Ryan Clauson is a Stand Up Comedian, Professional Dating Coach, and Health Fanatic.
In 2012, judges from NBC, ABC, and CBS rated Ryan the best performer in the Seattle International Comedy Competition. He was voted Boston's Best Young Comic by AOL.com and has opened up for Dana Carvey from Saturday Night Live. Ryan´s comedy has been featured on NESN, FunnyOrDie.com, and the Bonnaroo Comedy College Tour.
As a dating coach, Ryan has worked with thousands of men and women from around the world, teaching the secrets to finding love based on his best selling book, "The Nine Rules of Attraction."
Nicknamed a "Health Champion" because of his obsession with living a healthy life, Ryan effectively cured himself from the complications of type-1 diabetes by following a specific health regimen.
To find out more about Ryan, visit his website: http://ryanclauson.com
UNCLE CLYDE´S COMEDY CONTEST - is LA's Longest Running Comedy Contest, and you pick the winners. . There are eight preliminary rounds. In each preliminary round, 10 comics performs a five-minute set. A special guest performer or group is invited to perform at "Half Time" and at "Math Time" (the end of the show while the votes are being tallied). The 1st place winner receives $101.00 Cash Prize, 2nd place receives a $50.00 gift card from Flappers Comedy Club or from another location, and 3rd place gets a Clyde´s traditional Huge Side of French Fries. The top two finishers will be invited to perform in the Soup-Or-Bowl finals. Each Soup-Or-Bowl Audience Vote winner will receive $500.00 cash and the Judges Vote will receive a Professional Gig at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant. Second place wins a $50 gift card, and third place wins a huge side of fries. (As an added feature to the contest, Flappers will be adding an online voting component via Facebook (TBD). **The producers reserve the right to manage contestants in any way possible or to control placement of contestents in any and all ways possible.**
The Top Two finishers from each Soup-Or-Bowl Finals, (as well as the online winner and/or judges wildcard winner - TBD), will be invited back at the end of the year to participate in Clyde´s Playoff Week a run of 3 shows held at Flappers Comedy Club Mainroom Dec 16th 17th and 18th, 2014. First place in each playoff round will win $101, second place will win a $50 gift card, and third place will win a giant side of fries. The top three performers from each playoff round will be invited to perform in The Clyde´s Cup to be held on Jan 7th 2015 at 8pm in which ONE winner will win the title of Clyde's Cup, their name on a huge Trophy, along with a $2000 Cash Grand Prize, a professional gig at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant.. We have Celebrity Judges lined up from Comedy Central, Princess Cruises, Flappers Comedy Club, Comedy Festivals, MySpace Comedy, National Lampoon, and many more. Previous Winners have included Bil Dwyer, Bobbie Oliver, Randall Park, Samuel J Comroe, Keon Polee, Quinn Dahle and many more.
Host/MC Ori Amir LAUGH FACTORY, FLAPPERS, COMEDY STORE, ICE HOUSE, JOSH'S BAR-MIZVA
A neuroscientist by day, a comedian from 9-10pm, a neuroscientist by night. Ori conducts fMRI analysis of comedians' brain activity to determine the neural correlates of a sense of humor, he also conducts psychophysical experiments on comedy club audiences (aka "his comedy act"). He's totally goofy, crazy and charming (in a creepy-lovable sort of way), and VERY foreign. WEBSITE | BOOK
Comedian Cal Verduchi COMEDY CENTRAL, XM/SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO, OPIE, AND ANTHONY SHOW
Armed with impressions and caffeine, Cal Verduchi has been taking his high energy act to comedy clubs all over the country. Ever since he was a small child he was making people laugh by doing impressions. Now Cal combines hilarious dead-on impressions with edgy high energy antics to make audiences everywhere cry laughing. From Ozzy Ozbourne to George Takei-- he does it all, not to mention making people laugh the moment he sets foot on stage. Frenetic? You bet. Cal´s the reason Valium was invented! Cal has just released a comedy CD entitled, Still not famous. He´s also been seen on Comedy Central and heard on XM/Sirius Satellite Radio. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Ricky Rincon THE LAUGH FACTORY, THE HAHA CAFE, THE HOLLYWOOD IMPROV, THE COMEDY STORE, FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB
Ricky Rincon's comedic styling has been described as a mixture of Steven Wright and the late great Mitch Hedberg. Giving a nod as well to some of the pioneers of comedy like Henny Youngman and Jerry Lewis. Ricky Rincon has performed all over Southern California and looks foward to broaden his branches. BOOK
Hailing from the Las Vegas, NV, Mihkel Teemant (pronounced Michael Teamont) is a writer and comedian that delivers a blend of topical, observational and political comedy. He currently resides in North Hollywood, CA. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Steve Cotroneo THE COMEDY STORE , RICK DEES CONTEST FINALS, PASADENA ICEHOUSE, SPIKE TV,
Steve Cotroneo is a comic and actor currently living in Los Angeles, from the Washington, D.C. area. He´s appeared in numerous national commercials, including AT&T and Snickers. He has also appeared on Spike TV´s hit cable wonder, 1000 Ways To Die. Steve was also a lead in the short film Crisis Management, which appeared in the Santa Monica Short Film Festival. A finalist in the Rick Dees Comedy Contest, Steve has been seen at The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood, the nation´s oldest comedy club the Pasadena Icehouse, Flappers Comedy Club, and several other venues. Steve is also an accomplished drummer, playing with local and regional acts in the Southeast, notably some sessions with George Clinton III that were cancelled. That´s the notable one. WEBSITE | | BOOK
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
Comedian Jon Schabl NNF & NERDIST: WRITE NOW , COMEDY RECORDS, UCBS COMEDY BANG BANG, COMEDY NETWORK COCKTALES, ABSOLUTE COMEDY CLUB
Jon Schabl is an up and coming stand-up comedian from Toronto, Canada now situated in Los Angeles. He has performed at many of the major clubs in Canada and produced his own series of successful independent shows titled: Full Blown Comedy. He was nominated for and competed in the Fresh Meat competition in 2011, was featured as a panellist on CTV´s New Express and appeared on Comedy Network´s Cocktales. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Family. Friends. Love. They all frighten Greg. You can experience all the fun of his epic cry for help at comedy clubs around Southern California, or on Twitter and Facebook. A native of the suburbs of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, he currently wastes what remains of his dwindling life in LA. After winning too many screenplay competitions to count, he moved into a fun world with no soul-crushing rejection whatsoever: stand-up. Please say "hi" if you see him. BOOK
We can't tell you who it is...But this guest is a major celebrity and will definitely make you laugh! You be leaving Flappers bragging to your friends about the talent you saw at Flappers Last night. BOOK