Josh Otusanya is a Chicago comedian and writer originally from Seattle, Washington. He is a producer of a monthly comedy show called “The Young Hustle Show” Friday nights at the Laugh Factory in Chicago. As a writer, Josh has been published in magazines such as Inc and Huffington Post. He also has a YouTube channel called “ThisisJoshO” where he talks about life and his disdain for peanut butter. Josh is a graduate of Second City’s improv program and just finished performing stand up in the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, as well as the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival in Austin, Texas. He has opened for Felonious Munk from the Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore on Comedy Central, Junior Stopka from Last Comic Standing, and Marcella Arguello from @midnight. Josh can be seen performing anywhere across the globe or at any of Chicago’s major venues such as Laugh Factory, Second City, The Comedy Bar, Annoyance Theater, Zanies Comedy Club, and more.
Jonathan ‘Tank’ Smith grew up on the docile suburban streets of Peachtree City, GA. Now living in Raleigh, NC, Tank Smith enjoys making the Triangle laugh with his own brand of honest, observational, and storytelling comedy. He is a graduate of the Goodnights Comedy Club Comedy Academy and hosts there for national headliners. In 2016, he was a finalist in Raleigh’s Got Talent. In August 2017, he was a finalist in Port City’s Top Comic in Wilmington, NC. In October 2017, he participated in the Park Slope Comedy festival in Brooklyn, NY. Tank Smith has performed at an array of events, from local shows and competitions, to corporate meetings, backyard barbecues, and art shows. Frankly, he will perform anywhere within driving distance of a Mexican restaurant with relatively drinkable salsa. He has worked with comedians Chad Daniels, Jeff Zenisek, Hailey Boyle, and more! Sporting a rotund Cleveland Jr-esq physique, Tank is truly a commanding presence on stage!
Jason Allen King is a comedian, actor, writer and award-winning filmmaker from Charlotte, North Carolina. With one-of-a-kind life experiences and a passion for performing King takes audiences to new heights. You can find him touring the country playing a variety of clubs and venues. He has opened for renowned comedians like Titus, Bill Burr and Dave Attell. He also writes and stars in the popular web series “George & Monty” on Funny Or Die, which was invited to screen at the L.A. Comedy Shorts Festival.
Evan Pittfield grew up in New Jersey, and escaped to North Carolina circa 2007 to pursue a bachelor’s
degree in computer science with a focus in video game development at UNC Charlotte. Thousands of
dollars in college debt later, Evan discovered he enjoys playing video games more than making them…
By day Evan is a full-time Software Engineer (boring), and by night Evan is rapidly frequenting the open
mics and pursuing stage time across Charlotte building his comedy and entertaining a few… Evan lives
with his girlfriend who he describes as beautiful, supportive, and intelligent. Evan owns a cat named
Satch, originally a nickname of Evan’s biggest guitar influence Joe Satriani (lame).
A product of conservative, small town USA, Drew takes the absurd and ridiculous events that have shaped his life and blends it into his own style of comedy. He is a member of The Hot Dog Gang, who produce “Speed Joking!”…a monthly showcase at Lucky Joe’s Coffee Shop in Wilmington, & “Stoned Cold Sober”…a unique team comedy battle at Bomber’s. Drew is a regular on the Brew Bus…a tour around local Wilmington breweries with comedy sprinkled in. Drew is also an on-air personality for the My Fantasy Wife podcast.
Drew participated in the 2014, 2015 and 2017 NCCAF, the 2016 & 2017 Cape Fear Comedy Festival, 2017 Cola Comedy Con, produced the 2014 “I Should Have Been A Rapper” comedy tour, and the Mad Hatters of Comedy monthly showcase. He is a former writer for Late Fear, a late night talk show produced in downtown Wilmington, NC. Drew also won 2016 Port City’s Top Comic.
Jeremy Alder is a North Carolina comedian with Texas roots. A homeschooler, former minister, and single dad of four, Jeremy draws on his unique life experiences to deliver thoughtful, surprising takes on relationships, parenting, religion and everything in between. Jeremy has worked with a number of national acts, including Aparna Nancherla, Josh Gondelman, and Caleb Synan, and was a featured performer at the 2017 North Carolina Comedy Arts Festival.
Crystalle took a comedy class several years ago to overcome a fear of microphones, onset by a debilitating experience on a childhood talent show that left her crying for her mommy. Although she no longer fears microphones, she still confidently cries for her mommy after every show. #therapy She’s now hooked and her most recent accomplishment was being selected and participating in the SheDevil Comedy Festival in NYC. She’s opened for many well-established comedians and won quite a few comedy competitions – but none of that makes her funny…so you be the judge (but be gentle).
Brixx Wood Fired Pizza applied fine dining techniques and quality to casual, everyday food. Love of great pizza with a good beer is universal. So the goal was to keep it simple and fun, but add a unique style.
But, how do you stand apart from the competition, big and small? Simple. Just add fire.
Our brick ovens enhance the natural flavors of our quality ingredients, giving our pizza that amazing, wood-fired taste. We also bake focaccia bread each day for our delectable sandwiches, and where possible, we use locally grown greens in our fresh salads. And, we embrace how inventive you can be with pizza, appealing to a wide range of palates and dietary needs. We offer vegan and vegetarian options, whole wheat crust and gluten-free menu items. We think everyone should be able to enjoy a slice of pizza when they want to.
Finally, by offering local and national craft beers and microbrews and a great wine selection, Brixx gives you a fresh alternative to “pizza and beer.”
A tech savvy, contemporary, and comfortable space serving delicious small plates, craft beer, and wine by the glass. We also cater to your business events and special occasions. From live music to wine education, there is always a reason to “connect” at WiFi Wines.
An American pub w/ traditional dishes and pub favorites. We have something to please everyone from a proper pint of Guinness to craft beers and hearty fare.