James Schrader Champ - San Diego's Funniest Person as seen on Laughs on Fox

James Schrader

Ages 18+
James Schrader as seen on Laughs on Fox, The World Series of Comedy, Winner of the San Diego's Funniest Person Contest!

James Schrader

James Schrader is a human, comic, writer, actor, sailor, pilot, father and friend. In 2017 he won the San Diego Funniest Person Contest and had a daughter. In 2018 James won 2nd Place at the World Series of Comedy. And just for fun In 2016 he sailed 1100nm from La Paz Mexico to San Diego on a 38’ Hans Christian. His adventurous, mischievous and inquisitive observations of the human experience guide audiences through the ups, downs and norms of life on this planet.

James’ first standup performance was at age 12 during a school assembly of over 150 classmates. He was involved in Community Theater all through his teen years and performed standup again in college. While in college at the University of Central Florida he was a member of the Small Coed Cheerleading squad that placed 2nd in the UCA National Championships in Orlando, FL in 2001. After college he was the COO of a family construction company in Tampa for 9 years. Around this time he also got his pilot’s license and sailed performance catamarans off the Florida coast. He started studying improv and began writing sketch and standup in 2011. In 2012 he moved from Florida to San Diego to pursue comedy fulltime and quickly became a featured performer at The Mad House Comedy Club. He has opened for Al Madrigal, Tom Rhodes, Pablo Francisco, Doug Stanhope, Fortune Feimster, Steve Rannazzisi, Joey "Coco" Diaz and many more around the country.

In 2018 James was teamed up with Raindrop Branding and Marketing to create a commercial for Dr. Squatch Soap. The success of that commercial lead to many more commercials . with Dr. Squatch, William Painter, Soapy Joe’s, WORX Power Tools, the San Diego Symphony and more. To date James has co-written and acted in commercials with over 120 Million Views and the ad for the San Diego Symphony won an Emmy.

The World Famous Mad House Comedy Club

Full Bar, Craft Beer, Dinner Menu. We sere food and drinks before, and during the shows. 18+, Two item min purchase per person (food or drinks - does not have to be alcohol).

Venue Information:
The World Famous Mad House Comedy Club
801 4th Ave
Historic Gaslamp Quarter
San Diego, CA, 92101