James P. Connolly is a stand up comedian and radio/TV host known for his playful, confident style and unique sense of humor. In addition to having appeared on Comedy Central and HBO, James hosted VH1´s "Movie Obsessions" and more recently "Live From Here" on XM Radio for National Lampoon. He is recognized across the country as one of the most played comedians on the Sirius XM Comedy Channels and is a frequent guest on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show. James has also made multiple trips overseas to entertain the troops. His latest CD "The Master Plan" debuted to rave reviews on XM Radio´s Comedy Concert Series and has been called "captivating" and "laced with intelligent humor, edgy opinions" and "leaves them (the crowd) hanging on his every word!" James also wants you to know you he has a very manly voice.
James P. Connolly Presents (www.jamespconnollypresents.com) is proud to bring the 4th Annual Veterans Day Benefit Comedy Show, "Cocktails & Camouflage" Sunday November 10 2013 to Flappers Comedy Club, featuring some of the funniest comedians in Southern California. This year the event will once again raise funds for the Veterans in Film & Television. VFT is a networking organization that unites current and former members of the military working in the film and television industry. VFT also provides a means for the community and entertainment industry to connect with and hire veterans, as well as create an awareness of veterans working within the industry. For more info on the VFT go to www.vftla.org WEBSITE | EPK | BOOK
Host/MC Fritz Coleman CHANNEL 4 NEWS , ICE HOUSE, COMEDY STORE
Fritz Coleman is NBC4´s weathercaster on the weekday editions of "Channel 4 News," airing at 5, 6 and 11PM. A Southern California broadcasting icon, Coleman is well known for his sense of humor and extensive knowledge of weather. Coleman has been named "Best Weathercaster" in nearly every major paper in Southern California, including the Orange County Register (Critic´s Choice Pool), the San Bernardino Sun (Readers Poll) and four times in the Los Angeles Daily News (Readers Poll).
A long-time stand-up comic, Coleman has performed at The Improvisation, The IceHouse and other Southern California comedy clubs. He has utilized his humor in a number of series and specials that have aired on NBC4 over the years including "What a Week" (1990 – 1991), "It´s Fritz" (1988-1990), "Fritz and Friends" (Special) and "The Perils of Parenting" (Special). He received four Los Angeles area Emmy Awards for his work on the NBC4 comedy specials and series. BOOK
Comedian Drew Lynch OPENER FOR BO BURNHAM, NBC DIVERSITY FINALS 2013, FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB
An opener for Bo Burnham, Drew Lynch was an eager young actor and a classic "chatterbox", notorious for talking a mile a minute. Born in Indiana and raised in Las Vegas, he graduated from the Las Vegas Academy of Performing Arts with aspirations of becoming a fully articulate film actor. Then something unimaginable happened; at only age 20, during a company softball game, Drew got hit in the throat with the ball causing his vocal chord to paralyze, turning his chattering into stuttering. This life changing injury sparked a passion for writing and performing Stand up Comedy, bringing to life the social hardships of dealing with a newly-found speech impediment. Inspired by the comedy of Louis C.K., Dave Chappell, and the up and coming Samuel J. Comroe, Drew is on a mission to make you laugh. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Dwayne Perkins TONIGHT SHOW, LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN, CONAN, COMEDY CENTRAL PRESENTS, THE WORLD STANDS UP
Brooklyn native Dwayne Perkins is a young vet in the comedy game. He has earned a spot in today´s elite class of standup comics with several appearances on Comedy Central and on Conan. Most recently, he has been getting a lot of buzz for his recurring piece on The Jay Leno Show entitled "Great White Moments in Black History." WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian Karen Rontowski´s upbeat, optimistic and clean sense of humor has earned her headlining spots all over the world. She has been seen on the Late Show with David Letterman and also opened for such show biz legends as Bob Hope, Ray Charles and the Monkees. Often described as a "New Age Hippie" Rontowski says "there is no time like the present to be living in the past." WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Quinn Dahle THE TONIGHT SHOW , COMEDY CENTRAL, LOPEZ TONIGHT, CARSON DALY, SHOWTIME
With appearances on The Tonight Show, Showtime, Comedy Central, Lopez Tonight and Carson Daly, Quinn is a smart, clean and witty stand-up comic with impeccable timing. He has worked with such names as Robin Williams, Drew Carey, Tim Allen, Dane Cook, Dana Carvey, Norm McDonald, Jon Lovitz, Bill Maher, Frank Caliendo, David Alan Grier, John Witherspoon, Tommy Chong, John Pinette and Harland Williams. MYSPACE |