He hit the local comedy scene wearing outfits that looked freshly pulled from a Goodwill bin. But Josh Blue won over audiences all around town with a routine centered around living with cerebral palsy. His “Palsy Punch” knocked out a nation when he won NBC’s Last Comic Standing in 2006. Ever since, he’s been one of the most in-demand comedians in the country. Safe to say these days Josh Blue has a much better wardrobe.
Steve “Mudflap” McGrew
His twangy voice is familiar to local listeners of morning drive-time radio. His face is well-known to viewers of Comedy Central and Country Music Television. Flap drives a Ford pickup with a truck bed full of a hilarious observations about everyday occurrences. Failed relationships. Walks through Walmarts. Airplane rides. He’s lived it, which qualifies you to laugh about it.
Owner of the gift that every comic craves — the ability to draw the long, hearty laughs from start to finish. Louis Johnson leaves no doubt as to how much he enjoys performing stand-up. Just listen to him laughing along with the audiences. No subject is off-limits for this one-time winner of Showtime Network’s “Funniest Person in America.” His satchel of side-aching funny material is filled with topics ranging from parenthood to politics.
He’s the guy you’d choose to cut in front of — even if he’s the last person standing in a really long line. Phil Palisoul is a real-life cartoon character whose dead-pan facial expressions and witty self-depricating style of comedy have earned him numerous national television appearances, including The Tonight Show and Comedy Central.
From the moment he greets audiences with a wave and high-pitched “Hi”, Bryan Kellen establishes that he’s, well, different. And hyper. And really funny. Everything about him — from the nose on his face to the rubbery body movements to the hilarious stories he tells — keeps audiences gasping for air in between hearty laughs.
- Sam Adams is a popular Denver comedian who performs in and outside of Colorado. Visit his website to check out where he’s playing next.