October 30, 2006

Comedy Jump Off, LLC in conjunction with Image Entertainment announced its DVD release of Comedy Jump-Off: The Latino Connection was released in stores nation-wide and online nationally on November 14, 2006. The DVD is the first of a three part series. Don’t get caught with out the hilarious Comedy Jump-Off DVD. It is sure to be a knockout with audiences showcasing some of today’s most skilled upcoming Latino comedians.

In the tradition of the sketch and stand up comedy stylings of the Rat Pack, In Living Color and Def Comedy Jam, the Comedy Jump-Off DVD emerges as the new standard in live comedic performances for the multicultural marketplace. These live comedy events features the most talented male and female comedians of today. The cast sprinkles a mix of Sofrito, Cajun and Spice with comedy flavor that is decidedly Latino, African-American, Hip-Hop, American and Multicultural hilarious. Presenting characters that scale the edge of ethnicity, age, culture and reality, these comedians bring a raw, sophisticated and innovative approach, pushing performance boundaries. This DVD includes stand-up performances by Ruperto Vanderpool (BET’s Comic View; Carlito’s Way: Rise to Power; Pinero), Eric Nieves (NYPD Blue; Carlito’s Way: The Beginning; Pinero), Antman (aka Anthony Acosta), Mark Demayo (Laffapalooza Comedy Festival; 98.7 KISS FM's "It's Just Comedy") Smokey (BET’s Comic View; It’s Showtime at the Apollo; Paper Soldiers), Mike Shawn, and Stephanie Ortiz (105.9FM’s La Kalle; SiTV’s StyleEyes) plus six side-splitting original sketch comedy segments (written & directed by Daniel Hastings) that will make you laugh till you fall to the floor.

“I felt that Latino American Comedians don’t really have their own “Vaudeville”, for them to perform, so I created The Comedy Jump Off to showcase their talent. And the performance was so good I was able to provide another vehicle for them to have on display their craft”, said Daniel Hasting, Co-Executive Producer and Director for Comedy Jump Off. Comedy Jump Off, LLC anticipates this to become widely viewed due to the aptitude of the content portrayed in this production. It is sure to embark a long line of many more projects to come for Comedy Jump Off, LLC. The DVD will be released in stores as of November 14, 2006 and in many online stores (Amazon.com; Movies.yahoo.com; Ebay.com and much more).

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