One of the most original stand-up comedians working today. A recovering alcoholic and erstwhile waitress, Lederman keeps her humor salty and sharp, delivering zingers that are equally honest and hilarious. Currently a cast member on MTVs Girl Code but you've also seen her on Comedy Centrals "@midnight", "Adam Devines House Party" and as a regular on E!s "Chelsea Lately", "The Soup Investigates with Joel McHale", "Gotham Comedy Live", MTV's "Money From Strangers", and heard her voice on "Opie and Anthony" and as "Cheryl" alongside JB Smoove in the latest "Grand Theft Auto" video game.
This is a show featuring our favorite up-and-coming comedians that we thought were funny before anybody else did, talking about what they were into way before it was popular.
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Host/MC Jose Barrientos STANDUP 101 PRANK YOUTUBE, 20/20, NACA NATIONALS 2015
Jose Barrientos never took life seriously.. And as a result has been fired from every job he's ever had. Desperate for better life Jose Joined the United States ARMY. Four years later of trying to live the soldier lifestyle Jose realized the truth. From his Basic Training, to his final deployment to Iraq, Jose was designed to kill. With laughter. First by impersonating his drill instructors, to later commandeering the US ARMY Radio waves in Iraq to speak to his fellow troops as one of his many impersonations. Upon his release, Jose began to pursue a career as a stand-up comic (in other words, a subway employ or Starbucks barista) Performing in many A-List Comedy clubs in San Diego. 6 months later he relocated to Los Angeles, CA. Where he performs regularly and is involved in such prestigious entertainment projects of his own creation. WEBSITE | MYSPACE | BOOK
Like a cherub-faced demon, Chris Cope commands audiences by blending FDR's likability and Churchill's penchant for substance abuse with their German counterpart's aspirations for global domination. His approachable demeanor, sharp wit, and talent for story-telling disarms and delights, only to leave audiences wide open to fall prey to his biting sarcasm. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Daniel Eachus SPIKE TV, COMEDY CENTRAL'S UP NEXT, COMEDY CENTRAL RADIO, SAC. COMEDY FEST (WINNER), UNCLE CLYDE'S (WINNER)
Daniel Eachus is a rising young star in the comedy world. After just one year of doing stand-up comedy, Daniel became the youngest finalist ever in the "Funniest Comic in Los Angeles" contest held at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club. Since then Eachus has been performing stand-up and improv throughout the nation. He was recently a regional finalist on Comedy Central´s "Up Next" and has been featured on Sirius XM's Comedy Central Radio. Daniel acts, writes, and produces the comedy sketch series, "Bigfoot Chasers" and just recently appeared on Spike TV's "Funniest Commercials of the Year" in 2015. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
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Comedian Thom Tran TOURED WITH JOSH BLUE, CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS, LUCILLE BALL COMEDY FEST, ARMED FORCES ENTERTAINMEN, ARMY ENTERTAINMENT LOL
Thom Tran´s comedy career started when his career as a soldier ended. An 8-year stint in the United States Army came to an end in 2005 after Thom was wounded in combat during his year-long tour in Iraq. Post-combat, comedy saved his life.
Thom's the Creator & Executive Producer of "The GIs of Comedy". Standup comics, all Veterans, Still Serving Their Country, One Joke At a Time. The group tours military bases and comedy clubs all over the world performing to audiences both military & civilian.
When Thom isn't on the road he makes his home in Hollywood, CA performing at the clubs all over Los Angeles.
Thom also works as a writer, producer, actor, and military consultant to Hollywood films & television shows having appeared on "CSI: NY", "Deadliest Warrior", and "Coming Home". He can also be heard as a traffic reporter on radio stations all over Los Angeles. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian The Martin Duprass THE TOMORROW SHOW, THE HIGGS WELDON, CHATTERBOX COMEDY, SLEEPAWAY CAMP, EAGLEROCK COMEDY FESTIVAL
The Martin Duprass is a comedy duo that is also a married couple. So, legally speaking, you can't force us to testify against each other in court. That will most definitely come in handy some day. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Benjamin Ochieng (Benji Bendrix) was born in Nairobi Kenya. He moved to the USA in 1987 and attended California State University, Stanislaus in Turlock, California. He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science. He is an entertainer´s entertainer. He is the bass player for Soul-Rock fusion band IN LIEU OF and Guitar player for Pop Rock group EME. He is a Recording Engineer and Music Producer, Actor, Voice-over actor, writer and Comedian. Benji´s Comedy appearances include open mic performances at The International Comedy Store, Valley Glen, CA Ha Ha Café, North Hollywood, CA and Flappers Club, Burbank, CA. Benji´s acting and voice-over credits include Kwame, in which he won Best Actor Award, God´s Not Dead, Tears of the Sun, X-Files, The Shield, The Terminal, Night at the Museum, Inception, Machine Gun Preacher and others. Benji has written two features, three shorts and two Television Pilots. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian David Hollestelle FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB, ICEHOUSE COMEDY CLUB , ALL-STAR COMEDY SHOWS, TOURED SOUTHWEST CLUBS, MADHOUSE COMEDY CLUB
Comedian born and raised on the east coast but moved to San Diego because of joining the US Navy but got out in 2011. Has done shows all over Southern California, Dallas Texas and Phoenix Arizona. Does perform for the military whenever possible in San Diego. Just completed his first tour in the Southwest concluding in Dallas Texas. BOOK
Originally from Chicago, Mick Betancourt has appeared in the Chicago and Montreal Comedy Festival as well as numerous stand up appearances on NBC, HBO, TBS and Comedy Central. He has also written or produced such dramatic fair as The Black Donnellys, Law & Order: SVU, Detroit 187, Breakout Kings, The Mob Doctor or Necessary Roughness. He most recently played Sgt. Det. Hendricks in the Warner Brothers hit movie - Gangster Squad. WEBSITE | | BOOK