Mike Cannon is a New York City based comedian and a delightful human being. He thinks being a good human being is more important, but for the purposes of this advertisement will keep his thoughts focused to comedy. Mike was a finalist in the 2016 (and 2014) New York Comedy Festival’s “NY’s Funniest” contest and made his stand up television debut in March 2017 on AXS Gotham Comedy Live. He has recently appeared as a regular guest on Fox’s Red Eye, as a panelist on Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, TruTV’s Top Funniest, MTV’s Failosophy, MTV’s Money From Strangers, MSG’s The Bracket and has been a contributing writer/performer for MTV2’s Guy Code. He currently is a regular guest on several Sirius/XM Radio shows including Opie Radio, The Jim Norton and Sam Roberts Show, Bennington, The Compound Media Network, tons of popular podcasts as well as hosting two of his own – Mike and Tim Visit Earth and Irish Goodbye Podcast. Previously Mike hosted a popular weekly web-series called “The Weed News with Mike Cannon” and his conspiracy theory podcast “Deep Inside the Rabbit Hole.” He was also a co-host of Cosmopolitan Magazine’s web-series Sexy vs Skanky and a featured performer on VH1’s “Why Am I Still Single?” Mike regularly tours the country, but when he is home in New York City he plays all the major clubs and is always working on his act. It makes no difference to him whether he’s performing in a bar, an elevator (done that twice), trying jokes out on his friends, or bothering strangers on the subway for loose change or a sandwich. Comedy is his life, and he is dedicated to making the majority of you laugh and the rest of you confused, yet oddly satiated. He also isn’t sure if he used the word satiated correctly.
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- Mike Cannon
- Mike Cannon is a New York City-based comedian, podcaster and actor. In May of 2022 Mike released his second independently-produced comedy special, White Privilege Homeless, on YouTube where it received thousands of positive reviews from fans, comedians, and critics alike. His debut comedy special, Life Begins, was released in January 2020 on YouTube and earned a spot on Laugh Button’s Top 35 Comedy Specials of 2020. The album version of Life Begins was released in February 2020 through 800 Pound Gorilla Records. It was recognized as one of Interrobang’s Top 11 Albums of 2020 as well as one of Sirius/XM Raw Dog Radio’s Top 10 Comedy Albums of 2020. Recently, Mike earned critical acclaim for his acting performance as lead in the feature film Timing on Amazon Prime. Mike’s first comedy album, I Think It Just Kicked In, debuted at #1 on the iTunes comedy charts and #7 on Billboard comedy charts, and has over 5 million streams on Pandora.Mike has appeared as a guest on the popular Barstool Sports series Friday Night Pints and Answer the Internet and Comedy Central’s Stupid Questions with Chris Distefano, and an actor on Blake Griffin’s Double Cross on TruTV, a panelist on Comedy Central’s The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, a talking head on TruTV’s Greatest Ever and MSG’s The Bracket, a sketch performer on TruTV’s Top Funniest, a comedian panelist on MTV’s Failosophy and Money From Strangers, a regular guest on Fox’s Red Eye, and was a contributing writer and performer for MTV2’s Guy Code. He is a regular guest on several SiriusXM Radio shows, including The Jim Norton and Sam Roberts Show, KFC Radio, Barstool Radio, Barstool Breakfast, The Bonfire with Big Jay Oakerson and Dan Soder and Bennington.Mike currently co-hosts Here’s the Scenario podcast with comedians Mike Feeney and Brendan Sagalow and host of two digital series, Heads Up with Mike Cannon and Mike Takes Edibles. Previously, Mike hosted the long-running Irish Goodbye Podcast and the popular weekly web-series The Weed News with Mike Cannon. He was a co-host of Cosmopolitan Magazine’s series Sexy vs Skanky and a featured performer on VH1’s Why Am I Still Single?Mike has been a guest on several popular podcasts including Andrew Schulz’s: Flagrant 2, Girls Gotta Eat, Chrissy Chaos, Are You Garbage?, Robert Kelly’s You Know What Dude!, Stuff Island, Doug Benson’s Getting Doug with High, Ari Shaffir’s Skeptic Tank, Jim Norton’s The Chip Chipperson Podcast, Joe List’s Mindful Metal Jacket and Jessica Kirson’s Disgusting Hawk. He’s also been a guest on Dad Meat, History Hyenas, OOPS The Podcast, Legion of Skanks, The Dad, Calta and Kelly, Comedy Cellar Nightly, and Opie Radio.In March 2017, Mike performed stand up on AXS Gotham Comedy Live with host and comedy icon Fran Drescher for her debut standup performance. He was a finalist in the 2016 and 2014 New York Comedy Festival’s “NY’s Funniest” contest. Mike is always developing new material. He regularly tours the country, and, when home, he plays all the major New York City clubs including the Comedy Cellar and New York Comedy Club. It makes no difference to him whether he’s performing in a club, a bar, a casino, an elevator (done that twice), a parking lot, a rooftop, on a fake beach in front of a freight train, or in a technically-legal underground speakeasy – comedy is his life. Mike is dedicated to making the majority of you laugh and the rest of you confused, yet oddly satiated.
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