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Comedian of the Day (8/12/22): Allyson Vastano


If you haven’t heard of Allyson, or never heard her comedy, it’s about time you make that happen. As part of We Own The Laughs.com’s Comedian of the Day, have a few laughs and get to know comedian Allyson Vastano. The Los Angeles, CA native shares some of her favorite moments in stand-up comedy and lets us know how she always owns the laughs.

Name: Allyson Vastano
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Instagram/Twitter/Facebook/Snapchat/Tik-Tok: @allysonvastano
Years in Comedy: 4
Comedic Influences: Paul Giamatti & Amanda Bynes
Favorite Comedy Special: All Louis C.K. specials
Favorite Comedy Movie: Home Alone 2
Favorite Comedy TV Show: Solar Opposites
Favorite Comedic Character: Jerry from Rick & Morty
Favorite City to Perform In: San Diego
Favorite Topics to Joke About: Embarassing stories
Favorite Type of Audience for a Comedy Show: Blue Collar & Gen Z
Favorite Comedy Club: Comedy Store (La Jolla)

How did you discover your passion for comedy:
Went on stage for the first time.

What do you remember most about your first time performing stand-up comedy:
It made sense.

How would you describe your comedic style:

Describe your process for comedic writing:
My favorite way to write is to talk to people who challenge me.

Describe the comedy scene in your area:
Creative and detail oriented.

How do you judge success in the world of comedy:
Touring & podcasting full time.

Who are some of your comedic peers that you enjoy watching perform or inspire you personally and professionally:
All of my friends.

What’s been your most memorable moment in comedy:
There hasn’t been a specific moment.

What have you learned most from your failures in comedy:
I learned to be a better performer and writer.

How do people react towards you when they realize that you can make people laugh:
People are nice to me after I have a good set, but people don’t treat me that differently to be honest I’m super outgoing in real life.

Describe what it’s been like building a career in stand-up comedy:
Hard to describe how it feels to have passion and purpose, good? 😂

If you could change one thing in the world of comedy, what would it be:
It would be cool if clubs had every flavor of lacroix.

Best advice you’ve ever received from a comedian:
Never happened, got a bunch of bad advice that I didn’t ask for though.

If you were releasing a comedy special this week, what would it be called:

Funniest encounter you’ve ever had with a celebrity:
Haven’t had one.

Weirdest place you’ve ever performed any form of comedy:
Parking lots/alleys

An Allyson Vastano Fun Fact:
I coached CrossFit for 5 years.

Where would you like your laughs to take you:
Full-time touring & podcasting

What would you tell a potential comedian if they ask you how they can own the laughs:
Get to know yourself.

What are your thoughts on the future of comedy:
Looking forward to it.

If you could write one episode for one classic TV sitcom, which show would it be and give a brief detailed sentence on the episode:
I don’t really remember sitcoms like that, but I’d love to write for a Disney channel original movie that’s spy-themed.

If you could choose 1 comedy club and 3 comedians to perform with on your perfect comedy show, how would it go:
The Comedy Connection in Providence, Rhode Island. Myself, Cameron Frost, and Jaleen Ortiz.

What’s next for you:
More performing, writing, & podcasting

Why should a person always laugh at life:
The other option is not great.

Follow Allyson Vastano’s comedic journey on these social media websites:
Instagram/Twitter/Facebook/Snapchat/Tik-Tok: @allysonvastano
Youtube: Allyson Vastano