Taylor Williamson had success early; at 20, he was the youngest stand-up to perform on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. During the following six years, though, he told his jokes—slightly twisted one-liners by turns dark and dad-like corny—in relative obscurity. Then he auditioned for NBC's America's Got Talent and was never sent home. He finished second place on AGT, arguably the better outcome for a comic since he's not bound to the winner's Vegas contract. Oh, and he got a kiss from Heidi at the finale's afterparty.
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