Comedians


Nick Scopoletti is a stand-up comedian, and was a co-host of the “Losers With A Dream“ podcast with comedy legend Lisa Lampanelli. He has performed at comedy clubs across the northeast such as Carolines On Broadway, Stand Up New York, Broadway Comedy Club, The Stress Factory, Fairfield Comedy Club, and Nick’s Comedy Stop. He was also selected to perform in the Connecticut Comedy Festival. Nick is your friendly neighborhood Italian! He is a master storyteller who blends hilarious characters with powerful punchlines. His warm, engaging style makes him a fan favorite at any show.
Multi-talented actress, writer and comedienne Daphnique Springs is a Florida native, who in a short period of time has made her mark in the Los Angeles comedy scene. Sassy, smart and sophisticated, this accomplished young woman has taken over the City of Angels with her comedic wit. With the striking looks of a leading lady, but the versatility of a character actress, Daphnique is infinitely talented and plays a wide range of intriguing characters on stage and screen. She has starred in an eclectic variety of roles on such shows as, How I Met Your Mother (CBS), Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC), and The Comedy Get Down (BET). In addition to her budding acting career, Daphnique's stand-up comedy routine is intelligent, dark, honest, and somehow still relatable. Ranging from personal experiences/subjects to social commentary, she has a unique blend of witty and pointed sarcasm which makes her a favorite among countless audiences. Tapping into a natural ability to make people laugh from the stage, Daphnique conveys ease and a confidence that engages audiences and leads to an unpredictable, unprecedentedly hilarious show. ​ Daphnique Springs is a Stand-Up Comedienne who has featured For Martin Lawrence (2015) and Toured with Katt Williams on his Born Again...Again Tour (2014-2015). She is the 2015 Winner of the She-Devil Festival in New York City, NY. Daphnique is the 2016 Winner of the American Black Film Festival "Comedy Wings Competition" Sponsored by HBO. All Jane Comedy Festival (2016). Featured on Laughs On FOX. She was recently featured on HBO All Def Comedy in her first TV Stand Up Appearance. ​ A 2018 Just For Laughs Montreal "New Face: Repped". She stars on Amazon's yet to be released JFL New Face Documentary. She recently shot her first Late Night Stand Up appearance for "Last Call With Carson Daly" set to debut November 2018. She has 484K+ Instagram Followers, 2.8 Million+ Facebook Followers, 406K+ Youtube Subscribers, 1.3 Million Tok Tok Followers. Daphnique is currently touring and coming to a city near you
Charlie owes his existence to a TV show; his parents met while writing together on Laverne & Shirley. In 10+ years of performing standup, he has released two albums and told jokes around the world in clubs, colleges, festivals, bars, country clubs, teen centers, basements, attics, and one barber shop. He lives in New England where he also develops screenplays and with his wife raises their cat. He serves as co-founder of LaughDealers.com, a startup that produces custom comedy shows and content for companies.
Zac Maas was born in Deadwood (yes, that one), South Dakota, and grew up in the Black Hills. An international headliner, from Mexico to Alaska, a writer, filmmaker, and actor, he calls Denver home. In Nov 2019, he was on Spaghetti High on Adult Swim. He is a regular at The World Famous Comedy Works, and in 2018 Thrillist called him one of the 50 best-undiscovered comedians in the country. Zac has performed at Bridgetown 2x, High Plains 5x, Cape Fear, SnubFest, and The Largest 420 festival in the world. Additionally, he’s received accolades as a producer and host for his shows Uncalled Four (Comedy Works), The Laugh Night on Earth (Alamo Draft House), Whiskey and Cigarettes podcast (Beat Serial for Westword’s Best podcast), and the Denver Phone It In Film Festival (Received an Imagine 20/20 grant from the city of Denver). He recently finished directing his first pilot and is currently in talks for development.
Brett Hiker was a regular guy until ten years ago when he was bitten by a stray comedian. Since, Hiker has spent the last decade telling jokes in theaters, clubs, and music venues across North America. Hiker’s stand-up made its TV debut in 2011 on the After After Party) and has since had his comedy featured on Fox, the CW, and Comcast. He is an avid fan of dive bars, legos, large snowstorms, carharts, whiffle ball, Toaster Strudels, silly hats, drinking in public, vintage hockey teams, pillow forts, day drinking, breakfast food, and nothing else. Although Brett was raised by a pack of mountain folk in Colorado, he now lives and tells jokes in NYC where against his will he gets meaner and funnier by the day.
