Thursday, June 13, 2013
Whether talking about cake, bacon, wearing robes, or getting sick from eating hot pockets, Jim Gaffigan is one of the funniest men in America. Not only is he one of our favorite guests, he's also been a regular on Conan O'Brien's show, has appeared on a number of sitcoms and has released a number of fantastic comedy specials, including the new one available for download on his website, "Mr. Universe." Jim Gaffigan is currently on a cross-county tour so make sure to check out his website for upcoming show dates and locations, and pre-order his new book, Dad is Fat. Follow Jim on twitter and facebook.
Roy Wood, Jr.
Though recently featured as one of Entertainment Weekly's 12 comedian's to watch in 2009, we've known how great comedian Roy Wood, Jr. is for some timenow. He was featured on the first ever BOB&TOM Comedy Central special, is a regular on our Comedy All-Stars tour, and is a frequent guest in the studio. Known for his love of chicken nuggets and knack for prank phone calls, Wood is a regular contributor for a number of radio stations, was a semi-finalist on Star Search, has been featured on "The Late Show with David Letterman" and HBO. You can also find him on the new TBS sitcom "Sullivan & Son." Roy on twitter and facebook.
Ahmed Ahmed immigrated to the U.S. from Egypt when he was one month old and he grew up in Riverside, CA. After moving to Hollywood when he was 19 years old to pursue a career as an actor and stand-up comedian, he attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. It seems to have works because Mr. Ahmed han be seen in such films and television shows as Iron Man, You Don’t Mess With The Zohan, Vince Vaughns Wild West Comedy Show and "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno." He has also appeared on CNN, The View, and NPR, and was featured on the front page of the Wall Street Journal in December of 2001. Currently he's starring on the new TBS comedy "Sullivan & Son." Follow Ahmed on Facebook and twitter.
Growing up with an opera singing father and playing classical piano, nobody would have figured Owen Benjamin was destined to become a standup comedian. But that’s exactly what he’s done, performing all over the country as a solo act and as part of his comedy band, That’s My Daughter. Owen has also become a notable actor, starring in the MTV show Punk’d, and in the films I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry and The House Bunny. He's also stared in his own online video series, Gaytown, and on the new TBS sitcom "Sullivan & Son." Follow Owen on twitter.
FACTOID – Owen Benjamin recently became engaged to actress Christina Ricci
In just a few short years, Steve Byrne has risen through the ranks of the comedy world to become one of the industry’s most innovative and sought-after performers. Hailing from Pittsburgh, PA, Steve Byrne was born to a Korean mother and an Irish father, which continues to provide him with an inordinate wealth of comedic material. Byrne’s most recent hour special, "The Byrne Identity," premiered last year on Comedy Central to rave reviews. You can now find him on TBS starring in the new sitcom "Sullivan & Son." Follow Steve on twitter.