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Joey Coco Diaz & Ari Shaffir (Special Event)

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Joey Coco Diaz & Ari Shaffir Thursday, April 03, 2014 08:00 PM Tempe Improv, Tempe, AZ
  • 18 & over
  • Two drink minimum
  • All showtimes are subject to change

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  • Ticket Price: $22.00
  • Show Type: Stand Up
  • Restrictions: 18 & over
    Two drink minimum
    All showtimes are subject to change
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  • Joey Coco Diaz

    Joey Coco Diaz

     Born in Havana, Cuba and raised in North Bergen, NJ, Joey ‘Coco’ Diaz has quickly
    become one of the most sought after actors and comedians in the entertainment
    industry today. His love of storytelling is reflected in each role he takes: whether it is on
    film or on stage, his passion for entertaining and delighting audiences shines through
    every performance. This winter, Diaz can next be seen starring as ‘Mikey’ opposite
    Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Kevin Hart, and Kim Basinger in the highly
    anticipated feature film “Grudge Match” (Warner Bros.).
    Diaz’s start in comedy began while serving a short stint at a correctional facility in
    Denver, CO in 1988. “Each Wednesday we would watch movies on the projector, but
    sometimes it would break,” he shares, “so I would get up and do stand up to fill the
    time.” Learning he had the skills to make an audience laugh, he pursued comedy after
    his release and began performing at an assortment of comedy clubs in the area. While
    he was touring as a working comic, he began acting in a variety television and film
    roles. You may recognize him from his appearances in “The Mentalist”, “Children’s
    Hospital”, “My Name is Earl”, or “General Hospital” - to name a few. On the film
    front, Diaz has held roles in “The Longest Yard”, “Spider Man 2”, “Smiley Face”,
    and “Taxi”, among others.
    In 2013, Diaz continues to perform stand up and act, while also staying on top of the
    new media move in podcasting. Currently, Diaz hosts his bi-weekly podcast “The
    Church of What’s Happening Now,” which ranks among some of the most highly
    downloaded podcasts online. He is also a regular guest on Joe Rogan’s popular
    podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience.”
    On the comedy front, Diaz continues to tour and perform at the biggest comedy clubs in
    the country. His comedy specials in “The Testicle Testaments” have sold thousands of
    downloads, and have even made it to the Billboard Top 100. Diaz’s raw style of
    comedy is highlighted on television with recurring sketch roles on “Stand Up Revolution”
    and “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Later this year, Diaz will release his new DVD/CD special -
    which will surely top the charts once more.

  • Ari Shaffir

    Ari Shaffir

    Standup comedian and actor Ari Shaffir describes his comedy as a puppet show, but way filthier and without the puppets. He was a featured standup on the HBO comedy series Down and Dirty with Jim Norton and performed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and Toronto, the San Francisco SketchFest, and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland. Shaffir’s satirical shorts “The Amazing Racist” for National Lampoon went viral on the Internet with millions of views. Additionally, he has appeared on TBS’s Conan, Comedy Central’s Jon Benjamin Has A Van, ESPN Classic’s Cheap Seats, and dozens of national commercials. Ari’s podcast is called The Skeptic Tank and he is a regular guest on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast.

    Shaffir resides in Los Angeles where he is a regular at The Comedy Store, The Improv and The Laugh Factory. He also headlines around the country and frequently tours with Joe Rogan.
     

     

Preview Video
Description: •“Grudge Match” (Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Kevin Hart and Kim Basinger)
•“The Longest Yard”
•“The Joe Rogan Experience”

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