Join comedian Dave Nihill for a night of real Irish comedy. Accent included. Leaving Dublin, Ireland where he was born and raised until the age of 22, Dave got drunk on travel and never quite hit sobriety of it. He has lived and worked in twelve countries and visited over seventy. His shows draw on his wide travels, cultural observations, attempts at language study, (occasional) international drinking session(s) and being a mildly confused immigrant. Dave is the winner of the prestigious annual San Francisco Comedy Competition, (previous finalists include Robin Williams, Ellen DeGeneres and Dana Carvey) and runner up in the Moth’s largest US Grandslam storytelling competition. He recorded his debut special for Dry Bar Comedy in 2019 and has been featured on TED.com, Amazon Prime Video, The Irish Independent, Inc, Sirius XM, NPR, Ireland AM, and the Huffington Post among others. A festival favourite Dave’s videos have also gone viral many times over with over 100 million views and a social following of over one million people.
For over 23 years Jeff Leeson has been astonishing crowds across North America with his off the cuff, improvisational style that leaves crowds not only wanting more, but amazed at what they just witnessed. Combining traditional stand up comedy with long form improv, Jeff creates a unique and personal experience for the audience each and every show. With over 50 Million Views of his stand up clips online, he is quickly becoming one of the most requested acts in North America! In addition to headlining top comedy clubs and theaters throughout North America, Jeff’s comedy has been featured on Sirius XM radio, The Bob & Tom Show, Spotify, iTunes, 2 Comedy specials on Amazon Prime, a Dry Bar Comedy Special. Jeff released a new special on Youtube called “Sorry I’m Not Kevin Hart”
Christian Finnegan is perhaps best known as one of the original panelists on VH1’s “Best Week Ever” and as Chad, the only white roommate in “Chappelle’s Show’s” infamous “Mad Real World” sketch. He played Martin on the popular syndicated sitcom “Are We There Yet?” and politics junkies will recognize Christian from his many appearances on “Countdown with Keith Olbermann”. Most recently, Christian was the creator and co-host of A&E’s “Black & White”, which examined current events and social trends through the lens of Race. He can also be heard filling in as a regular guest host on “Standup with Pete Dominick” on SiriusXM Insight. Over the years, Christian has been a fixture on Comedy Central, having starred in his own one hour stand up special “Au Contraire”, as well as “Comedy Central Presents”, “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn” and countless network interstitials. He’s also appeared on “Conan”, “The Late Late Show with James Corden”, “Good Morning America” and “The Today Show”. Christian’s comedy albums/specials (“Two for Flinching”,“Au Contraire!”, “The Fun Part” and “60% Joking“) are available on iTunes and Amazon and his standup is in regular rotation on all major streaming services. His latest special “Christian Finnegan: Show Your Work” was released in October 2021. When not on tour, Christian Finnegan can usually be found in Queens helping his wife, author Kambri Crews, with her venue QED Astoria or walking their faithful pooches, Griswold and Chief Billy Bowlegs.
Aaron Berg made his Comedy Central debut on THIS IS NOT HAPPENING in 2016 and has made two appearances on AXS TV’s LIVE AT GOTHAM as well as an appearance on BIG JAY OAKERSON’S “WYFD?!?” on Seeso. He will also be appearing in Comedy Central’s Roast Battle Season 2 in 2017. Aaron is half of the weekly show “IN HOT WATER” which can only be viewed on COMPOUNDMEDIA.COM . He is also an author and has two books out currently. Mr Manners and American Etiquette. His two albums are available on iTunes and can be heard on RAW DOG on SIRIUS XM, “COMEDY COLTRANE” and “UNSCRIPTED.” Aaron is the host of FRANTIC MONDAYS at the STAND NYC can be seen every night doing stand-up in NYC. Also, Aaron was one of the stars of the groundbreaking TV show 24 HOUR RENTAL airing on HULU.
Emma Willmann is one of New York City’s top comedians, and perhaps one of the only dyslexic-gender-wiggly-comics-with-ADHD from Blue Hill, Maine. In the third grade, Mrs. Weller would bribe Emma with the chance to tell a story at the end of every class if Emma promised to stop talking to the other classmates. Now, Emma gets to tell stories nightly at The Comedy Cellar, on Netflix’s: The Comedy Line Up, Comedy Central, and is one of the few comics ever to have multiple appearances on The Late Show with Stephan Colbert. All of which has earned Emma a spot on Caroline’s 10 Funniest Comics, Just For Laughs: New Faces, and TimeOut’s 10 Funniest Women in NYC. Emma’s mom is “really proud of all of this but doesn’t like comedy.” Additionally, Emma is an actor and writer best known for playing the role of Beth on Crazy Ex-Girlfriend and also featured on Paramount Plus’s The Good Fight, Judd Apatow’s Crashing, MTV, and TruTV. Emma also has a chart-topping podcast, Inside The Closet and is a regular on The Taylor Strecker Show. Emma tells stories everyday on Instagram and TikTok, several of which have gone viral and earned a total of 450,000 followers (although we’re pretty sure Mrs. Weller isn’t one of them). From peanut butter to porn preferences, Emma loves talking about everything and is known for the unique ability to authentically connect with all types of audiences, even the occasional heckler.
