Re-Broadcast: Remotely Funny Virtual Comedy Competition
Watch comics go head-to-head for bragging rights as a comedy champion. Catch new comedians and seasoned veterans, and every level in between. Any comedian, regardless of skill, can perform. The audience votes for their favorite to win weekly cash prizes. It’s exciting! It’s raw! It’s hilarious, and sometimes not-so-hilarious, stand-up livestream comedy competition.
Hosted by virtual comedy veteran, Chris Riggins.
ABOUT CHRIS RIGGINS
Chris Riggins’ comedy comes from a very sincere place. A native of Berkeley, California, his comedy comes second to his intellect, and his ability to comment on the world around him. To see Chris perform is to see a window into the reality of American culture, both comic and tragic. While Chris has many credits to his name, including opening for legends like Dave Chappelle, his true appeal is in his brutally honest comedy, which will force you to think while laughing.
The livestream will be available for re-broadcast for 24-hours after the live show.
1. Greg Behrens
Greg Behrens is a comedian from Atlanta, GA regularly featured at clubs throughout the country including The Comedy Attic, The Improv, The Punchline, as well as the creator and host of, Jokin’ Off: A Comedy Battle, the popular monthly competitive one liner showcase presented by The Laughing Skull Lounge. Greg was a semi-finalist in the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, and a finalist in the Devil Cup at Broadway Comedy Club in NYC . He has also performed in the San Francisco Comedy Competition, Boston Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, Memphis Comedy Festival, Red Clay Comedy Festival, Sweetwater 420 Festival, and more. In addition to stand-up, Greg is a longtime writer and cast member in Atlanta’s premiere live sketch comedy troupe, Sketchworks and also the co-creator/host of Comedy Island, a Survivor themed comedy competition that has been featured at clubs and comedy festivals throughout the southeast. Greg’s comedy can be heard on Audible, Sirius XM, and in his humor column Gregular Thoughts at imposemagazine.com.
2. Sandra Risser
Sandra is smart, funny, and older than Twinkies. She’s eccentric, not crazy, drives in the fast lane, and can still bench press 500 grams. She believes in the tooth fairy, Santa Claus, and clean underwear. Her through self-deprecating stories and one-liners, Sandra builds a bond with the audience. She entertains them with stories about her misspent youth, young adult antics, and middle-aged adventures. As she relates tales about her ex-husband and life from an “older woman’s” perspective, or as she’s quick to point out “I’m not old. I’m used!”, audiences know they are hearing a unique comedic talent. Someone they will return to see again and again. Sandra is a featured comedian for the San Francisco and Sacramento Punch Lines, Cobb’s Comedy Club, and LA Comedy Club in Las Vegas. She features and headlines at venues and casinos throughout the Pacific and Mountain states. Some nationally known comedians she’s featured for are Chris Kattan, Paul Ogata, Mike E Winfield, and Grant Lyon.
3. Chloe Radcliffe
Chloe Radcliffe is a NYC-based comic and writer for The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. She was named a TBS Comic To Watch at the New York Comedy Festival, has been seen on Epix, and was selected for NBC’s 2019 Late Night Writers Workshop. In 2018, Chloe was listed as one of Thrillist’s 50 Best Undiscovered Comics.
4. Scott Eason
Being from Huntsville, Alabama, Scott Eason knows what you’re thinking…and he’s here to shatter the Southern stereotype. Not your typical good ol’ boy, he brings a new sensibility to Southern comedy. He’s been featured on SiriusXM and the Comedy Central Roast Battle Podcast. He performs regularly at clubs across the southeast. Scott’s performed in clubs, bars, basements and comedy festivals all over the country, such as the Altercation Comedy Festival, Asheville Comedy Festival, Flyover Comedy Festival, Laughing Skull Comedy Festival and Limestone Comedy Festival.
5. Paul Ollinger
After 20 years in corporate sales positions for companies like Yahoo! and Facebook, Paul Ollinger succumbed to the comedy dream that has taken him all over North America and Canada, opening for top comics like Daniel Tosh, Dave Attell, Norm Macdonald, and many more. An official selection of the Laughing Skull, Asheville, Cleveland, Big Pine, DC, and North Carolina Comedy Festivals, Paul has appeared on The Apprentice, Red Eye on Fox, and several other shows that are no longer in production. He is the author of the book, You Should Totally Get an MBA: A Comedian’s Guide to Top U.S. Business Schools. He earned the MBA that he no longer uses at Dartmouth.
6. Logan Guntzelman
Logan Guntzelman is a Los Angeles- based comedian/writer recently selected as a New Face at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, where she also made it to the Final Four in the Roastmaster’s Invitational. She performs and tours in clubs and rooms all over the country (or she did before Covid), and she has also appeared in numerous festivals including the New York Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, and 10,000 Laughs Minneapolis. Most recently. Logan won third place in Westside Comedy Theater’s 8th Annual Comedy Showdown. She received 75 dollars as her prize, which she has since used to pay her brother for their shared phone plan. They have T-mobile, and they don’t really care for it.
7. Eli Olsberg
Eli Olsberg is a comedian, writer, and actor based in Los Angeles, CA. You may have seen seen him on E!’s “The Soup” or its spin-off show “The Soup Investigates,” and “Chelsea Lately.” He’s also written for Daytime Fighting League on Adult Swim. He performs at clubs and colleges across the country and has performed at TBS’ Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. He also performs regularly at music festivals including the 2015 Vans Warped Tour’s first ever comedy tent for all forty-one dates. He’s also opened for the pop-punk band New Found Glory and was the featured comedian on Paramore’s Parahoy! Cruise, performing alongside Paramore, Chvrches and X-Ambassadors.
8. Gianmarco Soresi
Gianmarco Soresi is an NYC comic whose jokes have been featured on Netflix’s Bonding, SeeSo’s New York’s Funniest, PBS’s Stories from the Stage, Amazon’s Comics Watching Comics (season 8 winner), and his Amazon special Shelf Life was chosen as a PBS Comedy Special Recommendation.