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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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Liz Miele – Comedien, Runner, Lover of Pasta
Liz Miele – Comedien, Runner, Lover of Pasta

Liz Miele was a youthful 16 when she started doing stand-up comedy. At 18, she was profiled in the New Yorker. At 22, she appeared on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham. Liz continues to perform stand-up comedy all over the country at clubs and colleges. She’s a self-proclaimed comedy nerd, cat enthusiast and unhealthy lover of […]

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Philippe Schafer – Comic, Teacher
Philippe Schafer – Comic, Teacher

Philippe Schafer was born and raised around Washington D.C.  He started stand up comedy on a whim in 2009 and since then he has been on stage 1,000s of times. His intimate, insightful, and intellectual style of comedy has quickly made him a favorite among a wide variety of audiences. Philippe Schafer has performed up […]

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Danny Rouhier – Stand Up, Radio, All-around hilarious
Danny Rouhier – Stand Up, Radio, All-around hilarious

Many years ago, Danny Rouhier was born. Sometime later, he became the greatest entertainer ever to live (bio written from future). While you’re reading this, he’s a talk radio host and stand up comic in Washington, DC. You can catch his radio show mid-days on 106.7 The Fan. That’s where he tackles sports and pop […]

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Rochelle Rice
Rochelle Rice

Rochelle Rice is an up-and-coming voice on the DC music scene. Moving forward with the tides of popular music while still remembering the past, Rochelle effortlessly combines jazz, soul, pop, and rock & roll. Rochelle‚Äôs musical journey began at home under the encouraging guidance of her mother, a former vocalist. In high school she was […]

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Matty Litwack
Matty Litwack

Matty Litwack is a young DC comedian with a strong attention to detail. And, he’s already making his mark on the local DC scene. Remember Matty Litwack¬†when you want to brag years from now about seeing him first to your friends. Zaniness. Matty previously worked as a physicist and draws upon that experience to create […]

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CJ Stottuth
CJ Stottuth

CJ Stottuth started his stand-up comedy career in 2009. ¬†A year later he was chosen to compete in the World Series of Comedy 2010 national competition. Since then, he has become a regular at comedy clubs and private events in the Mid-Atlantic area, having the opportunity to work with such comedians as Godfrey, Kyle Kinane, […]

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Russ Green
Russ Green

Russ Green is a writer, comedian, husband and father. He was raised in Washington, DC and reared on the Black Diaspora and Disney movies. The Howard University graduate had a promising career as a Management Consultant, until his abrupt termination following an altercation wherein an executive called him the ‘N’ word (non-threatening). Russ was formally […]

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Troy Webb
Troy Webb

Troy Webb is fast becoming one of the D.C. area’s most noted comic personalities, with numerous appearances at regional comedy clubs, special events and frequent guest spots on local Internet broadcasts. A former Hip-Hop artist who first honed his timing and stage presence in recording studios and on stage, Webb’s path toward comic stardom goes back to […]