The Funny People Reading Humorous Essays Show at Flappers Comedy Club
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Chelsea Handler -- irreverent host of the late-night talk show Chelsea Lately -- is hitting the road for a national stand-up comedy tour in support of her fifth book, Uganda Be Kidding Me. An absurd and hilarious collection of travel essays, Uganda Be Kidding Me finds Handler detailing her exploits while on safari in Africa, attempting to kayak in the Bahamas and escaping from a German hospital on crutches. She also shares her unique thoughts on etiquette, hot spots and memorable destinations. Handler's previous books, which include My Horizontal Life: A Collection of One-Night Stands, Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang and Are You There, Vodka? It's Me, Chelsea, have been met with critical acclaim for their comedic voice. Be prepared for a night of laughs when the words in her latest book leap from the pages and are delivered straight from Handler's feisty mouth. Learn More
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The show moves to the Main Room at Flappers from the Yoo Hoo Room, where it got great reviews from Goldstar’s members.
*June 12, 2011:
Carlos Kotkin is hosting and performing in The Funny People Reading Humorous Essays Show. He is a 10-time Moth storyslam winner whose comic memoir Please, God, Let It Be Herpes: A Heartfelt Quest For Love & Companionship will be published by Penguin next year.
Juliana Baldwin is a cow milker who studied underwater basket weaving and enjoys dancing spontaneously, especially when people are watching. She is also a poet who performs in various poetry slams around the greater Los Angeles area.
Erin Brown is an actress-comedian-writer who has trained at Gotham City Improv, Upright Citizens Brigade, Chicago City Limits, and the Groundlings. For her On The Red Carpet videos, which take place on a tiny red bath carpet, she has interviewed Tom Hanks, Martin Short, and Catherine O’Hara but could not secure time with any cast member of The Jersey Shore.
Matteson Perry was born and raised in Colorado and spent his childhood following the state edicts of skiing as often as possible and worshiping John Elway. He has also won The Moth Grandslam in both New York and Los Angeles. And he has written some screenplays you should ask him about if you run a movie studio or are a major movie star.
Mary Mack is a folk humorist-comedian who won 2005 California’s Funniest Female Contest and went on to appear in the Vancouver Comedy Fest, HBO’s Andy Kaufman Awards, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Festival, Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham and NBC’s Last Comic Standing. She drives a sweet $400 Dodge Neon affectionately referred to as Street Heat.
Antonio Sacre is an internationally touring writer, storyteller, and solo performance artist who has performed at the National Book Festival at the Library of Congress, the Kennedy Center, the National Storytelling Festival, museums, schools, libraries, and festivals internationally.
Kevin Walsh has written for Warner Brothers, National Lampoon, Boom studios and other fancypants media corporations on projects ranging from feature films to comic books. He has also written and produced numerous comedy shorts, including the 2008 George Lucas award winner, Padmé, and is one of the producers of the acclaimed feature documentary, Marwencol.