Host Michael Palmenderi is a native of Rockford and currently resides in Chicago. You can see Michael performing all over the city doing stand up, improv, sketch comedy, children's theater, plays, musicals, and singing on trains. He's been doing stand up since 2012 and has performed his act across the Midwest.
Guest Feature Kevin Haas is a full-time journalist that hails from Rockford Illinois. When he's not in the News Tower, he's at home thinking of weird stuff to say to strangers. Kevin can be seen in bars and comedy clubs all over the Midwest.
Main Feature Shannon Noll is a stand up comedian and improvisor. Currently they can be seen performing all over Chicago including as a cast member of the improv team Baby Wine (The Annoyance) and as a producer/host of the shameful story-telling show/podcast We Still Like You. In the past Shannon has opened for Beth Stelling and Matt Braunger, written for the podcast The Koch Brothers Mystery Show (Cards Against Humanity), performed at The Lincoln Lodge, CYSK, Parlor Car, Laugh Factory, iO Theater, Impress These Apes, SF Sketchfest, Hell Yes Fest (New Orleans), Bird City Comedy Festival (Phoenix), Arch City (Columbus), and the Chicago Comedy Expo.
Headliner Adam Burke, Originally from Ireland by way of London and Australia...long story. Adam has been performing stand-up throughout the U.S for over a decade. A regular panelist on NPR's hugely popular comedy news quiz "Wait Wait Don't Tell Me", Burke is also a writer on WGN's Man of the People with Pat Tomasulo.