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Description: “ROAD 2 ODDBALL STAND-UP COMPETITION”
PRESENTED BY REDD’S® APPLE ALE
Cheer for our Chicago winner: Tommy McNamara
Featuring: Howard Kremer and Adam Cayton-Holland
The Road 2 Oddball is a national comedy tour that will take place between May 5, 2014 and May 29, 2014. The tour will consist of smaller venues and build awareness for the Oddball Comedy Festival starting on or about August 1, 2014. This Competition gives aspiring comedians across the country an opportunity to perform at one of the Road 2 Oddball shows. Of the local standup winners, Funny Or Die will select ONE national winner that will join the Oddball Comedy Festival in select cities! Click here to submit a video
WITH SPECIAL GUESTS HOWARD KREMER AND ADAM CAYTON-HOLLAND
Brody Stevens, who recently starred in Comedy Central’s “Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!” began doing stand-up in the mid-90s in Seattle, working at The Comedy Underground and hosting the “Brody Stevens Cable Access TV Show.” After spending some time living and performing in New York City, Stevens made his way to Los Angeles and has since performed on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend” and CBS’s “The Late, Late Show” and appeared in a variety of projects including the feature films “The Hangover,” “The Hangover Part II,” “Due Date,” Sarah Silverman’s “Jesus is Magic,” and “R2PC: Road to Park City” at the Slamdance Film Festival. He also appeared on National Lampoon’s “Funny Money,” NBC’s “Late Friday” and ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and was a daily contributor for the Fox series “The Best Damn Sports Show Period.”
Adam Cayton-Holland is a national touring headliner who plays clubs and colleges all over the country. He was recently named one of 25 “Comics to Watch” by Esquire Magazine and made his late-night television debut on “Conan.” He has appeared on ABC’s “Happy Endings” and was featured on the Nerdist and Sklarbro County podcasts.
Howard Michael Kremer, also known by his stage name ‘Dragon Boy Suede,’ is an American comedian and comedic rapper. He has released three albums and has had a half-hour special on “Comedy Central Presents.” He has also made regular appearances on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” and “Austin Stories” (which he co-created), “Scare Tactics” and “Comedy Bang Bang.” Kremer is the host of the Who Charted? podcast, co-hosted by Kulap Vilaysack and available on the Earwolf podcast network.