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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: Before building a buzz with stand-up, Jermaine was featured in promos for McDonalds, Sobe, and Sports Illustrated. He was one of Backstage Magazine's "30 Actors on the Brink of Stardom", He also stars in the viral video HOMO THUGS and is the creator and star of the upcoming FOX Digital series, “JerMania”. In 2012, he 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. You can catch him touring nationally with College Humor and Comedy Central on Campus. Plus, you can watch him on MTV2's Guy Code, the new Comedy Central series, "Comedy Underground with Dave Attell" and is the co-creator, writer, and star of a new TV series, "Friends of The People" airing this summer on TruTV.