We close out our festival with some of the most messed up hilarious comedy you can find in this entire messed up hilarious country. Helltrap Nightmare has been named the "Best Underground Comedy Show in Chicago" by Chicago Magazine, and "Most Disgusting Horse Shit I've Ever Seen" by Sarah's Dad.
Floodwater 2018 Headliner Sam Tallent is one of the sharpest, most original rising talents in comedy today. He has been called "the absurd voice of a surreal generation" by the Denver Post, and has worked alongside many of the biggest names in comedy, including Louis CK, Dave Chappelle, Doug Stanhope, Dana Carvey, Hannibal Buress and TJ Miller.
This year, Floodwater Comedy Festival 2018 is excited to host an awesome double-header event, presented by Spencer Griffin! Spencer is an Iowa alumni who has gone on to executive produce CollegeHumor, the series Adam Ruins Everything, Hot Date and more.
Floodwater 2018 Headliner PREACH! is an Improvised Spoken Word Movement comprised of a collection of hybrid artists who aim to play on the issues we face today.
Join us for a beautiful curation of Iowa City's beloved police log, delivered by Chris Patton, and perfectly complemented by a slate of comedians so funny it should be illegal.
Floodwater 2018 Headliner Carmen Lynch was recently listed on Splitsider's "2016's Best Late Night Sets" for her appearance on Conan. She has also performed twice on The Late Show with David Letterman, as well as The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, @midnight, Inside Amy Schumer, and The Good Wife.