Photographer: Michael Morris

Stuart Thompson is a 27-year-old Los Angeles based stand-up comedy phenom. Getting his start at age 18 in rooms around San Francisco, he relocated to Los Angeles following graduation from college and has been pursuing stand-up ever since. He has written for National Lampoon and most recently for the 2015 CBS Diversity Showcase. He is a graduate of the UCB improv and sketch programs and is a regular host and performer at The Comedy Store and the Hollywood Improv, where he hosts his own live monthly late night talk show called The Late Night Show. Otherwise, he was featured on Robert Rodriguez's MATADOR on the El Rey Network; placed 3rd in the 2015 San Francisco International Comedy Competition; and regularly opens for Iliza Shlesinger, Steve Rannazzisi, Steve Treviño, and Bobby Lee.