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 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. Top Three Soup or Bowl Winners will come back for semi final rounds and the end of the year and The top three performers from each playoff round will be invited to perform in The Clyde´s Cup to be held once a year. OVER 360 Comedians and the Clyde's Cup is down to the top 10 of those. One Winner will get their name on a huge Trophy, along with a $2000 Cash Grand Prize, a professional gig at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant.. YOU the audience pick the winner! Previous Winners have included Bil Dwyer, Bobbie Oliver, Randall Park, Samuel J Comroe, Keon Polee, Quinn Dahle and many more.
Host/MC Michael Rayner BANANAS, DAVID LETTERMAN, ENERGIZER BATTERIES, G4 TV,
"As with the best magicians–indeed, as with the best performers–it's not the difficulty of his tricks but the way he delivers those tricks that makes him endearing and engaging." Michael has appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, The Extreme Gong Show and Sesame Street. WEBSITE | MYSPACE | BOOK
Special Guest Taylor Williamson AMERICAS GOT TALENT, LAST COMIC STANDING, LATE LATE SHOW, MTVS TRL, LIVE AT GOTHAM
Taylor Williamson is known for finishing as the runner-up on the eighth season of Americas Got Talent and as a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing. A favorite of Howie Mandel and Howard Stern, he successfully advanced through each round, relying on a save by judges choice in the quarterfinals. He started performing stand-up comedy while a senior in high school in Del Mar, California and has moved on to perform at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Canada. He was the youngest comedian to ever perform on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He has also appeared on MTVs TRL, Comedy Centrals Live at Gotham, Last Call with Carson Daly and was a semi-finalist on NBCs Last Comic Standing. WEBSITE | BOOK
Comedian Brad Williams COMEDY CENTRAL, MIND OF MENCIA, LIVE AT GOTHAM, JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE, THE TONIGHT SHOW
Comedian Brad Williams has lived a true comic Cinderella story. Born with Achondroplastic dwarfism, Brad would endure countless taunts and gawks from classmates and random people on the street. Instead of crying about it, Brad turned to humor. He discovered that by making jokes about his condition, he could make other people comfortable and get laughs in the process. Stand-up was a logical step for Brad and he began hitting the local open mic nights. One night at a Carlos Mencia show, Carlos asked Brad if he wanted to do time. After his set, Mencia decided to bring Brad on the road with him as his opening act. Brad has been touring with Carlos ever since, even making a few appearances on The Mind of Mencia. Brads ability to make humorous observations that make everyone comfortable with difference is winning over audiences and proving that anyone can overcome their shortcomings. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Whitney Cummings WHITNEY ON NBC, 2 BROKE GIRLS CREATOR, MTV PUNK'D, LOVE YOU MEAN IT, CHELSEA LATELY
Whitney Cummings is a Los Angeles based comedian, actor, writer and producer.
Cummings co-created and co-wrote, along with Michael Patrick King, the CBS comedy 2 Broke Girls, which will return this Fall for a 3rd season. She also wrote, produced and starred in her autobiographical sitcom Whitney, which aired on NBC for 2 seasons between September 2011 – April 2013.
Cummings appears regularly on E!´s, Chelsea Lately and has appeared on Comedy Central´s Roasts. Her one-hour stand up special, Money Shot, premiered on Comedy Central in August 2010 and was nominated for an American Comedy Award later that year. BOOK