Comedy is interesting. The big guys are good because how else would they have gotten to be so big, but by the time they (example, Daniel Tosh, Jeff Dunham, Dane Cook, Jim Gaffigan)are seen they already have writers and are moving on to more comedy specials. Below are a list of great comedians who perform some of the best stage material I have ever heard.
Here are a few links to some great comedians;
Lee Levine - www.leelevine.com
Lord Carrett - www.lordorlaughs.com
Kenny Kane - www.kennykane.com
Darren Carter - www.darrencarter.com
James P. Connolly - www.jamespconnolly.tv
Dan Licoppe - www.danlicoppe.com
Claude Stuart - www.claudestuart.com
Here are some great comedy clubs:
The Comedy Spot (AZ) - www.thecomedyspot.com
The Spotlight Comedy Club (CA) - www.spotlightcomedyclub.com
The Ice House (CA) - www.icehousecomedy.com
Go Support Live Comedy, it's 10 times funnier in person. Trust Me.