"As with the best magicians–indeed, as with the best performers–it's not the difficulty of his tricks but the way he delivers those tricks that makes him endearing and engaging." Michael has appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, The Extreme Gong Show and Sesame Street.
This is a show featuring our favorite up-and-coming comedians that we thought were funny before anybody else did, talking about what they were into way before it was popular.
Host/MC Erikka Innes SIRUS/XM LAUGH ATTACK, NEW YORK POST, SMELLS LIKE NERD SPIRIT, SEX WITH NERDS, WASHINGTON TIMES
Erikka Innes is your best friend´s little sister all grown up. Her smart, insightful comedy combined with her charming innocence masks a dark, biting undertone that celebrates the nerd in all of us. She is a nationally touring comedian and award-winning writer. Her twitter handle @nerdgirlcomedy is recommended by the San Francisco Weekly as a top choice to follow if you like to laugh. Erikka is a regular at Flapper´s Comedy and can be heard often on the Sirius/XM Laugh Attack program "Get off My Lawn." She also co-hosts the popular internet radio show "Grand Theft Audio" on RadioTitans.com on Monday mornings. Her recent concert special "Smells Like Nerd Spirit" was released as an album and DVD. WEBSITE |
Comedian Eli Olsberg SOUP INVESTIGATES, THE SOUP, MTV'S RIDICULOUSNESS
Eli Olsberg is a comedian, writer, and actor based out of Los Angeles. He performs at clubs and colleges across the country. He's a featured correspondent on E!'s "The Soup Investigates" with Joel McHale, has been on "Chelsea Lately," and written for MTV's "Ridiculousness." The LA Examiner says he has "an alternately confident and self-depricating style. A man to watch if you are looking for comedic entertainment that is intelligent, incisive, and with a bit of an edge." Those are some big words, so they probably know what they're talking about. WEBSITE | |
Comedian Aaron Marsh DISNEY CHANNEL, SECOND CITY, COMEDY STORE, FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB, @AARONIS5FT2
Aaron Marsh's self-deprecating style, coupled with his geeky observations and over-all hugability, makes him a wonderful, brave, and startling voice in the American comedy scene. I heartily endorse this event or product. BOOK
Comedian Shawn Felipe FOOD NETWORK STAR, TOP 7 SF COMEDY COMP 2011, NATIONAL LAMPOON'S RADIO, NBC COP SERIES,
Based on demand, Shawn´s live stand-up performances continue to extend worldwide from the U.S to Singapore, Canada, Japan, and the Middle East, as well as to universities nationwide. Most recently, Shawn and a team from Hawaii- "ALOHA PLATE"- casted in Season 4 of "The Food Network´s No.2-ranked reality show, "The Great Food Truck Race." The season will premiering on Aug 18, 2013 - Finale on Sept 29 2013. The "ALOHA PLATE" food truck ended up winning the Season Four Competition-the finale of which was held in Washington, D.C--and Shawn and his team are currently starting up their own food truck business, with the goal of franchising and expanding their brand once they acquire more trucks. The Original "Aloha Plate" food truck that entered "The Great Food Truck Race" competition will stay in Irvine, CA. WEBSITE | |
Comedian Ryan Conner NBC'S LAST COMIC STANDING, MTV'S RIDICULOUSNESS, BILLY ON THE STREET, SIRIUS/XM,
Ryan Conner finished in the Top 10 of Last Comic Standing's 9th season. He does stand-up comedy all over the country, and China (which is a different country).He's also a writer for MTV's Ridiculousness, and wrote for Billy On The Street. WEBSITE | |
Comedian Cicero Salmon III BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL, NEW GIRL, DIAGNOSIS DEAD OR ALIVE, DON'T FADE AWAY, WORLD SERIES OF COMEDY
Urban prepster whothis Lehigh University grad takes life seriously enough to see that its not that serious and doesn't always make sense. He's the type of dude that you'd grab a beer with. WEBSITE | |