NYC COMEDY WEEK PRESENTS: The Cringe Humor Show w/ Ari Shaffir, Jermaine Fowler, Mike Lawrence, Kurt Metzger, Paul Virzi, Sean Donnelly, and More!
16 & over
Spawned from the popular comedy website, CringeHumor.com. the Cringe Humor Show has been a fixture in the New York City Comedy scene for almost 10 years. Featuring the city's edgiest performers and top up & coming talent, past CH Show alumni includes Kevin Hart, Louis CK, Colin Quinn, Jim Norton, Judah Friedlander, Ben Bailey, and late greats Patrice O'Neal and Mike DeStefano
Standup comedian and actor Ari Shaffir describes his comedy as a puppet show, but way filthier and without the puppets. He was a featured standup on the HBO comedy series Down and Dirty with Jim Norton and performed at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and Toronto, the San Francisco SketchFest, and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland. Shaffir’s satirical shorts “The Amazing Racist” for National Lampoon went viral on the Internet with millions of views. Additionally, he has appeared on TBS’s Conan, Comedy Central’s Jon Benjamin Has A Van, ESPN Classic’s Cheap Seats, and dozens of national commercials. Ari’s podcast is called The Skeptic Tank and he is a regular guest on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast.
Shaffir resides in Los Angeles where he is a regular at The Comedy Store, The Improv and The Laugh Factory. He also headlines around the country and frequently tours with Joe Rogan.
Raised in Hyattsville, Maryland, Jermaine began performing stand-up in 2006 while still in high school. On his 20th birthday he moved to NYC on a Megabus with three pieces of luggage and a dream. Before building a buzz with stand-up, Jermaine was featured in promos for McDonalds, Sobe, and Sports Illustrated. In 2012, Jermaine was one of the “New Faces” at the Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival and was invited back the following year to tape Funny as Hell for HBO. He’s toured nationally with College Humor, Comedy Central on Campus, and has one half of the internet sketch group BodegaCat Sanchez
, alongside Kevin Barnett. He’s been featured on two seasons of MTV2′s Guy Code, @Midnight
, and “Comedy Underground with Dave Attell
”. Now he’s the co-creator, writer, and star of a new TV series, “Friends of The People
” Tuesdays on TruTV. Now in LA, his stand up will be featured on the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and has a development deal with ABC
to create his own sitcom.