Known for his shock of red hair, Carrot Top (aka Scott Thompson) took the stage at an open-mic night in college at the behest of a friend, and never turned back. By the late 1990s, he was the highest grossing touring comedian in America, and invaded the homes of Americans nightly for three years during is ad campaign for 1-800-CALL ATT. The “King of Props” now performs 300 shows a year at the Atrium Showroom at Luxor Hotel & Casino. suggested I come back with some general and topical stuff. I had a neighborhood crime watch sign hanging in my dorm, which I thought was funny because I stole the sign. I said “how good is our neighborhood crime watch, they aren’t even watching their signs?” That was my big opening joke. make a set to fill the space. The room was so big, you couldn’t hear anything—you couldn’t hear the laughs. I was terrified, I never wanted to play Vegas again!