Cody Marino is a stand-up comic from CT. He performs weekly all across CT, NY, and MA. Cody is known for his brutal honesty on stage and isn't afraid to share stories about his wild family or his past struggles with addiction. When he is not on stage, Cody enjoys going to concerts, eating froyo, doing jiu jitsu, and minding his own business.
Anna Przy is a feisty and hilarious millennial who's taken the mental health social media world by storm. With her not-so-serious tone, Anna has become a breath of fresh air in a world weighed down by the pressures we all feel. This sweet-toned Midwesterner tackles the fear of the unknown, dismantles the myth of hustle culture, and fearlessly addresses issues like body image. Her realistic, lighthearted takes on everyday life prove that sometimes laughter really is the best medicine.
Katie Boyle is an Irish comedian living in New York City. She performed as a "New Face" in the 2023 Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, and was featured in NY Funniest showcase and New York Comedy Festival in 2022. Katie's debut album and special, I'll Do It Myself, was released through Pinch Records in summer of 2023. The album hit #1 on iTunes Comedy Charts and is currently available to stream on all major platforms. Her next special, Don't Tell, will premiere this coming November. Katie has headlined clubs across the United States, and brought her hour to Dublin and Cork earlier this year for four sold-out shows. Her work has been featured in Laughing Skull, Women in Comedy, Kanas City Irish Fest, and on SiriusXM. Outside of stand-up, Katie has acted in various sketches and shorts, including LadBible and Unilad's "Man of the Street" videos, and she appeared in a commercial for Oracle. She also collaborates with brands like Piece of Cake Moving, Language Drops, Sundance, and MTV to create and develop funny content. She currently hosts "The Shift" podcast, on which she and guests discuss sex and dating from an Irish perspective.
Originally from Portland, Oregon, Becky Robinson is an LGBTQ+ LA-based comedian, writer, actor and voice-over star. You may also know her as the “Entitled Housewife”, the outspoken viral golf character Becky created to help spread laughter during the pandemic. Her explosively unique character antics and viral videos have racked up millions of views and fans across social media. Becky’s one-woman show, "The Heavy Pour Tour", sold out theaters, comedy clubs, and country clubs across the country September 2021 - 2022. She’s back on the road again with an all-new variety show starring Becky’s wild cast of original characters. "Becky Robinson: The She Gone Tour" began in 2023, including international dates. Always committed to connecting with her fans, Becky launched "Start at Birth", an original podcast series capturing hilarious memories, behind the scenes stories and moments of vulnerability. In addition to touring internationally as a stand-up comedian, Becky was named a JFL Montreal "New Face of Comedy" where her standout multi-character performance landed her a sketch show development deal and a number of voice-over jobs with DreamWorks, Nickelodeon, and Netflix. In 2016, Becky was cast on MTV’s "Wild ’N Out" with Nick Cannon where she also put out a "Wild ’N Out" stand-up special. Becky was the voice of Parker J. Cloud, an exuberant former rain cloud on a mission to brighten up everyone’s day, in Nickelodeon’s all-new animated series "Middlemost Post".
Raanan has performed his high-energy, joke-packed comedy on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", "The Late, Late Show with James Corden", and Comedy Central. His latest special, "Jokes from the Underground", was included in the New York Times' "Best Comedy of 2022’", in which critic Jason Zinoman called it the funniest YouTube special of the year, and said "his punchy and deliriously funny club comedy made me laugh after second and third viewings." His first special, "Downhill Ever Since", is almost at 200K views on YouTube. Raanan performs all over the world and is a regular at the Comedy Cellar.
Kelsey Cook is the daughter of an international yo-yo champion and a professional foosball player, which made for a humor-filled life starting at a young age. Kelsey’s stand-up special was recently released on EPIX’s "Unprotected Sets". She made her late night debut on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", followed by "A Little Late with Lilly Singh" on NBC. Her other television appearances include Comedy Central’s "This is Not Happening", AXS TV Presents "Gotham Comedy Live", "Punchline" on FOX, "Uproarious" on FUSE and "Greatest Party Story Ever" on MTV. She is currently on “The Hustler Tour,” headlining 40 cities across the country. Kelsey splits her time between Los Angeles and New York where she is a paid regular at The Comedy Cellar, The Stand, Gotham Comedy Club, The Laugh Factory and the Comedy and Magic Club. Kelsey also co-hosts "Self-Helpless" podcast with fellow comedians Taylor Tomlinson and Delanie Fischer. It can regularly be found on the iTunes Top Comedy Charts and has featured guests like Brian Regan, Michael Bublé, Whitney Cummings, Tan France, and Bert Kreischer. Her foosball webseries, "Wrists of Fury," currently has over twenty episodes in which Kelsey hustles fellow comedians who don’t know she’s a world champion foosball player. Kelsey’s debut album, "Savor It," can be found on iTunes, Spotify and Pandora.
Andrea Jin is a stand-up comedian and writer born in Shanghai, currently based in Los Angeles. She made her late night TV debut on The Late Late Show with James Corden October of 2022. She was selected as New Face at Just for Laugh’s Montreal Festival in 2021 and again as part of Patton Oswalt's gala at Montreal the following year. Andrea is a staff writer on Andy Samberg's show at Comedy Central (Digman!). She has performed at Moontower Comedy Festival, JFL Northwest, JFL Toronto, SiriusXM’s Top Comic, Seattle International Comedy Competition, CBC’s The Debaters, and the Winnipeg Comedy Festival. Her writing has been featured on Vice, Vulture, and CBC Comedy among other publications. You can hear her on JFL’s Best of the West Comedy Album and on her solo Juno Award winning comedy album 'Grandma's Girl' which is available to stream here!
Ron Barba is an actor, comic, and producer from Greenwich, CT. His recent film, "Bobby Mortal” is currently streaming on Amazon Prime. He starred in two independent films in 2022, “Third Week” and “Gods Will”. Ron has also appeared in numerous national commercials and off-Broadway plays, and he has produced and starred in four of his own made-for-TV pilots.
Robert Punchur (neat guy) began his stand-up career in 2011 at the original New York Comedy Club in Manhattan, where he hosted midnight many after-prom shows with teenage lineups, including Pete Davidson, Neko White, and Ricky Velez. In 2017, Robert co-founded Very Good Comedy Show and began taking a new generation of future stars on the road. He's also grown his own career with appearances on MTV, TruTV, and ComedyTimeTV. His debut hour special "Tenure" (marking 10 years in standup comedy) is available through VeryGoodComedyShow.com.
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.
Jackie Fabulous is a stand-up comedian, actress and writer who's been featured three times on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", "America’s Got Talent: All Stars", Showtime’s "Flatbush Misdemeanors", "The Arsenio Hall Show", HBO’s "Pause", "That Damn Michael Che", and many more. In addition to her television appearances, Jackie's hilarious and affable stand-up can be seen across the country as she tours America's top comedy clubs. Her hour special “Menoplause” is available now.
Through storytelling and observational comedy, Frank Favia offers hilarious insights about his neurotic insecurities, his stereotypically-Italian family and how he’s too nice for his own good. On any given night, he can be seen performing at clubs in NYC and all around the country.
Carmen Lagala is a New York City based stand-up comedian who made her network television debut in 2018 on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Originally from Vermont, Carmen endears audiences with her small-town charm, delivering jokes that are smart, dark, dirty and playful. She regularly features for comedian Hari Kondabolu at the best clubs and theaters across the country, and recently appeared in the web sketch “Dollar Store Therapist” for Comedy Central. Carmen was featured in the 2018 New York Comedy Festival for stand-up, sketch, a roast, and her own show “Puppets Present” which was a Time Out New York pick for “Best Shows to See”. She’s performed in several other festivals including Brooklyn Comedy Festival, Bridgetown, Rogue Island, and the Women in Comedy Festival.
Craig Lottner is a New York City based comedian. His comedy draws on personal experiences and observations as a middle-aged dad, husband, professional and bathroom philosopher. Originally from Colorado, with stints in St. Louis, Hong Kong and San Fran, he has lived in New York since 2001. He performs regularly at NYC clubs including the Village Underground, Stand Up New York, West Side Comedy Club, Broadway Comedy Club, Dangerfield’s and more.
Mustafe Mussa is a stand up comic who has performed in comedy clubs across New England and the Tri-State area.
Joyelle Nicole Johnson is a comedian and writer who brings joy to the stage. Joyelle made her network TV debut on late-night with Seth Meyers and more recently performed on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" twice in one year. Her first stand-up special, "Love Joy" is available on Peacock. It was nominated for a Critics Choice Award, and is executive produced by Jimmy Fallon. She was a staff writer for HBO’s "Pause with Sam Jay", and has done punchup for "Broad City" as well as Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazers’s animated Comedy Central pilot, "Mall Town". She co-wrote a digital series for Illuminative, in which she also stars. Her debut comedy album, "Yell Joy!", was released on Juneteenth of 2021. She was the warm-up comic for Hasan Minhaj’s talk show "Patriot Act" on Netflix and the permanent guest host for the SiriusXM radio show "Godfrey Complex". She has performed on Wyatt Cenac’s "Night Train for SeeSo", "This Week at the Comedy Cellar", and "Comics to Watch" for Comedy Central, "LaffMob" for TruTV, and was a panelist on Refinery 29/Facebook Watch’s "After After Party". Joyelle can be seen in Apple’s "Helpsters", HBO’s "Crashing", "Search Party", Showtime’s "Flatbush Misdemeanors", and in the upcoming Netflix series "Survival of the Thickest". She made her off-Broadway debut this past summer at the 59e59 production of "The Panic of ‘29". Joyelle was selected for the 2018 FOX Comedy showcase, was a finalist in NBC’s "Stand Up for Diversity" showcase, and has performed at festivals including SF Sketchfest, Bonnaroo, the New York Comedy Festival, and Bumbershoot. Vulture and NY Magazine named her one of the “Comedians You Should and Will Know in 2020”.
Dan Altano has carved a name for himself on the national comedy scene by narrating his life story with brutal honesty, wit, and heart. Born in New Jersey and currently based in New Haven, CT, Dan headlines in clubs and theaters across the country, recently completing a 12-state headlining tour. He was named one of New York City’s “Breakout Artists of 2021” by Caroline’s On Broadway and appeared in the New York Comedy Festival for three consecutive years. Dan has also recently joined comedians Demetri Martin, Fortune Feimster, and Eric Neumann as part of their respective national comedy tours. Dan is the co-host of the podcast Rank It! and is the creator and host of Dinner’s Ready Live, an interactive cooking/comedy show that now tours on stages across the country. He is the co-producer of Just A Jersey Guy and Son, a comedic storytelling show he writes and performs with his father, Brian Altano.
Ashley Austin Morris is a comedian and actress who has had a big 2022. Her debut comedy album, "Slightly Off" was #1 on the comedy charts and has been one of the most played on Sirius XM Radio. You can also watch Ashley in the new FX series "Fleischman's in Trouble." Ashley's reputation as one of the funniest comedians and hosts in NYC has taken her all over the country as a headlining act with her relatable stories and down-to-earth charm. 2022 was indeed a big year for Ashley, and it's only the beginning.
Dan Laitman is a low-energy, one-liner comedian from New York City, reminiscent of greats like Mitch Hedberg and Stephen Wright. He has been featured on PBS. Dan showcased in multiple festivals and currently performs regularly at top NYC clubs. For over 10 years, Dan has written for and co-hosted his own topical comedy web series, "The Desk", along with Very Good Comedy Show COO Robert Punchur (@robertpunchur). You can see his daily topical videos on TikTok @danlaitmancomic!