Mike Finoia is a comedian based out of NYC. He is a writer / producer for TruTV’s Impractical Jokers, and he also opens for the guys on their national theater tour. Mike is also the co-host of the Comes a Time Podcast, alongside Dead & Co / Allman Brothers Bassist Oteil Burbridge. Mike has been featured on TruTV, Sirius XM & Comedy Central. When not on the road, Mike can be found nightly performing at the premiere NYC comedy clubs. He can be heard regularly on The Bonfire on SXM Faction. @mikefinoia
Mark Normand is a fun-loving, New York comedian. Ok, I’m gonna brag a little here but hey, you’re on the site so that must mean you’re somewhat interested. I don’t know, I’ve just seen other comics do this. Ah screw you, I’m proud of these credits! Sorry, I got worked up there. (I just wanna be liked) So far, Mark has done a Comedy Central HALF HOUR special, has appeared on TBS’s CONAN 4 times, Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Showtime’s “Live at SXSW”, INSIDE AMY SCHUMER, TruTv, Best Week Ever, MTv, Last Comic Standing, @Midnight and released an album with Comedy Central records titled “Still Got It” (it’s not bad). This year, Mark took first place at the Great American Comedy Festival competition. In 2013 won Caroline’s March Madness competition, beating out 63 other comedians. And this is a real shocker for all of us, but he was also voted Village Voice’s “Best Comedian of 2013”, I know, right? In 2012, Mark appeared on “John Oliver’s New York Standup Show” on Comedy Central, and in 2011 was picked as one of Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch.” Mark was born and raised in New Orleans, LA surprisingly to two normal parents. As a kid he spent most of his time shooting short films and wetting the bed. He started doing comedy right after college and quickly moved to New York. Mark now does comedy clubs and colleges across the country and has been involved in many festivals including Portland, Seattle, DC, Boston, Vancouver, Melbourne and in 2013 was featured as a New Face at the Montreal Comedy Festival. More annoying accolades that no one really cares about: Mark was named one of Comedy Central’s Comics To Watch for the 2011 New York Comedy Festival. Mark was also named Esquire’s “Best New Comedians 2012”, Splitsider’s “Top 10 Up and Coming Comedians on Each Coast”, and Time Out New York’s “21 New York Comedy Scene Linchpins”. Whew, sorry about all that.
Nick Griffin has been featured on Conan, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, in his own half-hour special-Comedy Central Presents: Nick Griffin and is a frequent guest on the nationally syndicated The Bob & Tom Show. Griffin recently made his tenth appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman. A comic for more than 20 years, Griffin’s smart, sarcastic and hilarious style makes him one of the most well-respected in the business.
Leah Bonnema is a Stand-Up Comic based in New York City. Huffington Post named her one of their Favorite Female Comedians and College Candy listed Leah as one the Ten Funniest Female Comics. She has been featured on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live, VH1’s 100 Greatest Series, IFC’s Comedy Drop, Above Average, Elite Daily, Arise Entertainment 360, ComedyTimeTV, Internet Action Force, Patrice O’Neal’s The Black Philip Show and is a regular on Riotcast Radio’s The Hole. Leah has had the honor of performing for the troops in Iraq, toured throughout the Middle East and performed for the US Marines at the famed Friar’s Club. Leah was a finalist in ‘New York's Funniest’ during the NY Comedy Festival and was featured on ‘The America Stands Up Showcase’ at The Magner's Glasgow Comedy Festival. She has also performed in the Women in Comedy Festival, The 360 Comedy Festival, The Maine Comedy Festival, The NY Underground Comedy Festival, The Reel Recovery Film Festival, The Charleston Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot, AfroPunkFest, The Hoboken Comedy Festival and at The Piccolo Fringe. Leah has opened for comedy legends Darrell Hammond, Kevin Nealon, Paul Mooney, Sarah Silverman, Pat Cooper and Gilbert Gottfried. She headlined the Breakout Artist Series at Caroline's on Broadway, which was rated a "Top Pick" by AM NY. Leah has been a freelance comedy writer for United Stations Radio, Lizz Winstead’s Lady Parts Justice and Funny or Die’s Billy on The Street. The NY Times said Leah is “one of the city’s most consistently excellent young comics” and The Scotsman called her “A force of nature”. She hails from the mountains of rural Maine and received her degree in Honors Cultural Studies and Women’s Studies from McGill University. Leah loves animals, guacamole nachos and Gandalf.
