Rory Scovel

Why So Serious, Rory Scovel?

All seasoned comics have dealt with hecklers or the stray bachelorette party. But when a party bus full of wildly drunken, noisy strippers and their boyfriends comprises the majority of your audience, you've reached a professional milestone — however dubious.

Why So Serious, Ali Wong?

L.A. comedian Ali Wong is among a rising crop of stand-ups -- including Natasha Leggero, Heather McDonald, Jen Kirkman and others -- who have benefited greatly from their association with Chelsea Handler and related appearances on her talk show and short-lived "Are You There, Chelsea?" sitcom (on which Wong played the character of Olivia).