YH-Funny Broads w/Jann Karam (Seinfeld) Starring: Betsy Salkind TONIGHT SHOW W/JAY LENO, SHOWTIME , GIRLS NIGHT OUT, PET SHOP W/ANDY KINDLER, LAST COMIC STANDING December 22nd, 2013 at 9:00PM
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The Boston Globe said, "there are countless ways to make someone laugh, and Betsy Salkind knows most of them. Want sarcastic wit? Political humor? Or maybe just a good animal mime? Salkind can pull all that off and more." Best known as 'Squirrel Lady,' Betsy has appeared on "Girls Night Out," "Last Comic Standing," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," and most recently SHOWTIME's "Fierce Funny Women."
She was a staffwriter for SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL and ROSEANNE, and is author of "More Than Once Upon A Time" and "Betsy's Sunday School Bible Classics," which was a 2010 Award Finalist for humor, USA Book Awards. She also writes for the blog "Ethel's Law."
A native of Southern California, Wendi Starling is a brazen female comic with a quick wit and a sharp tongue. At the age of 26, she had a breakdown, shaved the sides of her head, sailed the world, then landed in Florida and found stand-up comedy. What began as hobby became an obsession and Wendi can now be found at clubs all over Los Angeles and across the country. BOOK
Comedian Paige Wesley MARCH MADNESS FINALIST, TODAY IN LA, EAGLE ROCK COMEDY FEST, SAN DIEGO PRIDE FESTIVAL,
Paige Wesley is a fun, confident, and assertive new voice in comedy. Originally from Dublin, California she found her calling when the kids started picking on the "chubby chick" and it seemed that the only comeback for those bullies was a few solid punchlines. After a brief stint at UCLA where she studied screenwriting, she decided she couldn't stay away from Stand-Up Comedy. She has been seen on Today in LA, at the San Diego Pride Festival, and the Eagle Rock Comedy Festival. She was Burbank's Funniest Female Finalist in 2016, and a Los Angeles' March Comedy Madness Finalist 2013. @paigewesley WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Renee used to do a lot of super serious Off-Broadway musicals... she's since dedicated her life to making things right with the audiences that had to sit through that shit. If you're one of them: Hey man, sorry about that. Renee now writes, hosts, and does stand up comedy. BOOK
Comedian Laura House MTVS AUSTIN STORIES, HOW TO HATE YOURSELF, MUFFIN TOP: A LOVE STORY, WHERE THE HEART IS,
Laura House is a comic, writer, and meditation teacher–tale as old as time! She started as a 7th grade teacher by day, and stand-up comic at night in Austin, TX, then was quickly tapped to star in MTVs first fully-scripted sit-com, Austin Stories. She has gone on to write for lots of TV shows, including Blue Collar TV, The George Lopez Show, The Emmy-winning Samantha Who?, and Mom (starring Anna Faris & Allison Janney). She´s performed on HBO, NBC and Comedy Central, and appeared opposite Natalie Portman in the film Where the Heart is. BOOK
Comedian Gaby Dunn NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE, ABC NIGHTLINE, NPR'S ON THE MEDIA
Gaby Dunn is a writer, comedian, and Jesse Eisenberg enthusiast living in Los Angeles. She's written for the NY Times, Cosmo, Glamour, NY Mag, and NPR. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Cassi Jerkins is a stand-up, improviser, actor, puppeteer and writer. She is a regular/emcee/producer at Flappers and has performed regularly at places like the Upright Citizens Brigade (UCB), The Comedy Store, The Clubhouse and iOWest. She is a puppeteer/improviser for the improv team, "Puppet Mayhem" which performs monthly at Flappers and has performed in the LA Improv Fest and Hollywood Fringe. Cassi has competed in the Uncle Clyde's Comedy Contest and iO Scripted Comedy Fest. Currently, Cassi is working on the web series "Roommate Trauma". A comedic series she wrote and stars in with Jacob Smith. She is also part of the improv teams "Two Turtle Doves" and "Grab Bag Alliance", and is working her way through the UCB improv program. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Daphnique Springs is a Florida native, who in a short period of time has made her mark on the comedy scene. Sassy, smart and sophisticated. Daphnique's stand-up comedy routine is intelligent, dark, honest, and somehow still relatable. Ranging from personal experiences/subjects to social commentary, she has a unique blend of witty and pointed sarcasm which makes her a favorite among countless audiences. Tapping into a natural ability to make people laugh. Daphnique has Featured for Martin Lawrence and toured on Katt Williams' Born Again...Again Tour. She has appeared on How I Met Your Mother (CBS), Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC), and Laughs (FOX). WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |