Alonzo Bodden’s material is “cynically good natured.” Bodden, who won Season 3 on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, is a regular on NPR’s Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me! and Comedy Congress, as well as being a panelist on the Game Show Network’s Mind of a Man. In 2011, he starred in the comedy special Who’s Paying Attention on Showtime, released a DVD, and hosts a podcast of the same name. That same year, he was a panelist on the syndicated show Inside the Vault, and voiced the character of Thunderon in the Power Rangers movie. Bodden has also hosted Speed Channel’s 101 Cars You Must Drive and America’s Worst Driver on Travel Channel. Alonzo’s first big comedy break came when he was on the “New Faces of Comedy” showcase at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. Alonzo has made the rounds on the late night television circuit including appearances on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, and The Keenen Ivory Wayans Show. His film credits include Scary Movie 4, The Girl Next Door, and Bringing Down the House starring Steve Martin and Queen Latifah. Alonzo has also traveled around the world entertaining USO troops from Iraq to Greenland.
Originally from Montreal, Derick Lengwenus currently resides in Chicago where he performs stand-up and studies improv at Second City. His credits include: Winner of Best Comedy in the Montreal Fringe Festival, Winner of the Audience Choice Award at the Just For Laughs Festival, and finalist at the San Francisco Comedy Competition. Derick is a favorite of the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival where he has appeared five times. His 2005 appearance at the festival made such an impression he was offered a one-hour television special after only five years in the business. The special was so successful it earned him his first Canadian Comedy Award nomination! Derick is known for his hilarious character performances including his popular “German Father” routine. Derick later turned this 7-minute stand-up routine into a critically acclaimed one man show entitled My German Father. In 2007 Derick followed with his second award winning show – George Bush: Live Press Conference – where he flexed his improvisation muscles.
Mal Hall is currently one of the brightest up and coming comedians in the country. He has quickly evolved into a popular and successful college act, performing at hundreds of campuses across the country. Mal’s conversational style, keen observations and cool delivery have proven to be greatly appreciated and well received by his audiences, both young and old. Mal is a nationally touring comedian, host, and online personality. He recurred as himself on FOX’s Laughs and has also appeared as a panelist on AXS’ Mockpocolypse. Mal hosted as a correspondent on Offbeat for FuseTV. He was a finalist for NBC’s Standup for Diversity Competition and performed as a key player on two Nationwide-branded College Tours. Mal grew as regular feature act for Alonzo Bodden and Anjelah Johnson, and can now be seen as a headliner at clubs and theatres all across the country. Mal also shoots and edits his own vlogs on YouTube.