Nariko Ott (Headliner)
Winner of the Portland's Funniest Person Contest in 2016 and named one of SplitSider Magazine's "Top Up and Coming Comedians" in 2015, Nariko Ott is for sure a name you won't forget. He's been accepted into the Seattle International Comedy Competition, The Bridgetown Comedy Festival, The Beast Village Comedy Festival and the Idaho Laugh Fest. Always working, Nariko frequently features at Helium Comedy Club and venues all over the country. The longtime host of "No Pun Intendo" at Ground Kontrol in Portland. The Willamette Week also named Nariko Ott as a member of their “Funniest Five Comedians in Portland, Oregon." Amongst his many accomplishments, Nariko had the privilege of opening for Kurt Braunholer on his Comedy Central special "Trust Me." Nariko is currently a staff writer at The Hard Times and has a podcast with comedian Dan Weber called "What's More Metal?"
Check out this viral video Nariko has right now that has over 3 MILLION views. You're going to love him! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsC_UrtwmR0
Shain Brenden(Feature/First Comic)
Shain Brenden is a comedian, writer, TV personality, and Full-Time handsome person based in Portland, Oregon. He hosts the NBC Sports show called “Blazers Outsiders” where he gets to bring his two loves together: comedy and the NBA. A talented writer, he has written for projects featured on NBC, CBS, and Funny or Die. He plays a lead in multiple 2018 Oregon State Lottery commercials where he makes a lot of faces, says nothing, and shoves jalapeno poppers in his mouth.
He runs a weekly show called “You’re Welcome” noted in the Willamette Weekly as one of the “Best Standup Showcases in Portland” along with a featured article in The Oregonian as a “Comic Making a Splash” in Portland. His stand-up has been featured on Audible, Rooftop Comedy, Amazon, and Sirius XM and has performed at San Francisco Sketchfest, Gilda’s Laugh Fest, San Diego Comedy Fest, Pacific Northwest Black Comedy Fest and the Memphis Comedy Festival.
Link to Video: https://youtu.be/7aq8jmt10lg