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Carmen Lynch on Translating Comedy from English to Spanish and an Unexpected Career in Standup

New York-based comedian Carmen Lynch didn't come to the city planning to do standup, but she's been at it for more than a decade. She's appeared on Comedy Central's Premium Blend, as a contestant on Last Comic Standing, and recently made her second appearance on Late Show with David Letterman. The Spanish-American comedian performs primarily in English and has also translated her deadpan, personal style of comedy to audiences in Spain and Costa Rica.

You can catch Lynch performing on A Night at Whiplash, the concert movie version of the popular live standup showcase Whiplash at UCB NY that we recently released via our digital distribution label, Splitsider [...]

Do Your Part and Vote for the 'New York Times' Comedy Challenge

The New York Times is holding its 2nd Annual Comedy Challenge this week. Six different comedians each tell their best clean joke, and then voters like you get to pick the winner. Last year, Jim Gaffigan won, with then-unknown Michael Che taking second. This year, Andrew Santino (who's appearing in the latest seasons of The Office and Arrested Development) is in the lead so far, with Last Comic Standing's Carmen Lynch in second. Kate Berlant, Chris DiStefano, David Agyekum, and Jim Tews are also in the mix. Vote now, it's the most important ballot you will have cast in almost a full week.

Watch Carmen Lynch's Second Standup Appearance on 'Late Show'

Standup Carmen Lynch returned to Late Show with David Letterman for the second time last week, covering everything from having two short roommates to her retired parents' phone calls to her clever technique for remembering all the joke ideas she gets during sex, where notebooks are sadly still not socially acceptable.

Standup Carmen Lynch Makes Her Letterman Debut

Here's NYC-based standup Carmen Lynch doing her first Letterman set Friday night. Lynch recently was the runner-up in The New York Times 2nd Annual Comedy Challenge and was a Last Comic Standing competitor in 2003. Clearly, participating in all of these weird standup contests has turned her into a top-notch comedian and someone who can tell a mean mouthguard joke.