Jordan Carlos is a favorite fixture of the New York alt comedy scene and on Thursday, May 8th he brings the freshest faces of comedy and the nation's hottest headliners to host Stand Up 101 at Comix.
Jordan Carlos is one of the preppiest black guys you’ll ever meet and usually people’s sole black friend (which is fine). It’s something that definitely comes across in his comedy (“…a little more Cosby, a little les s Def Jam”). Carlos’ TV appearances include a recurring role on The Colbert Report where he appears as Allan, Steven’s long-suffering black friend. He’s also made appearances on Spike TV, VH-1, FOX, and numerous national commercials for Pepsi, AOL, Microsoft, and Disney
Jordan was nominated Best Male Comic at the ECNY awards and was a finalist in NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity showcase. He’s been a contributing writer for both Bar Mitzvah Disco (Crown) and Esquire Magazine. He also maintains a popular blog— The Comedy Cubby: Nice & Preppy (jordancarlos.blogspot.ocm).
A graduate of Brown University, Jordan wrote for the campus humor magazine, The Brown I and is a proud alumni of the popular campus improv troupe Improvidence, which boasts Michael Showalter and Traci Ellis Ross among its former members.
THUR, MAY 8th @ 8:00PM
353 W. 14th Street
New York, NY 10014
Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 on the day of show plus a two item minimum in the showroom and can be purchased by calling 212.524.2500 or online at www.comixny.com.
Opened in September 2006, the comedy nightclub Comix has quickly defined itself as the premier comedy club in New York City. Comix is Zagat’s highest rated comedy venue and was dubbed “one of the top six clubs in the country” by the Hollywood Reporter. In addition to featuring the best of cutting edge alternative comedy with everything from improv and sketch comedy to music and variety programming, headlining acts have included The Flight of the Conchords, Sarah Silverman, Roseanne Barr, Craig Ferguson, Kathy Griffin and many more. An elegant space with comfortable seating and unobstructed stage views, Comix boasts the purest acoustics and a full dinner menu that will delight even the most discriminating diner.
Official Website: http://www.comixny.com