Early Late Night is a monthly Late Night Talk Show based out of Flappers Comedy Club in Burbank, CA and hosted by Late Night comedy writer/performer, Raf Esparza.
With it's subversive twist on the staples of Late Night television (monologue, desk bits, and celebrity guests), Early Late Night uses the talk show format to showcase the very best new talent in stand up and improv comedy.
Some side effects of the show you're about to see may include diarrhea, weight gain, symbiotic night terrors, searing gas pains, sleepwalking, toothache, flop sweat, early-onset restless leg syndrome, kidney stones,hoarding, delusions of grandeur, skin blotching, eyelash baldness, megadiarrhea,scurvy, malnourishment,higher estrogen levels, and ultradiarrhea. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Jeff MacKinnon THE DOCTORS, KTLA IN THE MORNING, MANIA TV INTERNET TV
Jeff MacKinnon states his opinions as facts. Blending clever wordplay, biting sarcasm, and inventive wit, Jeff delivers dynamic and energetic performances to any audience with an attention span. Featured at the 2008 Boston Comedy Festival and 2009 Los Angeles Comedy Festival - broadcast for glorious moments on "The Doctors," "KTLA in the Morning" and "ManiaTV! Internet Television" WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian Myke Wright BITESIZETV, BLACK BOX COMEDY FESTIVAL, NBC STANDUP FOR DIVERSITY
Myke Wright is a Los Angeles based comedian originally from Detroit MI. One of the freshest faces on the scene, Myke is quickly making a name for himself performing with national headliners at some of the largest venues in the country. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Nahreen Tarzi THE IMPROV, THE COMEDY STORE, M BAR, MALO, HA HA CAFE
Nahreen is a 5'2" Middle-Eastern priest's daughter with a passion for comedy, and gangster rap. Born in Toronto, raised in Burbank, with a family from Syria, she is now a writer, comedian, and improviser who is sometimes confused for Sarah Palin, or MTV's Daria (she'd prefer Tina Fey). Nahreen currently works for Lopez Tonight, and has previously worked for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, and Last Call with Carson Daly. MYSPACE |
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 WEBSITE | | BOOK
Sam is a comedy writer from Chicago and the co-editor of the political satire site SuperTuesdayNews.com. Sam is also a member of the Comedy Lab Live players at iO West, and has written for various publications, including the pop culture hub SexDegrees.net. Sam's frequent writing partner is the lovely and talented Benny Parks. 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
Comedian TK Kelly TOSH.0, COMEDY CENTRAL STUDIOS, RECYCLED BABIES SKETCH, FUNNY OR DIE, SECOND CITY
TK Kelly is a writer and comic from New York. He has performed at clubs across the country like the Improv, Gotham, the Comedy Store and Standup NY. He has also written for Tosh.0, Comedy Central Studios, Funny or Die and Second City. If he were forced at gunpoint to describe himself in one word, that would be a really weird hostage situation. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |