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 Jerry Rocha LAST COMIC STANDING , AMERICAN JOURNEY'S , LATINO LAUGH FESTIVAL
Jerry Rocha is one of the hottest comics on the scene, constantly on tour and leaving a trail of busted guts and broken hearts in his wake. Well not really, but he has been a featured performer on SiTV, The Latino Laugh Festival, was the subject of a half-hour documentary on the Travel Channel, and was a Semi-Finalist on Season 7 of Last Comic Standing on NBC. He has worked at comedy clubs all over the country, and is now living in L.A., if that doesn´t work out, he´ll move back in with his Mom in Texas. His routine is all over the map, and he is able to make light of any subject, making people laugh at things they normally wouldn´t, and also making them laugh at the easiest target: himself. 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 |