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.
Host/MC Jerry Corley EVENING AT THE IMPROV, COMEDY JAM - COMEDY CTRL., STAND-UP SPOTLIGHT - VH-1, WRITER - THE TONIGHT SHOW,
Former writer for The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Jerry is a road warrior, touring the country doing comedy in clubs worldwide as well as keeping them laughing in the corporate market. When he's not on the road, Jerry runs the Stand Up Comedy Clinic, L.A.'s premiere comedy school in Burbank. WEBSITE | BOOK
Raised near Los Angeles, Tez left in 2003 and only recently found her way back. She's lived in Hawaii, Japan, Argentina, and India. Living abroad gives a special perspective on what it means to be an American, and how wonderfully absurd we are. She thought about writing a book, but stand-up sounded like so much more fun... WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Jim Barnes FLAPPERS BURBANK, THE COMEDY STORE, COMEDY DEBASEMENT, THE FORMOSA, INSIDE JOKES
Jim is a stand up comedian born and raised in Southern California. You may have seen him at the Burbank Comedy Festival, the Inside Jokes Comedy Festival, and at clubs all around Southern California. He has studied with Jerry Corley. Jim grew up in a household full of laughter. He writes and performs material based on his many years of being completely confused. WEBSITE | | BOOK
I was raised in Mexico I went to high school and college in Los Angeles. I got my bachelor degree in Chicago,Il.My environment gave me enough material to laugh about for years to come just compare Mexico to L A to Chicago Ja Ja Ja Ja Ja BOOK
Brian Erb is a 17 year old comedian from Pasadena. Remember a time when homework and getting grounded were still problems? Brian lives that life every day, and he´ll remind you of it hilariously and sometimes painfully. Brian spent many years learning improv comedy at ComedySportz and Second City before becoming a stand-up comedian. In addition to his passion for art, Brian loves being "that one kid that´s so awkward that it´s funny." BOOK
Comedian Mike Kosareff REGULAR AT THE HARP INN , PABLO STEEL (INDIEMOVIE) ,
Smart. Edgy. Funny. Just some of the things Eric´s mom wishes he were. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Eric decided he needed a major change of scenery after high school. So he went to UCLA. Having spent most of his career as a writer, he recently decided to shift his attention to stand-up comedy with an emphasis on comedy writing, sketch comedy, and producing shows. Eric's act is packed with one and two-liners that are much like his penis: hard & uncut. Whether poking fun at his Hispanic heritage or recounting the horrors of dating a Dominatrix, Eric takes pleasure in revealing himself to audiences. Foreskin and all. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Originally from Croatia, where men are men, and sheep are still sheep. His attempt at acting has led him to a glamorous life of comedy with fewer than 500 YouTube hits, mostly by his family and himself.
In hopes to step in the footsteps of legendary comedians, Brano began his career in his garage. His hard work, determination and maturity level has earned him numerous accolades, the most prestigious one being the best comedian of the year award, bestowed upon him by his neighborhood watch............ three houses in a row.
Adopted uncle by many, Brano is the truth seeker who likes to spend most of his free time trying to understand the American way of life. BOOK
Comedian Kristina Hughes THE ICE HOUSE, THE COMEDY STORE, THE LAUGH FACTORY, REBELS OF COMEDY, FANCYCOMEDY.COM
Kristina Hughes is a fast-rising comedian who embodies the sweet shell of Molly Shannon... but has the wit and biting humor of Joan Rivers. As a former 'Miss Connecticut USA', Kristina thinks stand-up is a lot like pageants, "but without all the fake boobs". Rightly so, Kristina has been dubbed "The Queen of Fancy with the Flair for the Swear". Her irreverent humor causes contagious laughter in well-known comedic hotspots such as The Ice House, The Comedy Store, Flappers Comedy Club and more!
When good looks dove-tail with unfiltered sass you get 'FANCY COMEDY'.
She does more than stand-up, she stands-out! WEBSITE | | BOOK
A native of New Orleans, LA, Pablo Avion is a newcomer to comedy. As musician "Paul Avion" he was named a SPIN.com Artist to Watch, and lived and worked in the slums of Kenya for SPIN Earth. He studied sketch and improv at UCB, and started doing stand-up under the tutelage of Judith Shelton (Seinfeld), Melinda Hill (Funny or Die's The Program with Maria Bamford), and Jerry Corley, a protégé of George Carlin. He suggests if you ever do a Google image search for "Batman and Robin," be sure to always include "not having sex." WEBSITE | | BOOK