About Adam

Adam Cayton-Holland is a national touring headliner who was named one of 25 “Comics to Watch” by Esquire magazine and one of “10 Comics to Watch” by Variety. Along with his co-horts in the The Grawlix comedy troupe, Adam created, writes and stars in truTV’s “Those Who Can’t,” in which Adam plays Spanish teacher and bon vivant Loren Payton.

He has appeared on CONAN, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, Happy Endings, Deadbeat, Flophouse, Hidden America and @midnight. He was also featured on the Nerdist, Comedy Bang Bang and Sklarbro County podcasts. Cayton-Holland has performed at the Montreal Just For Laughs, and SXSW, Bridgetown Comedy festivals, and helms his own comedy extravaganza in Denver, the High Plains Comedy Festival. He has also performed at The Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall.

Adam has two albums, “I Don’t Know If I Happy,” and “Backyards,” both available on iTunes, and his first book, Tragedy Plus Time, is due to be released by Touchstone Books in 2018. Adam lives with his wife Katie and a purebred Chesapeake Retriever named Annabel Lee. He once threw out the opening pitch at a Colorado Rockies game and people have described him as “genial,” and “with decent teeth.”

Upcoming Shows

Album Taping

I'm recording an album at Union Hall in Brooklyn on October 20, 2017! Geoff Tice made this incredible artwork for it. Let it entice you into coming to the taping!

MDRT – Final Episode

And so, after the hiatus, I have decided to shut things down here at My Dining Room Table GloboCorp LTD. I know I promised in the last episode that I would be back after the summer with your regularly scheduled MDRT's, but the fact of the matter is I'm a liar. A goddamn, bald-faced, liar. Except my face isn't bald. I have a beard. A mighty beard! But regardless, this will be the final episode. Most likely.

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My Dining Room Table

My Dining Room Table was a podcast that I hosted from 2013-2015, wherein I interviewed the various people I found interesting from the cozy confines of my dining room table—plus sometimes hotel rooms on the road. If you haven’t already, dig in. You can also check it out on iTunes or Stitcher!


The Grawlix started as a monthly comedy show that I produced with my friends and fellow comedians Andrew Orvedahl and Ben Roy in our hometown of Denver, Colorado. Our amazing, fire(dick joke)-juggling act took place on the last Friday of every month at the Bug Theater. For three years, it was called Denver’s best “alternative” comedy show—but as any comedy snob will tell you, we don’t like, you know, like to be labeled, man. However, we do enjoy the following quote:

“Easily the best, most innovative stand-up night in a town brimming with them.” – The Denver Post

The live show was complemented by a web series of the same-name, The Grawlix, which we produced with filmmakers the Nix Brothers (you can find those videos on Funny or Die).

Before long, we Grawlix three developed and filmed a television pilot for “Those Who Can’t” on Amazon Studios, a show that was later picked up by TruTV. We began filming our third season of “Those Who Can’t” in the summer of 2017.

Occasionally, we pack up the wagon and take The Grawlix show on the road. To date we have performed at the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Riot LA Festival, The NY Comedy Festival, SXSW, and various other locations all over the country. You should come out and see a show sometime somewhere! Here are some great links for you:

Free Stand Up Comedy Download, Grawlix Two-Year Anniversary “Best Of” Compilation

Booking Info

Contact Matt Blake or Justin Edbrooke at CAA

(424) 288-2000