Send in the motherfucking clowns.
We'll take comedians any day over writers, poets, thespians, musicians, models, photographers, visual artists, or filmmakers. Comedians, in their own unique way, are artists, too -- self-deprecating, ironic, intelligent, sensitive, neurotic yet brave, humble yet egotistical, damaged goods but mostly just awesome.
Luckily, we have a lot of comedic talent in Miami.
Sure, we often lose that local talent to New York and L.A. But South Florida is a top ten media market, and we're growing, especially in the entertainment industry. Plus, there's a heightened level of "talent circulation," and people are coming and going constantly. That means an array of fresh faces, plus some die-hard local standbys with a style all their own.
If you're unfamiliar with the local scene, here's a list of the top six comedians, in order, currently performing in Miami. We also asked the comedians to give us their own list of favorite acts, allowing them the option to include themselves on the list.