You’ve seen him on E! and Chelsea Lately… Michael Yo is headlining the 8pm show this Tuesday night at The Hollywood Improv with special guests Sklyer Stone and Jay Phillips from Semi Pro, Prom night and Baby Mama! ! Don’t pay at the door… Get on the free guest list by going to http://www.freecomedyshows.com/ and clicking RSVP at the top of the website. This show promises to be a lot of fun. Get on the guest list and enjoy your Tuesday night at The Hollywood Improv! Bios below…
Also, if you’re in the Burbank area this Wednesday, Ahmed Ahmed headlines Sardo’s Comedy Night! If you RSVP for the free admission Sardo’s show, you’ll get a coupon for 10% off your check with your confirmation!
Michael Yo, the self-proclaimed “Half-Black Brother with a Korean Mother” made his debut on E! in 2008 as a celebrity correspondent for E! News, a regular on Kourtney & Khloe Take Miami and pops in time to time on the Kardashians. He can also often be seen on the round table panelist on Chelsea Lately. Michael has appeared at numerous comedy clubs across the country including The Improv, Comedy Store, Comedy Juice, Stand-Up Live, Parlor, Palms Hotels, etc. He’d like to thank the women in his life, namely his Mother (You’ll find out why soon enough), Chelsea, and random hookups across the country for supplying him with endless comedic ammunition.
One of the Variery’s “10 Comics To Watch” for 2008-2009, Jay Phillips’ recent film credits include “Semi-Pro” opposite Will Ferrell, “Prom Night” with Brittany Snow and “Baby Mama” opposite Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Jay’s recent television credits include his recurring role on NBC’s “Kath and Kim” and his role opposite Donald Sutherland in the pilot “The Eastman’s” for CBS. Jay’s stand-up credits include HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam,” “The Late Show” and “Laffapalooza.”
Skyler Stone is an actor, producer, comedian and writer from Kalamazoo, Michigan. He has been on The Late Show w/ Craig Ferguson, Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen, and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. He has headlined in over 40 cities and 5 different countries and has opened for Jay Mohr, Damon Wayans, Christopher Titus, Dane Cookand Dave Attell. He had his own show on Comedy Central when he was only 25 years old called CON that he wrote, executive produced, and starred in. The show has found a cult following online and bootlegs of it are distributed frequently. In 2007, Skyler wrote, executive produced and starred in a prank show called Skyler’s Revolution for FOX and in the same year he was nominated for an MTV Movie Award for Best Short Film for a short that he directed. With producer Michael Abbott he made a video that went extremely viral called Hands Free Driving about the driving law that went into effect in 2008 in California. Many top directors have cast Skyler in supporting roles in the last few years (Sir Christopher Guest, the Farrelly Brothers, Michael Bay, and Roger Avary to name a few). He has done guest stars on The Defenders, Rules Of Engagement, The Mentalist, CSI:NY, Dollhouse, Dark Blue, Zeke And Luther, and Lost. He has been the host of two Cartoon Network shows, two MTV shows and hosts his own live comedy show every month in LA at the Hollywood Improv called Skyler Stone & People He Pretends Are His Friends (it is one of their top-selling shows). Most remember him from his role as one of the cooks in the feature Waiting, he played opposite Dane Cook, Ryan Reynolds and Luis Guzman in his kitchen scenes. Skyler just starred in his first leading role in a film called Housebroken with Danny Devito. He has also just been cast in a hilarious recurring role on Raising Hope for FOX (from My Name Is Earl creator Greg Garcia). It started airing September 21st of 2010 on Fox in the much sought after time-slot after Glee. Skylerstone.com has won several awards for its design and for its innovative use of Skyler’s twisted comedy. He is just wrapped filming a lead role for the horror film Hostel: Part III. He has a dog named Sammy that goes with him everywhere.
Ahmed Ahmed – Born in Helwan, Egypt June 27th, 1970. Parents immigrated to the US when he was one month old and grew up in Riverside, CA. Moved to Hollywood when he was 19 years old to pursue a career as an actor and stand up comedian. Attended The American Academy of Dramatic Arts for one year and studied with various acting coaches such as Cliff Osmond, Ivana Chubbuck and Sandy Marshall. Seen in such films and television shows as Iron Man, You Don’t Mess With The Zohan, Swingers, Tracey Takes On, Roseanne, JAG, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn on Comedy Central and MTV’s PUNK’D. Also appeared on CNN, The View, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and NPR. Was featured on the front page of The Wall Street Journal in December of 2001 and featured in Newsweek Magazine. Will be seen in the upcoming ONION MOVIE for FOX Searchlight. Currently can be seen on the Fahrenheit 9/11 DVD bonus track performing stand up comedy. A paid regular performer at The World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood and tours all across America and Europe. Winner of the first annual Richard Pryor Award for ethnic comedy at the Edinburgh Comedy Festival in Scotland summer of 2004. Wrote an original screenplay titled “The Pilgrimage” based on his Hajj (Pilgrimage to Mecca). He also co-wrote the script “Google Me” with comedian Erik Griffin.