Professional comedian and comedy writer. Author of the Complete Idiot's Guide to Comedy Writing. More info at: www.WorldsBestComic.com.
Wherever there’s laughter you’re sure to find stand-up comic, Jim Mendrinos. Jim, a well known and gifted Comedian and Writer is one of the most sought after Comedy writers of his generation. He has performed and is in demand at many famed New York night spots and is a regular performer at both Caesar’s and aboard Carnival Cruise Lines.
He started writing and performing his stand-up at the age of 19, sharing the stage at the Comic Strip with future stars Chris Rock and Colin Quinn. Soon after he began touring across the country with Sam Kinison and Bill Hicks, all the while honing his comedic skills that audiences have come to love. Those skills eventually turned him into an author when Alpha Press published ‘The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Comedy Writing.’
Jim has appeared on Comedy Central, HBO and the BBC, and is also one of the most sought after Club-acts. Some hot spot appearances include: The Comic Strip, The Broadway Comedy Club, The Laugh Lounge, and Gotham Comedy Club.
Branded as a gifted writer, Jim has contributed jokes to touring comedianssuch as Rodney Dangerfield and Joan Rivers. He has contributed jokes to many late night television shows including SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE’S WEEKEND UPDATE featuring Colin Quinn.
Jim also owns Hubris Entertainment (www.hubrisentertainment.com) a New York City Based Television and Film Production Company, specializing in stand-up comedy related projects. When not working in TV, you can find Jim working in new media. He has developed comedy content for AOL, Network Live, Comedynet and currently is one of the producers for New Media Comedy. (www.newmediacomedy.com)