weekly content.
D.C. Benny is a New York based stand up comic has been performing his story-telling style of stand-up comedy for the last 20 years. He tells stories about his unusual life and acts out each character, which adds another dimension of comedy to his funny narratives. He has acted in multiple national commercials, television shows, and feature films while constantly writing and producing a multitude of projects in every medium. D.C. currently resides in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife and animals.
Born in the Great State of New Jersey, Dean’s comedy comes in large part from his unique background of being the son of a Palestinian father and a Sicilian mother. Dean, an award winning comedian who was at one time a practicing attorney, co-starred on Comedy Central’s “The Axis of Evil” Comedy TV special. He is the co-creator of Comedy’s critically acclaimed Internet series “The Watch List” featuring a cast of all Middle Eastern-American comedians performing stand up and sketch comedy. Dean has appeared twice on ABC’s “The View,” on the nationally syndicated TV series “Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen” and was one of five comedians profiled in the recent one hour TV Special entitled: “Stand Up: Muslim-American Comics Come of Age” which aired in the US on PBS and internationally on BBC World and Al Jazeera. Dean co-directed and co-produced the award winning documentary “The Muslims Are Coming!” featuring a tour of American-Muslim comedians performing free comedy shows across the heartland of America in the hopes of using comedy to foster understanding and dispel misconceptions about Muslims. The film also features special guest interviews with various well known people including: “The Daily Show’s” Jon Stewart and Assif Mandvi, Russell Simmons, Soledad O’Brien and Ali Velshi, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow, comedians Lewis Black, David Cross, Lizz Winstead and Colin Quinn as well as Congressman Keith Ellison, and many more. The film is now available on Netfilx, iTunes and Amazon. Dean co-created the comedy show “Stand up for Peace” along with Jewish comic Scott Blakeman which they perform at colleges across the country in support of peace in the Middle East and as a way of fostering understanding between Arab, Muslim and Jewish-Americans. He is a also columnist for The Daily Beast and writes frequently for as well as other publications.
Will Miles is a New York based comedian.  He has been featured in the New York Times, Buzzfeed, Huffington Post, Time Out Chicago, the Village Voice, and was voted one of the funniest comedians of 2014 by Brightest Young Things.  In 2014, he was a featured performer in Comedy Central's New York Comedy Festival and appeared on Saturday Night Live. He has also been heard on The Moth and on National Public Radio's All Things True show. On top of these things, Will has toured with Hannibal Buress since 2011.  In 2015, Will was featured on truTV's Friends Of The People, Fusion TV's Come Here And Say That, and MTV2's Uncommon Sense.
Thomas J. Kelly was born to be on television. During the summers most kids go to day camp, space camp, or a sports camp as a teen Thomas J. Kelly went to TV Camp. Since his freshman year of college, Tom has had an On and Off camera career ranging from cable access television to network shows. Ever since in elementary school, Tom was always a bit of an outsider. In high school here learned there are two ways to keep from getting your butt kicked 1) making people laugh and 2) screaming like a girl. At a certain point Tom realized making people laugh was much more dignified. In a recent appearance on ABC’s “The View” he revealed to America that his love of Star Trek helped him pass the time as he lost his virginity at a very late age. Kelly has managed to turn awkward and charming into a career. In High School he dreamed of being the next Letterman. Hosting is what he does best. As the warm up comedian for ABC’s “The View”, Tom gets the crowd going before the show and entertains them during the commercials. Tom moderates podcast available at featuring a cast of friends and experts who discuss pop-culture and ways for you to live your life. A review in The New York Times called “This Show Again” . . . funny, and listening to the show is like sitting at a neighborhood bar with friends.” Kelly is at a wonderful crossroads of his career. He can be seen warming up crowds for TV shows with celebrities during the day while doing his own thing at night. As the warm up comedian for Good Morning America’s Summer Concert Series, Tom is no stranger to large crowds. While opening for Miley Cyrus and the Jonas Brothers Tom, has performed for crowds of over 15,000 and 20,000 people respectively. His favorite concert was opening for a U2 concert at Fordham University with a crowd of 9,000 college students in the snow and mud. A versatile emcee, Tom has also opened for Usher, Kelly Clarkson, Fantasia, and Counting Crows among others. When time permits, Tom has also freelanced for “Live with Regis and Kelly”, “Fashionably Late with Stacy London” and “Head Games.” In addition to his work in a variety