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Dan Bacula is a Wisconsin native living south of Madison with his wife, son, and Foreigner-loving, 6 yr old, 70lb, shadowy, rabbit killing, part-lab part-hound dog. Dan is a passive contrarian and a reknowned eulogist. He has shared the stage with Stewart Huff, Michelle Wolf, Tommy Johnagin, Alice Wetterlund, Barry Crimmins, and very inconsequentially introduced Louis CK.
Comedian Mo.B hails from Milwaukee Wisconsin’s gritty inner city,though you would never know by his carefree demeanor. But he bares all and gives all in his stand-up from the harsh realities of his childhood,and adulthood,past relationships, his fears,and his hopes and dreams.
Mo.B is is a comedian that could make you laugh on your darkest day while explaining to you about his. Even though stand-up comedy is a new venture for him he performs with the style and poise of a seasoned Veteran.
“I don’t write jokes that I think people will think are funny. I write jokes that I think are funny and hope the world shares my humor”
Nate Chappell is the host of Madison's own live semi-fictional internet comedy talk show, The Last Show On Earth. He's performed stand-up comedy in front of actual people both as himself and as a caveman. He hosts a podcast (don't we all) accurately titled The NateCast. Nate enjoys jokes and efficiency. He is survived by his patient wife Vivian and his 2 elderly cats (subject to change).
Proprietor of localmadisoncomedy.com.
Mike is part millennial, part deep woods hillbilly, and part demon. Sick of crawling inside elk rib cages for his supper, Mike got himself carried away to the big city by a tornado and brought his unique comedic viewpoint with him. Expect his act to be oddly appealing, like squishing Jell-O between your fingers. Mike also has a dark side that may surprise you in how similar his unseemly thoughts are to your own. Mike can be found hosting his weekly open mic or monthly showcases at Black Locust Cafe, hailing puppet Satan for Movie Hell, or getting sketchy with the Late Early Show. His friends and colleagues agree: Mike is someone you want on your side for the apocalypse.
Winner of Madison’s Funniest Comic 2016.
Charlie Kojis has been performing standup comedy in Madison since 2014, during which time he has been described as “this generation’s Charlie Kojis.”
Combining his life experiences and general fears, Charlie blends traditonal joke telling with his own personal narrative. His dry delivery leaves audiences both laughing and wondering if he is as ok as he pretends to be. Charlie performs throughout the Midwest and has opened for comedians who include Tig Notaro, Gary Gulman, and Michael Che.
He was the winner of Madison's Funniest Comic 2016
Davis Konkol is an eccentric figure in the Madison comedy scene. He was born and raised in Janesville, Wisconsin, to parents who were frequently disappointed by him. He was once called the “village idiot” by his father, which he found and still does find amusing.
The only way to get to know him, for the most part, is on stage because that's where he does the majority of his talking. Davis has holdups about starting conversations with others for fear of interrupting their thoughts.
He hopes that if he just puts himself out there, people will recognize that he’s the good and mature guy that he thinks he really is, regardless of the sometimes whimsical and sometimes dark nature of his jokes, sometimes fusing the two.
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Tyson Purcell has been performing comedy in Madison since May of 2017. He stays active in the Madison Comedy scene by producing and hosting independent comedy shows throughout the area featuring local talent doing stand-up comedy and storytelling. Contact him on directly Facebook or reach him by following the Glib Showcases page: https://www.facebook.com/glibshowcases/
Winner of Madison’s Funniest Comic 2019
Woody Allen. Steven Wright. Emo Philips. Mitch Hedberg. These are all names. Kevin Schwartz is another example of a name. Kevin has opened for such comics as Rory Scovel, Al Madrigal, and Jon Dore, and has opened doors for such comics as Brian Regan and Mike Schmidt. Kevin lives in Madison and has the world's largest collection of awkward pauses.