Hans Kim is a New York City comedian whose comedy style has been described as "interesting" and "nice". He often has the audience smiling at some of his jokes. Hans Kim is a big player on the social networking scene through the website http://www.facebook.com/, where he has amassed hundreds of friends. He is strong both physically and emotionally.
Sahima Godkhindi started comedy at 19, working towards blending surreal and political humor in exciting ways. At 23 you can find her doing stand up at colleges, elementary schools, retirement homes and several exciting clubs all over the SE United States. She co produces a showcase at Urban Tree Cidery. That's in Atlanta right up the street from the pink Trap House.
Bryan Yang is a stand-up comedian based in New York City. He’s originally from Sacramento, CA where he began his comedy career. Yang moved to New York because he was sick and tired of being able to afford rent. In 2013, Bryan was named one of BuzzFeed’s “Top 14 Comedians You Should Be Paying Attention To.” He was number 12 on the list, so he barely made it. In 2014, nothing of note happened in Yang's career. Things turned around for him in 2015, and he performed in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival and Limestone Comedy Festival. In 2016, Bryan was featured by Paste Magazine's video series "Stand-Up at the Paste Studio." Most recently, Yang was a semifinalist in the StandUp NBC showcase. Bryan has performed in some of the best comedy clubs across the country including the Punch Line Sacramento, Punch Line San Francisco, Punch Line Philly, Cobb’s Comedy Club, The Comedy Attic, New York Comedy Club, Gotham Comedy Club and the UCB Theatre. He mostly performs in the basement of bars though. There were too many bars to list.
Courtney Baka is a comedian, writer and recovering mall goth. With her dry wit and unique perspective she finds the comedy in a tragic world. She has studied at The Second City in Chicago, performed in the 10,000 Laughs Festival, and is a writer for the punk rock satire site The Hard Times. She can typically be found in her Minneapolis apartment with her two cats where she is currently living out her dream of becoming a cliche.
At six feet, eight inches, Alex Price was always going to be the center of attention anyway. He developed an outsized sense of humor to match his physical stature and quickly became known in comedy circles far away from his native Indiana. His unflinching, self-deprecating and hilarious take on life as an actual giant form the basis of an act that's garnered him opening spots for Kyle Kinane, Brian Posehn, and Hannibal Buress and appearances at Trial By Laughter Contest and Motor City Comedy Festival. It's a perspective you've likely never considered, but that you're sure to never forget.
The comedy of Arish Singh, with its unique fusion of absurdist humor and political commentary has been praised by many, and described by many others as “yeah, not my thing.” Singh is a Chicago-based comedian who has opened for acts like Hasan Minhaj, Tim Heidecker, Janeane Garofalo, and Kamau Bell, and has performed on notable stand-up showcases like Hot Tub with Kurt Braunohler & Kristen Schaal, Andy Kindler’s Particular Show and Chicago’s Comedians You Should Know. Singh has been featured in various comedy festivals including the Chicago Comedy Exposition ('16), the Bridgetown Comedy Festival ('17), and the Limestone Comedy Festival ('17), and was a semifinalist for the Standup NBC competition ('17). Singh can be seen on Netflix in the current season of the original series Easy cabbing around a semi-fictionalized Chicago. In real Chicago, Singh runs Monkey Wrench, a monthly comedy show that is little more than a leftist plot against the ruling class and the world view they underwrite.
After pursuing a career in law, Aston Wallace finally found his passion in Stand Up Comedy. You can catch him around Los Angeles giving his unique take on the days issues.
BRIAN KENNY is a gentleman, scholar, diabetic, and comedian that has appeared on Fox, can be seen on Hulu, and can be found yelling at audiences until they enjoy themselves all over this great country. His "Reese's Pieces" clip from Fox's Laughs has been viewed over 3 million times. He is a proud native of Cleveland, OH that has beautiful blue eyes, the traps of a God, and his beard game is on point. He co-produces Accidental Comedy Fest, performed at the 2014 Rock on the Range, and is a regular at the legendary Hilarities E 4th Theater in Cleveland, OH. He has opened for likes of Dave Attell, Norm McDonald, Dom Irrera, Kevin Pollack, Rob Schneider, Aisha Tyler, Joey "Coco" Diaz, and many more. He loves you very much, and knows that deep down you love him back.
