Comedy Film Nerds SUMMER MOVIE PREVIEW SHOW with special guest Doug Benson
18 & over
Two items minimum
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Doug Benson (“Last Comic Standing,” "Super High Me") has been on an album-a-year schedule since 2008 (his most recent release being "Gateway Doug 2: Forced Fun"), plus he has two popular weekly podcasts (“Doug Loves Movies” and "Getting Doug With High"), does the occasional film (“The Greatest Movie Ever Rolled”) and makes regular appearances on “@midnight” on Comedy Central. Such a busy schedule for High Times’ 2009 Stoner of the Year.
High octane good times are had by all when Graham Elwood comes to the stage. Which is what you'll get by listening to his new CD "Graham Elwood: The Comedian's got a Boo Boo." Whether he's talking about the 13 state medical marijuana tour with Doug Benson, entertaining the military in Afghanistan and Iraq or punishing mic stands with his karate skill as a 2nd degree yellow belt, Elwood is a comedy storm. You can see him in Super High Me, on Doug Benson's the High Road on G4, as a correspondent for The Daily Habit on Fuel TV, The Sarah Silverman Program, in the feature documentary film "Laffghanistan" or in a comedy club, college, firebase or theater Palm Striking his way through amped up crowds. Put on your rain coats 'cause here comes the thunder and its name is Graham Elwood. PALM STRIKE!
Chris Mancini is a comic, author, filmmaker, and parent. He is also very tired. Chris has written and directed many films, shows, and people who were lost looking for the mall. The Sci Fi Channel awarded Chris the "Future of Film" award along with a grant to make more. The Sci Fi Channel also aired his award winning short film SKINS, which The Museum of Television and Radio in New York archived as an "Important Short Film." He has screened and spoken at various prestigious festivals including Slamdance, HBO'S US Comedy Arts festival, and at Comic-Con in San Diego.
His first DVD compilation Myopic Visions is available now nationwide. The DVD includes all of his short films along with his interviews with the SCI FI Channel and many extras.
His eclectic film style has been influenced by his favorite artists, including Monty Python, Tim Burton, Igmar Bergman, Terry Gilliam, and Billy Wilder.
Now also an author, his book Pacify Me: A Handbook for the Freaked Out New Dad is out now from Simon and Schuster. It tells of the harrowing tale of a guy overcoming his fear of actually procreating and offers helpful advice for freaked out new dads everywhere.
As a comic, Chris has played all over the country, from a beautiful Marriott in Hawaii to a beautiful Roadhouse in Ohio. He is also a regular on LA's alternative comedy circuit and has performed at: Melrose and Las Vegas Improv, Comedy Store, Ice House, Laugh Factory, Catch a Rising Star, and some of the better Funny Bones.
You can often find him trolling around the internet at his blog DaddyNeedsSomeAloneTime.blogspot.com or at comedyfilmnerdsdotcom.com. Chris lives in a hovering heli-carrier somewhere over Los Angeles with his wife Audrey, his daughter Isabella, his son Griffin, and their unusually white cat, Avatar.
Join Graham Elwood and Chris Mancini as they preview the summer movie season with guest film nerd Doug Benson!