As 2018 and 2019’s most-viewed comedian in the world, Andrew Schulz has taken stand up comedy by storm. A native New Yorker, Schulz is known for his hilariously unapologetic takes and wild off-the-cuff interactions with the crowd. His stand up clips posted on YouTube received over 4 million views per week. Schulz’s latest comedy special THE CROWD WORK SPECIAL has been viewed over 2 million times. His other specials 441 and VIEWS FROM THE CIS have been viewed over 10 million times. Schulz’s debut comedy album 551 was #1 on Billboard, Apple Music, Spotify, iTunes, Google Play, and Amazon Music. Andrew has been a guest on THE JOE ROGAN EXPERIENCE twice this past year, both times with episodes lasting over three hours. His two podcasts – THE BRILLIANT IDIOTS and FLAGRANT 2 – receive over 500k listens per episode. Over the years, Schulz has had many appearances on traditional TV and film, but let’s be honest, who even watches TV anymore?
Now a massive star in Ireland, native New Yorker, Des moved from Queens to Ireland in his mid-teens in 1990. He first came to prominence with his extraordinary TV series The Des Bishop Work Experience (2004), where he lived on minimum wage in a series of different jobs in Ireland. Mixing this documentary footage with stand-up, the series became one of the most talked-about of the year, and propelled Des into national stardom. In 2006, he embarked on his second critically acclaimed TV series, Joy In The Hood, where he taught stand-up comedy in disadvantaged areas in four major Irish cities. Another hugely successful live tour followed including invitations to the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal and the Melbourne Comedy Festival in Australia. Des’s most recent project took him to Beijing, China in 2013 to learn Mandarin and he has been living there for the past 18 months. He is now fluent and the show, Breaking China was another major hit for broadcaster RTE in 2014 and he also made a half hour radio documentary about the rise of Stand Up in China for the BBC World Service called “Stand up for China”. His live show again opened at the Edinburgh Festival where he played to over 5,000 people and included an invitation to perform at the Soho Theatre in London and a return to Barrow Street in New York.
Chris Distefano is one of today's biggest and most beloved names in comedy. Chris quickly rose to success after being named the funniest person on MTV for his show-stopping performances on the Guy Code/Girl Code series. From there, he went on to star in IFC’s Benders, co-host the Netflix gameshow Ultimate Beastmaster, and even had his own CBS sitcom. Outside of television, Chris has also become one of the most respected and flat-out funniest comedians in the standup world. Fresh off his appearances on The Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with Seth Meyers, Chris released his Comedy Central special 38 Waist, which perfectly encompassed both his Brooklyn-born edge and nice-guy charm. When Chris isn’t on stage delivering his gut-busting jokes, you can catch him in his element in the comfort of his own couch where he records his wildly successful podcasts, “Chrissy Chaos” and “Hey Babe”, alongside Impractical Jokers' Sal Vulcano. Both podcasts are among the most popular on all streaming platforms and have massive followings on Patreon. A big sports fan, Chris has been fortunate to host episodes of shows including MLB’s Off The Bat and MSG's The Brackets, and was invited by the New York Mets to throw the first game pitch in 2021. Chris has a fearless, yet endearing stage presence, and his natural ability to connect with audiences around the world has made him a household name in not just comedy, but all of entertainment. Since selling out the world-famous Beacon Theater in New York City, Chris continues to travel the country on a sold out comedy tour, entertaining thousands by poking fun at the world—and himself—with his uniquely warm energy. Chris’ second full-length special, Speshy Weshy, premiered on Netflix this past May.
