NYC/Boston comedian with Netflix special, Last Comic Standing and Conan appearances
$15 advance / $17 day of show
Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Myq Kaplan (pronounced “Mike”). He is a 2010 Last Comic Standing Finalist and has appeared on the Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, the Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, and all the other places he’s been. You can listen to Myq’s podcast, Hang Out With Me, on the Keith and The Girl network. His debut CD, Vegan Mind Meld, was one of iTunes’ top ten best-selling comedy albums in 2010, followed by Meat Robot in 2013 and his one-hour Netflix special Small Dork and Handsome in 2014.
The Comedians magazine calls him “a comedy machine, in the best possible way. the way that some machines vend soda or prevent other machines from killing future revolutionaries – that’s how Myq Kaplan does comedy: relentlessly, methodically, unblinkingly.”
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Erin Judge is a comedian, novelist, culture writer, producer, actor, and highly opinionated traveling nightclub entertainer based in Los Angeles.
“Judge tells jokes that incinerate misogynists, celebrate the fluidity of gender, and wring thoughtful hilarity out of sexual confusion.” —The Village Voice, August 2016
Erin started out doing stand-up at the best comedy club in the world: the Comedy Studio in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Since then, she's appeared on NBC's Last Comic Standing (2014), on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham (2008), and at lots of festivals, including Women in Comedy, Bridgetown, Boston, and Laugh Your Asheville Off, as well as Eugene Mirman's eponymous one. She's told jokes at clubs, on boats, at colleges, and in Europe, and she's performed in more than 60 North American cities with the CAKE Comedy Tour. Her first comedy album, So Many Choices, is available from Rooftop Comedy.
Erin's debut novel, Vow of Celibacy, won Best Fiction at the 2016 Bi Book Awards and got great reviews. Erin's words also appear in VanityFair.com, the Advocate, Salon, and on her blog at so make it up. And she wrote for the stage with The Meaning of Wife, which got four stars from Time Out New York, and as a contributor to Wake Up World!, Lizz Winstead's satirical off-Broadway show.
She currently co-hosts Romantic Comedy, a popular monthly comedy show at The Ripped Bodice, the country's first romance bookstore, in Culver City, CA.
Erin talks and writes about queerness, sexuality, body image, culture, and her life. She loves words, ideas, mysticism, humans, justice, love, friendship, art, and Andrew Molera State Park. She believes #BlackLivesMatter, misogyny hurts everyone, and pizza is a human right. If you want even more Erin, read her book, listen to her album, visit her press page, and connecton social media!
Portland comedian Barbara Holm has performed at the San Francisco Sketchfest, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the All Jane Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot Arts festival, Rose City Comic Con, PAX Convention, and the Women in Comedy Festival in Boston. She has written for IGN, Live Wire, Splitsider, Comic Book Resources, The Portland Mercury, and the Huffington Post. She has been awarded Time Out New York’s Joke of the Week and was named “one of the best things about comedy” by the Comedy Bureau. Her comedy has been described as clever, unique, idiosyncratic, and exuberant. Seattle City Arts Magazine called her a “comedy wizard” and Seattle Stranger Newspaper described her as an “adorable wunderkind” and she describes herself as “running away from this question to hide under the desk right now.”
Jen Tam is a Portland, Oregon-based artist, performer, and producer.