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
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 1ST RUNNER UP AGT, MARON , IDIOT TEST W/BEN GLEIB, DR. OZ,
Originally from Indianapolis, at the age of 19, Drew Lynch moved to Los Angeles with aspirations of becoming an actor, then an unexpected softball accident just a year into his acting career left him with a severe stutter and crushed his hopes of ever performing again. But his continued drive to become an entertainer forced him in a different direction, he started reflecting through stand-up comedy on the "softball that humbly changed his life." Drew's ability to deal with his stutter and making it relatable to real-life situations ultimately landed him the title of first runner-up on "Season 10 of America's Got Talent." Inspired by comedians Bo Burnham, Louis C.K, he now headlines Comedy Clubs across the country. In addition, Drew has appeared on the "Dr. Oz Show," and as a celebrity guest on the game show "Idiot Test." Twitter @theDrewLynch | www.DrewLynch.com WEBSITE | |
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 | |
Comedian Karen Rontowski LATE SHOW/DAVID LETTERMAN, BOB & TOM RADIO SHOW, SUPERNATURAL JUNKYARD
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 | |
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. TWITTER |