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.
Comedian Michael Gabriel CRY BABY , HER ALIBI, ROCKY 5, AVALON, FORREST GUMP
Comedian - Author Michael Gabriel created a comedic hoax that got International attention when he pretended to have a school where he taught the Ancient Art of Cat Yoga. Imagine turban wearing house-cats who sit in the Lotus position, meditate and do Yoga. During the O.J. Simpson murder trial, Michael Gabriel aka the Cat Yoga guru, pretended that he was engaged to marry trial witness Rosa Lopez, the maid from El Salvator. This was reported in Vanity Fair magazine, the Tonight Show and magazines, newspapers and tabloids from all over the world. Gabriel was a featured guest on the Geraldo Rivera Show and admitted it was a comedic hoax in CNN correspondent Jeffrey Toobin's best selling book. I wrote my own book - James Earl Ray-The Last Days of Inmate # 65477. I am a liver cancer survivor and I had a liver transplant. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Elvis Winterbottom THE DICK & JANE SHOW, DESERT SON, ROCK & ROLL THE MOVIE, THE ENFORCERS , BIG FAT NUDE HIPPO SHOW!
Elvis is considered the greatest comedian that ever lived and not just by audiences but by fellow comedians as well! And if you think that this is me writing my own bio you're so wrong. This is somebody completely different, it's not me at all. It would be wrong for me to write this bio. So then we all agree it's somebody else writing this and not me. By the way, I'm also the prettiest comedian of all time. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Todd Smith was born and raised in Minnesota. After years of snow, ice, and not meeting Prince, Todd moved to Los Angeles in 2013 and began doing stand-up comedy. Pulling material from his fish out of water existence as a fairly naïve nice Midwestern guy living in Los Angeles, Todd has developed an act that he takes pride in for originality and a unique point of view. Whether he´s talking about Kale, a dog losing weight, or Taco Bell getting a little loose with the word steak, the material is interesting and relatable to a wide range of audiences. He can be seen performing in comedy in clubs throughout Southern California and also on the hit HGTV show, Crowded House. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Mike is a stand up comedian, improv performer, and sketch writer. He has performed at Comedy Store, Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, as well as at Flappers. In 2014 he was accepted into, and performed in the World Series Of Comedy competition. His humorous posts on Twitter have gained him a large following on the site, and his tweets have been used by CNN and Comedy Central. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Laura Richter is an award winning writer who resides in Los Angeles. She has traveled extensively throughout North America and went to Europe for Millennium. Eligible for Irish citizenship, she can´t wait to become a foreigner. Laura produced several independent short films. On two separate occasions she was present at grocery store robberies while trying to buy craft services. She swears she had nothing to do with either incident. Authorities are still suspicious. BOOK
Comedian Joe Dungan WORLD SERIES OF COMEDY, NEW ORLEANS COMEDY FEST, SLO COMEDY FEST
Recently voiced a character in the animated Dreamworks series "Public Pool." Appeared in numerous plays, including the one-man show "White Whine with Roman Blanco" (critic's pick), written & directed by Stefan Marks. Award-winning author of the humor book, "L.A. Nuts." In his stand-up, he fearlessly talks about how he's made it this far in society despite the limitations of being a heterosexual Caucasian male. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Mike Karaba ICE HOUSE, COMEDY STORE, COMEDY TIME , VENTURA COMEDY FESTIVAL, ACME COMEDY THEATRE
Mike Karaba was born and raised in Germany. After several appearances as an extra in soap operas he landed a gig as a tv-writer and discovered his calling: Comedy. He decided that it was time for the next step and moved to Los Angeles where he's on a mission to let the world know that Germany has more to offer than Bratwurst and Hasselhoff. BOOK
ProducerJerry Corley EVENING AT THE IMPROV, COMEDY JAM - COMEDY CTRL., STAND-UP SPOTLIGHT - VH-1, WRITER - THE TONIGHT SHOW,
Former writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jerry is a road warrior, touring the country doing comedy in clubs worldwide as well as keeping them laughing in the corporate market. When he's not on the road, Jerry runs the Stand Up Comedy Clinic, L.A.'s premiere comedy school in Burbank. WEBSITE | | BOOK