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The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail

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The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail hails all the way from the back of a comic book store in Los Angeles, our home since 2010, where we've been named one of the best standup show in LA by LA Weekly, LA Times, and Hollywood Reporter. In 2014, we'll be coming to Comedy Central as a TV series! Come see why, as hosts Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani charm your pants off and welcome some very special guests!

Presenters

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Andres du Bouchet

Andres du Bouchet is a Los Angeles-based comedian. Currently he is a staff writer for CONAN on TBS, and is nearing completion of his 2nd comedy album entitled 20-Sided Guy, for which he is recording each track in a different venue. His first comedy album, Naked Trampoline Hamlet, is available on iTunes. He recently played magician Mars Sazerac on Bob's Burgers, and appeared on Last Call With Carson Daly. He is large and nice, but not the greatest at socializing unless a few beers are involved.

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Andrew Orvedahl

Andrew Orvedahl is a stand-up comedian, writer, and actor from Denver, Colorado. He is 1/3 of the comedy group The Grawlix.

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Byron Bowers

Originally from Atlanta now living in LA, Byron Bowers is a stand-up comedian and actor that appears regularly at The Comedy Store, The Comedy and Magic Club, The Hollywood Improv, and The Nerdist Theater.

He won the Big Sky International Comedy Competition, Uncle Clyde’s Comedy and the Ultimate Laff-Down XVI Competitions, and was a Boston Comedy Festival Semi-Finalist.
He has appeared on “The Eric Andre Show” on Adult Swim
Byron was also featured as New Face at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival.

His stand-up performances include Comedy Central’s new series “ dam Devine’s House Party”, BET’s "Comic View".
Just taped TBS Pete Holmes Show on March 7th.

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James Adomian

James Adomian is a daredevil dancing queen -- but don't you know deep down he's just a kitten? James was a top-10 finalist on NBC's "Last Comic Standing" and is a frequent guest on Comedy Bang Bang and other wild podcasts. He performs stand-up and characters live at Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and festivals, theatres, gay bars, party schools and radical political events across North America. Set phasers to "chill!"

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Jonah Ray

Jonah is an exciting new voice in LA's comedy world. He is a frequent sketch and stand-up performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, as well as being a recurring sketch performer for several Comedy Central shows like Crossballs, Last Laugh, Live at Gotham"and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Jonah is the co-host of LA’s hit weekly standup showcase, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, which is being adapted into a Comedy Central series.

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Kumail Nanjiani

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Kumail is a Los Angeles-based writer and performer who has been featured in Variety's "10 Comics to Watch," the Hollywood Reporter's "10 Rising Comedy Talents" and New York Magazine's "10 Comedians that Funny People Find Funny." He has been featured on Portlandia, The Colbert Report, Michael and Michael Have Issues, Fox's Traffic Light, John Oliver's New York Stand-Up Show, and as a regular cast member on TNT's Franklin & Bash. He can be seen on the upcoming Mike Judge comedy Silicon Valley.

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