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

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

Myq Kaplan, Emmy Blotnick, Lenny Marcus, Josh Gondelman

Tue · April 24, 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.
Myq Kaplan
Myq Kaplan
Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Myq Kaplan (pronounced “Mike”). He is a 2010 Last Comic Standing Finalist and has appeared on the Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, the Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, and all the other places he’s been. You can listen to Myq’s podcast, Hang Out With Me, on the Keith and The Girl network. His debut CD, Vegan Mind Meld, was one of iTunes’ top ten best-selling comedy albums in 2010, followed by Meat Robot in 2013 and his one-hour Netflix special Small Dork and Handsome in 2014.

The Comedians magazine calls him “a comedy machine, in the best possible way. the way that some machines vend soda or prevent other machines from killing future revolutionaries – that’s how Myq Kaplan does comedy: relentlessly, methodically, unblinkingly.”

Enjoy reading, watching, listening, thinking, laughing, and whatever else you’re doing. Or not doing. You’re an autonomous being. Have fun being!
Emmy Blotnick
Emmy Blotnick
Emmy Blotnick is a comedian and writer based in New York.

Her half hour standup special will air on Comedy Central later this year.

Currently she is Head Writer/Co-Executive Producer of The President Show on Comedy Central.

Good stuff!
Lenny Marcus
Lenny Marcus
Originally from Oceanside NY, Lenny Marcus has been a mainstay of the New York City comedy scene for over for twenty years. He is currently a regular performer in every major comedy club in New York City.

Most recently, Lenny appeared on TruTV on the show TruInside in the episode about the world famous Comedy Cellar in NYC where you can see him perform regularly. Recently, you may have seen Lenny on Louie, on the FX network, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Comedy Central, or in the short film The Unimportance of Being Ernest.

Lenny has performed stand-up comedy on television multiple time. he performed on The Late Show with David Letterman three times to amazing reviews. He has also appeared on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, AXS Tv’s Gotham Comedy Live, NBC’s Comedy Showcase with Louie Anderson and MTV’s The Jim Brewer Show. Lenny has made multiple appearances on Tru-tv making fun of the worlds stupidest criminals, shoppers and drivers. You may also have seen him in commercials for the MTV Video Movie Awards, Wendy’s and Marriott or on the radio in commercials for Southwestern Bell Telephone or Priceline.com.

He has performed at both the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, Canada three times, HBO’s US Comedy Arts festival, in Aspen Colorado and the Great American Comedy festival in Norfolk, Nebraska.

Lenny has recently directed and starred in his second short film entitled The Walker, which was screened at the Big Apple Film Festival, in New York City. His first short, A Condom Moment, has been shown at the PSNBC short film festival. Lenny is the creator/co-star of Superstar Talent (www.SuperstarTalentAgency.com), an online sitcom now gearing up for long-awaited season four. Lenny has also written and co-produced a show for Comedy Central’s web site called Crash Course in Comedy.

Lenny just released his third comedy CD, "Vegan Cupcakes" to go along with ”You’re Getting A Zero“ and ”Idiots, Toasters, Meredith And Other Things Hazardous To Your Health” which will keep audiences laughing for years to come.

Lenny also co-hosted the podcast, Misery Loves Company, with fellow comedian Kevin Brennan.
Josh Gondelman
Josh Gondelman
Josh Gondelman is a writer and comedian who incubated in Boston before moving to New York City. With years of experience as a preschool teacher and a pretty good guy, Josh charms audiences using his good-natured storytelling and cracks them up with his sharp, pointy wit. Josh's comedy touches on topics from rainbows to gangsta rap and makes them all equally hilarious thanks to his terrific writing and performing. In 2010, Josh traveled to Atlanta for the inaugural Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, where he turned heads and captured first prize! Since then he has become an in-demand performer on a national scale. He has performed at the Rooftop Comedy Festival in Aspen, CO, and headlined at the Laugh Your Asheville Off Festival in Asheville, NC. More recently he has appeared in the Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival and SF Sketchfest. Josh's grandmother was especially thrilled to see him on television on G4?s "Attack of the Show" and MavTV's "Rooftop on the Road." His first CD, "Everything's The Best" was released in November of 2011 by Rooftop Comedy Productions.
Venue Information:
The Stand
239 3rd Ave
New York, NY, 10003
http://www.thestandnyc.com/shows/