Sherrod was a regular on VH1's The Best Week Ever and serves as a regular guest, occasional ombudsman, and stand-in host of Fox News's late-night satire program Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld. He has appeared on Tough Crowd, Premium Blend, and The Chris Rock Show. He can also be seen with John Mayer on the parody cover of Tay Zonday's "Chocolate Rain" and on the G4's International Sexy Ladies. In 2009, Small was a guest commentator on both VH1's 100 Greatest One Hit Wonders of the '80s and 100 Most Shocking Music Moments. From 2012 to 2014, Sherrod was an infrequent guest on the Opie and Anthony radio show. Following Anthony Cumia's firing on July 3, 2014 Small took a more regular role on its successor, Opie with Jim Norton. On July 27, 2016, he and comedian Christian Finnegan debuted as co-hosts of Black and White, a comedy/talk show on A&E that explores issues of race relations in America.
Paul Virzi is fresh off the release of his critically acclaimed Netflix special, "Nocturnal Admissions," directed by Pete Davidson, which received rave reviews from both his fans and peers alike. Currently, Paul headlines comedy clubs across the globe as well as hosting two popular podcasts, "The Virzi Effect" and "Anything Better?" with co-host Bill Burr. A veteran of the stand-up scene, Paul has performed all over the world, including many of the United State’s most prestigious venues such as Madison Square Garden, the Chicago Theatre, and Carnegie Hall. He is a regular at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and performed at the SXSW Festival in Austin, TX. Paul’s debut hour-long comedy special, Bill Burr Presents Paul Virzi: I’ll Say This, premiered on Comedy Central in November of 2018 and is currently available to stream on CC.com. Comedy Central featured a clip from the special on its official TikTok standup page that has since garnered over 5 million views and 1.3 million likes. His 2015 debut comedy album, Paul Virzi: Night at the Stand, ranked #1 on iTunes and reached #4 on Billboard’s Top 100. Off the stage, Paul has also made appearances on a variety of TV shows, including TruTV's Comedy Knockout, AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live, and the NFL Network’s Good Morning Football. He has also written for ESPN’s highly coveted ESPY Awards. Paul grew up in the suburbs, outside of New York City. He loves his family, cigars, and having pointless arguments about sports with his friends.
Orlando Jones is a renaissance man. His recent performances includes: starring opposite Laurence Fishburne as the anti-apartheid revolutionary Oliver Tambo in Madiba; being tapped by Ethan Hawke for the Showtime series The Good Lord Bird based on James McBride's best selling novel. From the Duplass Brothers dark comedy Room 104, to playing the Elgin Baylor on the highly anticipated new Los Angeles Laker series on HBO. Jones has proven himself as a masterful storyteller with advertising awards, writing, producing and acting credits that stretch from his iconic 7UP character to the groundbreaking sitcoms, A Different World & Martin. Jones was the only original cast member on Mad TV to write and perform on the series. In 2019 Neil Gaiman, Michael Green & Bryan Fuller tapped Jones to create and embody fan favorite, Mr. Nancy the titular character in Anansi Boy’s the American Gods sequel. Joneses consulting producing, writing and acting services on Season 2 garnered the highest-rated launch for Starz in over two years. Jones worked closely with Robert Orci & Alex Kurtzman to create his character Frank Irving & launch their reimagined Sleepy Hollow franchise to global success. Jones acting, marketing, social media content and transformative media work on Fox’s supernatural series earned him and his company many accolades including the first Virtual Reality Emmy ever given by the Television Academy in 2015. Dubbed the King of Fandom by MTV. Jones is the subject of dozens academic papers, with speaking engagements at USC’s Annenberg School of Communication, UCLA, Oxford, Princeton, MIT & the Fan Studies Network symposium with the father of fan studies Henry Jenkins. Jones even wrote the preface to the academic book Seeing Fans and helped SyFy celebrate their 25th anniversary by legally marrying fans at the San Diego Comic Con (yes, Jones is ordained) Orlando filmed his a sold-out Comedy Central special in South Africa; and hosted and produced content for the digital broadcast of the 88th Academy Awards. Jones remains an influential force within the fandom and entertainment universe.