of clubs in the New York area, Tom is a pioneer in using the Internet to spread his comedic message. Tom turned his disdain for large weddings into the popular which gets over 2,000 visitors a month. Articles from Kelly’s wedding humor website have been cited in “In Touch” magazine and on numerous radio programs. Kelly created and starred in Internet based video series “The Little Merman.” is a docu-comedy about Tom’s quest to be the first male mermaid at Weeki Wachee Springs. The series follows Kelly as he quits comedy and moves from New York City to Weeki Wachee Springs, Florida to become and underwater performer and the first “merman” at the historic tourist attraction. During that time, Kelly really performed synchronized swimming shows in the park’s underwater theater. Tom has an extensive off camera and off microphone resume working in radio and television. He writes a daily comedic “prep sheet” for the United Stations Radio Networks which is syndicated to over 100 radio shows nationwide including “Elvis Duran and the Morning Show.” His TV resume includes experience at “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” where he saw several of his ideas make it to air, “Dateline: NBC”, “NBC Nightly News,” and “Elimidate” Tom’s segment “A Moment With Tom” is a regular feature on ABC’s The View. Tom has appeared in several episodes of Prime Time Live’s “What Would You Do?” on ABC. And perhaps most impressive is that he managed to write this entire bio about himself in the third person without saying “I” once.
Originally from New Jersey, Anthony DeVito is a NYC based comedian. He's appeared on CBS Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Comedy Central's Adam Devine's House Party, was one of the “New Faces” at the 2012 Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, has been on "This American Life," AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, Seeso's NY's Funniest and was the 2015 winner of Caroline's March Madness. He’s also performed at the 2014 Boston Comedy Festival, 2014 Laugh Your Asheville Off, 2014 Limestone Comedy Fest, 2013 Bridgetown Comedy Festival and 2013 SF Sketchfest. In addition to stand-up, he’s appeared on TV Land's The Jim Gaffigan Show, is a regular on Sirius XM's Bennington, has been published in Timeout NY and The New York Times.
Actor, writer and producer David Koechner is best known for his roles as Todd Packer on “The Office” and Champ Kind from “Anchorman” and “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.” Koechner recently received rave reviews for his role in the dark, twisted and film festival award-winning thriller “Cheap Thrills.” He stars in Paramount’s “Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse” and Legendary / Universal’s “Krampus,” both set to release in fall 2015. On the small screen, Koechner currently appears in Comedy Central’s “Another Period,” ABC’s “The Goldbergs” and voices a reoccurring character on FOX’s animated comedy “American Dad.”
One of the most innovative and surreal comedic artists to date: A staple of the NYC and LA Underground Comedy Scene. His life story is featured in "Getting It Right," a book by award-winning author Adrian LeBlanc, which will be published by Random House this fall. Rick Shapiro is known for his hilarious appearances in the HBO sitcom, "Lucky Louie," as the brother-in-law Jerry; this role proudly featured full frontal nudity. Rick has also been a featured performer on Conan O'Brien, Tough Crowd and Howard Stern, XM Radio: Opie and Anthony, Raw Dog and National Lampoon Radio. Rick has also performed on "Law and Order," "Deadline" and "Saturday Night Live." Rick was cast as a character on the spoof radio feature in the recently released Grand Theft Auto series. In a comedic look at public radio, Rick appears on a show debating health care as a down home medicine man named Mason Waylon. Rick has performed at the 2007 Edinburgh Comedy Fringe Festival where he received numerous 4 and 5 star reviews from publications such as Chortle, Metro, The List and others. This publicity then prompted Rick's 45 day tour throughout the UK. Rick then performed for two weeks at the Soho Theatre in London, The Glasgow Comedy Festival in Glasgow, Scotland, the Galway Comedy Festival in Ireland and then toured other various locations within England. Rick returned to Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2008 under promotional Management of Mick Perrin. In 2010 you can expect to see Rick in San Francisco, all-around Texas (in one location tbd, Rick will be taping his first DVD), Chicago and back on TV in Louie CK's FX show, Louie - Rick was in the pilot. In 2011, Rick will return to Toronto, Canada for his week-long performance at the famous Yuk Yuks Comedy Club; following that he will go on to tour Canada's great land. Also, Rick has just signed a 4-picture deal with Warner Brothers, so expect to see him on the big screen, come November 2011. Rick, although a long-time devout Lower East Side performer, now resides in Los Angeles, California. Rick Shapiro's CD Unconditional Love' can be found at,, iTunes and most digital retailers. Rick's second CD is scheduled to release shortly.
