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Troy Dougie

A long time comic and familiar face around the Idiot Box, Troy once again brings his unique perspective, quick wit, sharp delivery and strength as a storyteller. He debuted as a stand up comic on February 4th, 2009 and has continued looking for, and finding, new material based on real life experiences . Troy enjoys sharing his passion for comedy with all audiences, no matter the size. When he is not out shaping up his comedy routines, he is busy shaping up people in his work as a personal trainer.

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Troy Coleman

Troy is a Wilmington, NC based comedian who shows audiences what a silly boy stuck in a stepdad’s body can really do! Troy’s jokes range from stories about his mother’s hoarding to his obsessions with owning hermit crabs. He produces several long running shows in Wilmington at Memory Lane Comics and Gravity Records with his Cute Boy partner, Jack Nelson.

Troy has been a performer on the Cape Fear Comedy Festival, a finalist in the Port City’s Top Comic competition and has been featured at the Dead Crow Comedy Room.

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Tomme O’Neil

Tomme O’Neil is a comedian and story teller originally from the suburbs of Washington, D.C. Now living in Des Moines, he co-hosts the a monthly comedy showcase “Adult Pizza Party,” and is a producer for Beast Village – the annual Des Moines comedy festival. Tommy also hosts “Moth” style storytelling competitions – “Story Mob” and “Season of Story.” He has performed at Beast Village, Floodwater, and KC Comedy Festival. As a former academic, he was drawn to the comedy and storytelling stage to fill the void of commanding a captive audience – which he personally grades after each performance.

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Ryan Higgins

Ryan Higgins is a North Carolina comedian who’s been touring the country since 2010. With a background in improv, Ryan’s style is the perfect hybrid of stand up comedy and improvisation. Recently a finalist in North Carolina’s Funniest Person Contest, Ryan was also a finalist in the Ultimate Comic Challenge and Carolina’s Funniest Comic Competition. His credits also include hosting “TBS’s National Comedy Competition” as well as opening for legendary comedians like Doug Stanhope, Bruce Bruce, and Rory Scovel. He is a regular performer in comedy clubs and theatres throughout the East Coast and has created a monthly show at Goodnights Comedy Club, “Ryan Higgin’s Brain Zaps” and is currently on touring his most recent creation “The CrowdWork Show with Ryan Higgins”. Follow @RyanPHiggins on twitter and @RyanHigginsYall on instagram for for more information

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Rusty Haynes

With a name like Rusty, I didn’t have a lot of career options. It was either stand up comedy or be relegated to a life of carrying tiki torches as an accountant for the alt-right. I am happily married to the last one night stand I ever had. My wife is an amazing, supportive, beautiful, caring partner…and she will leave me one day. This knowledge coupled with my growing questions surrounding my own sexuality keeps me up at night – not only wondering what kind of guy she’ll find, but what kind of guy will I end up with?

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Richard Douglas Jones

Memphis-born comic, Nerd Culture Enthusiast, and Black Nerd Power Podcast Host,
Richard Douglas Jones started performing at open mics in Memphis to recover from
depression, after a succession of hapless happenings left him more than slightly
misanthropic. He found deliverance in comedy and audiences found his wildly
inappropriate and caustic wit hilarious. Both a nice guy and a dubious miscreant, his
delivery is a mash up of incisive insights on everyday life, Nerd Culture from a Black
POV, dating, sex, politics, and race.
RDJ is what happens when one guy finds his tribe of weirdos and let’s his Freak Flag
proudly fly!

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Reid Pegram

Reid Pegram hails from Greensboro, NC and performs all over North Carolina and surrounding areas if you really wanna call that “performance”. He has opened for/had awkward encounters with Jake “The Snake” Roberts, Brian Posehn, and Dan Soder. They probably didn’t hate him but who knows. Reid currently lives in Raleigh and frequently performs at Goodnights Comedy Club when they let him. He is also the host of the bi-weekly Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson House Party Comedy Open Mic at The Outpost in Downtown Raleigh. Catch him before he dies of his inevitable stroke!