Ryan Sickler: If the adage is true — that tragedy plus time equals comedy — then Ryan Sickler has paid his dues on the left side of the equation. Born in Baltimore, Ryan lost his father when he was 16. After that, he bounced from one relative to another. And while his early years might have seemed rocky, that tumultuous childhood gave him both fodder for material and armor against the relentless onslaught that is life as a standup comic.
His television appearances include The Pete Holmes Show, Comedy Central’s Tosh.O, Live At Gotham, Cutman and The Late Late Show.
Beyond standup, Ryan Sickler is an engaging storyteller. You can catch him every Tuesday (Toozdee) on his podcast, The CrabFeast. Inspired by his hometown, the show celebrates the things Ryan loves most — storytelling, family, friends and laughter.
Jared Logan just moved to New York City! A West Virginia native, Logan first made his mark as a comedian in Chicago, IL. His contagiously giddy and cartoonish stand-up act has been wowing audiences in the Windy City and beyond since 2004. He was recently awarded the title Best Comedian by the Chicago Comedy Awards and was crowned the victor of the Comedy Idol competition in Detroit. He is one of the architects of Blerds.com, performs in clubs across the country, and was a regular feature in many critically acclaimed Chicago shows such as Don’t Spit the Water, Impress These Apes, Chicago Underground Comedy, and The Lincoln Lodge. He can be seen on this season of Comedy Central's Live at Gotham (June 6th @ 10pm).
This year, Jared will perform his own half hour special on Comedy Central. You can also see Jared every week as a cast member on VH1’s Best Week Ever. He has appeared on John Oliver’s New York Stand-up Show and TJ Miller’s Mash-up. He was a delegate for Comedy Central's Indecision 2012 and works as warm-up comedian for The Daily Show and The Colbert Report. Jared lives in New York but is originally from West Virginia. West Virginia is a state and is not part of Virginia.
Matt Fulchiron: Known to those in the know as “The Full Charge,” Matt Fulchiron hardly lives up to his nickname. Worn down by relationships, adult responsibilities, and limited resources; Fulchiron coasts through his life and his act with a sarcastic and defeated outlook. Matt has performed on the television shows “Comedy Central Presents,” “Live at Gotham,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” “Last Comic Standing,” “Tosh.0,” and “Comics Unleashed.” He’s appeared on The Bob and Tom Radio show, and was the opening act on Daniel Tosh’s “Tosh Tour Twenty Ten.” There’s nothing you can do about it.
Patrick Ney: Patrick ney is an LA based comic and has appeared on the E channel Comedy Central, and Chelsea Lately..Also having been from the great city of Chicago Patrick performed and wrote at the Second City. Beside the Echannel he can be seen in numerous tv commercials. Yes that tv.
Dan Levy: After enrolling in Emerson College in Boston, Dan began performing at open mics and other strange venues—where people were more focused on their beer than what the wannabe comics were saying.
As a sophomore in college, Dan was chosen to compete at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, CO, where he won the title of Funniest College Comedian.
Since then Dan has been seen at the Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival numerous times and has made TV appearances on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend,” “Chelsea Lately,” “The Late Late Show,” and “Comedy Central Presents: Dan Levy. He has also hosted four VERY short-lived shows on MTV including “Rock Band Battle,” “Your Face or Mine,” “The Reality Show,” and “MTV Spring Break”. You don’t remember them? Either does he.
With this and the success of his 2008 College Humor series, “The I Have To Go In A Minute Show with Super Host Dan Levy,” Dan’s following has grown to sold out shows at clubs and colleges across the country. And he continues to work in the digital space as he’s in development a deal with Comedy Central to produce a second series for their sister website Atom.com.
After selling the TV show “MY LDR” to MTV, which is based on a joke he performed in his stand up routine, which later because a popular web series for SONY’s crackle.com, Dan began not only performing but writing too. Since last year he has developed a sitcom for FOX called “Party People”, a movie for Disney called “Stoked the band” and is currently developing another TV series with SONY television. He is also the executive producer of E!‘s reality series “Pretty Wild”, but that is a very long story that he will have to explain to you in person.
Dan’s next big screen appearance will be in the Sony Screen Gems coming-of-age comedy “Mardi Gras,” in theaters this year. He was previously featured in the Happy Madison film “The House Bunny” (but then was cut out) and co-starred in “My Sexiest Year” with Frankie Muniz and Harvey Keitel.
Dan lives in Los Angeles where he is writing more television show and collecting sneakers and knives. He understands those are two very weird things to obsess about.
Ari Mannis: Ari is an observational comic that tells stories and situations from his life. Ari grew up in San Diego, CA and is currently residing in Los Angeles where he performs stand up comedy regularly.
In 2010 Ari skateboarded from Oregon to New York to raise money towards at-risk youth for the organization SkateAcrossUSA.com In 2012 Ari skated from Santa Cruz, CA to San Diego, CA almost 600 miles stopping and performing stand up along the way.
Ari has been featured on StandUpTalk.com, FunnyOrDie, Cracked, College Humor, TBS, and Fuel.
He is a regular performer on Comedy Juice which is known as one of the best shows in the country. He has performed in The TBS College Comedy Competition, The Ventura Harbor Comedy Festival, Hi De Ho Comics Halloween Festival, The Spring Island Music and Comedy Festival. Ari performs regularly all over LA; some notable venues include The Ice House, Flappers, The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, The Good Time Comedy Club, and many more.