Performing Artists (Click on Artist for Reviews and Previews)
16 & over
Description: 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.
Jermaine Fowler: Only 23, Jermaine Fowler has accomplished so much in his career. On his 20th birthday, he moved to New York City from Washington D.C. with a small suitcase and big dreams. Soon after, he was being acknowledged in the New York Post’s 50 Funniest Jokes alongside David Letterman and Jay Leno.
Jermaine has performed in festivals across the country like the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival where he won the Rooftop Comedy Silver Nail Award. He’s also performed as a finalist in NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity. This year, you can see Jermaine in Road Trip on MavTV. He is regularly featured in College Humor short videos and you may recognize him in commercials for SoBe Lifewater, Bud Light, Scion (Comedy Central), and Microsoft Bing.