Past Festivals


Click on the years at the bottom of the page to see the performer lineups from past festivals!

A partial list of past performers:

Jim Abrahams • Pamela Adlon • James Adomian • Scott Adsit • Steve Agee • Carlos Alazraqui • Khandi Alexander • Dave (Gruber) Allen • Kevin Allison • Kathryn Altman • Jonathan Ames • Tom Ammiano • Wil Anderson • Eric Andre • Aziz Ansari • Dave Anthony • Alan Arkin • Fred Armisen • Curtis Armstrong • Will Arnett • Scott Aukerman • Dan Aykroyd • Jamie Babbit • Maria Bamford • Lance Bangs • Nate Bargatze • Arj Barker • Todd Barry • Roger Bart • Greg Behrendt • Lake Bell • W. Kamau Bell • Veronica Belmont • Sara Benincasa • Jon Benjamin • Beck Bennett • Doug Benson • Candice Bergen • Kate Berlant • Matt Besser • Jello Biafra • Billy the Mime • Mike Birbiglia • Brad Bird • The Birthday Boys • Jack Black • Jordan Black • Michael Ian Black • Andy Blitz • Geoff Bolt • Paul Boocock • Alex Borstein • Barry Bostwick • Loren Bouchard • John Ross Bowie • Zach Braff • Guy Branum • Matt Braunger • Kurt Braunohler • Ian Brennan • Neal Brennan • Paget Brewster • Alison Brie • Bring The Rock • Patrick Bristow • BriTANick • Janine Brito • Paul Brittain • Broken Lizard • James L. Brooks • Max Brooks • Derrick Brown • Julie Brown • Larry “Bubbles” Brown • Carrie Brownstein • Regan Burns • Sarah Burns • Timothy Busfield • Michelle Buteau • Nicole Byer • David Byrne • Craig Cackowski • Bruce Campbell • Lizzy Caplan • Scott Capurro • Robert Carradine • Linda Cardellini • Chad Carter • Drew Carey • Kelly Carlin • Dana Carvey • Andrew Cassese • Dan Castellaneta • Dick Cavett • Celebrity Autobiography • Wyatt Cenac • Michael Chabon • Jessica Chaffin • Jay Chandrasekhar • John Cho • Margaret Cho • Peaches Christ • Cinematic Titanic • Dan Clark • Deon Cole • Gary Cole • Josh Comers • Frank Conniff • Bryan Cook • Jennifer Coolidge • Bill Corbett • Rob Corddry • Bud Cort • David Cross • Lance Crouther • Sean Cullen • Andrew Daly • Jon Daly • Ted Danson • Kim Darby • Rhys Darby • Drennon Davis • Jeff B. Davis • Lucy Davis • Tom Davis • Rob Delaney • Jamie Denbo • Laura Dern • Danny DeVito • Andy Dick • Steve Dildarian • Dominic Dierkes • Garett Dillahunt • John DiMaggio • Micky Dolenz • Sean Donnelly • Donwill • DJ Douggpound • Jon Dore • Illeana Douglas • Beth Dover • Julia Louis-Dreyfuss • Dragon Boy Suede • Drew Droege • Dr. Brown • Rachel Dratch • Andres du Bouchet • Colton Dunn • Kevin Dunn • Kyle Dunnigan • Will Durst • Bil Dwyer • Ian Edwards • Billy Eichner • Chris Elliott • Diane English • Dave Eggers • Ophira Eisenberg • Jesse Elias • Cary Elwes • Graham Elwood • John Ennis • Cameron Esposito • Chip Esten • Bridgett Everett • Josh Fadem • Chris Fairbanks • Nat Faxon • Wayne Federman • Dannah Feinglass • Jesse Tyler Ferguson • Nathan Fielder • Kate Flannery • Neil Flynn • Jake Fogelnest • Dave Foley • Erin Foley • Will Forte • Pat Francis • Will Franken • Diane Franklin • Judah Friedlander • Fresh Robots • John Fugelsang • Rich Fulcher • Ron Funches • Joe Furey • Daniele Gaither • Zach Galifianakis • Carla Gallo • Robert Ben Garant • Chris