Jeff Richards joined the cast of Saturday Night Live as a Featured Player in September 2001. Jeff comes to SNL after touring the country doing stand-up comedy and impressions.
Growing up in Walnut Creek, California a suburb of San Francisco, Jeff excelled in both football and baseball. When a knee injury forced him off the field in his senior year of high school, he focused on public access television. His show "Hanson Live" put Jeff in front of and behind the camera for the first time. After graduating high school, Jeff hosted a morning show radio and created a sketch comedy show that also appeared on public access TV in the bay area. In 1996 he began attending the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill. There he joined the Chapel Hill Improv Players (CHIPS) where he performed live comedy for the first time. Friends, family and teachers encouraged Jeff to unitize his gifts of impersonation as a stand up comedian. Jeff soon began hosting shows at Charlie Goodnights in Raleigh, North Carolina.
In late 1997, Jeff moved to Los Angeles to pursue comedy as a career. He soon became a regular at the world famous Comedy Store and appeared in several local and nationwide commercials. He began touring comedy clubs across the country. In 2000 Jeff briefly joined the cast of Fox¹s MAD TV, appearing most memorably as David Letterman. In 2001, Jeff performed on CBS Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn and NBC¹s Late Friday. His performance on Late Friday caught the attention of Saturday Night Live who invited him to audition and then to become a feature player for the 27th season of the show.
Jeff¹s high-energy stand-up is a mix of his-growing arsenal of impressions (including Gene Wilder as Willy Wonka, Louie Anderson, Kevin Spacey, Gary Shandling, Charlie Rose, Don Imus, Dustin Hoffman, and Ozzy Osborne) and outrageous original characters (including the "knife guy", the "drunk girlfriend," her "jealous boyfriend" and the "jock/meathead" from every 80¹s teen movie).
Nate Craig is a nationally touring headliner and regular at The Hollywood Improv, UCB Theaters (NY & LA) and Nerdmelt Showroom. He was recently featured on AXS Gotham Comedy Live and has appeared on Comedy Central's Tosh.0 and "Mash-up" which he also wrote for. He currently writes for "Ridiculousness" on MTV and his new album Nate Craig "Eggshell" will be featured in the Pandora's "Comedy Spotlight" at Pandora.com. Nate has headlined both the "Laugh Your Asheville Off" and "San Francisco Comedy and Burrito Festivals" and been featured at the RIOT LA, Bridgetown and HBO Las Vegas Comedy Festivals. He's been featured on "You Made it Weird" with Pete Holmes, has written for "A Prairie Home Companion" with Garrison Keillor and has been featured on the "Best of the Bob & Tom Radio Show". Nate has also done theater tours with Bill Burr, he headlines all over the country and has multiple full length comedy albums available on iTunes and everywhere else.
Justine performs regularly at The Comedy Store, Improv and opens for Jon Lovitz every Wednesday at his comedy club, appropriately entitled "The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club." She also runs a show there called Baked Goods where she serves up cupcakes along with hilarious comedy. She thinks you'd like it and suggests you visit www.JustineMarino.com for upcoming dates.
Geoff Keith is a stand up comedian from Los Angeles, California. After his first time on stage he walked off and heard an audience member telling his table, “remember that kid’s name.” In 2005, he was voted Orange County's Funniest Person and in 2006 he toured the country opening for Pablo Francisco. Since then Keith has filmed secret webisodes with Ashton Kutcher, been on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham” and “Pablo Francisco’s: OUCH!,” CBS’s “The Late Late Show,” ABC’s “Comics Unleashed,” Playboy TV’s “ Night Calls,” HBO’s “Down and Dirty with Jim Norton,” BET’s “One Mic Stand,” Byron Allen’s “Comedy TV,” E!’s “Chelsea Lately,” “Who Wants to Date a Comedian?,” and does various countdown shows for VH1. He was one of the stars of MTV’s “Disaster Date” for two seasons and just shot a TV Pilot with the producers of Jackass for TBS and recently guest starred on “Mr. Box Office” with Jon Lovitz and Bill Bellamy. Keith’s book “Guys Have No Game, A Book of First Impressions” is a compilation of the funniest online dating site pick up lines and is available on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Campus Activities Magazine named him one of their Hot Comics for 2011 and he was nominated for Comedian of the Year for 2012. His 3rd full length comedy album “Catch It Between Your Cheeks” is available on iTunes. Keith is currently one of the stars of MTV’s “Jerks With Cameras” and recurs as various characters on ABC Family’s “Freak Out!” His resume shows he appeals to a variety of audiences!
Hugh Moore's comedy journey began on the streets of NY where he was raised by his parents, a poor farrier and coppersmith team collectively known as the metallics.
While performing on the NY comedy scene Moore, affectionately known as "Catwoman" was an immediate stand out. His low key, deadpan, yet regal demeanor enabled him to perform regularly at the premiere comedy club The Comic Strip. Moore honed his skills at the club nightly and he wrote daily.
Working for Vibe led to him wearing normal clothing and writing on other shows such as MTV's The Lyricist Lounge Show, Fox's The Best Damn Sports Show Period and head writer on MTV's Nick Cannon Presents: Wildnout. The show that entered MooreÂ’s name into the history books for being the lowest paid head writer in the history of television. Moore continues to perform standup all over the country.
His goals are to win an Emmy award and kick Tito Santana in the head.
Jodi Miller performs all over the country and is reoccurring guest commentator on CNN’s Showbiz Tonight and was recently on The Tonight Show. You can also catch her on the new Travel Channel series The Traveler’s Guide To Life.
She is the host of Newsbusted, a weekly online comedy news show. Jodi was writer on the Cinemax series Co-Ed Confidential and is also the co-author of the WTF Series WTF College, WTF Work & WTF Women, Wtf America and OMG: GUYS in stores and online now.
Born and raised on Long Island, Michael Quu(pronounced Q), started his comedy career in New York City. Michael honed his skills at clubs and open mics winning several local comedy contests before finally moving to Los Angeles where he quickly became a club favorite. Full of energy, Michael delivers huge laughs with quick paced stories about his personal life and quirky observations. He can be seen regularly Monday night's at The Comedy Store Main Room in Hollywood on the Comedy Madness show. Michael is also the creator of the highly reviewed, national touring Full Throttle Comedy Show.
Ready to go from zero to funny? Full Throttle Comedy is a pedal to the medal ride of the nations top stand up comics! Originally a staple of the New York comedy scene, now you can enjoy the Full Throttle Comedy experience right here in Hollywood! Each show features today's hottest talent from HBO, Comedy Central and Showtime.