With equal parts confident social observation and cutting self-deprecation, New York City-based comedian Brendan Sagalow has deftly and defiantly owned the stage for over 10 years. His debut album, Not Now More Than Ever, premiered at #1 on the iTunes Comedy charts. Brendan performed as a “New Face” in the 2022 Just For Laughs Comedy Festival. He has also taken part in the Rogue Island Comedy Festival, Skankfest, and the New York Comedy Festival. He was a finalist in 2018’s "New York’s Funniest", 2017’s Carolines Comedy Club Competition, and 2017’s Carolines March Madness Competition. He has written for MTV's Joking Off, and appeared on ViceTV’s "Tumbleweeds with Killer Mike" and the popular Barstool Sports series Answer the Internet. He is a recurring guest on "The Jim and Sam Show", Barstool Sports’ KFC Radio, and "The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder". Until recently, Brendan co-hosted the podcast "Here’s the Scenario" with fellow comedians Mike Cannon and Mike Feeney. He has been a guest on an array of popular podcasts, including "You Know What Dude!" with Robert Kelly, "Are You Garbage?", Ari Shaffir's "Skeptic Tank", "Tuesdays with Stories", "Chrissy Chaos", "The Chip Chipperson Podcast", Joe List’s "Mindful Metal Jacket", "Guys We Fcked", "Calta and Kelly", and "Legion of Skanks". When not touring nationally, Brendan can be seen performing at comedy clubs across New York City.
Mike Britt is a Brooklyn, NY born stand-up comedian. He got his start at the Uptown Comedy Club in Harlem. Since then, He has appeared on Comedy Central Presents, BET's Comicview, VH1's Best Week Ever, and The Bad Boys of Comedy. In 2015, he's now known as the "singer" of the Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt theme song.
I am Josh Adam Meyers. I am a comedian. I am from Baltimore, Maryland. I live in Los Angeles, CA. I am the creator and host of The Goddamn Comedy Jam which will be on Comedy Central in 2016. I was a “New Face” at Just For Laughs Montreal in 2013. I have performed at NYCF 15, JFL 15 and Moontower Comedy Fest 16. Catch me at my home club, the Hollywood Improv, every Saturday Night at 11:30pm.
Brett Kline has been featured on the Anthony Cumia Show with Dave Landau, The Women in Comedy Festival Presented by HBO, The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, The Crosstown Comedy Festival and The Hoboken Comedy Festival. He also acted as a leading role in The King of Detroit on Amazon Prime Video. Brett’s unique voice from working in radio spotlights characters and sound effects along with hard punchlines. He’s a high-energy act with observational quips. A Michigan-raised comic who’s been working his chops in New York City, Brett Kline’s act now translates from the Midwest auto-mechanic to the Brooklyn hipster whose parents are Midwest auto-mechanics.
Andrew Ginsburg is a stand-up comedian, actor, and author of Pumping Irony: How to Build Muscle, Lose Weight, and Have the Last Laugh. He has appeared on Saturday Night Live and The View. Ginsburg has four comedy albums available and you've probably heard him on Sirius/XM's Laugh Attack, Clear Channel's 24/7 Comedy Radio,The Mangina Dialogues Podcast and The Rock Star Dad Show. His work has been published in The New York Times, New York Post, The Boston Globe, LA Times, San Francisco Chronicle, The Daily News, and Hartford Courant.
Matt Pavich is a comedian and actor from New York City. He was crowned "New York's Funniest" at the New York Comedy Festival in 2015. He is a cast member on MTV2's "Joking Off", Elite Daily's "Genwhy" series, MTV's "Safeword" and is the co-founder of the YouTube channel, "Handsome Dancer". He also co-created "The Neighborhood" which won "Audience Award" and "Best Editing" at the 2014 New York Television Festival.
JAMES MATTERN is a Nationally Headlining Comic and Radio personality, who has fast become one of the most beloved Emcee's in NYC. JAMES has appeared on several television programs including Fox Sports One's "Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" The WWE Network's "The List", MSG Networks "The Bracket", and ""The Artie Lange Show." As the former audience warmup for FOX SPORTS ONE's "Crowd Goes Wild", he worked with the legendary Regis Philbin. Additionally, James has appeared on "THE MOJO SHOW" on CBS SPORTS RADIO; and was a "man on the street" for "FERRALL ON THE BENCH" on SIRIUS-XM.
Pat Dixon is a stand-up comedian, journalist and television personality who lives and works in New York City. A victim of violent crime (Dixon was nearly murdered in 2004) he created and hosts "The New York City Crime Report with Pat Dixon." The show incorporates humor and focuses exclusively on court and criminal activity in America's largest and most-storied city. Pat has appeared on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend”, “The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson” (CBS), “The World Stands Up” (BBC), “Very Funny Live”(TBS) and his own half hour special “Comedy Central Presents: Pat Dixon”. He has also appeared as a correspondent for E! Television, CMT, VH1 and the Fox News program “Red Eye.”
Geno Bisconte is a fifteen year veteran of the NYC Comedy scene and has been seen in some capacity on all things comedy. Sometimes he's even funny while on them.