UNCLE CLYDE´S COMEDY CONTEST - is LA's Longest Running Comedy Contest, and you pick the winners. . There are eight preliminary rounds. In each preliminary round, 10 comics performs a five-minute set. A special guest performer or group is invited to perform at "Half Time" and at "Math Time" (the end of the show while the votes are being tallied). The 1st place winner receives $101.00 Cash Prize, 2nd place receives a $50.00 gift card from Flappers Comedy Club or from another location, and 3rd place gets a Clyde´s traditional Huge Side of French Fries. The top two finishers will be invited to perform in the Soup-Or-Bowl finals. Each Soup-Or-Bowl Audience Vote winner will receive $500.00 cash and the Judges Vote will receive a Professional Gig at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant. Second place wins a $50 gift card, and third place wins a huge side of fries. (As an added feature to the contest, Flappers will be adding an online voting component via Facebook (TBD). **The producers reserve the right to manage contestants in any way possible or to control placement of contestents in any and all ways possible.**
The Top Two finishers from each Soup-Or-Bowl Finals, (as well as the online winner and/or judges wildcard winner - TBD), will be invited back at the end of the year to participate in Clyde´s Playoff Week a run of 3 shows held at Flappers Comedy Club Mainroom Dec 16th 17th and 18th, 2014. First place in each playoff round will win $101, second place will win a $50 gift card, and third place will win a giant side of fries. The top three performers from each playoff round will be invited to perform in The Clyde´s Cup to be held on Jan 7th 2015 at 8pm in which ONE winner will win the title of Clyde's Cup, their name on a huge Trophy, along with a $2000 Cash Grand Prize, a professional gig at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant.. We have Celebrity Judges lined up from Comedy Central, Princess Cruises, Flappers Comedy Club, Comedy Festivals, MySpace Comedy, National Lampoon, and many more. Previous Winners have included Bil Dwyer, Bobbie Oliver, Randall Park, Samuel J Comroe, Keon Polee, Quinn Dahle and many more.
Comedian Jimmy Shubert KING OF QUEENS, RENO 911, 2 BROKE GIRLS, ENTOURAGE, MONK
Philly native Jimmy Shubert began performing stand-up right out of high school. After moving to Los Angeles, Sam Kinison included him as one of the original "Outlaws of Comedy". His hour-long stand-up comedy special won Punchline's top 10 comedy dvds for 2010.
A plethora of television credits; most recently Jimmy has appeared on "Two Broke Girls" and "Off Their Rockers". He also has been seen in a recurring role (17 episodes), his character appropriately named Jimmy, on CBS's "King of Queens" for five seasons. He has also made appearances on such shows as "Entourage," "Heist," "ER," "Monk," "Reno 911," "Rude Awakenings," "Angel," "Once and Again," "Lucky," "New Car Smell," "Secret Service Guy," "The Loop " and "Youth In Revolt," to name a few. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Cristela Alonzo CRISTELA ON ABC, GABRIEL IGLESIAS PRESENTS, STAND UP REVOLUTION, LAST COMIC STANDING, CONAN
Cristela has written for Comedy Central and has also been featured on their network on "Live At Gotham" and "Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand Up Revolution." She recently made her late-night debut on Conan and will be taping her own half-hour special for Comedy Central that will air later on in 2013. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Michael Palascak DAVID LETTERMAN, JAY LENO, COMEDY CENTRAL SPECIAL, TBS THE VERY FUNNY SHOW, CRAIG FERGUSON
Three years ago Michael Palascak (Pal-a-sack) blew up on the late night television circuit as he performed stand-up on both The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and The Late Show with David Letterman in the same year. This was a nice follow-up to Michael winning multiple stand-up comedy contests including a national HBO talent contest at The Comedy Festival in Las Vegas--The Lucky 21. This past May, Michael´s Comedy Central half hour special debuted to rave reviews on Twitter. Also, Michael has performed on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson.
Michael is a biographical comedian--from growing up in a small town to buying his first car, Michael's stories allow everyone to laugh a lot. Audience members quotes: "Really good job" and "...funnier than Cosby or Seinfeld..."
Follow Michael on Twitter at www.twitter.com/michaelpalascak or check out his website at www.michaelpalascak.com. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Mary Kennedy COMEDY CENTRAL, SPIKE, VH1, LAUGH FACTORY, GOTHAM COMEDY CLUB
Mary E. Kennedy, a Boston native, co-stars in the feature film Creative Differences that is currently airing in the Toronto market and just appeared at the Alabama Film Festival to rave reviews. She also was the Co-Producer of this feature.
She hosts her own show called Oh Mary!, weekly on LA Talk Radio with 150,000 regular listeners. Her show is every Tuesday, 7pm, PST, www.latalkradio.com, channel 2.
A Professional Comic for over 15 years, in Los Angeles, she is a regular at The Laugh Factory. She featured for the show Gender Blender at the Improv and has toured with Mom´s Night Out!, a comedy show that is performed by Moms for Moms. She has also opened for headliners David Allen Grier, Joy Behar, Margaret Cho, Selene Luna, Aisha Tyler, Lisa Lampanelli and Leslie Jordan. BOOK
As an accident turned middle child turned disappointment, Kasey Koop was destined for stand up comedy. Her hunger for attention and lack of a social life bred the powerhouse of "komedy." Mid-way through hating college, in 2009, Kasey stood up and hasn't sit down since! Based out of Los Angeles, she is a writer, comedian, but, moreover, a waitress. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Chris Spring is a comic who's comedy comes from his crazy upbringing. Hailing from Pacoima California he has a name that does not fit his appearance. And a funny take on his everyday life. from making fun of his friends and family to perfect strangers. Chris also makes himself the butt of his own jokes. At the end of the day your enjoyment and laughter is his main goal. This performer is a must see. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Mark Fernandez QUE LOCOS, LATINO LAUGH FEST, FUNNY IS FUNNY , ASIA ST. COMEDY, COMEDY CENTRAL
Mark Fernandez is a multi-hyphenate from San Diego, California. He moved to the L.A. area, in 1997, to chase the dream of success in Hollywood. Upon arriving, he knew a good deal when he saw it, and purchased 3 T-shirts for $10. It's been gravy ever since. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Carlos Anthony LECHE LOUNGE AT MALO, THE COMEDY STORE, NOT BY CHOICE (WEBSERIES), THE LAUGH FACTORY, FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB
Born and raised in Peru, Carlos Anthony is an up and coming comedian who performs all over the city of LA, giving his funny point of view on things that happen in every day life. Follow me @canthonyisfun. BOOK
Comedian Zac James THE COMEDY STORE, FLAPPERS BURBANK, ICEHOUSE , YUK YUKS (VANCOUVER), THE MAD HOUSE (SAN DIEGO)
Comedian Dave Stone THE LATE LATE SHOW, LAST COMIC STANDING, SQUIDBILLIES
Based in Los Angeles by way of Atlanta, Dave made his television debut on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson in 2013, and the following year was featured on season 8 of Last Comic Standing. Dave was selected to the prestigious "New Faces" showcase at the 2013 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, as well as being named one of the "12 Comics to Watch" by L.A. Weekly Magazine in 2012. When not on tour, Dave can be heard voicing several characters on Adult Swim's hit animated series "Squidbillies" on The Cartoon Network. A versatile performer, Dave prides himself on his ability to reach a wide range of audiences, transcending age, race, gender, height and weight. BOOK
Comedian Josh Wolf CHELSEA LATELY, AFTER LATELY, COMEDY CENTRAL