Joel Byars (Professional Comic)
Joel Byars has years of experience performing and teaching sketch, improv, and stand-up around the country. He is the weekly host of both Creative Loafing’s “Best of Atlanta Podcast” Hot Breath! and “Best Local Comedy Show” Funny Monkey at Java Monkey. Joel develops this work ethic while sharing the stage with veteran comedians like Ron White, Brian Regan, Kathleen Madigan, Louie Anderson, and Margaret Cho. For Joel, standup comedy is an outlet to examine the fine print of life and he will continue to provide authentic entertainment until deemed illegal.
Robert Joseph, Ph.D. (Aspiring Comic)
Robert is a university professor with over 10 years of teaching students difficult subjects like math and computer science. With a B.S. and M.S. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and M.S. and Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University, he is skilled at taking the complicated and making it simple to understand and master. His quirky worldview coupled with a sharp sense of humor has brought him to working to refine his comic side. If you are in Atlanta you may see him around, like all comics, working to Find His Funny.