Friday, Jan 4, 2013
(Doors open at 9:00 PM)
Door Time:9:00 PM
Show Type:Stand Up
Restrictions:18 & over Two drink minimum Special Event
“One of the most complex and exciting stand-ups working in America today. Like an idealistic hippy stuck inside the body of a testosterone-pumped US marine. He’s been likened to late great US comedians such as Bill Hicks and Sam Kinison, but although he exhibits a similar brand of furious indignation, his observations and revelations are entirely his own. His angry, insightful act is an absorbing battle between his raw libertarian instincts and his refined liberal sensibilities.”
-- William Cook, The Guardian
A standup comedian for more than 20 years, Joe Rogan sells out theaters internationally with his inquisitive and intense comedic style. His comedy special “Joe Rogan: Live from the Tabernacle” was released in December 2012 via his website. Rogan previously starred in two hour long specials, “Talking Monkeys in Space” (2009) and “Joe Rogan Live” (2007), and released the CD’s “Shiny Happy Jihad” (2007) and “I’m Gonna Be Dead Someday” (2000).
Rogan is host of “The Joe Rogan Experience,” a twice-weekly long form conversation with guests that is one of the most popular comedy podcasts on iTunes. Fans can watch the podcast on Ustream and the podcast can also be heard on Sirius XM’s “The Virus” channel.
Since 2002, Rogan has provided color commentary for the UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) on Pay Per View, Spike Television and now on FOX. Rogan’s passion for MMA began with martial arts practice at the age of 13.
Film credits include Zookeeper and Here Comes The Boom. Rogan hosted the show Joe Rogan Questions Everything for the SyFy channel in 2013. Previously he hosted the high stakes game show “Fear Factor,” on NBC in 2011/12 and previously for six seasons on the network from 2001-2006. Prior to “Fear Factor”, Rogan played Joe Garrelli, the resident electrician on the hit NBC comedy series “NewsRadio.”
Rogan resides in Los Angeles and regularly performs stand-up locally and internationally.
Practitioner of the Deadly Art of Comedy
Sam Tripoli views comedy as a calling rather a profession.
It’s a passion that he preaches to audiences at comedy clubs
across the country and on television.
In 2014, Tripoli’s 2nd album “Believe In Yourself” went to
#2 on iTunes in America and #1 in Canada!
His TV Credits include Showtime's "Live Nude”, "Russell
Peters' Comic Without Borders!”, E!’s “Love You, Mean it!
With Whitney Cummings,” CMT’s “The Josh Wolf Show,”
Comedy Centrals’ “Premium Blend” (receiving only one of
two standing ovations in the history of the show), a
frolicsome turn as a male escort for E! Entertainment’s
“Party @ the Palms,” “The Late Late Show on CBS”,
“Comics Unleashed”. He was also a
co-host of Spike TV’s hugely popular “Wide World of
Spike" and “Bellator MMA Digital!”
Tripoli has been heard on The Howard Stern show, The
Jason Ellis Show on Sirius Radio, and also regularly
appears on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast. Tripoli
hosts his own very popular radio show called "The Naughty
Show" on PlayboyRadio as well as his mega popular All
Things Comedy “Punch Drunk Sports” podcast with cohost
Ari Shaffir of Comedy Central.
Sam’s writing credits include The 2012 MTV Movie
Awards, Comedy Central Roast of Joan Rivers and Pamela
Anderson, The 2011 World MMA Awards and most
recently his Roast Of The Iron Sheik jokes were quoted in
Rolling Stone Magazine.
On stage he’s a force of nature, pacing the stage like a
cyclone of funny as he questions authority and the
conventions of our society one moment, then earnestly
expressing his affinity for bizarre the next. His comedy has
no limits – its whatever he’s thinking about, and that’s
usually what everyone else is thinking about, even though
sometimes we don’t like to admit to it.
“I like to think of myself as the little voice in everyone’s
head, except I have a microphone and I’m funnier,” Sam
As a kid, I always liked comedy and would listen to albums by George Carlin, Bob Newhart, Bill Cosby, and Lenny Bruce. Despite my enjoyment of these great talents, I decided to pursue an unfunny career and left Los Angeles for San Francisco State College to be a lawyer. When that did not hold my attention, I switched majors and ended up getting a Bachelor of. Art Degree in Communications.