Jason Love (comedian)

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Jason Love at Brad Garrett's Comedy Club at MGM Grand, Las Vegas. April 2017.

Jason Love is an American comedian, musician, and author from Thousand Oaks, California. Love began his humor career in 2003 by syndicating a daily cartoon, Snapshots, in collaboration with Serbian illustrator Vladimir Stankovski. Snapshots continues to be published by newspapers such as The Denver Post and Tampa Bay Times.

From 2003 to 2007, Love worked as a humor columnist for the Ventura County Star.[1]

From 2008 to present, Jason Love has worked full-time as a standup comedian, performing more than 200 times per year. He works routinely for cruise ships such as Royal Caribbean, Holland America, Norwegian, and Carnival.[2]

Jason does corporate events for companies such as Chevron, Farmers Insurance, and True Religion.[3]

Jason runs Love & Laughter, a non-profit organization that brings free standup comedy shows to the cancer support community.[4][5]

Jason appeared on the comedy special “Standup and Deliver” on Nuvo TV.[6]

In 2017 he recorded for VidAngel a comedy special called Jokes On Me.[7]

He is represented by Don Casino Productions [2] and maintains a five-star rating at GigMasters.[8]

Jason’s podcast “Labor of Love” was produced by Levity Entertainment Group.[9]

His comedy can be heard daily on Pandora Radio.[10]

Standup comedy[edit]

Known for his “clean style of comedy and quirky spirit",[11] Jason headlines regularly at comedy clubs[8] while producing his own shows at venues such as the San Diego County Fair and iPic Theater across the nation.[12][13] The VC Reporter describes, "Jason Love: A lean, clean, jokin’ machine."[14]

Television[edit]

  • HBO (played a horse race expert on HBO’s “Luck” with Dustin Hoffman)
  • Last Comic Standing (NBC)
  • Today’s Riff on TBS [15]
  • Standup and Deliver on Nuvo TV [6]
  • Recorded a one-hour special for Dry Bar Comedy produced by VidAngel.[7]
  • Host of the video series “Canned” produced by Studio 805.[16]
  • Hosted for the Ventura County Star a number of humorous videos produced by Anthony Plascencia.[17]

Radio[edit]

Love has appeared on The Bob & Tom Show radio program.

Cruise lines[edit]

  • Royal Caribbean
  • Celebrity
  • Norwegian
  • Carnival
  • Holland America

Casinos and Clubs[edit]

  • Toured with Craig Shoemaker, Bryan Callen, and Don Friesen.
  • Brad Garrett’s
  • Improv
  • Laugh Factory
  • Stardome
  • Caroline’s on Broadway
  • Punchline
  • Zanies
  • Comedy Store
  • Balboa Theatre
  • Hermosa Comedy & Magic
  • Standup Live
  • Parlor Live

Internet[edit]

  • Podcast, Labor of Love
  • Pandora Radio [10]

Armed Forces Entertainment[edit]

Jason Love performed in Afghanistan for the troops.

Columnist and cartoonist[edit]

Love began his humor career in 2003 by syndicating a daily cartoon, Snapshots, in collaboration with Serbian illustrator Vladimir Stankovski. Snapshots continues to be published by newspapers such as The Denver Post and Tampa Bay Times.

From 2003 to 2007, Love worked as a humor columnist for the Ventura County Star.

Discography[edit]

Metro Man [18]

Jokes On Me by VidAngel.[19]

Publications[edit]

Snapshots: The Big Picture (ISBN 978-1419685163) [20]

So It Goes: Stories for People Who Laugh (ISBN 978-1439260999) [21]

Quotes from Jason Love’s standup act can be found in Reader’s Digest [22] as well as the books Comedy Thesaurus[23] and Squeaky Clean Comedy.[24]

Awards[edit]

2006: Second Place in Humor for circulations over 100K from The National Society of Newspaper Columnists.[25]

Love was a finalist at the Cabo Comedy Festival and at the World Series of Comedy in Vegas.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Former Star columnist Jason Love fills us in on his life as a touring comic » Ventura County Star". S3.amazonaws.com. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  2. ^ a b https://www.dcptalent.com/act/jasonlove/
  3. ^ "Jason Love - Reviews". Gigmasters.com. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Jason Love is creating Love & Laughter, Live Comedy for Cancer Support Community - Patreon". Patreon.com. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  5. ^ Ray, Linda. "Laughing Stock: Comedy for Charity Brings the Love". Tucsonweekly.com. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  6. ^ a b "NUVOtv's Stand Up and Deliver goes to Cabo San Lucas". Thecomicscomic.com. 28 January 2014. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  7. ^ a b Jason Love (19 July 2017). "Jokes On Me". YouTube. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  8. ^ a b "Jason Love - Comedian Thousand Oaks, CA". Gigmasters.com. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  9. ^ "Jason Love: Labor Of Love by Jason Love on Apple Podcasts". Apple Podcasts. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  10. ^ a b "From the Working Comedian – Interview with Don Friesen and Jason Love". Blog.pandora.com. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  11. ^ Ray, Linda. "Laughing Stock: Good, Clean Fun". Tucsonweekly.com. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  12. ^ Jason Love (10 March 2018). "Trailer for Live Comedy at Studio Movie Grill". YouTube. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  13. ^ "Jason Love". Eventbrite. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  14. ^ "CREATIVE TYPES - Jason Love: A lean, clean, jokin' machine". Vcreporter.com. 4 January 2018. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  15. ^ Jason Love (10 September 2017). "Jason Love on TBS". YouTube. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  16. ^ "After a dusty S.B. trail trip, Studio 805 heads in new directions". Archive.vcstar.com. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  17. ^ ""Syndicates: Getting the Picture with Video Columns" by Astor, Dave - Editor & Publisher, August 1, 2007 - Online Research Library: Questia". Questia.com. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  18. ^ "Jason Love: Metro Man". Amazon.com. 25 October 2011. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  19. ^ Jason Love (19 July 2017). "Jokes On Me". YouTube. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  20. ^ Love, Jason (10 January 2008). "Snapshots: The Big Picture". BookSurge Publishing. Retrieved 8 May 2018 – via Amazon.
  21. ^ Love, Jason; Cavazos, Ernie (8 January 2010). Myers, Charlie, ed. "So it Goes: Stories for People Who Laugh". BookSurge Publishing. Retrieved 8 May 2018 – via Amazon.
  22. ^ "Reader's Digest cover" (JPG). Bizedex.com. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  23. ^ "Comedy Thesaurus cover" (JPG). Bizedex.com. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  24. ^ "Squeaky Clean cover" (JPG). Bizedex.com. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  25. ^ "Column Contest Winners, Going Way Back". Columnists.com. 16 July 2015. Retrieved 8 May 2018.

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