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Jon Dore

Jon Dore

Named one of "10 comics to watch" by Variety, Ottawa-born comedian, host and actor Jon Dore is renowned for his offbeat humour and unique bait-and-switch style. 

Dore is the host of HBO Canada's Funny as Hell, a series showcasing bold and uncensored comedy from the fastest rising comedians at the Just For Laughs Festival, currently shooting its' fourth season. 

Dore starred in the stand-up specials Comedy Central Presents...Jon Dore and Comedy Now! (CTV/The Comedy Network); appeared on a number Comedy Central's specials including Live At Gotham, CC: Stand-Up: The Bonnaroo Experience and Mash Up; made guest-starring turns on How I Met Your Mother (CBS) and Scare Tactics(SyFy); and was the lead in the CBS pilot My Life As An Experiment. 

A regular on late night talk shows, Dore has the honor of being the first stand-up to appear on Conan (TBS).

Dore's feature film credits include the indie drama Gus opposite Michelle Monaghan (Mission: Impossible III) and the comedy Stag, with Donald Faison (Scrubs) and Eva Amurri (Californication), which picked up two awards - Best Ensemble and Excellence in Filmmaking - at the LA Comedy Film Festival.

Danny Kallas

Danny Kallas

Danny was raised in Elmwood Park, a tight-knit community bordering Chicago's Northwest side. He enjoys blending all sorts of comedy. From absurd silliness to intelligent satire, if it's funny, it's in his act. He recently clinched first place at Snubfest 2009 and was listed one of's 20 Funniest Chicago Comedians

Erik Dersch

Erik Dersch

Erik Dersch’s lifelong, and semi-pathologic need to be the center of attention led him into a dysfunctional relationship with stand-up comedy starting in 1999. Erik and Comedy have been on again/off again ever since, as he occasionally cheated on her with other interests like “employment” and a “steady paycheck.” Still, Erik has always come crawling back to comedy’s sweet bosom, letting her walk all over him, and alienating his friends as they make rendezvous at clubs all over the Midwest.

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