Friday, September 5, 2008
He's indignant, he's exasperated, he's "America's foremost commentator on everything," he's comedian Lewis Black. Along with stand-up comedy, Black is also an actor, playwright, Broadway star, makes regular appearances on "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart" and "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," hosted the Comedy Central show "Root of All Evil," wrote the book I'm Dreaming of a Black Christmas, and is a Grammy Award winner. And somehow through all that, he still finds time to perform stand-up, and is currently on his aptly named "The Rant is Due" tour. Follow Lewis on Facebook and twitter.
After walking away from a sweet Wall Street job, Paul Mecurio turned to a life of comedy and hasn't looked back sense. He started as a staff writer for Jay Leno and soon found himself collecting awards for his work with the "Daily Show with Jon Stewart" where his duties included warming up the crowd. Now, along with being a top-notch headlining comedian, Mecurio also has a featured on the B&T Show (as well as a new CD) called Image Makeover, and starred in an online video sports series on HBO.com called "Got No Game." On twitter and facebook. Check out Paul on FOX News. Find out where Paul's playing next on tour.
Comedy's Southern Belle
Even if comedian Lisa Landryisn’t playing at a comedy club near your, she’s not a hard woman to find. Her Comedy Central special is in frequent rotation, she can also be seen on E!, MSNBC and FOX and has made guest appearances on "Law & Order: SVU," "Fashion Police" and a number of national commercials including a series of TBS "Bitcoms." Her easy going style and sharp wit have also landed her a spot on Bret Butler’s The Southern Belles of Comedy and have earned her the reputation as being on of the top female acts in the country.
Tim Statum is a Birmingham, Alabama native with a southern style of comedy that's full of humor and storytelling. Along with being a huge fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide, Tim spends his time headlining at the Comedy Club Stardome in Birmingham as well as other clubs throughout the southeast. Statum's act incorporates stories from his life growing up in the country mixed in with classic stand up comedy.