Garcia • Noah Garfinkel • Garfunkel & Oates • Jeff Garlin • Janeane Garofalo • Kyle Gass • Brett Gelman • Chris Gethard • Caitlin Gill • Karen Gillan • Paul Gilmartin • Jon Glaser • Nikki Glaser • Todd Glass • God’s Pottery • Dave Goelz • Bobcat Goldthwait • Rick Gomez • Josh Gondelman • Good Neighbor • Tim Goodman • Chris Gore • Gilbert Gottfried • Dana Gould • Elliott Gould • Nato Green • Judy Greer • The Groundlings • Christopher Guest • Neil Hamburger • Jon Hamm • Daniel Handler • Colin Hanks • Ryan Hansen • Hard ‘N Phirm • Chris Hardwick • Dan Harmon • Jess Harnell • Bob Harper • Neil Patrick Harris • Rachael Harris • Debbie Harry • Zandy Hartig • Erinn Hayes • Robert Hays • Jon Heder • Kevin Heffernan • Simon Helberg • Ian Helfer • Emily Heller • Nina Hellman • Florence Henderson • Jon Hendren • Brian Henson • John Michael Higgins • Maeve Higgins • Dave Hill • Michael Hitchcock • Danny Hoch • John Hodgman • Savage Steve Holland • Dave Holmes • Pete Holmes • Rob Huebel • Toby Huss •  The Improvised Shakespeare Company • Invite Them Up • Eddie Izzard • Marc Evan Jackson • Gillian Jacobs • Matt Jones • Rashida Jones • Myq Kaplan • Ian Karmel • Jensen Karp • Moshe Kasher • Jackie Kashian • Kasper Hauser • Sean Keane • Sally Kellerman • Kerri Kenney-Silver • Tom Kenny • Key & Peele • Laura Kightlinger • Allison Kilkenny • Killing My Lobster • Laurie Kilmartin • Jamie Kilstein • Kyle Kinane • Andy Kindler • Angela Kinsey • Starlee Kine • Jen Kirkman • Matt Kirshen • Julie Klausner • Jessi Klein • Joe Klocek • David Koechner • Alex Koll • Hari Kondabolu • Jonathan Krisel • Nick Kroll • Maurice LaMarche • Phil LaMarr • Ryan Lambert • John Landis • Lauren Lapkus • Jonathan Larroquette • Laughter Against The Machine • Mike Lawrence • Cloris Leachman • Jamie Lee • Natasha Leggero • Steve Lemme • Tom Lenk • Thomas Lennon • Samm Levine • Dan Levy •  Matt Lieb • Gretchen Lieberum • Randy Liedtke • Gabe Liedman • Matthew Lillard • Beth Lisick • Joe Liss • Jared Logan • Donal Logue • Josie Long • Joe Lo Truglio • Melanie Lynskey • Natasha Lyonne • Mary Mack • Tress MacNeille • Al Madrigal • Ann Magnuson • Jessica Makinson • Joshua Malina • Joe Mande • Farhad Manjoo • Merlin Mann • Ken Marino • Marc Maron • Michael C. Maronna • Demetri Martin • Bill Marx • Heather Matarazzo • Brian McCann • Edie McClurg • Michael McDonald • Adam McKay • Michael McKean • Michael McMillian • Will McRobb • Tim Meadows • The Meehan Brothers • Christopher Meloni • Kurt Metzger • Keegan Michael-Key • The Midnight Show • Thomas Middleditch • Greg Miller • TJ Miller • Jerry Minor • Dan Mintz • Matt Mira • Eugene Mirman • John Moe • Marcus Monroe • Julia Montgomery • Kyle Mooney • Marguerite Moreau • Seth Morris • Scott Mosier • Martin Mull • Megan Mullally • Kevin Murphy • Larry Murphy • Morgan Murphy • Paul Myers • Arden Myrin • Naked Babies • The Naked Trucker • Aparna Nancherla • Kumail Nanjiani • Michael J. Nelson • Laraine Newman • Mark Normand • Nolan North • Tig Notaro • BJ Novak • Don Novello • Oscar Nunez • Bill Nye • Conan O’Brien • Bob Odenkirk • Olde English • Amy O’Neal • The Onion