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 two 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 Howard Aronin BURBANK COM. FEST. , SAN DIEGO COM. FEST. , COMEDY STORE (HOLLYWOOD), WORLD SERIES OF COMEDY,
Howard Aronin: impressionist, poet, actor and braggart. He has worked in the airline industry for over thirty years. The son of Beef and Rice Aronin, he has taken the time to raise two successful children. He is an on-going member of "A Million Laughs" (a Long Beach based comedy troupe) An "in-house" host at Flappers, he has introduced the likes of Howie Mandel, Christopher Titus, and Drew Lynch. He was chosen "Best of the Fest" in the 1st Burbank Comedy Festival. He lost the coveted high school "Class Clown" award to classmate Brad Garrett. Join him in his fight for a recount! BOOK
A seemingly overnight success with his own TV series, ''Titus'', Christopher at age 35 struggled to reach that peak. His series is based on his life. His father was a womanizing beer guzzling salesman. Living with his father, he endured a series of stepmothers until, at age 12, he decided to run away from home. He moved into a garage with his biological mother, a classically trained pianist. She spent much of her time in mental institutions before finally committing suicide. From these situations he developed what Titus calls therapeutic stand-up comedy. Like his TV show character, he enjoys customizing cars and currently has four. WEBSITE | BOOK