Along with being a cast member on "Disaster Date" on MTV for two seasons, Geoff Keith is one of the top college comedians in the United States. In 2012 he was nominated for College Comedian of the Year by Campus Activities Magazine. His TV appearances range from doing stand up on HBO to BET to Comedy Central to CBS's "Late Late Show w/ Craig Ferguson." He has also appeared on multiple VH1 Countdown Shows as well as "Chelsea Lately" on E!. His book "Guys Have No Game, A Book of First Impressions" which is a compilation of the funniest online dating site pick up lines is a top seller on Amazon. Keith is currently one of the stars of "Jerks With Cameras" on MTV.
-Geoff Keith "I take the high road, then I brag about it."
Calling all college students (future unemployed waiters)! If you think you have what it takes to be funny, Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant invites you to participate in our first annual Flappers College Comedy Contest, sponsored by Flappers Comedy University (where learning is a joke) which takes place at both our Burbank & Claremont clubs during the month of November. Audiences and guest celebrity judges will vote on who will win $500 in cash and prizes (.001% of your student loan payments), and all shows will feature special guest headliners as seen on Comedy Central, HBO, and MTV. Preliminary rounds will be held at Flappers Claremont on Wednesday, November 6th at 8pm, and at Flappers Burbank in the YooHoo room Thursday-Saturday, November 7-9 at 9:30pm. The top three winners from each preliminary round will perform in the final round on Thursday, November 21st at 10pm in the Mainroom at Flappers Burbank. In the final round, the first place winner receives $300 plus a paid spot at the club, the second place winner receives $125 plus a $50 Flappers Gift Card and a guest spot at the club, and the third place winner receives $75 plus a $50 Flappers Gift Card and a guest spot at the club. Additional prizes, including scholarships for Flappers University classes, will also be awarded. For more info or to enter the contest, email firstname.lastname@example.org with "College Comedy Contest" in the subject line, or call 818-845-9721. WEBSITE | MYSPACE | EPK | BOOK
Host/MC David Dorward LAUGH BOWL FINALIST, (LAUGH FACTORY), @DAVIDDCOMEDY ON TWITTER
David began doing stand up when he was a junior in high school in San Diego. He moved to Los Angeles to attend college as a screenwriting major, and currently performs seven nights a week all over Southern California WEBSITE | BOOK
Comedian Bradley Calder JEST SERENDIPITY, PARTY COMEDY SHOW, FLAPPERS CCC FINALIST
Bradley Calder is from Las Vegas, Nevada. He is a cast member in Las Vegas' longest running improv comedy show, performing on the strip. He currently attends college in Los Angeles where he studies Media Arts & Culture. Which is just a fancy way of saying "Film." BOOK
Chris Gardner was born in July 14, 1989, and was raised in Santa Clarita, CA, an outskirt of Los Angeles, in a small area called Agua Dulce, which is spanish for Sweet Water. His was the only black family in his neighborhood causing him to draw experience and influence from both a black, and white background. This diverse upbringing reveals itself in his stand- up allowing him to connect with any audience. He's performed shows and hosted all throughout LA, including The Comedy Store, The Improv, Flappers Comedy Club, and many non- comedy club venues as well. BOOK
Comedian Emanuel Maya CSUN , FLAPPERS , THE COMEDY STORE, THE MAD HOUSE,
Emanuel Maya started writing stand-up material when he was just thirteen years old (2008) and finally performed in front of an audience his senior year of High School in 2012. It did not go well. He also holds the world record for fastest time to give up on a Rubik's Cube at 0.28 seconds. BOOK
Ilia was inspired by Seth Rogen to start doing stand-up comedy at the young age of 15. Even though he wasn't legally allowed in the club, he was still allowed to perform, combining his lanky body with a goofy mind to make the audience laugh. After three years, he became a familiar face in the Atlanta comedy scene, regularly performing at local open mics. Now a student at USC, Ilia is bringing his comedic stylings (and some say good looks) to Los Angeles and the west coast. BOOK
Comedian Michael Rowland THE COMEDY STORE, THE HAHA CAFE, THE PUNCHLINE (ATLANTA)
Michael Rowland wants to make you laugh. Like, he really, really wants to make you laugh, and he's willing to try very hard. So hard in fact it will probably make you uncomfortable, but that's okay because at least he tried, right? Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, down the road from the world famous Punchline, Michael has been obsessed with stand-up comedy since he was just a kid. Now he's out in LA trying to turn that obsession into a career, and so far everything's coming up Milhouse. BOOK
Reilly Hoeft is a comedian hailing from the isolated region of San Diego California. He is a man of few talents, some of which include quoting unpopular, mediocre movies and then explaining the quote at length, offending the elderly, and breaking lawn furniture. He graduated from the University of Southern California, where someone mistakenly chuckled at something he said once, and has been unsuccessfully chasing the high ever since. With the natural appearance of a neo-nazi dwarf, he spends most of his time unwittingly making people uncomfortable, but is actually quite the tolerable person if you get to know him well, and would love to share his corn dog with you as long as you like horseradish and talking about fantasy novels. BOOK
Robin Higgins is a comedian originally from Oakland, CA who now lives in Los Angeles. She won a Moth story slam with the theme 'About Time' and was a semi finalist in the Laugh Factory's 2013 'Laugh Bowl' competition. Robin is a founder of the comedy website The Higgs Weldon. Her work has been featured on McSweeney's Internet Tendency. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Ryan Popowcer is 19 years old and grew up in Las Vegas, NV. He is currently a sophomore taking up communications at Cal State Northridge. Ryan also writes screenplays and is studying acting. Since an impromptu but successful debut at an open mic night at CSUN his freshman year, Ryan has been a regular at Flappers,The Comedy Store, and The Hollywood Improv and loves making people laugh. BOOK
Sameer Suri has been doing stand-up since he was sixteen, and can't wait to perform at Flappers. In addition to writing and performing for several charity benefits, he has done the same for multiple weekly programs on TV8, and has started performing at venues all over Los Angeles. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Sophia's hobbies include taxidermy, collecting rhinestone belt buckles, painting realistic portraits of Clay Matthews, river boat gambling and memorizing scripture. She would like to spend the next five years of her life traversing the country, visiting every Cinnabon franchise.
Sophia's heroes are Vladimir Putin, Angela Lansbury, Liam Neeson, Aaron Burr, and Chumbawumba.
Her motto is: "It's like boom (boom). I put it in the hoop, like slam (slam). I heard the crowd screaming out jam (jam)." WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Spencer Richards TOMMY T'S, THE PURPLE ONION, THE COMEDY STORE, FLAPPER'S ,
Spencer is a comedian who has been described as a person who hates to describe himself in the third person. BOOK
Comedian Tyler Austin THE COMEDY STORE, HOLLYWOOD BAR AND GRILL,
Tyler Austin was born in 1992 and from then on he has always loved comedy. After years of watching he finally took the plunge and began doing stand up in January 2011. He loves every minute he can be on stage and performs as much as he can while attending USC. BOOK