You might not think of Indiana as being a particularly funny state, but it has given us David Letterman, Jim Gaffigan, and Mike Epps. Epps was raised in Gary, the hometown of Michael Jackson. "They almost caught Michael Jackson," Epps says, "but I'm glad they didn't get him. I'll bet the guys in prison wasn't happy. They was mad. 'I wanted him! I've wanted Mike since I was a kid.'" A class clown, Epps entered a standup comedy competition in his teens, and was so encouraged by the response that he decided to move to Atlanta to pursue his newfound passion. He became so successful there that a club owner suggested he head to New York City, which Epps did almost immediately.... More >>>