Joe Bartnick, Laurie Kilmartin, Dante Nero, Duncan Trussell, Gibran Saleem, and More!

Joe Bartnick, Laurie Kilmartin, Dante Nero, Duncan Trussell, Gibran Saleem, and More!

Sun · May 28, 2017

Doors: 11:30 pm / Show: 11:59 pm

This event is 16 and over

Joe Bartnick
Joe Bartnick
Joe Bartnick was born in Pittsburgh where he learned his love of eating, drinking and sports. He started doing stand up comedy in San Francisco in the late 90’s. Joe progressed from playing coffee shops , bars and Laundromats to being a regular a the World Famous Punchine. From there Joe has performed all over North America in such prestigious places as the Warfield, the Wiltern, Heinz Hall and the Chicago Theater. Joe did a closing set on AXS Tv’s Live from Gotham.

Joe has written the best selling eBook You Might Be a Douchebag and on several television shows including the ESPY’s and the NFL on Fox. His hockey column can be seen on PunchDrunk.com and 2minute minor.com

Joe can be heard talking hockey on the Sideshow Network’s Puck Off all year round and on WDVE during the season. He talks everything else on All Thing’s Comedy’s Insensitivity Training.
Laurie Kilmartin
Laurie Kilmartin
She was a Top 10 Finalist in Last Comic Standing and has appearing on Conan, Jimmy Kimmel Live and Comedy Central. She is an Emmy nominated writer for CONAN on TBS, and wrote the New York Times bestseller "Sh*tty Mom."

Laurie will be working out material for her upcoming comedy special, "45 Jokes About My Dead Dead."
Dante Nero
Dante Nero
Dante Nero is a comedian, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. A trained martial artist, Nero dabbled in various fields before turning to comedy. He earned a fencing scholarship to SUNY New Paltz, before working for a phone company and serving as a bouncer and an exotic dancer. In 2001, Dante turned to a different sort of performance: stand up comedy. He quickly made a name for himself, working with established and successful comics like Tracy Morgan and Mike Epps. He co-hosted The Black Phillip Show with Patrice O’Neal, a relationship advice show on Sirius XM Radio. Dante has appeared on The Opie & Anthony Channel, Hot 97, and Chappelle’s Show. An accomplished actor, Dante has appeared on Z Rock on IFC, Damages on FX, and the popular series Fringe on FOX. Recently, Nero had a role in the NBC crime drama, The Blacklist. Dante has performed at all of the New York comedy spots, including the The Stand, Comedy Cellar, Stand Up NY, Comic Strip Live, Gotham Comedy Club, and Caroline’s on Broadway.
Duncan Trussell
Duncan Trussell
Duncan Trussell is a stand-up comedian who currently stars on Syfy channel's "Joe Rogan Questions Everything". Duncan's popular podcast, "The Duncan Trussell Family Hour" (www.duncantrussell.com), is known for its blend of humor, fringe ideas, eclectic guests, and great interviews. He regularly tours the country as a stand-up comedian and has performed at Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal and the Moontower Comedy Festival in Austin. In addition, Duncan has appeared on "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "Nick Swardson's Pretend Time", Cartoon Network's "Adventure Time", and Funny or Die's "Drunk History".
Gibran Saleem
Gibran Saleem
Hi, my name is Gibran.

I’m named after a Lebanese poet, my Mom’s favorite poet. I like my mom, sometimes. She’d tell me to edit that, but I’m not too concerned with grammar. As long as the point gets across, “the meaning of the communication is the response it elicits.” I don’t know who said that, but I collect quotes in a word document on my laptop called “quotes.” The quotes range from optimism to cynicism to contemplative silliness. I also range from optimism to cynicism to contemplative silliness. Optimism in myself and others, cynicism in the simple happy thoughts lost when we lose touch with our inner youth. As for the contemplative silliness, I’m still thinking about it.

One of my favorite quotes is by Salvidor Dali, “Everything alter’s me, but nothing changes me.” It’s one of my favorite quotes for two reasons. One, Salvador Dali is one of my favorite artists. His perspective embraces a magical reality that makes one consider the world beyond the limited scope of everyday events and interactions. Two, because I believe that at the core we are all powerful individuals with equally robust personalities. It’s just that we are affected by certain things over time. Somethings for better, somethings for worse. It is how we let these things alter us that make us who we are.
Beyond all the veneers and shields we have developed overtime we are all still the same silly little children; running with tiny bodies and giant heads falling all over the place. We’ve just figured out ways to cushion the fall. But we’re still the same, we’re still falling all over the place.

I used to write poetry at one point. But I fell. I’ve found other ways to channel out those emotions. Sometimes those emotions turn to laughter. Sometimes not. It doesn’t matter as long as there’s growth. I don’t want to be the old me. I don’t want to be the new me, or the current me. I just want to be the best me. I want to maximize my potential. And in turn maybe it will help other’s maximize their own. Maybe not, but still, it something’s to work towards.

Hi, My name is Gibran. Nice to meet you.
Venue Information:
The Stand
239 3rd Ave
New York, NY, 10003
http://www.thestandnyc.com/shows/