Description: Flyover comedy brings you the very best comedic talent from in and around the Midwest. Each month, we feature and highlight a specific state from the heartland of America, giving out special deals and/or prizes from restaurants that brings that great Midwestern mentality to Los Angeles! Kansas City BBQ, Chicago Deep Dish, and Minnesota Nice all rolled into one amazing night of Comedy!
Chelsea Peretti: Chelsea Peretti is a comedian who has performed at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, the HBO Aspen Comedy Festival, The Las Vegas Comedy Festival, D.C’s Bentzen Ball, Austin’s “Fun, Fun, Fun, Fest”, SXSW, Bonnaroo and Bumbershoot. She was one of four comedians invited to participate in the 10-city Axe Twisted Humor Tour in conjunction with Funny or Die. This year Chelsea was named one of the top 10 comics to watch by Variety.
Chelsea appeared in a role opposite Louis CK on his show Louie on FX, has appeared on The Sarah Silverman Program, and was featured in a spotlight on Last Call with Carson Daly, and did correspondence work for Lopez Tonight. She is a regular on Tru TV's The Smoking Gun Presents and performed stand-up on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham. Her voice can also be heard in Grand Theft Auto IV.
Currently, Chelsea is writing on the hit NBC show Parks and Recreation. Previously, she was a writer for The Sarah Silverman Program on Comedy Central. She has contributed to various television projects for Adult Swim, IFC, VH1, and MTV, including the 2010 MTV Movie Awards. Her writing has also appeared in Details, Playgirl, and the Village Voice.
Comedic web projects include the satirical website BlackPeopleLoveUs.com, the New York City Rejection Line, and original web videos for Super Deluxe, Variety Shac, and others. These projects have been featured on Good Morning America, the New York Times, and CNN. Peretti's "All My Exes" series was in the top 10 of New York Magazine's "Top 20 Funniest Web Videos of 2007."
As a founding member of Variety Shac, she often performs in their signature live shows and short films, which feature special guests from the comedy world. These shorts led to a development deals with Adult Swim and IFC.
Nick Kroll: Nick leads the pack of a new generation of comedy minds as a versatile actor, writer and producer.
Currently, Nick stars on FX's critically acclaimed series, THE LEAGUE, a part-improv, part-scripted
comedy . Nick’s Comedy Central Series, THE NICK SHOW KROLL, which he created and stars in, will
premiere on the network in 2012. Nick’s Comedy Central hour-long special, THANK YOU VERY COOL, was
recently released on DVD.
Additionally, Nick lends his voice to the animated series, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF TIM, for HBO, in which
he plays Stu, Tim's best friend. He also has recurring roles on Adult Swim’s CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL and
NBC’S PARKS AND RECREATION.
Nick has also appeared in GET HIM TO THE GREEK, opposite Russel Brand and Jonah Hill, DINNER FOR
SCHMUCKS, opposite Paul Rudd, and DATE NIGHT, opposite Steve Carrell and Tina Fey. Other feature
credits include LITTLE FOCKERS, I LOVE YOU MAN and A GOOD OLD FASHIONED ORGY.
Nick’s writing work includes contributions to CHAPPELLE'S SHOW, THE LIFE AND TIMES OF TIM, HUMAN
GIANT and the best selling coffee table book, BAR MITZVAH DISCO, which he co-wrote. He has been
named one of Variety’s “10 Comics to Watch” and was featured in Comedy Central's "Hot List of '09".
Nick currently lives in Los Angeles.