James Adomian is a comedian, actor and writer known for his many characters and impressions. James is a frequent contributor to the Comedy Death-Ray Radio podcast, and recently performed with CDR at Just for Laughs Chicago. He performs sketch comedy and standup live at festivals, theatres, political events and colleges across North America. Part of Comedy Central's "Indecision '08 Tour," James also co-created the "Face to Bush" series of shorts for Comedy Central with director Bob Odenkirk. He appeared in the feature film "Harold and Kumar Escape From Guantanamo Bay"; appeared regularly on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson"; and does recurring voiceover for the animated series "WordGirl" on PBS and The Onion Radio News.
James is a writer-performer in the monthly sketch show "The Midnight Show" and many other comedy events at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. His hit videos can be seen on Funny or Die and YouTube! www.jamesadomian.com
Mike has been a stand-up comedian for ten years. A former heroin addict, Mike has been clean for 11 years and performs regularly at prisons and rehab centers pro bono. He lives in the Bronx, downstairs from his mother. Mike has appeared on "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," "Comedy Central Presents: Live at Gotham," and had his own half-hour special "Comedy Central Presents: Mike DeStefano."
Felipe has been a stand-up comedian for 14 years. He was raised in East Los Angeles (Boyle Heights), and has worked closely with fellow comedians Paul Rodriguez, Gabriel Iglesias and Russell Peters. He got his first taste of major exposure when he appeared on a Showtime "Diamonds in the Rough" segment early in his career. Since then, he's appeared on numerous television shows, including "Comics Unleashed," "Premium Blend," and "Comics Without Borders." He also completed production on his first major motion picture - based on his stand-up material - called "I'm Not Like That No More," in which he stars opposite Paul Rodriguez.
The daughter of a civil rights lawyer and blues musician Hurricane Howie, Rachel grew up just outside of Washington D.C., but now lives in Manhattan. As a child, she opened for her father's band and did impersonations of her relatives. She's best known for her character-driven comedy and has been a stand-up comedian for 11 years. Rachel has appeared on Russell Simmons' new series for Comedy Central and just taped her own half-hour special "Comedy Central Presents: Rachel Feinstein."
Tommy grew up in Benton, Illinois and currently resides in St. Louis. He has been a stand-up comedian for almost 10 years. Tommy started in standup at the age of 18, and dropped out of college three years later to become a full-time comedian. Recently, he appeared in his own half-hour special "Comedy Central Presents: Tommy Johnagin" in 2009. In addition, Tommy's credits include "Late Show with David Letterman" and Comedy Central's "Live at Gotham."
Myq Kaplan is 31 years old and currently lives in New York City with his girlfriend. He recently appeared on "The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien," and his half-hour Comedy Central special entitled "Comedy Central Presents: Myq Kaplan" debuted in April. In 2009, he won New York's Funniest Standup Competition. Myq tours North America regularly - having performed thousands of shows at comedy clubs all over the country. He's been a stand-up comedian for nearly eight years.
A veteran in the comedy world, Laurie Kilmartin has been a comedian for 22 years. She has writing credits on "The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson" and "Tough Crowd With Colin Quinn," on which she was also a frequent panelist. Laurie has also appeared on "Comedy Central: Premium Blend," "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "The Today Show," "Good Morning America," and has performed for the troops in Iraq. A single mom, Laurie was born and raised in Northern California and was a competitive swimmer for UCLA.
Having begun his career in Seattle, Jonathan has been a stand-up comedian for 14 years and now lives in Los Angeles. He is known for his dry humor and has appeared in clubs and festivals throughout the world, as well as in internet sketches on Funny Or Die and the Fox series "Mad TV." Jonathan says he had well over 62 friends on Facebook, but half unfriended him and the remaining ones were imaginary.
Maronzio is a witty, sarcastic North Carolina-born comedian and actor who has been a stand-up comedian since he was 15 years old. He has made appearances on "The Jamie Kennedy Experiment," "Last Call With Carson Daly" and "Wanda Sykes: Wanda Does It," and most recently appeared in the Fox pilot "Naked But Funny." He is also a contributing writer for "The Boondocks."
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Roy was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama and is 31 years old. He's been a comic for 12 years. Roy has opened for comedians ranging from D.L. Hughley and Mo'nique, to Ron White and Bill Engvall. In 2008, Roy was featured on the new season of HBO's "Russell Simmon's Def Comedy Jam," and E! Network's "Chelsea Lately." Prior to that, he appeared on "Late Show with David Letterman," "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson," "Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen," and Comedy Central's "Premium Blend." Roy is a freelance writer for a variety of morning shows, and his prank calls can now be heard on more than 40 national radio shows, including Jamie Foxx's Foxxhole Radio on Sirius|XM Satellite Radio.