When Donald Trump decided to announce he was running for President, it seemed like a comedy goldmine. He had always been an over-the-top character, with his name in big, bold letters on everything he owned, and was already a frequent punchline before officially entering the political fray.
Whether you've heard his stand-up, read his articles for The Onion and The A.V.
When discussing Hannibal Buress' career, the word "rising" comes to mind. Over the past 7 years, Buress has gradually emerged from throngs of Chicago-bred comics to find himself head and shoulders above his peers.
Shane Mauss is a stand-up comedian originally from Wisconsin, who moved to Boston to get started in comedy, and recently re-located to Austin, Texas.
Stand-up comedian Jon Reep may have become most known after winning 2007's Last Comic Standing competition, but that show was just another stop for a comic who began touring as a working stand-up back in 1998.