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SKINNY SUNDAYS
Sunday, March 24, 2013 9:30 PM
Hollywood Improv, Los Angeles, CA
  • 18 & over
  • Two item minimum

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  • Ticket Price: $0.00
  • Door Time: 9:00 PM
  • Show Type: Stand Up
  • Showroom: Main Room
  • Restrictions: 18 & over
    Two items minimum
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  • Ian Bagg

    Ian Bagg


    Ian Bagg started his comedy career in his native country, Canada. He proceeded to do all the show business things that every successful Canadian entertainer does. He went to a “Hockey Night in Canada” game on a Saturday night, performed at the “Montreal Comedy Festival,” kissed a fish in New Foundland and a “Comedy Now” special on CTV.  So what does a Canadian do when he has done it all?  He boards a train to New York City, lives in a youth hostel and ends up on “Late Night with Conan O’Brien,” “The Late Late show with Craig Ferguson” and “Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” It is not always fun and games.  He was forced to do “Make Me Laugh,”  “Showcase Comics with Louie Anderson,” “Fridays” on NBC and the “Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn.”


    Bagg was featured in Tim Robbins’ “The Cradle will Rock,” “MVP 2,” and “MXP.”  Fun fact: he’s the the only known comic to have worked for Judd Apatow and NOT become a multi-billionaire. Life has been amazing for Bagg being on such diverse networks as the History Channel, the Food Network, the Biography Channel and being the first ever Canadian to meet three US presidents -- Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter and George Bush…although only one was in the White House at the time, he met one on a plane and the other at a hockey practice.


    Ian went to school to be an explosives engineer, but a lucky chance at an open mic made him the volatile one.  He may be in your area sooner than you think, because this manchild does over 100,000 air miles a year.   He has had 2 half-hour specials,  “Comedy Central Presents” and HBO’s “A Comics Climb” and has been featured in 2 seasons of “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution” on Comedy Central. His latest one-hour special, “Ian Bagg: Getting to F**king Know You” aired on Showtime and can now be found on HULU for all you cable cutters.  In 2015, Ian was a fan favorite and placed in the Top 5 on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.”  He recently wrapped a 75 date national tour with the Top 5 Last Comic Standing finalists and is currently headlining his own tour around the country.


    “Anyway you get to know him you will remember him” ~ Ronald Reagan

     

  • Tim Gaither

    Tim Gaither

     

    Tim Gaither is a Midwest native now living in Hollywood.  Tim has become a regular at every "A" room in Los Angeles, The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, Improv, Comedy and Magic Club, Ice House....
    Tim Gaither is a seasoned comedy veteran who has performed in almost every state in the U.S. and Canada as well as Korea for the US troops. He is a regular Vegas headliner, and recently filmed an hour special in the Tropicana Hotel and Casino. Russell Peters introduced, and Tim received a standing ovation from the sold out audience. More comfortable on stage than in his own living room, he makes the audience feel like he is in theirs. Don't miss the chance to see this rising star in stand up comedy!

    Paul Rodriguez - "Tim Gaither is one of the next stars of stand up comedy, cutting edge, inventive comedy. I’m a big fan.”
     
    Bill Burr -"I've never seen Gaither not kill... 
    Great comic." 

    Russell Peters - "This mother@#$%&! is funny!!"

    Billy Gardell-"He has a way about him, very funny"
       

  • Rob Lindo

    Rob Lindo

    Rob Lindo hails from Vancouver by way of Jamaica (that's a story for another day).  But he also lived in New Jersey and Washington, DC, before relocating to LA in 2008.  He has been involved in the LA stand-up community since 2009. Rob has been seen in various national commercials, on Atom TV, Johnny B. Homeless, Comedy Central, Break.com, and Funny or Die.

    Rob performs around LA at the Laugh Factory, The Comedy Store, the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, and the Pasadena Ice House.  He is also a member of the comedy trio The Skinny Dicks. It was with this ridiculous trio that he co-created Skinny Sundays - a comedy show featuring nationally headlining comics and the rising stars of comedy in unfair head-to-head competitions, purely for the enjoyment of the audience. As producer and co-host, Rob was a part of the show's development and eventual transition to its new home on the main stage of the world famous Hollywood Improv. 

  • Joey DePaolo

    Joey DePaolo

    An east coaster by birth, Joey DePaolo found his beginnings in comedy in New York, writing and directing comedy shorts that were selected for air by NBC, IFC, and even Canada's own BITEtv. Joey made his arrival on the LA comedy scene in 2009 with the comedy trio The Skinny Dicks. It was through the group that he co-created Skinny Sundays, a night of unfair stand-up comedy attracting some of the biggest names and best hidden talents in the stand-up world. As producer and co-host, Joey was a part of the show's blossoming and eventual landing with its new home on the main stage of the world famous Hollywood Improv. Joey performs regularly on both coasts and has been seen on Funny or Die and as a regular in the sketch comedy/variety show Comedy Slice at the Improv Comedy Lab.

  • Byron Bowers

    Byron Bowers

    Atlanta Raised Byron Bowers grew up on that line between the middle class and the lower class. Emerging from a Black community and educated in a white middle class community gives him some the most diverse observations in the world. Byron Bowers’ obsession for success drives his ability to connect with any audience. He compels audiences because of his smooth delivery—he's a poised puncher. Byron Bower’s creativity and quick wit marks him as one of the cleverest, making him the most unstoppable comedian in this solar system.

  • Jay Montepare

    Jay Montepare

    Jay Montepare is a Los Angeles based stand-up comedian and host
    of Ellen’s Design Challenge on HGTV. As an actor he has
    performed on ABC’s Body of Proof, NBC’s Blake Shelton’s Not-So-
    Family Christmas Special, NESN’s Comedy All-Stars, NUVOtv’s
    Stand-Up and Deliver, The Comedy Time Network, The Rebels of
    Comedy Pay-Per-View Special, and over 30 national commercial
    campaigns. He can also be seen on the big screen in the movie
    Walk of Shame starring Elizabeth Banks and Kevin Nealon.
    As a stand-up comedian, Jay is a touring national headliner that is
    known for his playful crowd work and improv skills and loves to
    involve the audience in his act so that every show is unique. Jay has
    entertained thousands in clubs and colleges across the country and
    was considered “The best host of the 2010 NACA National
    Conference.” He has performed for the U.S. military troops in Mt.
    Fuji and Okinawa, Japan. His recently released one-hour comedy
    CD, “The Sound That Jokes Make,” can be purchased on iTunes
    and Amazon.

  • Matt McCarthy

    Matt McCarthy

Ready for something different?
 
One of the fastest-growing shows in Hollywood, Skinny Sundays brings its brand of unfair stand-up comedy to the Improv, pitting comics against each other in head-to-head competitions for the right to perform. And your enjoyment. With some of the biggest crowds and most star-studded lineups in comedy, Skinny Sundays has headlined talent from SNL, the Tonight Show, Late Show, Conan and Kimmel, and has regularly features comics like Sarah Silverman, Jeff Garlin, Margaret Cho, Tom Arnold, Tim Heidecker, Bobby Lee, Dave Foley, David Koechner, Paul Scheer, and more!
 
Let the games begin.

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