Live • Zak Orth • Patton Oswalt • Annette O’Toole • Rick Overton • Erica Oyama • Brian Palermo • Sam Pancake •  Maulik Pancholy • Joe Pantoliano • Tom Papa • Jimmy Pardo • Paul and Storm • Rob Paulsen • Christina Pazsitzky • Louis Peitzman • Penn & Teller • Eddie Pepitone • Chelsea Peretti • Luke Perry • Emo Philips • Busy Phillips • Mike Phirman • DC Pierson • Dan Piraro • Mark Pitta • Amy Poehler • Kevin Pollak • Jesse Popp • Frank Portman • Brian Posehn • Dan Powell • Karen Prell • Priscilla Presley • Pat Proft • Greg Proops • Paul Provenza • Danny Pudi • Toby Radloff • Mary Lynn Rajskub • June Diane Raphael • Jim Rash • Steven Rattazzi • Jonah Ray • The Red Wine Boys • Autumn Reeser • Adam Resnick • Retta • Paul Reubens • Erica Rhodes • April Richardson • Sam Richardson • Andy Richter • RiffTrax Live • Rob Riggle • Jason Ritter • Ian Roberts • John Roberts • Phoebe Robinson • Randy Rogel • Bill Romanowski • Seth Romatelli • Stephen Root • Patrick Rothfuss • Paul Rudd • Stephen Ruddy • Maya Rudolph • Running Your Trap • Paul Rust • Tami Sagher • Peter Salett • Nico Santos • Horatio Sanz • Adam Savage • Andrea Savage • Dan Savage • Kristen Schaal • Sara Schaefer • Tom Scharpling • Paul Scheer • Steve Schirripa • Danielle Schneider • Amy Schumer • Jason Schwartzman • Adam Scott • Larry B. Scott • Rory Scovel • Amy Sedaris • Jason Segel • Set List • Ari Shaffir • Jeremy Shamos • Garry Shandling • Molly Shannon • Timm Sharp • Mal Sharpe • Harry Shearer • Michael Showalter • Joe Sib • Jonathan Silverman • Timothy Simons • Michael Sinterniklaas • The Sklar Bros. • Eliza Skinner • Jenny Slate • Daniel Sloss • Slovin & Allen • Robert Smigel • Kevin Smith • Smug Shift • Brendon Small • Dana Snyder • Tom Snyder • Dan St. Germain • Brian Stack • Dino Stamatopoulos • Doug Stanhope • Martin Starr • Johnny Steele • Beth Stelling • Mindy Sterling • Brody Stevens • Ryan Stiles • Cole Stratton • Rider Strong • Stuffed & Unstrung • Jason Sudeikis • Liam Sullivan • Julia Sweeney • Danny Tamberelli • Dan Telfer • Tenacious D • Maria Thayer • Theme Park Improv • The Thrilling Adventure Hour • Nick Thune • Baratunde Thurston • Sarah Thyre • Jennifer Tilly • Bobby Tisdale • Stephen Tobolowsky • Brian Tochi • Lauren Tom • Paul F. Tompkins • Totally False People • Jerry Trainor • Triumph The Insult Comic Dog • Duncan Trussell • Upright Citizens Brigade • James Urbaniak • Maronzio Vance • Baron Vaughn • Janet Varney • Chris Viscardi • David Wain • Brendon Walsh • Matt Walsh • Sheng Wang • Reggie Watts • Steven Weber • Lauren Weedman • Brent Weinbach • Stephnie Weir • Billy West • Wil Wheaton • Mike White • White Noise Radio Theatre • Whose Live, Anyway? • Gene Wilder • Fred Willard • Mo Willems • Gary Anthony Williams • Harland Williams • Robin Williams • Dave Willis • Justin Willman • Casey Wilson • Michael Winslow • Harris Wittels • Michelle Wolf • Zach Woods • Glenn Wool • w00tstock Founders’ Night • Jon Wurster • Amanda Wyss • Cedric Yarbrough • “Weird Al” Yankovic • Charlyne Yi • Sasheer Zamata • Moon Zappa • Kirk Zipfel • David Zucker • Jerry Zucker • Alan Zweibel • Terry Zwigoff

