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MICHAEL SCHMID TO BE INDUCTED INTO THE BREAKING FATE HALL OF FAME AT LAUGH OR DIE 2015!

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Breaking Fate Entertainment is proud to induct Michael Schmid into the Breaking Fate Hall of Fame by presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2015 Laugh or Die Comedy Fest on June 6th 2015!

Schmid has been a huge part of the Chicagoland film and entertainment community for many years.  He attended Indiana University, where he obtained a Bachelors Degree in Theatre and Drama...

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SUZZANNE MONK – OFFICIAL HOSTESS & STAND UP COMEDY AT LAUGH OR DIE 2015!

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Suzzanne Monk is no stranger to the Laugh or Die Comedy Fest, in fact she has been a part of every since one since it began a few years ago!  We are honored to have Suzzanne join us as our 2015 Official Hostess and as always, doing some awesome stand-up comedy!

Suzzanne is a one-woman comedy dynamo.  She has been seen at the World Famous Comedy Store in Hollywood, CA, all over Chicagoland, and in colleges around the Midwest...

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DARREN MARLAR – STAND UP COMEDY AT LAUGH OR DIE 2015!

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Darren Marlar was part of the very first Laugh or Die Comedy Fest and in 2015 returns to share in some fun and laughs!

Darren is a professional actor, voice artist, humorist, radio personality, and ultra-plus-sized male underwear model. (Okay, maybe not that last one.)

As a voice over professional, Darren has used his vocal abilities to bring a wide and amazing variety of characters to life for radio programs, films, audio theater, web projects and audio books...

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CARYN RUBY – STAND UP COMEDY AT LAUGH OR DIE 2015!

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Caryn Ruby has been a close friend of the Laugh or Die Comedy Fest since it’s debut event a few years back!  We are honored to have Caryn take the stage at our 2015 event, which marks her last Chicago performance before moving to Los Angeles!

Caryn has hosted shows & performed stand-up from Los Angeles to NYC. She is a graduate of Second City Los Angeles, a co-creater of the Modern Black Sheep comedy web series and co-host of the Lady Rerun Radio Show on blog talk radio. See more at www...

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MARQUISE MOORE – STAND UP PERFORMANCE AT LAUGH OR DIE 2014!

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Marquise has created his own niche in the comedic realm by shaping his style around the nature of his laid back personality. He largely bases material off of personal experiences, utilizing stories punctuated with bursts of humor and “goofy” undertones involving himself and his family and friends. He began performing at clubs in the St. Louis area at the age of seventeen. The Funny Bone, Comedy Forum, and The Soulard Café were some of the local spots that he frequented until the age of 21...

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NANCY RAIL – STAND UP PERFORMANCE AT LATE NIGHT LAUGHS 2014!

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Nancy Rail is a Chicago-land based Comedienne/Actress. She has appeared in some Independent Films and music videos; as well as having done some freelance Modeling work. She has entertained the general public for over 14 years and truly is a woman of the stage! Nancy, having studied some Professional Acting and Stand-Up Comedy through the Chicago Actors Studio and Zanies, is a very funny, energetic, outgoing individual who enjoys Heavy Metal music and live Comedy...

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RYAN REAVES – STAND UP PERFORMANCE AT LATE NIGHT LAUGHS 2014!

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Born and raised in Lansing, MI Ryan started his comedy career in Los Angeles a while ago. Sharing the stage with and opening for acts such as Shang, Melanie Camacho, Honest John & Leslie Jones have helped him become a fast rising up & coming comic.

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MILES ZACK – STAND UP PERFORMANCE AT LAUGH OR DIE 2014!

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Miles Zack is a 16 year old who lives in Oshkosh Wisconsin. He runs in Cross Country, but hates running. Miles loves to hangout with his friends and just being a teen. He fell in love with stand up when he was ten. He has only preformed at a couple of open mics and hopes to leave his mark at the Laugh or Die Comedy Fest.

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JAY HARRIS – STAND UP PERFORMANCE AT LAUGH OR DIE 2014!

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Jay’s downfall in comedy started when he was voted a Finalist for Zaniest comedian in Chicago in 2008. That same year, he came in last place in the Seattle Comedy Competition. He has since gotten rejected from the Big & Little, Bridgetown, and SLO Comedy Festivals.

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NICK MARTIN – STAND UP PERFORMANCE AT LAUGH OR DIE 2014!

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Nick Martin is a member of the Illuminati, as well as a comedian from Chicago. He produces two shows: Good Stuff, on Wednesdays at Patsy’s Pub in Lakeview as well as Desperate Collectors, a new monthly showcase at Bric-a-Brac in Logan Square. Come out to these shows and support independent comedy, as well as the Illuminati.

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