Carly is an up and coming Chicago Comic. She travels all over the country featuring, MCing, and sometimes headlining at clubs and indie shows like Comedy On State and Detroit Comedy Underground. In the last year she has been in WICF, Let's Fest, Flyover, Thunderfest, Cream City Fest, Beast Village, 10000 Laughs, and more. She is set to star in two web series in 2018 and she produces fun and unique shows in Chicago. She's also great at sleeping in the backseat of her car.
Connor McGrath is a comedian and writer who has been performing comedy across North America since 2011. His work has been featured in the Rogue Island Comedy Festival and the PortFringe Theater Festival. His unique perspective about living with Asperger's Syndrome and life in the streets of the Deering Center neighborhood of Portland, Maine has won over a diverse set of audiences. He has performed with Cameron Esposito, Mark Normand, and Shane Torres
Dan Alten does stand up comedy. Based out of Louisville, he regularly tours the South and Midwest with his unique brand of intelligently-dumb surreal comedy, playing basements, backyards, bars, theaters, museums, galleries, punk houses, pizza places, street corners, and even comedy clubs. He has opened for Kyle Kinane, Open Mike Eagle, Kurt Braunholer, Tim Northern, Myq Kaplan, David Leiber Hart, Stewart Huff, Joe List, Boner City, Dave Waite, Dave Ross, Dave Stone, etc... Dan runs a DIY label called LAFF Fest 2014 that produces shows and records split CDS, they have sold over 600 copies of their first two releases. He also co-holds the Guinness World Record for performing on the Longest Stand-up Comedy Show, and he has a Bachelor's degree in Folklore and Ethnomusicology from Indiana University, and he grows his own tomatoes and cilantro.
David is a stand-up comic of two comedy albums. He has degrees in Philosophy and Law and teaches comedy writing at McGill University and the Flying Books School of Reading & Writing. Doug Stanhope has called him a "fucking brilliant comic." David divides his time between Toronto and Montreal and tours regularly across Canada and the United States. He has performed in cities such as Berlin, Reykjavik, Edinburgh, Amsterdam, and London, and he puts on very fine house shows. He has had good times at JFL42, and bad times at SF Sketchfest. David on stage has been described as scarily drily funny; deftly subversive; dark, bleak and wickedly ironic; outlandishly harsh and thought-provoking; brutally funny and savagely honest; and a painful mirror for us all to look into.
David Sitrick is a lovable dork from Minneapolis with a good heart and a lot of embarrassment. Someone once told him he “finds laughs in really peculiar places” and he’s like 90% sure it was a compliment. He brings a biting wit to stories and observations about family, crappy jobs, and his own fears and insecurities. David most recently was a performer in the 2017 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival.
Diego Attanasio is a Detroit based comedian originally from Peru who quickly wins over crowds with his quick wit, likability, and sarcastic observations. His rapid-fire delivery and onstage charisma make Diego one of the most notable acts in the midwest. Diego has performed stand-up in Alaska, Hawaii, and everywhere in between. He was a semi-finalist in the San Diego Comedy Festival and a finalist in the Laugh Your Bluegrass Off Comedy Festival. Additionally he has performed at the Cleveland Comedy Festival, Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival, Memphis Comedy Fest, Baltimore Comedy Festival, Idaho Laugh Fest, Beast Village Comedy Festival, Motor City Comedy Festival, Whiskey Bear Comedy Festival, Gilda’s LaughFest, Border City Comedy Fest, Windsor Comedy Festival, Let’s Fest, and Fairbanks Funny Festival. Diego has opened for Joe List and Matt Braunger
Dwayne's act is not a leap into debauchery, more a gentle nudge into the profane. He has honed his craft at venues across the nation, but unlike other road warriors he didn't press pause on the rest of his life so there's plenty of new stories and new takes coming from relatable experiences every time you're lucky enough to see him He has been seen as part of Cleveland Comedy Festival (2013,15,& 16) , Best in the Midwest Runner Up 2015, Improv (Tampa), and Carnival Cruise Lines.
Goodrich Gevaart is a comic from Cincinnati who got his start in Chicago. He has an album coming out on aspecialthing records and writes/shoots videos for The Hard Times.
Charming and unapologetic with a wicked repartee, Holly Lynnea is a Louisville-based comedian and writer. She honed her comedic timing while training at The Second City and iO Training Centers in Chicago, IL. Performing across the US and Canada, she has worked with many notables including: D.L. Hughley, Roy Wood Jr., Sasheer Zamata, Aparna Nancherla, Joel Kim Booster, Laurie Kilmartin, Jackie Kashian. Holly made her television debut on the FOX Network's "Laughs TV", was a semi-finalist for Stand-Up NBC, and is a writer on the "YOU LOOK LIKE" webseries. Her festival appearances include SheDot Comedy Festival, Gilda's LaughFest, Laugh Your Asheville Off, Accidental Comedy Festival, Orlando Indie Comedy Festival, Women In Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, 208 Comedy Festival, All Jane Comedy Festival and the NC Comedy Festival.
Ian Aber is a writer and stand up comedian out of Atlanta Georgia, His comedic style mixes traditional stand up and fast paced story telling, drawing the audience into his outsider view of the world. Smart, engaging. energetic and sweaty are all words used to describe him. Ian was a national finalist in Stand Up NBC and wass a part of their NACA college tour and performs in clubs, colleges, music venues, basements and living rooms around the country as well as attending Limestone, Laughing Skull,Laugh Your Asheville Off, Orlando Indie, Accidental, Scruffy City, Whiskey Bear and 10000 Laughs Festivals. He has opened for such comedy luminaries as James Adomian, Fortune Feimster, Margaret Cho, Jackie Kashian and Jo Firestone.
Kaytlin Bailey is a stand up comic and writer in NYC. You may have heard her on MTV's Braless, SiriusXM radio, or her podcast The Oldest Profession. She writes for Vice, BanterGirl & Broke Ass Stuart. She has been featured in Playboy and Paste Magazine. She tours with the CAKE Comedy Tour and Sex Workers Stand Up.
Kevin Munroe is a Comedian and Actor based in Los Angeles. He began performing standup comedy in San Francisco, and after placing in local comedy competitions, walked away from Silicon Valley. Kevin was 1st Runner Up in Rooster T. Feathers' Comedy Competition 2 years in a row, won the 2010 Walk The Plank Comedy Competition and San Jose Improv's 2012 Beat The Heat Comedy Competition. He is a regular at major clubs and theaters nationwide, and has opened/featured for top talent including Tracy Morgan, Chris Franjola, Paul Mooney, Eddie Pepitone, John Witherspoon, and W.Kamau Bell.
Lauren Faber is a feral comedian who was raised in a basement by the 90’s comedy specials of Ellen Degeneres, Paula Poundstone and Elvira Kurt. (She didn’t see the connection for a while…) This delightful depressive can be seen mortifying her mother at clubs, colleges, and festivals all over the country. In 2016 she won the titles of NYC’s She-Devil and Carolina’s Funniest comic and she currently teaches at the PIT Chapel Hill. She’s performed with Mary Mack, Beth Stelling, Aparna Nancherla, Godfrey, Jim Breuer and Dan Cummins, and appeared with Maria Bamford on WUNC’s the State of Things.
Liz Greenwood is a Chicago stand-up comic known for her one-liners, observational humor, and deadpan delivery. Liz performs at Chicago venues like Zanies, Lincoln Lodge, and Annoyance and has traveled everywhere from Fort Wayne, Indiana to Jakarta, Indonesia to make people laugh. She was part of Out of Bounds Festival (Austin), World Series of Comedy (Las Vegas), Women in Comedy Festival (Boston), SheDot Fest (Toronto), and Gilda's LaughFest (Grand Rapids) in 2017 and will be part of San Francisco Sketchfest and North Carolina Comedy Fest in 2018. You may also remember Liz from Jeopardy! or Who Wants to be a Millionaire, but probably only if you are a member of her family.
Bart started his career in Arizona, shortly after quitting his day job, bought a travel trailer and lived on the road traveling the US while hosting a podcast and doing as much stage time as possible. After about a year he settled in Detroit, started a weekly show called Prankis with Bart Dangus, released an album, wrote for The Metropolitan, and has been performing all over North America including Canada. He's booked two tours, performed at the Backline improv/comedy club, worked with Bill Bushart, Mike Geeter and most notably has opened for Andy Andrist and Doug Stanhope. His style has been described as: "With a stoic demeanor and cadence to match, Bart Dangus has a unique wit and creativity that will have audiences laughing at the painful side of life.” - Louis D. Michael
Luis Arevalo is a Chicago based comedian commuting from Elgin Il. Ever since Luis decided his stutter was not going to hold him back from chasing his dreams, he has performed all across Chicago including The Laugh Factory, CIC, Comedy Bar, Comedy Clubhouse , Annoyance Theater and he even produces his own show at Elgin called "Intellectual Mercenary Show" and even ran a couple of shows as part of "The Elgin Fringe Festival."
Mary Jane French
Mary Jane French is a Comedian and Filmmaker based in Richmond, Virginia, who has opened for national headlining comedians Neil Hamburger, Cameron Esposito, Brandie Posey, and Sara Schaefer. Mary Jane has been performing Stand-up since she was 18-years-old, with a brief hiatus after accepting her need to transition from Male to Female. When Mary Jane began performing stand-up again, now publicly as a trans woman, she began cultivating material that captured her early experiences with transition and recorded that material in a home-made special entitled Mary Jane French: Bearded Woman. Mary Jane’s sophomore release is a split EP, Live at Gallery 5, where she does all of her material that she knew wouldn’t apply after she received bottom surgery. Currently Mary Jane is Producing a series of comedy variety shows as well as her podcast, Mary Jane French: Novice
Quincy Johnson II
Quincy Johnson II is a Los Angeles Comedian & Actor, plus an all around great guy. He has featured/opened for Joey "Coco" Diaz, Darren Carter, Flip Schultz, Theo Von, Al Jackson, Greg Behrendt, Quincy Jones and more while on the road doing standup comedy. Quincy has also been seen in several motion pictures including: C’mon Man staring Tony Rock and the hit movie DOPE. Quincy has also been featured on several television shows including Community on NBC, Black-ish on ABC, VH1's Walk Of Shame Shuttle and BET's Real Husbands Of Hollywood.
Melissa Stokoski is a comedian based in Brooklyn, New York. She has appeared on TruTV’s Late Night Snack, Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live and The Wendy Williams Show. Via SiriusXM, Stokoski can be heard weekly on John Fugelsang’s Tell Me Everything and is a regular guest on Reality Checked on Radio Andy. She hosts and produces the long-running show Bitches Brew, as well as the interactive Twitter show Like Me Comedy. She is also a freelance contributor for Elite Daily.
Anya Volz is a Vermont comedian now based out of New York City. She has performed in the Green Mountain Comedy Festival, Gilda’s LaughFest, Bird City Comedy Festival, Women in Comedy Festival, Cape Fear Comedy Festival and has featured for multiple national headliners. She's the co-creator of sketch web-series and comedy duo YONIC TONIC and is involved in various other sketch collaborations in New York. She is a contributing writer for The Hard Times and WICF Daily, she co-hosts the podcast IN THE SHWICK OF IT on KPISS.FM and several live comedy shows around NYC. Praise in the media include when Anya was once described as an "American-Apparel-Virgin-Suicides-Save-The-Last-Dance-Cruel-Intentions Queen," by a stranger.
Will Spottedbear grew up fast and weird on the mean streets of Pittsburgh-- which has certainly provided an unusual perspective on life. Having survived inner city public schools, the Middle East, and his uncommonly eccentric family, Spottedbear credits the Air Force for developing his lethal sense of humor. After serving in the Security Forces, he left the military in 2008 to pursue a career in comedy. Since then, Spottedbear has been honing his craft in the Midwest, where sarcasm and cynicism are foreign languages. He tackles quite serious issues with a wit and ease. Even the most unforgiving subject matter are no match for his casual style and sharp demeanor with a no-holds-barred approach that is wildly entertaining! Spottedbear won 2016 “Funniest Person in Minneapolis” and finalist in Gilda's Laughfest "Best in the Midwest" competition . Was a semifinalist in the Seattle Comedy Competition, and has done shows all across America and Canada both on his own and as part of his Native American Comedy Troupe “Probably Cousins”!
