Fans of the hit Comedy Central series “Workaholics” instantly recognize Erik Griffin as the show’s iconic series regular Montez. Erik also tours the country headlining popular comedy clubs and colleges every weekend. His debut comedy album, Technical Foul: Volume One, will be released this March. His Comedy Central Presents Half-Hour Stand-Up Special will premiere this year. Erik is a first generation American-born comedian/actor who made the decision in 2003 to quit his job and plunge headlong into making comedy his full-time occupation.
Erik first gained national exposure performing in the ALMA nominated “Payaso Comedy Slam” seen on Showtime and Comedy Central networks, “Live at Gotham” on Comedy Central, “Last Comic Driving” on NBC, “Comics Without Borders” on Showtime, nationally syndicated “Comics Unleashed;” He can also be seen featured in several national commercials, including the Emmy winning, Budlight “Swear Jar.” In 2008 at the Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival, he received overwhelming reviews. Erik was featured at the 2008 NACA National Conference, the 2007 East Regional and 2006 NACA West Regional Showcases. He is currently headlining clubs and colleges throughout the United States and Canada.
Mostly recently, Erik was seen on “Surviving the Holidays” with Lewis Black on the History Channel, he was featured in the Tribeca Film Festival Documentary “Just Like Us,” and will be touring the world promoting the movie. Erik was also a guest star on the hit TNT show “Franklin & Bash.”
With his multicultural background, a Central American-Caribbean mother, a father of European decent, Erik blends well into the North American landscape particularly in this era of cultural diversity. With his routine full of hilarious observations about life, love and self evaluation, he brings together all ages and ethnic backgrounds, which makes for an uproariously good time.
Chris Fairbanks, a young comic who left the scenic comfort of Big Sky Country in Montana ten years ago to join the Texas comedy circle, has been getting a lot of attention.
In the past few years, Chris took first place in 2003's Funniest Person in Austin contest, attended Montreal's Just for Laughs festival in their "New Faces" showcase, starred as "Randy" on the MTV reality series "The 70's House", received 1st runner-up in Comedy Central's Laugh Riots contest, and has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live and Comedy Central's Premium Blend.
He currently is an action sports correspondent for the Fuel TV network, just appeared on Last Comic Standing (season 6) and was a series regular on Comedy Central's "Reality Bites Back". Chris resides in Los Angeles and makes his living as a club touring stand-up comic and actor.
Hot off his memorable debut performance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno Lachlan Patterson has one of the most recognizable working comedians in the Stand Up world today. With Festival invitations from Austin, Montreal, Aspen, Michigan, Vancouver and Nova Scotia there is no shortage of stage time for this brilliant young performer.
On Comedy Central you can find Lachlan performing on the series Live at Gotham or on the Comedy Network where he filmed his uproarious half hour special. Lachlan's rib-tickling debut CD "Jokes To Make Love To" made Rooftop Comedy's "Best of 2010" list. Available on iTunes and Amazon.com "JTMLT" has become a favorite amongst Comedians and Fans alike.
"If Christopher Walken ever decided to go into stand-up comedy and was amazing at it, people would accuse him of stealing from Lachlan Patterson" Ed Placencia-ComedyReviews.wordpress.com.
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2013 has been a big year for New York City-based comedian Joe Zimmerman. In addition to making his Comedy Central debut on John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show, he made his late night debut on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and performed on Nickelodeon’s NickMom Night Out. He appeared on the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Show, and was chosen as one of the acclaimed New Faces at Just For Laughs Montreal, where he was positively reviewed by the The Spit Take and Time Out NY. He was also a finalist in the Laughing Skull festival in Atlanta and the Laughing Devil festival in New York, a semi-finalist in the Andy Kaufman awards, and Buzzfeed named him one of the top 14 comedians you should be paying attention to, saying, “The combination of Joe’s calming vocalization and inventive writing is a thing of magic,” and “You’d be hard pressed to find a more enjoyable show.”
Praised for an accessible style pairing absurdism with a wide-eyed, aw-shucks demeanor, Joe has been personally selected by Ricky Gervais as a Conan contest finalist and can be heard regularly on SiriusXM and Pandora. He is an original member of the Beards of Comedy, the most requested tour in the Southeast from 2008-2012. The Beards released two albums (2011’s Cardio Mix on Comedy Central Records); their Beards Across America MSN web series amassed more than a million views.
Current projects in the works include his soon to be released debut solo album “Smiling at Wolves,” and his podcast “Universe City” which blends popular science with comedy.
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Buh-Rian (As the valley girls call him) Monarch has been heating up the LA comedy scene for years. He plays all of the biggest stages in Hollywood. He's worked with such greats as Margaret Cho, Louis CK, Chris D'Elia, Bryan Callen, Iliza Shlesinger, Ahmed Ahmed, Bobby Lee, and Bret Ernst to name a few. You can catch him on any given night at your favorite comedy clubs around town. His uncensored views are always something to behold... Don't miss him live! Follow him on twitter @BrianMonarch
Jade Catta-Preta has performed across the country with Bill Burr, Kevin Nealon and Bobby Lee. She is a regular at The Improv, Laugh Factory and The Comedy Store. She was a cast member last year on Punk'd, and guest starred on "Two Broke Girls" and "The Office." You can watch her opposite Steve Rannazzisi in "Daddy's Knows Best," on Hulu's "The Morning After" and she just finished production on MTV's "Hot Mess." Recently, she made her television stand-up debut on TV Guide's "Stand-up in Stilettos." You can also see her on the upcoming season of Showtime's Californication.
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