Ian Lara

Ian Lara

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Ian Lara is one of the hottest rising comedians in the game! Originally born and raised in New York City he is tearing up the comedy scene with multiple tours across the country and Canada. He has opened for some of Comedy’s biggest names while also holding his own performing at some of the most prestigious clubs and colleges across North America. He recently announced he is going to be the host of one of the most anticipated music trivia gameshows coming to the app store called “Out of Tune” which is a TRL style trivia show which will air Monday-Friday. Look out for this kid!


Chris Locke

Chris Locke

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Chris Locke performs stand up all over Canada and the U.S. in comedy clubs, festivals, and independent venues. His stand up album garnered praise from critics and fans alike, as well as being the #1 comedy album on itunes Canada during it’s first two weeks of release. Chris has performed at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal, as a headliner at the JFL42 Festival (Just For Laughs Toronto), SF Sketchfest in San Francisco, Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, North West Comedy Festival in Vancouver. In 2014, Chris won a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Male Standup.


Jamie Lee

Jamie Lee

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Named one of the “Top Five Comedians Who Should Be Movie Stars” by Nerve.com, one of the “Top 18 Women You Should Be Following On Twitter” by Huffington Post, and with over 200k followers on Twitter, Jamie Lee is an undeniable, unstoppable force in comedy.

She is currently a cast member on the hit MTV series Girl Code and a writer/performer on the Conan-produced The Pete Holmes Show on TBS. She is also a panelist regular on E!’s Chelsea Lately.

Lee has performed stand-up on Conan, Comedy Central’s John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show, TV Guide’s Stand Up In Stilettos and was a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing.

She co-hosted the first annual Critics Choice Awards for Vh1 and has appeared recently on MTV’s Ridiculousness (which she also wrote for in its first season), Comedy Central’s @midnight, TruTV’s World’s Dumbest, MTV’s Money From Strangers and Yahoo’s Mansome.

Lee currently stars in the romantic comedy series Love’s A Bitch, airing on the award winning Official Comedy YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/OfficialComedy).

 


Jen Kirkman

Jen Kirkman

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Jen Kirkman is a stand-up comedian and the author of the book, “I Can Barely Take Care of Myself,” which became an instant New York Times Bestseller when it was released in April 2013.
Jen is currently a writer and regular round table guest on Chelsea Lately. She also was one of the stars of the hit-spin-off ‘mockumentary’ show After Lately.
Jen’s latest stand-up album Hail to the Freaks (released March 2011) hit #13 on the Billboard Charts. Her debut album was 2006’s “Self Help.”
Jen is also well known for her role as the narrator in a few episodes of the cult-hit series “Drunk History” which aired on Comedy Central and HBO. Jen has appeared on: The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, @Midnight, Conan, John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show, The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson, and the Cartoon Network’s Home Movies.
Entertainment Weekly said in 2012, “If you like Louis CK, check out Jen Kirkman’s hyper self-analytical humor.” Jen has a weekly podcast, “I Seem Fun: The Diary of Jen Kirkman”, which is often in the top 100 in comedy on iTunes. Jen tours as a stand-up but is based in Los Angeles. She is currently working on her second book to come out through Simon & Schuster.


Kyle Kinane

Kyle Kinane

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Kyle Kinane has been up and at it for almost half his life, mostly searching for what “it” might be.

He has performed in the Leicester, Vancouver, Washington D.C., Portland, Just For Laughs/Chicago and the USCAF/Aspen comedy festivals, and has been on the TV via “Last Call with Carson Daly,” “The Very Funny Show” on TBS, “Live at Gotham,” “Comedy Central Presents” and “The World Stands Up” on the BBC.

He was called “bleak and misanthropic” by the London Evening Standard, which he still feels may be a compliment. He is a comedian.


Sean Kent

Sean Kent

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Critically acclaimed standup comic and winner of the prestigious San Francisco and Seattle International Com¬edy Competitions, Sean Kent has been praised as having “an urgency not seen in comedy since the likes of Bill Hicks.” The Austin, Texas native is currently performing his hard-hitting socio-political comedy to packed houses worldwide, and has appeared on NBC, CBS, E!, Comedy Central, Showtime, Nickelodeon, Fox Sports Net, VH1, and more.
A two-time cancer survivor, Sean also works to raise awareness by speaking and performing at a variety of annual charity events including the Cancer for College Fundraiser with Will Farrell and the City of Hope Bone Marrow Transplant Reunion.
Sean’s recently released album “Waiting for the Rapture” was hailed as “brilliant” by Laughspin Magazine and can be heard on XM / Sirius Radio. You can also listen to Sean Kent on his Pandora station and as a featured comic on 24/7 Comedy Radio.
In a review of his live stage show, Cinamablend called Sean’s performance:
“seamless… Kent manages the unthinkable without ever appearing out of place.”
Sean is listed in top position as “hands down the #1 Funniest Tweeter” on FunniestTweets.com, was chosen as “One of the Top Ten Funniest People on Twitter” by LaughTrack.com, was the featured comic on MySpace. com, and is most widely known for his appearance as a series regular on two seasons of NBC’s Last Comic Standing where his performances were labeled “Edgy and daring.”
SEAN KENT HAS RECENTLY WRITTEN FOR OR APPEARED ON:
Nickelodeon’s “Mom’s Night Out” | Showtime’s Green Collar Comedy Special | Comics Unleashed (Syndicated) | Last Comic Standing Seasons 1 and 3 (NBC) | 40 Smokin’ On-Set Hookups (E! Enter¬tainment Television) | The Comedy Central Roast of Pam Anderson (Comedy Central) | The Bob and Tom Show (nationally syndicated in over 150 markets) | The Best Damn Sports Show Period (Fox Sports Net) | Super Bowl’s Greatest Commercials (CBS) | The Free Speech Show (KMPC 1540) | Friday Night Videos (NBC) | Yes, Dear (CBS) | Filter (G4)


Michael Kosta

Michael Kosta

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Comedian Michael Kosta lends his trademark banter to the conversation each day on CROWD GOES WILD, an original and completely unpredictable new live sports entertainment talk show on FOX Sports 1, America’s new sports network.

