Turnt Up with Eliza Skinner and guests Josef Anolin, Myq Kaplan, Ben Kolina, April Richardson, Joshua Silverstein, Dulcé Sloan and Mateen Stewart / Unstoppable Failure, Hosted by Kevin Whittinghill
Josef Anolin is a premier, up-and-coming performer boasting verve and nerve where “Def” meets deft. Josef reflects an eclectic appeal; a product of his melting pot, Bay Area upbringing and Filipino/Japanese American heritage. Onstage he’s known for on-point punditry, stylish substance and a palpable, affable freshness.Described as, “incredulously profound while simultaneously embodying a playful deviousness. Challenging... Read More →
Comprised of the rotating cast of John McIntosh, Brian O'Sullivan, and The Brothers Schraeder (A.J. and Al-don) Unstoppable Failure adds a full cup of absurdity to a table spoon social satire and then beats it all together with some cerebral silliness...they also watch a lot of cooking videos on Facebook.
Photo credit: Mindy Tucker | | Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Mike Kaplan. He has been seen on "The Tonight Show," "Conan," the "Late Show with David Letterman," "Late Night with Seth Meyers," in his own half-hour Comedy Central Presents special, and in his own one-hour special on Netflix, "Small, Dork, and Handsome." He has been a finalist on "Last Comic Standing" and most recently appeared on "America's Got Talent." His album "Vegan Mind Meld... Read More →
Ben Kolina had his first experience getting laughs from strangers at the expense of visiting outfielders in the Right Field Bleachers of the Oakland Coliseum. Currently Ben is a co-producer of a popular weekly comedy showcase at the Night Light in Oakland. As a Stand Up Comedian Ben has performed at Comedy Clubs, Colleges and Festivals up and down the west coast. Ben was recently featured on Hulu's 'Qick Laffs' and has recently performed at the... Read More →
April Richardson is a stand-up comedian who grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, but now lives in Los Angeles. Okay, I'm going to end the third-person charade right there. Hi! I've written for and been a regular panelist on "Chelsea Lately," I co-hosted (along with Chris Fairbanks) a show called "Almost Genius" on TruTV for two seasons, I'm on Comedy Central's "@midnight" pretty often, and I'm on the road a lot as Chris Hardwick's feature act, as well as... Read More →
ELIZA SKINNER is an LA based comedian who TimeOutNY described as “definitely one to watch.” She has recently worked as a staff writer at FUNNY OR DIE and as both a staff writer and correspondent on FX’s TOTALLY BIASED WITH W. KAMAU BELL. She also appeared on the new version VH1’s Best Week Ever. Eliza has performed all over the world, including SXSW, the NY Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe. She has appeared on TBS’ Are we... Read More →
Dulcé was honored as the 2015 NBC Stand Up Showcase Winner and as a 2015 Montreal Just For Laughs New Face. Dulcé is truly a unique emerging voice in the world of comedy. She offers a fresh and honest perspective that is extremely rare to find. A favorite among audiences, she was voted runner-up in the 2015 Atlanta’s Laughing Skull Comedy Festival. Most recently, she was cast in the pilot of the Amy Poehler project “Dumb... Read More →
Mateen Stewart is one to watch in the Los Angeles comedy circuit! Originally from Detroit—recently voted the most miserable city in America by Forbes Magazine (Mateen hates Forbes Magazine)—he attended Florida A&M University where he majored in Theatre. It only took him 5 years and he now uses his degree as emergency toilet paper. He has appeared in several screen roles working with the likes of Ben Stiller, Ken Marino and... Read More →
Kevin Whittinghill has been entertaining audiences at clubs and comedy festivals across the country with his dark yet playful wit. An SF-based comedian, he produces the popular science comedy show Eureka! where scientists talks, comedians riff, and audience members win fun, silly prizes.