Comedian Mike Diesel Mike Diesel began doing stand-up comedy in 1988 in Washington DC avarious Open-Mics around town. He was just doing silly impressions back then, but it was enough to get him noticed by the owner of The Comedy Café in downtown Washington DC and Mike was asked to be a regular Host/MC. This was the beginning of what has now gone on to become a storied career. Mike has become a fantastic comic, tapping into stories of his youth as well as going after current day subject matter with a vengeance.
Mike is an accomplished commercial actor, voice over talent, and has been booking talent for comedy clubs for over 10 years. He is now completely comfortable with who he is, he has established a great life for himself with the help of his wife Patience, who is a constant source of strength and tolerance. Mike has also taught classes in stand-up comedy for a very minimal price. We dont teach them how to write or perform stand-up, we teach the business of comedy. Mike Diesel has appeared in five local commercials, HBOs The Wire and has had roles in two independent films. One of them, Despiser (Eaglefilms.Com) can be found at Blockbuster Video. Film critic Joe bob Briggs awarded Mike the Drive Through Academy Award for Best fat guy comic relief in a B SCIFI Movie Mike was also asked to perform at the Writers Guild Conference in Las Vegas where Tony Curtis the current President of the Guild and Oscar award winning actress Shirley Jones both raved about how funny Mike was, in fact, Mr. Curtis actually was kind enough to call Mikes parents and wake them up.
Mike has produced numerous corporate shows, Jennifer Horvath, eventscoordinator for the Ashburn Community Center says, Each year we have one show that everyone around her looks forward to and it is our annual Valentines Day Comedy Show. Every year we are amazed at the level of talent Mike is able to bring in. We also loved it when he decided to do the show one year himself. He was just brilliant!
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