Ryan Clauson is a Stand Up Comedian, Professional Dating Coach, and Health Fanatic.
In 2012, judges from NBC, ABC, and CBS rated Ryan the best performer in the Seattle International Comedy Competition. He was voted Boston's Best Young Comic by AOL.com and has opened up for Dana Carvey from Saturday Night Live. Ryan´s comedy has been featured on NESN, FunnyOrDie.com, and the Bonnaroo Comedy College Tour.
As a dating coach, Ryan has worked with thousands of men and women from around the world, teaching the secrets to finding love based on his best selling book, "The Nine Rules of Attraction."
Nicknamed a "Health Champion" because of his obsession with living a healthy life, Ryan effectively cured himself from the complications of type-1 diabetes by following a specific health regimen.
To find out more about Ryan, visit his website: http://ryanclauson.com
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 Ori Amir LAUGH FACTORY, FLAPPERS, COMEDY STORE, ICE HOUSE, JOSH'S BAR-MIZVA
A neuroscientist by day, a comedian from 9-10pm, a neuroscientist by night. Ori conducts fMRI analysis of comedians' brain activity to determine the neural correlates of a sense of humor, he also conducts psychophysical experiments on comedy club audiences (aka "his comedy act"). He's totally goofy, crazy and charming (in a creepy-lovable sort of way), and VERY foreign. WEBSITE | BOOK
Zach Drake has been doing comedy all his life. He got his start in comedy at the age of 16 while at soccer camp. What started as one night of entertaining some fellow campers led to a week of late night comedy following the dinner hour. By the third day of camp Zach was doing stand-up for the entire camp including the coaches and staff.
Since then life has taken some interesting turns. Zach is now a pastor of a church in Santa Monica and continues to use comedy to spread the word. Drake has starred in many notable commercials for: Liberty Mutual Insurance "Humans", Labatts Beer, Jack In The Box, and Dollar Rent a Car with actor Chevy Chase. BOOK
Comedian Katie Strandberg THE HOLLYWOOD IMPROV, COMEDY STORE, BELLY ROOM, THE ICE HOUSE, PASADENA, SECOND CITY HOLLYWOOD, GROUNDLINGS THEATRE
Comedian Janice Silver FLAPPERS, COMEDY STORE, THE FEDERAL BAR, THE FORMOSA, BEST OF FESTIVAL 2014
Started doing stand up at the age of 70. My, "What do I have to lose?" project. To my surprise people responded warmly and enthusiastically to my sets (who knew?) I do some bit on aging for sure, but also a lot of cutting edge material. (Not remotely your typical senior!) BOOK
Greg Kashmanian is a witty comedian whose offbeat delivery and views have earned him a great rapport with audiences all over the United States. A graduate of the iO West improv program, Greg can be seen on the hit BET series Real Husbands of Hollywood starring Kevin Hart, as well as Stan Lee´s World of Heroes channel on YouTube. Greg´s comedic talents in both stand-up and improv have made him a favorite featured performer at comic book conventions across the country. Born in Buffalo, NY and raised in Tampa, FL, Greg now resides in Los Angeles with his Playstation 4. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Alyson Shepard PRETTY FUNNY WOMEN , THE COMEDY STORE, SKETCH TIME
Alyson has been doing comedy for most of her life. She has much experience in improv, sketch, and stand up.She received her BA in Theatre from San Diego State University. Most recently she has been trained at The Groundlings. Please laugh at what she says. She needs it. BOOK
Lizzy Pilcher is a stand up comedian that has played at clubs and colleges all over the nation. Super funny. Super tall. Sardonic and smart. Has a love/hate relationship with everything on the Denny's menu. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Amir Kalil COMEDY STORE, THE SWEET SWEET LAXATIVES,
Amir Kalil is the dirty romantic comic that seduces the crowd with his silky smooth guitar strums behind every joke. He originally performed comedy with his musical group the Sweet Sweet Laxatives and is now embracing the crowd with his solo act. Amir Kalil is available to perform for all events as he embarks on his Comedy Career. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Nick Aragon LAUGHS ON FOX, SACRAMENTO COMEDY FEST.,
Nick Aragon is a writer and performer from Stockton, California. A stand up for nearly 6 years now who features at clubs and runs a string of shows in his friends garages. Nick made his television debut this past year on the show "Laughs" on Fox. WEBSITE | | BOOK
We can't tell you who it is...But this guest is a major celebrity and will definitely make you laugh! You be leaving Flappers bragging to your friends about the talent you saw at Flappers Last night. BOOK