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 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 |
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 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 |
Comedian Whitney Rice THE COMEDY STORE, LAUGH FACTORY, IRVINE IMPROV, YOMYOMF, MAD MEN
Whitney is a professor turned actress from Virginia who moved to Los Angeles after watching a documentary on Carol Burnett. In the short time Whitney has been in LA, she booked the lead in an upcoming feature "Limbus" and co-founded "We Be Bitches Productions". Her work has been featured in The Atlantic Wire and Women in Film press. WEBSITE | | BOOK