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Greg Proops Doesn’t Care What Universe You’re From: Be Kind.

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Greg Proops is a stand up comic from San Francisco. He lives in Hollywood. It’s not that bad. Really. The Proopdog is best known for his unpredictable appearances on Whose Line is it Anyway? He can be seen on the New Season on the CW. Greg has a brand-new stand up special called Live at Musso and Franks available at gregproops.com recorded at the legendary Hollywood eatery. Professor Proops has a hit Podcast called The Smartest Man in the World. He has recorded it live in London, Australia, New Zealand, Montreal, Edinburgh, Dublin, San Francisco, Oslo, …

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02/23/2016

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Ian Bagg: A Comic Who Doesn’t Give a Puck!!

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Ian went to school to be an explosives engineer, but a lucky chance at an open mic made him the volatile one. He may be in your area sooner than you think, because this manchild does over 100,000 air miles a year. He has had 2 half-hour specials, “Comedy Central Presents” and HBO’s “A Comics Climb” and has been featured in 2 seasons of “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution” on Comedy Central. His latest one-hour special, “Ian Bagg: Getting to F**king Know You” aired on Showtime. In 2015, Ian was a fan favorite and placed in the …

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02/08/2016

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Steve Treviño: The Fourth Amigo

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Steve Treviño is fast becoming one of the country’s hottest comics and the new voice for the 21st century Mexican American.  Finding his way from a Hispanic upbringing in a small South Texas town to living his dream in Hollywood, has infused Treviño’s comedy with a “TEX-MEX” sensibility, yet as a performer he has a uniquely American voice that transcends anything about ethnicity, making him universally relatable. Outside of being a national headliner, Treviño has made memorable appearances on The Late Late Show, Comics Unleashed and BET Comic View, among others. He also wrote on Mind of Mencia and produced and wrote on …

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02/02/2016

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Joe DeRosa: “Have You Heard the One about Hawkgirl?”

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Joe DeRosa can currently be seen on History Channel’s I Love the 1880′s, and has appeared on HBO’s Bored To Death, FX’s Louie, IFC’s Z-Rock, E’s Chelsea Lately, and DirecTV’s The Artie Lange Show. He is a regular on Sirius XM’s The Opie and Anthony Show and Fox News’ Redeye with Greg Gutfeld. He headlines comedy clubs and colleges across the country and has been featured at South By Southwest, The Montreal Comedy Festival, The Moontower Comedy Festival, The New York Comedy Festival, Bonnaroo, and The Great American Comedy Festival. Catch Joe at Sketchfest January 8th and 9th. Tickets …

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01/04/2016

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Mike E. Winfield: Full Steam Ahead

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When SUSC first saw Mike E. Winfield years ago at 50 Mason, it was apparent that the young comic had that certain something that makes a star: material, presence and a hilarious unique perspective that you wanted to hear more of. From his winning first place in the 2004 Rooster T. Feathers New Talent Comedy Competition to his appearance on Late Night with David Letterman to winning a recurring role on The Office, Winfield’s star is rising. Check him out December 3rd-6th at Rooster T. Feathers in Sunnyvale. Tix here: http://tinyurl.com/jtdxk6e

 

 

SUSC: Looking forward to your shows.

Mike: I love …

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11/29/2015

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Geoff Tate Rising And Making the Rounds!

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Geoff Tate is most likely watching “Cheers” right now. A Cincinnati-based comedian, he has appeared on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and is regular opener for Doug Benson and Doug Stanhope. He made his television debut on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, and is a regular on Doug Loves Movies, as well as Getting Doug with High. He has performed at music and comedy festivals like Bonnaroo, South by Southwest, Limestone and he has two albums available at the Doug Stanhope store and he’s the host …

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09/24/2015

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Dan St. Germain

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Dan St. Germain has been stockpiling the accolades: Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Comedy Central, The Artie Lange Show, WTF with Marc Maron. . . actually it’s a long list. You should go out, or order online, his album Bad at the Good Things. Or go to his show at The Crepe Place on August 1st and buy it there. Last time around it sold out, so get tix now: http://tinyurl.com/3ozegbt

This might have been one of the more cursed interviews—it took two cell phones, a couple of dropped calls and a train seemed to be permanently going by. It seems …

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07/27/2015

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Neil Hamburger Will Never Sell Out!

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For nearly two decades the identity of Neil Hamburger has been a well-guarded secret. With a greasy disheveled phlegmy approach to comedy Neil Hamburger has amused and disgusted audiences across the globe playing dives, off kilter venues and even playing Madison Square Garden in New York City. An exceptionally revealing recent interview (http://tinyurl.com/oqr5zk9) finds Neil Hamburger’s creator Gregg Turkington candidly speaking about his early years. SUSC was pleasantly surprised to find Turkington shedding away the Neil Hamburger character for a quick interview in advance of his CREPE PLACE SHOW SATURDAY JULY 25th more info here: http://tinyurl.com/onbyla7

SUSC: You have

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07/22/2015

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Dan Cummins: Heroes and Zeroes.

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Dan Cummins has been on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central, Tonight Show with Conan, has four hour long releases under his belt and now hosts the morning show on The Playboy Channel. Just that last resume tid-bit should be enough to check in with this very funny dude. SUSC and Dan get into the nitty gritty of the biz. See Dan at Rooster T. Feathers this Thursday through Sunday! Tickets here: http://tinyurl.com/jktdns9

 

How did you start doing stand-up in 2000 and end up in the Seattle Comedy Competition in 2001?

I rose up …

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05/22/2015

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Brooks Wheelan: Right in the Basket.

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Brooks Wheelan has done more in the last few years then you have done in your whole life. The fact that he is still likeable is proof the kid is going to go the distance. Some career highlights?  Cast Member of Saturday Night Live (2013-14), appeared on Conan, appeared on Late Night with Seth Meyers, appeared on Girls, appeared on MTV’s Ridiculousness, appeared on @Midnight, appeared on Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party, had the #1 comedy album on iTunes with the release of his debut album, “This is cool, Right?

Brooks will be at the Crepe Place on Sunday, April 17th …

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05/04/2015

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