Northern Discomfort w/ Ray Devito, Josh Carter, and More!

Northern Discomfort w/ Ray Devito, Josh Carter, and More!

Jessica Kirson, Pete Lee, Joe List, Joe Zimmerman

Tue · March 27, 2018

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$5.00 - $15.00

This event is 16 and over

Ray Devito
Ray Devito
Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, and raised in an Italian-Americanized family, this former Second City performer headlines across the country. From childhood to the enduring struggles of trying to adjust to adulthood, Ray’s material touches on all of his life experiences and insecurities. His humor is smart, likeable, and energetic. Besides touring the nation’s top comedy clubs, Ray is also one of the most requested comedians on college campuses.

Based in New York City, Ray is quickly making an impact on the Manhattan comedy scene. In 2005, he made his national television debut on the Lifetime Network, where his performance at Gotham Comedy Club aired on “How Clean is Your House?” That performance led to appearances on the E! Network and Entertainment Tonight. His ‘Laundromat Sketch’ was featured in the New York Times and his ‘The Tudor’s Henry the VIII: The Real Story’ was the featured video on Comedy Central’s sister site Atom.com. He’s had his own web series on AOL’s men’s website Asylum.com. Ray also frequents the Bob and Tom Show, he’s been the featured comedian of the week on SIRIUS Satellite Radio, he’s also a regular guest on the very popular award winning podcast Keith and the Girl, he’s has been part of segments on The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, and clips off his first full-length comedy CD entitled “1647 Waterbury” can be heard on SIRIUS and XM Satellite Radio.

He was in one of the top grossing comedy Bollywood Films of 2012 & 2013 ‘English Vinglish’ You can also see him in three episodes of The Jim Gaffigan Show on debuting on TV Land & Comedy Central summer of 2015.

He currently has a web video series titled Ray’s Original No Pizza, on MTV2′s GuCodeBlog and Mtv.com.
Josh Carter
Josh Carter
Josh Carter is a native Brooklynite and a veteran of the NY comedy scene. In October he headlined Caroline’s Breakout Artist series and can be seen performing comedy every night in bars, alt rooms and comedy clubs such as The Stand, Stand Up NY and Caroline’s. If you’re in NYC, come see him at The Stand for “Northern Discomfort” every other Tuesday night or Fridays at a free weekly show called “Polished Comedy” at Beauty Bar. Josh has made cameos on Broad City and The Jim Gaffigan Show. Josh also likes pie, barbecue and is a good hang if you’re good people.
Jessica Kirson
Jessica Kirson
Jessica Kirson's unique style and captivating stage presence captures the attention of audiences and club bookers everywhere she performs. Her wide variety of characters brings a diverse energy to her routine. Once you’ve seen her amazing talent, it’s easy to understand why she was selected to perform at the Hamptons, Toyota, Marshall's Women in Comedy, Comedy Central's South Beach, Montreal, and HBO's Las Vegas comedy festivals. She was awarded "Best Female Comic" by the MAC association in New York City and recently accepted the Nightlife Award for "Best Stand-up Comedian" in New York City. Her YouTube channel "The Jessy K Show" has more than 100 videos with a combined total of over 2.5 million views. In 2013, she launched her own podcast titled, "The Jessica Kirson Podcast."

Jessica has been featured on various television shows, including, The Travel Channel, Comedy Central's "Premium Blend" and "Fresh Faces," Nickelodeon's "Sixth in the Suburbs," Noggin's "LOL," VH1's "Awesomely Bad" Shows, Oxygen's premier game show "Can You Tell?," Bravo's "The Great Things About Being," The Women's Television Network's "She's So Funny," NBC's "Last Comic Standing" Seasons 2 and 3, NBC's "Last Call With Carson Daly," NBC's "Why We Heart Vampires," Fox’s "The Dr. Oz Show," The Travel Channel’s "When Vacations Go Bust,” TV Guide Network, AXS TV, two appearances on NBC’s "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," two appearances on ABC’s "The View," Showtime's "White Boyz in the Hood,” and NBC's "Celebrity Apprentice." She also has a one hour special on the Logo Channel called "My Cookie's Gone" and has appeared on "The Joy Behar Show" on CNN-HLN numerous times. She made her big screen debut in Nick Cannon’s "School Dance" and has also been heard on "The Howard Stern Show."
Pete Lee
Pete Lee
Pete Lee might be the nicest person in New York City, but that’s because it’s impossible to sound aggressive with a Wisconsin accent. Pete was raised in Janesville, WI by divorced parents and a 19-inch television, which is probably why he pursued a career in entertainment.

In 2005, Pete flew to New York to make his television debut on Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. That same night, he met his future wife, and she made him move to Manhattan. Soon after moving to NYC, he was selected to perform at the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, where he was voted a standout performer. In 2008 Pete made his network television debut performing on NBC’s Last Comic Standing finishing as a semi-finalist. That same year, he made his television acting debut on the CBS Soap Opera As The World Turns, lasting two episodes! At the end of 2008 he then shot his own Comedy Central half Hour Special, which earned him a “cult” following at comedy clubs, and the opportunity to perform over the next four years at 500 colleges across the country.

In 2010 Pete began producing and editing his own shows for the Internet which led to getting his own web show on MSN.com called New York Minute:30. His web shows attracted the attention of television talent scouts and in 2012 he was hired to be a writer and cast member on FUSE TV’s Video on Trial and the NFL Network’s Top 10’s. In 2013, Pete was hired as a cast member on VH1’s Best Week Ever, which debuted in January.

If you haven’t heard of Pete Lee yet, prepare to tell other people.
Joe List
Joe List
Joe List began his comedy career in Boston, Massachusetts in 2000 just weeks after graduating from high school. Since that time List has been featured on Comedy Central's Live at Gotham, FoxNews Red Eye, The Artie Lange Show, as well as AXSTV's Gotham Comedy Live. List has also twice been featured at the prestigious Just For Laughs festival in Montreal as well as the Vancouver Comedy Festival and Oslo Comedy Festival. His album So Far No Good can be heard regularly on Sirius Radio. List is also the co-host of his own popular weekly podcast Tuesdays with Stories as well as being a regular on Robert Kelly's You Know What Dude podcast. In June of 2014, List made his network television debut on the Late Show with David Letterman and was seen on Comedy Central's Half Hour in 2015.
Joe Zimmerman
Joe Zimmerman
Since moving to New York in 2012 Joe has landed TV appearances on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon (2017), Conan on TBS (2015), John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show on Comedy Central (2013), The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2013),
NBC’s Last Comic Standing (2014), Nickelodeon (2013), and his own Comedy Central Half Hour Special (2014). He recorded his debut album “Smiling at Wolves” in 2014, which reached #2 on the iTunes charts. Buzzfeed has called him a “Comedian you should be paying attention to,” while Paste Magazine featured him as one of “10 Great Comics from the South.”

Joe began doing comedy in North Carolina in 2006 and toured the southeast with the Beards of Comedy from 2008-2012. Joe grew up in Morgantown, WV and graduated from Davidson College in 2005.
Venue Information:
The Stand
239 3rd Ave
New York, NY, 10003
http://www.thestandnyc.com/shows/