Friday, February 17, 2012
From the time she turned 18, Nikki Glaser has been performing stand-up comedy. Beginning her career while attending the University of Kansas, Glaser wasn't s shy about skipping class to pursue her dream, including taking time off to make it all the way to the semi-finals of "Last Comic Standing." Since then she's been making the most of her English degree by going into comedy full time. She now headlines clubs across the country, performed at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, and appeared on "The Tonight Show w/ Jay Leno." Follow Nikki on Twitter and facebook
Penn Jillette is the larger, more audible half of the famous duo Penn & Teller. For over 30 years, they've entertained audiences with magic, comedy and anything else they set their twisted minds to. With a deep booming voice, clown college education and expertise in juggling, Penn has become the showman of the group, and perfectly compliments Teller’s silent style of magic. Together Penn & Teller have become one of Vegas' most attended shows and have also popped up in a number films, TV series and specials. Recently, Penn & Teller stared in the Showtime award winning series "Bullsh*t," which exposed the frauds and fakes in today's society. Jillette is also the author of the new book Everyday is an Atheist Holiday. Follow Penn on twitter and try his new Celebrity Apprentice Ice Cream available at Walgreens.
Sara Schaefer is a critically acclaimed stand up comedian, writer, and producer based in New York City. She won two Emmy awards for her work as the Head Blogger for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, was one of Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch in 2010, and has written for BestWeekEver.tv and Who Wants to Be A Millionaire. She has appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Best Week Ever, E!, Fuse, and AOL. She co-hosts a podcast called You Had To Be There with comedian Nikki Glaser, and is currently working on a pilot for MTV with Nikki. Sara on twitter and Facebook.
Bobcat Goldthwait's early career was probably more defined by his unique manor of speaking than it was for his comedy, but that didn't stop him from developing into one of the most multitalented people in Hollywood. Though he began as an actor in films like Scrooged, Hot to Trot and the Police Academy series, he's since discovered that he was even more skilled behind the camera as a director. He's directed over two-hundred episodes of "Jimmy Kimmel Live" as well as a number of other shows for Comedy Central. He's also responsible for a number of dark cult comedies, Shakes the Clown, World's Greatest Dad and, God Bless America. Follow Bobcat on Instagram and keep an eye out for his new Bigfoot film, Willow Creek.