Nicole Byer is one of comedy’s fastest rising stars. As a breakout of MTV’s hit show, GIRL CODE, she holds over 166,000 Twitter followers and now regularly appears all over the network. She has previously appeared on MTV’s Failosophy, and NBC’s 30 Rock and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. You can see her perform regularly at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in LA and NY as part of her own teams and the famed ASSSCAT show.
Ryan Reiss is a comedian, writer and actor based in New York City. Ryan began his career as a comedian while attending college at NYU, and quickly became a favorite act on the scene. Ryan's quick wit, instant likeability and unique way of engaging any audience have made him one of the most sought after comedian's at the New York Clubs, and a favorite Audience Warm up performer. Ryan can be seen daily entertaining Fox studio audiences for the "M & J Morning show," "Huckabee," "CenterStage" on the YES Netowrk, and "Fox & Friends." When not performing live, Ryan has been seen as a Host on WE' s hit series "Three Men & a Chick Flick," MTV's TRL, Nickelodeon "U Pick Live," Fox "Red Eye," "M & J Morning show," and "Howard Stern Show." In addition to his television appearances, MTV took Ryan to Cancun where he wrote and co-produced "Jimmy Fallon & Drew Barrymore's Spring Break Face Off." He also helped develop ideas, and served as a staff comedy writer for Spike TV.
Rojo Perez is a New York-based comedian. Originally from Puerto Rico, Rojo moved to Florida for college and began performing stand-up comedy at age 20. In August 2017 he made his late night standup debut on TBS "Conan". As a cast member on MTV's Decoded, Rojo was featured on Comedy Central's Funny 'Cause It's True, Time Out New York and Univision's FLAMA. Rojo has also performed at top-tier comedy clubs across the country, such as the Comedy Studio in Boston, the Comedy Club on State in Madison, Cap City Comedy Club in Austin, ACME Comedy Company in Minneapolis, and Go Bananas Comedy Club in Cincinnati. In 2016 he was selected as a Standup NBC finalist and has been a part of the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, Moontower Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, LA Riot Comedy Festival and Akumal Comedy Festival in Mexico. Rojo's future plans include one day earning enough money so that relatives will ask to borrow some and continuing to spread laughter regardless of race, religion, or gender.
Dave is a comedian originally from New York and New Jersey who began doing stand up in high school and sketch and interview comedy at Syracuse University. He is most known for his videos interviewing the Westboro Baptist Church as "Brick Stone," and has been a guest on RT's The Alyona Show, The Opie & Anthony Show on Sirius/XM, and HuffPost Live. He's also a featured comedian on season 1 of NuvoTV's Stand Up and Deliver and has written for Saturday Night Live and the Triumph specials.
Always relaxed on stage with a wide range of material and a unique perspective on life, Noah Gardenswartz is a comedian you should know about. Noah was born and raised in Denver, but cut his comedy teeth in the diverse rooms of Atlanta. Currently living in Brooklyn, Gardenswartz’s well-crafted mix of jokes, observations, and personal stories have made him a New York City favorite, and a nationally booked up-and-comer. ​ In 2016, Noah had his own half hour special on Comedy Central, and also released his debut comedy album, “Blunt,” on Comedy Central Records. He has appeared on Conan, Comedy Central’s “Adam Devine’s House Party,” and in 2015 he was a semi-finalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.” He has written for truTV’s “Comedy Knockout,” and also appears regularly as a panelist on the show. Before turning to stand-up full time, Gardenswartz worked as a journalist, hedge fund day trader, elementary school teacher, and even grew weed, though obviously not all at once.
