It’s the semi-finals round of Outstanding: Queer Comic Competition, hosted by Bobby Higley. In this round, the winners of the first three episodes, Riley McCarthy, Genevieve Ferrari, and Mitch Mitchell, are competing for a spot in the finals where they can win a share of $1500 in cash courtesy of AHF! Vote now for your favorite comic and help decide who’s the most Outstanding!
- Mitch Mitchell 54%, 219 votes219 votes 54%219 votes - 54% of all votes
- Genevieve Ferrari 44%, 175 votes175 votes 44%175 votes - 44% of all votes
- Riley McCarthy 2%, 8 votes8 votes 2%8 votes - 2% of all votes
Riley McCarthy is a kind, sober, queer punk from Wisconsin. Now living in Portland Oregon, Riley was a finalist in 2018s Portland’s Funniest Person competition and was named one of Portland Mercury’s Undisputed Geniuses of Comedy. His comedy is welcoming, odd and at times very loud. Riley loves you and he wants you to know that. You can follow Riley on Instagram.
Genevieve Ferrari is loud and likes to talk about deeply personal things. Once her own mother described her comedy as “painful self-flagellation,” which is a pretty fair review! Her delivery dry and her humor absurd, Genevieve Ferrari will leave you laughing if not slightly uncomfortable. She has inflicted her comedy on (hopefully) delighted if not confused audiences in the States, Mexico and France, performed sketch and stand-up at Bumbershoot Music Festival 2015 and was a cast member on the Seattle show Alyssa Explains it All.
Mitch Mitchell (pronouns he/him; they/them if you’re nasty) is a trans/queer comedian and storyteller originally from San Diego, California. Shortly after moving to Seattle in 2014 he face-planted into the stand up comedy scene. Mitch regularly appears as a feature on local showcases and open mics in the Seattle area, and has performed for fundraising events for the Gender Alliance of South Sound, and other Puget Sound LGBTQ+ organizations. He has also featured as a story teller on Slant Stories, and Bawdy Story Telling. His mom thinks he’s funny. You can follow Mitch on Facebook and Instagram.
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