Hannibal Buress is a wildly popular Emmy and WGA Award nominated comedian, writer and actor who is a favorite of fans and critics on big and small screens alike. With his own weekly TV series on Comedy Central, his first national theatre standup comedy tour sold out, and The New York Times lauding him as one of the most "supremely gifted and respected" comics around, Hannibal is emerging as a comedy superstar. This summer, Hannibal wrote, Executive Produced, and starred in his own weekly comedy TV series, “Why? With Hannibal Buress,” which premiered on Comedy Central on July 8th, 2015 at 10:30PM ET/PT. Shot in front of a studio audience, the show asks life’s biggish questions, celebrating Buress’ hilariously brilliant off-beat voice and point-of-view. If it’s in the zeitgeist, Buress will address it. Hannibal answers the burning questions on his mind through stand-up, filmed segments, man-on-the-street interviews and special, in-studio guests, providing his unique perspective on each week’s topics. Each episode tapes the same week it airs. “Why? With Hannibal Buress” is Executive Produced by Buress, Jeff Stilson (“The Chris Rock Show,” “Da Ali G Show”) and Dave Becky of 3 Arts Entertainment. Hannibal is also currently working on his next hour standup special, which will premiere on Netflix in 2016. Hannibal is a cast member on Comedy Central’s hit series Broad City, as well as the co-host of Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show. Broad City will shoot its third season in September 2015 and The Eric Andre Show will shoot its fourth season in August 2015. This year he also served as host of The 2015 Webby Awards, and he appeared as a roaster on The Comedy Central Roast of Justin Beiber on March 30th. In addition to his well-loved recurring TV characters, he has been featured on several comedy-fan favorite TV shows including FX’s Louie, Fox’s Bob’s Burgers and The Mindy Project, Comedy Central’s Kroll Show, and Adult Swim’s China, IL. He has written for NBC’s Saturday Night Live as well as 30 Rock, and he is a regular on the late night TV circuit, with appearances on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with David Letterman, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Conan, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Hannibal’s highly-rated second hour standup special “Hannibal Buress Live from Chicago” premiered on Comedy Central on March 29th, 2014, with GQ declaring “He makes us ugly laugh. Hard.” His first hour special, “Animal Furnace,” premiered on the network in May 2012. In the first half of 2015, his first theatre standup comedy tour, The Comedy Camisado Tour, played to sold out audiences across the country.In addition to his TV and standup comedy, Buress recently appeared on the big screen in the blockbuster comedy feature “Neighbors,” starring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron. Up next in 2015, he will appear in the feature film, Band of Robbers. He just finished shooting Daddy’s Home alongside Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg, which is set to premiere Christmas 2015, and he will be lending his voice to the animated films The Secret Life of Pets and Angry Birds.
Hasan Minhaj is a comedian, actor, and writer based in Los Angeles, California. He currently plays the role of ‘Seth’ on ABC Family’s ‘State of Georgia’ and is a series regular on MTV’s improv comedy show ‘Disaster Date’. Hasan has appeared on E!‘s ‘Chelsea Lately’, Fox’s ‘The Wanda Sykes Show’, and Comedy Central’s ‘Legend of Neil’. His debut album ‘Hasan Minhaj: Leaning on Expensive Cars and Getting Paid to Do It’ is now available on Itunes/Amazon.
Originally from San Francisco’s booming comedy scene he quickly became a regular at the world famous Punchline Comedy Club working with some of the nations top headlining acts. As the winner of Sierra Mists ‘Best Comic Standing’ he performed at LiveNation’s Wild 94.9 Comedy Jam, the nations largest comedy concert. In 2009 he was a national finalist in NBC’s Standup for Diversity and signed on to join their prestigious National College Touring Company. The same year he performed at the Aspen Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest, and was featured in Punchline Magazine. In 2010 he participated in the CBS Diversity Showcase and the MTV Comedy Showcase.
Today, Hasan enjoys writing biographies about himself in the third person.
Julian McCullough is a nationally touring comedian, host and actor. He has appeared on INSIDE AMY SCHUMER and co-starred with Whitney Cummings on the E! series LOVE YOU, MEAN IT. Julian is a frequent panelist on Chelsea Lately and contributor to The Soup Investigates. He also has his own COMEDY CENTRAL PRESENTS stand-up special and has appeared on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JIMMY FALLON. In addition to his television appearances, Julian has been featured at the Just For Laughs Festival and also won the "New York's Funniest" comedy competition in 2008.
Mary Lynn Rajskub has established herself as a versatile and dynamic actress, writer and performer through impressive television and film roles, as well as stand-out live performances. Her fan-favorite role as computer genius Chloe O’Brian on FOX’s smash hit 24 helped earn the show a 2006 Emmy win for Best Drama, as well as 2006 and 2005 SAG nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
Rajskub went to art school for painting but discovered performing arts. After her first one-woman show, she received a review saying her performance was “one of the strangest and funniest performances I have ever seen.” From that moment, she began honing her skills as a comedian and dramatic actress.
After arriving in Los Angeles, Mary Lynn was cast on David Cross and Bob Odenkirk’s critically acclaimed HBO sketch comedy Series Mr. Show with Bob and David. Quickly thereafter she joined HBO’s The Larry Sanders Show. In addition to 24, her recent episodic work includes It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Flight of the Conchords, Raising Hope and Modern Family.
Mary Lynn’s big screen credits include Julie and Julia with Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, Firewall, opposite Harrison Ford, Legally Blonde II: Red, White, and Blonde, Sweet Home Alabama, Dude, Where’s My Car, and Roadtrip. She can also be seen in indie hits including Sunshine Cleaning, with Amy Adams and Emily Blunt, Academy Award winning Little Miss Sunshine, Punch Drunk Love starring Adam Sandler and in the upcoming film Safety Not Guaranteed which aired at Sundance.
Mary Lynn is currently making a return to stand up comedy where she has an established cult following, and resides in Los Angeles with her husband and their son.
Line up: Hannibal Buress, Julian McCullough, Hasan Minhaj, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Dan Gill
Loud Village is taking over The Improv! Get ready for a big night of comedy madness as one of the hottest brands in town brings the laughs. This is a show where anything can happen: standup, sketch, characters, music, and more!
Loud Village is an upcoming comedy brand that has been taking over the LA alternative scene with their shows and parties. Some notable shows they are behind include Comedy Night at Best Fish Taco, Holy Fuck, Le Village, and SetList. They also specialize in large events like their Holiday Special at The Troubadour (sold out in December), 50 First Jokes, upcoming SXSW parties, and much more. If you've ever been to a Loud Village show, you know how much fun these are. Comedians that have been featured on their shows include Aziz Ansari, Patton Oswalt, Tim Heidecker, Adam Devine, Maria Bamford, Demetri Martin, BJ Novak, Hannibal Buress, Chelsea Peretti, Nick Kroll, Thomas Lennon, and many many more!