3 Comedians to Book for Your College Event

Around the country people are starting to feel a bit more normal. As we enter a new world, we will continue to stay in touch with the latest updates to the pandemic around the U.S. to ensure we meet all proper protocols. Depending on where you are they could differ, but because we work with so many different schools we typically have some idea of what you can or can’t do regarding live audience events. … Continued

Laughter is the Prescription for Happiness

It is said that laughter is, and will always be, the best medicine.  Researchers have even found that students who use humor as a coping mechanism have a higher chance of being in a more positive mindset. In times like we have been experiencing in 2020, finding a coping mechanism is very important for mental health and even physical health. Having a good sense of humor could be considered the prescription of happiness. Being able … Continued

3 Neon Entertainers Who Podcast and Where to Find Them

Welp, this isn’t exactly the semester any of us were expecting! Together we can make it through! As we enter this unknown territory, we wanted to take a minute to offer up a few fun audio escapes from a few of our best comedians. We’re all fans of podcasts over here, with Theo Von, Chris D’elia and many more inspiring laughs through the hard time we’re all going through. Here are a few Neon Entertainers … Continued

National Comedy & Music Acts | Book an Artist for Your Next Campus Event

Ever want to bring a famous national act to your next event, but don’t know where to start? At Neon Entertainment, we have access to the top comedy and music acts in the entertainment industry including artists like Michael Che and Jesse McCartney. Our national act services include event preparation and on-site consultation. We also have a comedy roster loaded with talented performers. Each one with a plethora of experience performing on the college circuit. … Continued

Celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month With 4 Of Our Top Artists

In case you weren’t aware of it, Asian Pacific American Heritage Month begins next week.  APAHM has been celebrated in May every year since 1978. May was specifically chosen to commemorate the arrival of the first Japanese immigrants and to honor the many Chinese immigrants who completed the transcontinental railroad in May 1869. At Neon Entertainment, we pride ourselves on offering a diverse lineup of talent for your upcoming campus events.  Our roster features artists … Continued

4 Quirky Steps That Helped Me Earn a Livable Salary in Comedy

by Comedian Mickey Housley The average salary for a teacher starting out is a shade under 40k a year. After almost a decade of performing at a bathroom attendant’s salary, I was finally able to crack the ballpark of a teacher’s salary. Albeit a new teacher without summer school pay. I will share with you 4 unorthodox nuggets that got me there. Cause let’s be real. We all want to snag a few extra bucks. … Continued

Persistently Patient

By Comedian Renée Santos After 16 years of pursuing Stand-Up Comedy and getting infinitely more rejections than jobs, I have learned the critical importance of being persistently patient. This has been my motto and the centering focus that has kept me on my path for almost 2 decades. I think of my life sometimes as a movie. There is a really great book called “Produced by Faith” by DeVon Franklin and it discusses the critical … Continued

How To Put Together A Great College Comedy Show 

by Comedian Ben Rosenfeld Hey there College Activities Programming Board Person! Congrats on deciding to have a comedy show at your school! Now relax and know your students will have a great time. Especially if you follow the tips below that were gained from years of performing at lots of different colleges. Booking Book a comedian that’s right for your school! If you’re at a religious seminary in the South, the type of comedian most … Continued

Neon Spotlight #13 | Kristen Becker

If you’re in charge of scheduling campus events at your school, you know how important it is to bring in a diverse lineup of activities.  Finding events that provide a balance of entertainment as well education can be tricky though. This installation of our Neon Spotlight series focuses on an individual who can satisfy both of these needs.  We’d like to introduce you to Kristen Becker, a lesbian comedian who’s also an activist for social … Continued

Neon Spotlight #12 with Comedian Katie Hannigan

At Neon Entertainment we pride ourselves on having a truly unique and diverse roster of stand-up comedians available for your next big corporate or campus event.  In this installation of our Neon spotlight series we want to introduce you to Katie Hannigan. We recently had the pleasure to sit down with Katie to talk about her life as a stand-up comedian in New York City.  Read on and learn about her early comic career, her … Continued

National Comedy Acts | Book A Comedian for Your Next Campus Event

If you’re a fan of television you might be looking forward to the Emmy’s next week. This year’s festivities are set to be hosted by Colin Jost and Michael Che from Saturday Night Live.  Jost and Che have received most of their acclaim from their time as co-hosts on SNL’s “Weekend Update” segment. Their style of humor, filled with doling out political zingers, has earned them so much attention that they find themselves hosting one … Continued

5 College Comedians to Watch This Summer

Are you looking to bring some laughs to your college campus this year? This summer is the perfect time to scope out comedians for this upcoming school year’s event programming. Neon Entertainment has many comedians on its roster, but we chose five rising stars to feature this month! The comedians are fun, quick-witted, and will draw big crowds to your college campus event! K-Von If you are looking for a versatile, relatable and fun storyteller, … Continued

A Day in the Life…| Neon Entertainment Comedian Troy Walker

Have you ever wondered what life is like on the road for our Neon Entertainers? Troy Walker weighs in on life on tour and talks about something we all love… fast food. By Comedian, Troy Walker There are a few things that distinguish a comedian from your average civilian:  a propensity to be inappropriate, a wardrobe befitting an unemployed Dennis the Menace, and  a terrible diet. The vast majority of comedians eat like a freshman … Continued

The Clothespin of Destiny

By Speaker and Comedian, Michael Dean Ester Be prepared for unexpected career changes after college when you find yourself at a crossroad or a brick wall. Or suddenly wearing a laundry implement. Wait. What?  It wasn’t a fork in the road that changed my career path. It was a clothespin. Here’s the thing. I’m a campus comic. I do a campus comedy and motivational show about launching dream careers. Spoiler Alert: It’s popular at new … Continued

Hot Mic Artist Trending Report Vol. 27

Happy Fourth of July Weekend!!! Hope your weekend is filled with lots of fun and safe events in your area. Here are five talented National Artists that you can book for your very own event! Please contact us if you have any questions about the artist availability. Offering services like event preparation and on-site consultation for your larger events, Neon Entertainment has been one of the leading entertainment booking agencies for the past 23 years.  … Continued