Jose Barrientos never took life seriously.. And as a result has been fired from every job he's ever had. Desperate for better life Jose Joined the United States ARMY. Four years later of trying to live the soldier lifestyle Jose realized the truth. From his Basic Training, to his final deployment to Iraq, Jose was designed to kill. With laughter. First by impersonating his drill instructors, to later commandeering the US ARMY Radio waves in Iraq to speak to his fellow troops as one of his many impersonations. Upon his release, Jose began to pursue a career as a stand-up comic (in other words, a subway employ or Starbucks barista) Performing in many A-List Comedy clubs in San Diego. 6 months later he relocated to Los Angeles, CA. Where he performs regularly and is involved in such prestigious entertainment projects of his own creation. WEBSITE | BOOK
Jeff was born in Los Angeles to a white mom and black father. He has performed on BET's comic view for 3 seasons, opened for for Paul Mooney, and has been seen on hbo and other small parts in film and television. He can be heard on friday's from 4 to 5 on kpfk 90.7 Pocho Hour Of Power. BOOK
Comedian Trenton Davis SF PUNCHLINE, SACRAMENTO PUNCHLINE, CHICAGO IMPROV, ZANIES IN CHICAGO, LAFFS TUCSON AZ
Trenton was raised in a 2-parent household in NC. His high school was 95% white and he then attended a historically black college; uncomfortable in both spaces. Trenton´s clean/edgy comedy looks at problems (self-esteem, dating, war in Afghanistan) and offers hilarious non-everyday solutions. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Drew Lynch OPENER FOR BO BURNHAM, NBC DIVERSITY FINALS 2013, FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB
An opener for Bo Burnham, Drew Lynch was an eager young actor and a classic "chatterbox", notorious for talking a mile a minute. Born in Indiana and raised in Las Vegas, he graduated from the Las Vegas Academy of Performing Arts with aspirations of becoming a fully articulate film actor. Then something unimaginable happened; at only age 20, during a company softball game, Drew got hit in the throat with the ball causing his vocal chord to paralyze, turning his chattering into stuttering. This life changing injury sparked a passion for writing and performing Stand up Comedy, bringing to life the social hardships of dealing with a newly-found speech impediment. Inspired by the comedy of Louis C.K., Dave Chappell, and the up and coming Samuel J. Comroe, Drew is on a mission to make you laugh. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Charles Kellam WHO'S GOT JOKES SEASON 4, I LOVE JENNI, KAREN'S COURT
He steps on stage and immediately has your attention. Deep voice/small body. Charles Kellam's charismatic presence captivates the crowd at a moment's notice.
Clean. Edgy. Universal.
This has been Charles Kellam's mantra since 2006 when he first took the stage to perform at the famous Laff House. Hailed from Philadelphia, Charles was always praised for his unique style. Hence the moniker, "The Philly Cat." Charles traveled frequently, and his nickname quickly transitioned as a stage name and a brand. He´s a true rising star. Charles has a groundbreaking edge on comedians; he entertain your whole family at the same show.
He's starred on Bill Bellamy's Who's Got Jokes television show and tv commercials.
But, it's not all about comedy...
Charles wrote a book and will use part of the proceeds to build an organization for underprivileged children in Philadelphia. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Samuel J Comroe CONAN ON TBS, BET, FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB, BOSTON COMEDY FESTIVAL, REAL HUSBANDS HOLLYWOOD
What if Stand Up Comedy and Tourette Syndrome met face to face? Meet Samuel Comroe, a young brave comedian who shares his trials and tribulations about living with Tourette Syndrome and turns them into an unforgettable Stand up comedy set. Funny, energetic and vibrant. You won't want to wait to see what Sam is up to next! WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |