Comedians


Chanel Ali is a standup comedian who blossomed on the Philadelphia circuit before taking her commanding stage presence to NYC. She has two Comedy Centrals specials, an album aptly titled Chanel No.1, and her hour special was released on Epix in early 2022.
Katie Boyle is an Irish comedian who performs daily all over NYC. She hosts The Shift podcast where she and guests talk about relationships and dating from an Irish perspective. She’s been featured in festivals all over America; Laughing Skull Atlanta, The Women in Comedy Festival, Asheville, Cape Fear, Kansas City Irish fest, New York City Festival and tours with the Real Irish Comedy tour. She has been heard on Sirius Xm.
Joe Bartnick was born and raised in Pittsburgh PA where he learned to eat, drink and be funny. He moved to San Francisco and began his career as a standup comic working his way up from performing in coffee shops and laundry mats to play prestigious venues around the world such as The Chicago Theater, The Ryman Auditorium, The Forum and Madison Square Garden. Joe moved to Los Angeles and jumped into writing and acting. In LA Joe has written on many television projects including the ESPYS, The NFL on FOX, ‘Snoop After Dark’ and Eddie Griffin’s ‘Going for Broke’. As an actor Joe starred in ‘Dirty Jokes’ the Movie. Joe created and starred (fully clothed) in the Playboy TV series ‘King of Clubs’. Joe performed a closing set on AXS-TV’s Live at Gotham. For many years Joe wrote and opened for the Queen of Mean Lisa Lampanelli. He can now be seen opening for Bill Burr or headlining on his own One of Joe’s biggest thrills was roasting Motley Crue’s Tommy Lee his cable show ‘Battleground Earth’. Joe wrote the best- selling book “You Might Be a Douchebag” and collaborated with Don Jamieson on “You Might Be A Metal Head”. Joe has parlayed his love of hockey into the highly successful podcast ‘Puck Off’ and writes a column for Pro Hockey News.
Napoleon is one of the funniest and more lovable comics on the rise in the city. His charming wit and charismatic smile has been delighting audience all over the tri-state area. He has recently just performed at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival "New Faces" Show.
Dave Ross is dumb. He makes dumb comedy about his emotions. His comedy is so dumb that it is sometimes called “smart“, and it is so emotional that it is sometimes called "brave". Dave is the only stupid comedian on planet earth, and no one on earth is stupid but him. He loves to make things. That’s basically all he does. He’s been on The Late Late Show with James Corden, Corporate, This is Not Happening, Drunk History, WTF with Marc Maron and so much more. He’s made some shorts and sketches you might’ve seen, he’s a Moth Grand Slam winner, and he tours like crazy. Vans Warped Tour, Fest, SXSW, The Hollywood Improv, SF Sketchfest, The Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs in Montreal and your basement are just a few of the places he's done stand-up. His podcasts Terrified (on Nerdist) and Suicide Buddies (on Starburns Audio) have both garnered hefty cult followings, and you also might know him as co-host of Nerdist’s Sex Nerd Sandra Podcast for a time. At the current moment, Dave lives in beautiful Glendale, California with his very old cat. His first album The Only Man Who Has Ever Had Sex is out now on Aspecialthing Records and Little Dipper. Parental advisory he talks about cum a lot lol
After finishing a degree in Chemistry, Meghan realized she had no interest in a career in science and began pursuing comedy full time. Since then, she has grown into a comedian who blends dark yet relatable humor with engaging crowdwork. She has been featured in the New York Comedy Festival, Hoboken Comedy Festival, and was a semi-finalist for Stand-Up NBC. You can see her performing nightly in New York City and the surrounding area and hear her as one of the hosts of the Somewhat Scientific podcast.
Andrew is a comedian from Brookfield, Connecticut who has enjoyed performing at clubs across the country.
Danny Palmer hails from Cleveland, Ohio, a town his parents quickly abandoned for warmer climes in Tampa, Florida. Growing up in central Florida, Danny learned the ins and outs of wearing jean shorts to school and listening to 2 Live Crew at ear splitting volumes. Eventually he ended up in Atlanta where he tried his hand out at stand up for the first time in a sold out room at The Punchline. His jokes about the proper way to pet other people's cats and what to do if you only had six months left to live went over well with the crowd. After being hired as a writer for the esteemed humorous greeting card site Someecards.com he mustered the courage to move to New York City. Since arriving in New York Danny has performed stand up practically every night and works at six clubs including Comic Strip Live, The Stand, Broadway Comedy Club, Laughing Devil Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, and Greenwich Village Comedy Club. In 2012, he was nominated as best comic at the Los Angeles Comedy Festival. He also recently auditioned to perform on the Late Show with David Letterman and for Comedy Central's Up Next segment of the New York Comedy Festival. In 2013 he came in first place in his Laughing Devil festival quarter final show (of 12 comics) and came in 3rd place overall out of 45 comedians selected from across the country. He consistently receives enthusiastic feedback about his ability to spontaneously interact with audiences and is frequently asked to emcee stand up shows at clubs around town. Danny looks like the typical corn fed boy from the Midwest yet his style and material have a distinct and unique edge. Audiences feel at ease with him quickly thanks to his laid back style and approachability. A talent manager from Cringe Humor told him that he has a perspective and voice that is under represented and needed on the NYC comedy scene. In the past few years he has performed in over 15 festivals including SF Sketchfest, Los Angeles, Boston, Austin's Out of Bounds, Atlanta's Laughing Skull, New Orleans, NYC's Laughing Devil, NYC's Stand Up 360, Atlanta's Black Box, and NYC's Devil Fest Competition. Today Danny continues to hone his act and performs alongside great comics at Comic Strip Live, Gotham Comedy Club, The Stand, and a host of other stages across New York and the U.S.
Bonnie Q is a New York City based comedian, impersonator and actor originally from New Jersey. Her stand-up most notably features celebrity impressions, comedic song parodies and her signature quick wit. Bonnie Q’s credits include opening for Craig Shoemaker at Raleigh Improv, New York Comedy Festival, Stand Up NY’s Chosen Comedy Festival, Leicester Comedy Festival, Chris Gethard Presents and co-writing for “The Peoples News Show” with Ali Farahnakian (Saturday Night Live). She hosts multiple shows and mics at NYCC including That’s My Q!, Hot Topic, Q Lab and sQuirrel Friends: A Womens’ & LGBTQIA+ open mic. Bonnie Q is a board member of The Ladies of Comedy Association and also hosts and produces their monthly LOCA Industry Showcase. Follow her on Instagram/TikTok/Twitter @bonnieqcomedy
In 2014, Charles McBee made national stand-up comedy appearances on Gotham Comedy Live on AXS TV and Laughs on FOX. He also starred in the critically acclaimed Off Broadway Production, “HA!… The Musical, from Emmy award winning writer, Michelle Wendt. And, he’s performed at the New York Comedy Festival, and stars in his web series, It’s a Chucked up Life. Charles’ comedy can be described as witty humor with a positive message. He creates laughter by mixing personal stories with social commentary. Charles has been called a “hilariously inventive comedian” by the Comedy Cellar’s Rick Crom. You can catch Charles performing at the top comedy clubs in NYC as well as clubs and colleges across the country.
Growing up just outside of New York City, Brian Grossi has been quick-witted and imitating those around him for as long as anyone can remember. In 2011, he decided to put those skills to use and try his hand at stand-up comedy. Despite being relatively new to the scene, he was invited to perform in Atlanta’s Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in March 2014. Since then, he has recorded his first television appearance as part of Popcorn Flix Presents Empire Tonight! and has appeared on TMZ. In 2014, he completed his first international tour, performing in Liverpool’s Hot Water Comedy Club, Manchester’s XS Malarky, The Madrid Comedy Club and Toronto’s North by Northeast Festival. This past March, he made it to the Sweet Sixteen of Caroline’s Comedy Madness competition. When in New York, Brian performs every night. He has performed at The New York Comedy Club, The Broadway Comedy Club, Gotham Comedy Club, Caroline’s on Broadway and the world-famous Metropolitan Room, among others. He continues to win fans over using his unique blend of hard-hitting punchlines, spot-on impressions and unpredictable crowd-work. He was named Hugs, Kisses and Laughes Comic of the Month in December 2012 and his tweets have been featured on Grantland. He is a three-time winner of the Inspired Word’s LOL! Comedy Slam, and was recently seen on TMZ.
After growing up in Nashville, TN, studying finance at the University of Georgia and working in marketing in Dallas, Jeremy realized there is more to life than helping State Farm sell insurance, so he quit his corporate job (like a boss) and moved to New York to become a comedian. Through countless hours of grueling labor and an endless supply of Tony Robbins DVDs, he made himself a regular at clubs all over the city and sells-out venues across the country from Zanies in Nashville to Second City in Chicago. He's a writer for Funny or Die, a 6 time roast battle champion, and he currently hosts a life + comedy mashup podcast with 89 year old comedic actress, Dev Rogers, called “The Young & The Weary.” Check it out on iTunes, Spotify, or Stitcher.
Stephen Bolles (pronouns Long Hair Don’t Care/No Weave Just Steve) is a comedian originally from Virginia. Starting at Cozzys Comedy Club he became a regular at the Funny Bones in Richmond & VA Beach after winning their Clash of the Comics Competition four times. He dropped out of college to move to NYC in 2014, and was named “Funniest Under 25” at the Manhattan Comedy Festival in 2016. Unfortunately he’s now 29. Fortunately in the outdoor-shows era of 2020 he won the “Plug Award (Best Stoner Comic)” at the Bomby’s - a fake award show for NYC Comedians, put together & voted for by NYC comedians. Besides the hair, Stephen’s known as a high energy host, often described as a “golden retriever in a human’s body.” A self proclaimed party scientist & hype man, if you’re not having fun at his show you didn’t want to, or you’re experiencing severe acid flashblacks brought on by his material.
Stephen Bolles is a comedian from Virginia living in Brooklyn. He started performing in 2013 in Hampton Roads, before moving to NYC he was a four-time winner of Clash of the Comics at the VA Beach Funny Bone and a regular at Cozzys Comedy Club. Since moving to the city he was named Funniest Under 25 at the Manhattan Comedy Festival, and performs regularly at clubs all across the city.
Brooklyn native, Alex Babbitt otherwise known as Mr. Babbitt, is a rising star in the New York City comedy scene. Mr. Babbitt started at the ripe age of 16 and now in his early 20’s he is quickly making a name for himself as one of the funniest and most charismatic comedians breaking into the spotlight. As seen on HBO’s All Def Comedy, Mr. Babbitt continues to be observant and methodical as he constantly engages his audience with rapid fire Witt, complimented by his unrivaled energy. All while strolling down memory lane, poking fun at family or sharing lessons learned as a traveling comedian.
Nataly Aukar is a Lebanese born and raised stand-up comic based in New York City. She was featured at the Brooklyn Comedy Festival, has opened for Nimesh Patel (Saturday Night Live) and also featured for world-famous comedian Gad El Maleh as part of his World Tour in DC, Canada and the UAE. Nataly has most recently been opening for Mo Amer (Netflix, Fallon, Colbert) on his current tour.
Ian Lara is one of the hottest rising comics in New York City. Last year he taped a set for “Comedy Central Stand up Featuring” which has garnered over 10 million views, he also made an appearance on the first season of “NBC’s Bring the Funny” and made his late-night debut on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. He was a regular player on ‘This Week at the Comedy Cellar’ on Comedy Central with his second Comedy Central set hitting the 10 million views mark yet again. He's been featured in The New Yorker Magazine and you can catch his short special streaming on HBO MAX titled ``LA MEETS NY”. Keeping the momentum going he was named one of 2021 “JFL NEW FACES of comedy” the same week he recorded his debut Comedy Central half-hour special set to release February 2022. Starting 2022 with a bang he's already signed on to do another half-hour comedy special for HBO MAX produced by Entre Nos.
Ron Nobles is a New York City-based stand-up comedian. He is a regular in the New York City comedy scene and performs at colleges, clubs, and theatres all over the country. He is a founding member of the Escape From NY Comedy Tour, that brings NYC comics all over the US. He's been featured on Yahoo Sports Radio and in the New York Comedy Festival. He’s a clean-cut every man with a knack for storytelling. Ron Grew up in a small town south of Buffalo called Gerry, NY but, he currently resides in New York City with his boxer Tony.
James Pontillo is a comedian from Queens New York . He is also producer of the monthly IOU comedy show in Williamsburg and one of the producers of New York Comedy Club Roast Battle . He does comedy all over the city and recently opened for Joey Gay and Dave Sirus at The Philadelphia comedy club . He is also one of the countries top roasters and main events roast battle often . He’s recently performed at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles , Skankfest in Brooklyn and will be appearing at Fairfield Comedy Club in a few weeks
Ryan Long is currently the Creator, Star and Showrunner of the hit digital series ‘Torontopia’ on CBC Comedy, now in it's third season, and has been seen on Netflix, NBC, MTV, and Fuse TV, to name a few. Ryan also created and starred in Bite TV’s original half hour TV Series ‘Ryan Long is Challenged’, nominated for two Canadian Comedy Awards, the award nominated TV series ‘Crown the Town with Ryan Long’ on Rogers TV, and the CBC Comedy digital series 'That Guy'. He is the host of popular podcast 'The Boyscast with Ryan Long' and can currently be seen as the voice of 'Sublo' on the hit animated digital series 'Sublo & Tangy Mustard'. Ryan has over 300K followers on Instagram/Tikok/Twitter and has has now amassed more than 40 Million views on the web through his digital shorts. He has released two cutting edge standup specials, and has performed at the Just for Laughs festival, NXNE, Sirius XM’s Top Comic, and toured with names like Tom Green, Steve-O, Kenny vs Spenny, The Trailer Park Boys and more. In 2019 the culmination of Ryan's successful career allowed him to immigrate to America with the 'Extraordinary Alien' Greencard where he is quickly making a name for himself in the New York club scene while continuing to prolifically produce content for platforms of all kinds.
Dustin Chafin is a stand-up comedian based in New York City who The New York Times said “is getting laughs every time he speaks.” Chafin has had the honor of touring with the USO, performing for the troops in Korea, Japan, Africa and Iraq. He is a regular on SiriusXM, where he’s been featured on Jim Breuer Unleashed, Court TV Radio, Blue Collar Radio, Howard Stern Radio, Howard Demand, The Insight Channel and Raw Dog. Chafin brought down the house on Showtime's White Boyz in the Hood and was also featured on ABC’s special coverage of the New York Comedy Festival. He performed in the New York Underground Comedy Festival and hosted The Bill Hicks Tribute Show at the Laugh Factory. He’s been a staff writer for the SciFi Channel and a contributing writer for many television shows. Chafin has also written and produced for United Stations Radio and iHeart radio. He played himself in an episode of Crashing, an HBO series created by Judd Apatow and Pete Holmes. Holmes said that Chafin is “a funny and good man.” Chafin just released his new album Stop Telling People That on Comedy Records and his podcast I’ll Leave You With This is repped by Authentic Management and available on iTunes and Megaphone.FM. He headlines regularly at premiere New York City venues such as Caroline’s on Broadway, Comic Strip Live, Broadway Comedy Club, Greenwich Comedy Club, Dangerfield’s and Stand Up NY. Chafin hails from Texas he is part Choctaw Native American and part cowboy
Michael Brigante has been entertaining audiences for over a decade with his side-splitting comedy and unique brand of storytelling. Having performed to sold-out audiences throughout the United States and Canada, this Caribbean-born, New York City-bred, performer is unapologetic in his approach to humor. He has been featured on Comedy Central, Kevin Hart's LOL Radio, and his comedy special, MICHAEL BRIGANTE: RELAX is now streaming on YouTube and TIDAL. His album (of the same name) debuted at #1 on iTunes with over 300k streams in the first 60 days. Energetic, loud, and always funny, the crowd is guaranteed to be taken for a ride they’ll remember.
Abby is a stand-up comic, writer and producer based in New York City. She promises to write a more detailed bio when she has more time. She’s busy goddamn it. If you want the whole story, come to a show and I’ll tell you in person.
Ben Kirschenbaum is a New York stand-up comedian and writer who currently lives ten blocks away from where he grew up. In his early twenties, he mustered up the courage to move to Chicago to pursue his dream of performing at Second City. Once he discovered that improv repels women, Ben moved back to his hometown. He’s written for MTV, Clickhole, and seriouslyTV. Ben performs all over New York and headlines across the country.