<P>Sam Tripoli views comedy as a calling rather a profession. It’s a religion that he’s been preaching
to audiences at comedy clubs across the country and on television, including Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend”
(receiving only one of two standing ovations in the history of the show) and the “Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn”.
On stage, he’s a force of nature, pacing the stage like a cyclone of funny as he questions authority and the
conventions of our society one moment, then earnestly expresses his affinity for the bizarre the next.
His comedy has no limits - it’s whatever he’s thinking about, and that’s usually what everyone else is
thinking about, even though sometimes we don't like to admit to it. “I like to think of myself as the
little voice in everyone's head, except I have a microphone and I’m funnier,” Sam says. It was in Las Vegas
that Tripoli was first called onto a comedy stage on a dare. Within a year he had jumpstarted the local
comedy scene as a founding member of the Mutiny, an improv troupe that worked in a number of casinos, and
his own weekly comedy show on the Vegas strip.</P>