TV Show Reunions, Tributes and Live Performances:

The Adventures of Pete and Pete • Animaniacs • Another Period • Aqua Teen Hunger Force • The Bells of Fraggle Rock • The Benson Interruption • The Big Gay Sketch Show • Bob’s Burgers • Bored to Death • Burning Love • Childrens Hospital • Delocated • Dr. Katz Professional Therapist • Eagleheart • Emmet Otter’s Jugband Christmas • Enlightened • Fernwood Reunion • Freaks & Geeks • Futurama • The Greatest Event in Television History • The Hotwives of Orlando • Human Giant • Inside Amy Schumer • “It’s Garry Shandling’s Show” • Jon Benjamin Has A Van • Key & Peele • The Kids in the Hall • Moral Orel • The Mortified Sessions • Mr. Show • Murphy Brown • Mystery Science Theater 3000 • NewsRadio • NTSF:SD:SUV:: • Party Down • Pinky and The Brain • Portlandia • Reno 911! • Sanjay and Craig • Saturday Night Live: The Originals • Silicon Valley • The Slipnutz • The State • Stella • Tim & Eric Awesome Show, Great Job! • TV Funhouse • The Venture Bros. • VEEP • Viva Variety • The Whitest Kids U’Know

Film Program:

3 Still Standing • Airplane! • American Splendor • Animal Crackers • Animal House • Army of Darkness • Back to the Future • Bad Santa • Best In Show • Better Off Dead • The Bitter Buddha • Broadcast News • But I’m a Cheerleader! • Cabin Boy • The Dark Crystal • Elf • Groundhog Day • Harold & Maude • High Anxiety • The In-Laws • Kasper Hauser: Cow Monkey • The Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy • Labyrinth • Martin & Orloff • M*A*S*H • The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek • Misery Loves Comedy • The Muppet Movie • The Naked Gun • Napoleon Dynamite • Office Space • Olde English: The Exquisite Corpse Project • Pootie Tang • The Princess Bride • Revenge of the Nerds • The Rocky Horror Picture Show • Scrooged • Shakes the Clown • Super Troopers • Top Secret! • True Stories • UHF • Waiting For Guffman • Welcome to the Dollhouse • Wet Hot American Summer • Young Frankenstein

Live Podcasts:

Accordingly to Jim • The Adventures of Danny & Mike • Before You Were Funny • Bullseye with Jesse Thorn • Chewin’ It • Citizen Radio • Come to Papa • Comedy Death-Ray Radio • Comedy Film Nerds • Dale Radio • The Dana Gould Hour • Dead Authors • Deep Shit with Baron Vaughn • Dork Forest • Doug Loves Movies • The Fogelnest Files • Gelmania • The Harland Highway • Harmontown • Hound Tall • How Was Your Week • I Seem Fun with Jen Kirkman • Improv4Humans • Jonah Raydio • Jordan, Jesse, Go! • Judge John Hodgman • The JV Club • Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show • The K Ohle • Lady to Lady • The Laughspin Podcast • Monsters of Podcasting • My Brother My Brother and Me • Nerdist • Never Not Funny • Plus One Podcast • Pop My Culture • Probably Science • Professor Blastoff • Risk! with Kevin Allison • Road Stories • Roderick on the Line • Ronna and Beverly • Scott Capurro’s Position • Sex Nerd Sandra • Sklarbro Country • The Smartest Man in the World • SModcast with Kevin Smith and Scott Mosier • The Sound of Young America • StarTalk Live • Superego • Talkin’ Toons with Rob Paulsen • Talkin Walkin • Terrified with Dave Ross • This Feels Wrong • Throwing Shade • The Tobolowsky Files • The Todd Barry Podcast • The Todd Glass Show • Topics • U Talkin’ U2 To Me? • Uhh Yeah Dude • Vague Stories • Walking the Room • Who Charted? • The World of Phil Hendrie • WTF with Marc Maron • You Made It Weird • You’re The Expert

Musical Guests:

Wil Blades • Eli Braden • Tom Brosseau • Jonathan Coulton • John Darnielle • Chris Dave • John Doe • Bridget Everett • Jason Finn • Gordon Gano • Ben Gibbard • The Girls • Robert Glasper • Nina Gordon • Har Mar Superstar • Colin Hay • The Lampshades • Ted Leo • Aimee Mann • Mates of State • Nellie McKay • Rhett Miller • Moby • The Moore Bros. • Bob Mould • Mark Mulcahy • Mustache Harbor • Nancy and Beth • Matt Nathanson • AC Newman • Thao Nguyen • Craig Northey • Michael Penn • Grant-Lee Phillips • Boots Riley from The Coup • The Ramshackle Romeos • The Reigning Monarchs • Release the Sunbird • John Roderick • Rogue Wave • Zach Selwyn • Jill Sobule • Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players • John Vanderslice • Loudon Wainwright III • Zion I