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From Last Comic StandingBest known for his third place finish on the season 4 of Last Comic Standing, Chris can also be seen on his own “Comedy Central Presents” special and “Live at Gotham”. Chris Porter has been a touring comic since he was 23. Since the beginning Chris’ raw energy and unique perspective has distinguished him as one of the elite comics in the industry.Born and raised in Kansas City, Chris brings a true stand-up experience to his live shows. There are no sound cues, no puppets, and no catch phrases. Just gut wrenching laughter drawn from his own experience and observations. Chris can also be seen on his own “Comedy Central Presents” special and “Live at Gotham”. His comedy special "Chris Porter: Ugly and Angry" is voted one of the 50 best stand-up specials on Netflix. We couldn’t think of a better person to kick off the upcoming comedy season.WednesdaySept 14UAF Pub8pmThursdaySept 15Kodiak Jacks8pmFridaySept 16The Blue Loon8pmSaturdaySept 17The Blue Loon8pmTickets on sale soonAvailable at Gulliver’s BooksTickets and reserved tables soon at TheBlueLoon.com
Last Comic Standing Finalist, At an early age, Lachlan Patterson knew that he would have to use his sense of humor to get him through tough situations. At the age of 19 he performed his first show at an amateur night in his hometown of Vancouver, B.C.After several years spent learning the art of stand-up comedy, Patterson started to find his stride and began touring throughout Canada, landing him at festivals like Montreal’s Just for Laughs, the Halifax Comedy Festival and the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival.His television appearances include “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” “Tosh.O.,” the FX comedy “Legit” and VH1’s “Sexiest Artists.” Patterson’s debut album “Jokes to Make Love To” made Rooftop Comedy’s top 10 albums in its first year and continues to be a major seller on Amazon and iTunes. In his free time, Patterson co-host’s his weekly podcast “The Kooks of Komedy,” with fellow comedian Joe Praino, where they discuss surfing, comedy and their personal lives.Lachlan built his recent fanbase week after week by impressing the judges with his accessible, sarcastic observational comedy on the recent primetime hitm “Last Comic Standing.” He finished the field of hundreds as the runner up…and fan favorite. “So funny. So great. Your writing is fantastic and your delivery is one of a kind. I think you could take this whole show” says LCS judge Rosanne Barr. Even Russell Peters mentioned he’d love to go on tour with Lachlan.He’s currently on tour throughout North America selling our each and every venue in which he performs. Lachlan is meeting with several major networks for his own series rumored to be on air by fall 2015.SaturdayOct 8thThe Blue Loon7 & 9:30pmTickets on sale soonAvailable at Gulliver’s BooksTickets and reserved tables soon at TheBlueLoon.com
The Hilarious High Energy of Godfrey!Godfrey is widely regarded as one of the most versatile comedians in the business. He weaves sharp commentary with hilarious anecdotes, tapping into his unique Chicago upbringing with Nigerian parents to create an original comedy experience. Godfrey started his career as a warm-up comedian for The Cosby Show, Bill Cosby’s iconic 80’s sitcom. His other television performances include appearing as himself on Byron Allen’s Comics Unleashed, Comedy Central’s Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, and VH1’s I Love: Series, IFC’s Z Rock, NBC’s 30 Rock, the first and second seasons of FX’s Louie, and his own Comedy Central Presents special in 2005. Godfrey also earned praise for his performance in Zoolander, the wildly successful Ben Stiller comedy film. He made a splash as the famous 7-Up Guy, who repeated the catchphrase “Make 7 Up Yours” in a national advertising campaign. Godfrey has also landed acting roles in Soul Plane with Snoop Dogg and Kevin Hart, Phat Girlz with Monique, The Cook Out with Queen Latifah, and Johnson Family Vacation. In addition, he has appeared in several comedy documentaries, including I Am Comic and Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedian documentary. Godfrey taped his first one-hour special, entitled Godfrey: Black By Accident, which was filmed in 2011 at New York’s Gramercy Theatre. In 2012, Godfrey made an appearance on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Based in New York, Godfrey regularly performs at Stand Up NY and the Comedy Cellar.Friday November 4thThe Blue Loon7 & 9:30pmTickets on sale soonAvailable at Gulliver’s BooksTickets and reserved tables soon at TheBlueLoon.com