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Elton Howard
Elton Howard

Elton Howard’s first words were “Pop That Thang,” an Isley Brothers song released in 1972. That song was a chart topper in 1972. “I wish I could say the same about my first time on stage.” Thinking about that first time on stage for most comedians may be reminiscing of the first time you ever […]

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Jon Yeager – Puns, Tweets, and Baltimorian
Jon Yeager – Puns, Tweets, and Baltimorian

Jon Yeager is originally from Baltimore, “but please, don’t hold that against me.” He currently resides in Reston, VA because of the “bevy of Applebee’s and other casual dining restaurants, as well as a land not intimidated by modern plumbing or modern fashion.” Yeager’s blend of comedy includes satire, whip-smart topical humor, rapid fire one-liners, […]

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Max Rosenblum
Max Rosenblum

Max Rosenblum surfaced in the Washington comedy scene after moving to the nation‚Äôs capital for work in late 2011. Citing ‚Äúwhat the fuck?‚Äù as the main reasoning behind trying stand up, a year later he is a known entity among up-and-comers in the DC open mic scene. Max has performed stand up in cities across […]

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Richard Bennett
Richard Bennett

Richard Bennett is DC comedy’s tallest performer, standing 5’19”. Raised in CT, he’s comedically hailing from Washington, DC. Richard started performing in the fall of 2012 and has made his way through venues such as the DC Improv, the VA State Theater, Broadway Comedy Club, & Greenwich Village Comedy Club. He’s co-founder of LYGO DC […]

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Carolyn Busa
Carolyn Busa

Carolyn Busa‘s experience in stand-up comedy was fueled by her love of the contagious laugh. After years of being the one with the snort, Carolyn thought it time she take the stage to create a new generation of snorty laughers. Her first performance at a coffee shop lit the match to an awkwardly, awesome stand-up […]

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Natalie McGill
Natalie McGill

With a 5’3″ stature and a weight that precludes her from participating in most blood drives, Natalie McGill has been unofficially named D.C.’s “Favorite Comic to Pick Up And Swing Around.” Hailing from the mostly-Jewish suburbs of Baltimore, Natalie maintains a reputation of ruining really good games of “Never Have I Ever” with the fact […]

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Mariya Alexander
Mariya Alexander

Mariya Alexander is the unique product of harsh Soviet-era Ukrainian persecution and poverty and later American decadence. Her comedy touches on many subjects, but there is no one she likes to touch more than herself. In addition to her strange childhood and the absurdity of day to day life, she chronicles the dissolution of her […]