Zach Peterson creates thoughtful and different comedy with uncommon takes on common subjects. When Zach is not touring the country with the likes of Dave Ross or Timmy Williams from The Whitest Kids you Know, he makes his home in Los Angeles. Zach helps run the Arguments and Grievances comedy debate show that was just named "Best Variety Show" by Chicago Magazine and recently featured at LA's Nerdmelt Theater. He is also one of the organizers of the Comedy Exposition of 2014 Chicago's first DIY stand up festival. In the past he has featured for Joe DeRosa and Matt Braunger for such clubs like Up Comedy Club and The Comedy Attic
Katlin McFee is quickly making a name for herself in the Indianapolis comedy scene as a producer, a comic, and as someone who can eat more than her body weight at the local all you can eat sushi restaurant. As a member of Rocketship Comedy, she has made a place for herself in the local DIY scene. This has mainly been through her monthly show Go Yuck Yourself, a comedy show that merges the best parts of the underground comedy and music scenes. She also produces a monthly show called LGBTQLoL, a benefit for the LGBTQ youth of Indianapolis. She spends her days not growing her hair out, despite the advice of many male comics to do so.
With an even keeled delivery belying blistering takes, Norlex Belma has become one of the hottest new comics working in New York City. Norlex got his start in one of the nation's fastest growing comedy scenes, Pittsburgh, after attending Carnegie Mellon University's School of Music. Norlex now resides back home in his native Brooklyn and has performed at clubs and colleges around the country including Zanies, Caroline's, The Stand, New York Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club, Pittsburgh Improv, University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, SUNY Oswego, and NYU. Norlex has opened for national headliners such as Jermaine Fowler, Emma Willmann, Godfrey, and Rob Schneider. In 2016, he was featured in the PBS documentary, The Comedy Confluence, detailing the rise of the Pittsburgh comedy scene. Since then, he has been a part of the Burning Bridges Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival, Pittsburgh Comedy Festival, and Orlando Indie Comedy Festival. When Norlex is back in Pittsburgh he is a regular on the WDVE Morning Show with Randy Baumann and has had multiple performances aired on iHeartRadio.
Kyle Erf is an NYC-based comedian from Fayetteville, Arkansas. His work has been described as whimsical, dark, and having-good-hair. Kyle writes and produces for The Hard Times. You can also find his writing on Above Average, Funny or Die, and the AP Music Awards. Follow him on Twitter at @KyleErf.
Originally from Chattanooga, TN, John-Michael Bond honed his craft as part of the nationally recognized Atlanta, GA comedy scene. Creative Loafing magazine described his comedy as covering, “the arduous yet worthwhile pursuit of love, rationalizing vices with how they impact relationships, the wackiness of death, and why society should be nicer.” He feels that’s accurate. Now living in Los Angeles he is a co-host of Sure Thing! and The Hard Times Live.
The self-proclaimed “Mayor of Atlanta Comedy,“ Joe Pettis started performing in 2008 in hopes of one day gaining enough relevance to warrant a Wikipedia page. As the founder of 1UP Comedy, he is well regarded for producing some of Atlanta’s best comedy shows. His monthly Underwear Comedy Party at the Village Theatre was named one of the “9 Most Unique Concept Shows in the Nation” by Laughbutton and one of the “13 Naughtiest Things to do in Atlanta” by Thrillist. His 8-Bit Comedy show at Joystick Gamebar was named one of “5 Cool Things to Discover in Atlanta” by Rolling Stone Magazine. He is also the host of the longest running brewery show in the country, Beer and Comedy Night at the SweetWater Brewery. He played Boston Joe on Adult Swim's Daytime Fighting League, has appeared on Getting Doug with High, and is a regular on Doug Loves Movies. He is also proud to admit that he is an avid wrestling fan and often bases his touring around live WWE events.
Dustin Meadows is good looking, he's just not that smart. He is an unremarkable straight white male, but you can tell that he really appreciates the real you. Not the person you pretend to be, but the person you are inside. The one you're afraid to show to the world.
Dustin has told jokes in breweries, record stores, houses, comedy clubs, bars, and even for dogs. He has been called "too esoteric for his own good," and that was from a close friend. He is the founder of Whiskey Bear Comedy and in addition to producing the Whiskey Bear Comedy Festival, he produces stand-up showcases and alternative comedy shows such as The Pop Culture Mixtape, Hot Dog! A Comedy Show Slash Hot Dog Eating Contest, live script readings, character roasts, and more.