Kerry Coddett [Cah-dit] is a New York- based comedian, actress, and writer. Born and raised in Brooklyn to Caribbean parents, Kerry draws comedic inspiration from her colorful surroundings and offers a uniquely unapologetic perspective that is both irreverent and insightful. A stand up comedian with a modern storytelling style, Kerry is edgy, raw, and energetic, while still finding hilarious ways to skewer the status quo.    Kerry can be seen as the newest cast member on MTV2’s Joking Off, where comedy news site The Interrobang touted her as a comedic force with "a gigantic stage presence who belongs on television." She’ll also appear on Tru TV’s new series Comedy Knockout and has been on Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore and Why? w/ Hannibal Burress, Huffington Post Live, and Essence Live.She has also been a guest co-host on The Young Turks.  Kerry has written viral articles for The Huffington Post and The Atlantic, and has also been featured in numerous publications, includingEntertainment Weekly, Mashable,, Buzzfeed, and Salon, among others. Kerry has performed stand up at the New York Comedy Festival, and she’s also the host of Brooklyn, Stand Up!!, a monthly stand up comedy show that has been listed in The Village Voice and the New York Times. She has also written and starred in her own sketch comedy web series, The Coddett Project.  Kerry attended CUNY Baruch College and graduated cum laude with a B.A. in English and Psychology, at the age of 19. Old enough to make decisions without her parents’ permission and young enough to believe that a career in performing arts was possible, Kerry forwent a traditional job utilizing her degree and sought to become a comedic actress. She went on to receive training at the Esper Studio, theStella Adler Studio, and HB Studio. She was able to further refine her comedic chops when she studied at the People’s Improv Theaterand the Upright Citizen’s Brigade (UCB), where she was named a UCB Diversity Scholar, and performed with an all female, all women of color improv team, called Affirmative Action. When Kerry is not on stage telling jokes, she is finding ways to make real life as exciting. This usually involves starting conversations with strangers. In some places, that’s considered illegal. Kerry thinks not having a sense of humor should be illegal, too. Thank goodness Kerry is a comedian. She is not running for president.     
Paul Hooper hits the stage with thought provoking, politically incorrect comedy that slams society and himself with absolute irreverence. An only child with OCD, Hooper channels his dysfunction into a cathartic harangue. He has an undeniable likability, and this young comic plays it to the hilt as he rants non-stop through his routine, winning over any judgmental people who could be shocked by his outrageous take on life. This native of Charlotte, North Carolina has already proven to be a hit in clubs from Florida to Alaska. He has been featured at the HBO Comedy Festival in Vegas, the Boston Comedy Festival and was a finalist in the 30th Annual Seattle International Comedy Competition.
Andy Sandford is a fresh (yet bearded) face who got funny in Atlanta, GA and is now based out of New York City. He can be heard on “Aqua Teen Hunger Force”. Andy is a featured guest on the nationally syndicated “Regular Guys” radio show, and has appeared on The Bob and Tom Show. His stand up is featured on XM/Sirius satellite radio as well as Pandora. Creative Loafing Magazine named Andy “Best Atlanta Comedian,” and he was a top 12 finalist in CMT’s “Next Big Comic” Competition… In 2011, bestowed Andy the Silver Nail Award; given to the “8 best up and coming comics in the country.” Andy also received a very respectable score on an anatomy midterm during his very brief college career. Andy Sandford has been described as “a skillful linguist who carefully plays with pitch, tone and timing to spice up his jokes.” One thing is for certain: you won't want to miss this guy’s act.
In a short amount of time, Rob Haze has become a rising star in stand up comedy.  The Atlanta native began his stand up journey while studying Political Science, at the University of Georgia. There he would host and perform at many talent shows, pageants, and step shows. He went on to win the Athens Last Comic Standing contest. Robert moved back to his hometown Atlanta, Georgia to further his comedy career. With a sense of humor that is full both of clever wordplay and references to popular culture, there is no wonder why Rob has become a favorite at the Laughing Skull Lounge, Punchline, and Uptown Comedy Corner.  Rob uses his gift, to help others as well; in 2012 he won the Autism Laughs charity competition. He also was a writer and star of a (local) sketch comedy show called Cabbagetown. In 2012, Rob began to branch out from the Southeast, and was a finalist in the Bay Area Black Comedy Competition in Oakland, California.  He was a 2012 Finalist in the NBC Stand Up for Diversity contest and will be joining them on their 2013 college tour. There are no racial or age limits to Rob’s comedy as he likes to bring people together rather than tear them apart.