Known primarily for his humor and sarcastic wit, Kosta also brings a sports background to the FOX Sports family. He played tennis professionally and at the University of Illinois, where he won four Big Ten championships, and was an assistant tennis coach at the University of Michigan.

Kosta traded his racket for a microphone and full-time job as a stand-up comic based in Los Angeles. Kosta’s television appearances include The Tonight Show, Conan, Chelsea Lately and Soup Investigates on E!, TruTV’s Smoking Gun Presents, G4’s Attack of the Show and Showtime’s Live Nude Comedy. Kosta hosted the backstage show for the 63rd Annual Emmy Awards, as well as pilots for MTV, NBC and Comedy Central and recently had his own scripted pilot based on his life produced for FOX.

Additionally, Kosta recently performed his first stand-up special, Comedy Central Presents: Michael Kosta, and has performed at the HBO Comedy Festival in Aspen, in addition to the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal.

He hosted FOX Sports Network’s CCHA ALL ACCESS, a hockey show in Detroit, for which he won a Michigan Emmy as performer/host. Kosta also can be heard nationally on the syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show and on The Playboy Comedy Channel on XM/Sirius Satellite Radio. He is a regular at the Comedy Store, The Improv and the Comedy & Magic Club in Los Angeles, and takes his stand-up comedy routine across the country.

Kosta authored a book titled 101 Tips for Winning More Tennis Matches.

Kosta earned a degree in Speech Communication from the University of Illinois in 2002, and graduated from Huron High School in Ann Arbor, Mich., where he won two state championships in tennis.

When Regis was born, Michael was -48 years old.


Myq Kaplan

Myq Kaplan

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Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Myq Kaplan (pronounced “Mike Kaplan”).

Myq made his network television debut on The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien and has since gone on to appear on Late Show with David Letterman, Conan, The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson and in his own half-hour Comedy Central Presents: Myq Kaplan special.

He was a Top 5 finalist on the most recent season of Last Comic Standing 2010 and ended his tour this summer. He has also appeared on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, at the New Faces show of the 2009 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, was voted 2008′s Best Local Comedian in the Boston Phoenix, and won the NY’s Funniest Standup Competition in 2009.

Myq enjoys long walks away from the beach, eating peanut butter, and other people enjoying themselves. Fun!


Simon King

Simon King

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Simon King utterly changes a room when he hits the stage. His high energy, dynamic, intelligent and edgy comedy style makes him nothing short of a force of nature. Simon is well known for explosive performances offering sharp socially conscious material and keen point of view with absolutely hilarious results. He comfortably covers most anything and everything, jumping from topic to topic with a maniacal frenetic energy. Absolutely one of a kind in the entertainment world he is also a veteran comic with thousands of shows to his credit. All this and the ability to switch between a polished act and improvisation at break neck speed never ceases to leave audiences in awe and demanding more.

A workhorse and extremely prolific writer as well as outstanding club and corporate performer, it wasn’t long before he was being invited to play some of the world’s most prestigious comedy competitions and festivals. From his appearances at: the San Francisco International Comedy Competition, the Seattle International Comedy Competition, The Sudbury Comedy Festival and the Vancouver International Comedy Festival to his breakout performances at the prestigious HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and the HBO, TBS Comedy Festival in Las Vegas: It’s undeniable he’s made an impact wherever he’s been!

Being the kind of comic that comes along once in a generation gets you noticed. In addition to regular airplay on Sirius/XM satellite radio, Pandora radio and his own one hour television special for CTV/The Comedy Network, Simon recently recorded his first cd for a major American label with national distribution. UNFAMOUS has subsequently gone on to win critical acclaim and find its place on numerous top ten comedy album of the year lists. Simon is also a favorite on the club circuit for his devastating energy and brilliant material. In demand at such legendary venues as the Hollywood Improv and the World Famous Comedy Store he has also garnered the interest of comedic institutions such as Saturday Night Live, Mad TV, The Daily Show and The National Lampoon to name just a few.

His unmistakable mind blowing style, powerful commanding stage presence and lightning wit will win you over but the sheer hilarity and spontaneity of his performance will keep you coming back for more. From the simple to the surreal, from topical to absurd there’s no doubt that Simon King is truly exceptional and like nothing else in the comedy world.


Moshe Kasher

Moshe Kasher

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Moshe Kasher. Comedian. Child Genius. Jew. Jew Comedian. OBGYN. Pleasure center. Good tipper. Guiding light. Beefcake. He lives alone in LA.

Featured on: NBC’s Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham”, E!’s “Chelsea Lately”, The Independent Film Channel, The Montreal “Just For Laughs” festival(Best of Fest), Jamie Foxx’s Laffapalooza(Best of Fest), Comedyfest: Vancouver, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival(Best of Fest). Many Fests, many bests.

Things people have said:
“Best New Comedian of 2009” – Itunes

“Displays a fiery frustration and agile, confident showcase of his neuroses” – SF Examiner;

“ quick talking, very smart and a deft observer of all that is wrong, profoundly wrong, with today’s society. Strap yourself in” – Irish Times

“Smart, dirty, sharp, self-deprecating and ultimately hilarious” – Denver Post

“(With) a powerful comedic voice and amazingly wide range…(He is) one of the most important comics to watch out for”- Punchline Magazine
“Hunk” – East bay Express.