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.
A native of Southern California, Wendi Starling is a brazen female comic with a quick wit and a sharp tongue. At the age of 26, she had a breakdown, shaved the sides of her head, sailed the world, then landed in Florida and found stand-up comedy. What began as hobby became an obsession and Wendi can now be found at clubs all over Los Angeles and across the country. BOOK
Special Guest Throwing Toasters JIM HENSON COMPANY, TOKYO DOME JAPAN, WEIRD AL YANKOVIC OPENER, RADIO ADVENTURES DR FLOYD, NFL
Like a clean Tenacious D, this all original comedy rock 'band' has only one band member, Grant Baciocco. The rest of the members of seem to be figments of Grant´s imagination. This does not seem to deter this one man Comedy Rock show from being a side splittingly funny and super high energy affair. A Throwing Toasters set features all original songs about daily observations; lines at A.T.M. machines, people who give away the endings of movies and the legal side of Nursery Rhymes. Throwing Toasters is currently touring Colleges and clubs all over the United States and has opened for Weird Al Yankovic, and played at the Tokyo Dome in Japan. You may also recognize him from his extremely successful podcast "The Radio Adventures of Doctor Floyd" or as a puppeteer and host in The Jim Henson Company's "Stuffed & Unstrung." www.ThrowingToasters.com WEBSITE | MYSPACE | BOOK
Randi Siegel is a Manager, Creative EP, Story Editor and Social Media Consultant. Previously she´s served as the EVP Talent & Development (National Lampoon), Head of Special Projects (Comic Relief), Exec. in Charge of Alternative Comedy (The Fred Silverman Company) and as the Director of Comedy at Myspace. Siegel is noted for her success with Jimmy Fallon, whom she managed and developed from obscurity to SNL, film, records and books. She specializes in consulting for project pitches and for stand up comedians to development their material for stage, film, TV, branding and social media. Siegel, herself, is not very funny. BOOK
Principato-Young Entertainment is a top-tier management and production company that has been developing cutting edge comedic talent for over 13 years, building the careers of stars such as Will Arnett, Jonah Hill and Ed Helms. The company produces feature films, as well as television series, including Comedy Central´s KEY & PEELe and the new FX series MARRIED. Ted Bender has been a manager at Principato-Young since 2003 and has worked at the company since 2001. BOOK
Barbara is an established comedian/actress/ entrepreneur/speaker/ and trainer who consistently wows audiences with her stand-up speaking skills and stories about growing on food stamps and living in a trailer to successfully starting her own businesses and letting go of her painful past and healing through comedy. Her mission is clear: To instigate and motivate through humor and play! Not only is she a credentialed Teacher in the State of California, she is a member of MPI, SAG, NACA, APCA, and AFTRA as well as the Burbank Chamber of Commerce, ASTD, and the National Association of Female Executives (NAFE). WEBSITE | | BOOK