Pete Holmes wrote this bio himself. Pete was the host of the Conan O'Brien companion talk show The Pete Holmes Show, has multiple Comedy Central specials and albums, has written for several television shows and has had his cartoons published in the New Yorker. His favorite food is lettuce and one of his comedy heroes is Ray Romano.
With appearances on TOSH.0, The Late Late show, The Smoking Gun Presents, Conan and his own half hour special on Comedy Central Jay has come a long way since he moved to Los Angeles in 2000. After flunking out of college, then finally getting accepted back after many attempts, Jay threw away his diploma to pursue a career in Stand Up comedy. After living in a condemned house for 14 months, I mean who hasn't, Jay started opening for comedy greats such as Nick Swardson, Daniel Tosh and Pablo Fransisco. He soon became known as a comedian with a whacky, original voice who tends to get a little weird. Since those early days Jay has continued climbing the ranks with multiple TV appearances, many internet short films and his first album, "Self-Diagnosed". His voice continues to grow as he has delved into the world of interacting with strangers and creating conflict with people he doesn't know. Jay is a fantastic storyteller, showcased weekly on his podcast, "The Crabfeast" on Jay Mohr's Fake Mustache Studios. With TV projects in development, be sure to catch Jay now before he ignores everyone...forever...seriously...he will.
Owen Benjamin is a series regular on the TBS series SULLIVAN & SON, recurred on NICK SWARDSON’S PRETEND TIME, and has appeared on THE TONIGHT SHOW, COMEDY CENTRAL PRESENTS, LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON, PUNK’D and LIVE AT GOTHAM. He played Marvin the bartender in THE HOUSE BUNNY and can be seen in JACK AND JILL, BUCKY LARSON and ALL’S FAIRE IN LOVE. Owen was featured as a breakout comedian on COMEDY CENTRAL’S 2010 HOT LIST and currently tours the US with Vince Vaughn. Owen’s one-hour standup special HIGH FIVE ‘TIL IT HURTS premiered on Comedy Central in Summer 2013 to terrific reviews.
Benji was born in Los Angeles and currently resides there. He began doing stand up comedy upon graduating from Marymount Manhattan College in 2006. Benji is currently a staff writer on The Burn with Jeff Ross. He splits his time as a comedian, writer, and actor.
Brooks Wheelan is a cool dude. He was named one of Comedy Central's 10 comics to watch in 2013 and was a cast member on Saturday Night Live for the 2013-14 season. He's also done stand up on Conan and Comedy Central and has chilled pretty hard in a lot of different basements.
With his ability to put a funny and unique spin on topics such as race: ” We should switch stereotypes…every 30 days”, religion: “my grandma is the only person I know with a tattoo of the Last Supper” and politics: ” I’m glad gas prices are high… drive-by shootings have decreased!!” Ty demonstrates that comedy can be funny and yet thought provoking. He has been performing since his high school days on Chicago’s south side. His ability to make people of all cultures laugh was necessary in a school full of diversity. He began touring California, Oregon, and Canada, gaining respect and a reputation as “someone to watch”; “a tremendous performer”; “refreshing”. He was voted Up-and-Coming Comedian of the Year in 2002 at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival and named “outstanding performer” at Montreal’s “Just for Laughs” festival, where he first got the attention of the Hollywood Industry. Today, after numerous appearances on TV commercials and live shows such as ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, he is a regular on CBS Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Ty has been performing with some of the best talents in the entertainment industry such as Al Green, Chris Rock, Robert Schimmel. The media particularly acclaimed his performance at the Universal Amphitheater where Ty opened up the show for Donna Summer in front an audience of 6000 people. Ty’s comedy has been very well received also by college audiences and he is now one of the most requested comedians in colleges across the country. Phil Iaezetta defines him “Fucking hilarious” and he is now one of the most requested comedians on Sirius Radio. He has been featured in the Hollywood Reporter as well as Maxim Magazine to name a few. Ty’s comedy is hysterically funny, smart, and edgy. With his unique charm and hypnotic presence Ty delivers in every show laughs with a message. And this is what makes him a rarity among today’s comedians: he makes audiences think. Beside his undeniable likeability audiences love Ty because he has something to say.
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.
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