Top Five Comics to Watch Out For in 2013

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It's been a good year in the world of comedy and in 2012 we once again got to talk to some kick ass comics. We're not saying goodbye or that we want to put all those greats behind us, we're just saying that with a new year comes a new spotlight on another batch of stand-up comics that are making big moves and that you'll hopefully have a chance to catch in 2013. It takes a lot to get up in front of people but comics take command of the stage, they enlighten us, they gross us out, they make us feel bad for them (kidding), and hopefully, ya know, make us laugh. And let's be honest, no one hates to laugh. So, when you've had enough and the time hits, check out these Five Comics to Watch Out For in 2013 to provide you just what you need to start your New Year off with a bang. OK, that might have come out wrong...

See Also:
*Five Comics to Watch Out For in 2012
*Jonny Loquasto Is Bringing the Laughs All In The Name of Charity.
*Grant Cotter Is Radical


5. Grant Cotter

We had the chance to talk to Grant in 2011 and since then, his career has been blowing up. He hosts shows and has been a regular at hot spots in and around the O.C. like the Improv, the Laugh Factory, and Hennessy's, and has also been given major stage time at various clubs around L.A. as well. But Grant isn't just a one note comic, he's also getting air time all over TV appearing on Food Network's "Mystery Diners" and even had the chance to spout out the 2012 slogan "YOLO" (among other things) on America's Court with Judge Ross. When 2013 hits, Grant will be recording a full length CD for SideOneDummy Records and because of his witty nature, entertaining delivery, and his boyish charm, we're pretty positive this coming year will be the year of Grant Cotter.


4. Jonny Loquasto

Jonny is another comic that we had the pleasure of talking to and who has been busy as a motherfucker performing nationally and of course, hosting and entertaining crowds all around L.A. and Orange County. He kills the stage with his hilarious stories, timing, and extremely relatable humor, he's got a bunch of awesome sketch videos and shows on-line, he's a super sports junkie who does hosting and interviews for KDOC's wrestling, and as if all of that wasn't enough, Jonny also has a Master's Degree in Physical Therapy and does his part to bring awareness to pediatric cancer through nonprofit Angel 34. Up to this point in Jonny's career, it would seem like this hard working comic does it all but we're pretty positive that in 2013 he'll be doing so much more and honestly, we can't wait to see it!



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6 comments
thesarahbennett
thesarahbennett

Great list, Ali! Thanks for giving me some new names to watch! And way to go Long Beach in the number one slot!

Drokcomedy
Drokcomedy

@JQuasto @OCWeekly Congrats man!

Drokcomedy
Drokcomedy

@GrantCotter @OCWeekly congrats man! I can say its an honor to have shared the stage with ya!

TheRefriedMexican
TheRefriedMexican

As a comedy club aficionado I approve this list. The only other comic I would maybe add is Gina Yashere.

JQuasto
JQuasto

@Drokcomedy Much appreciated. I'm just hoping some of @GrantCotter's fans will want to sex me now.

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