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Cody Melcher

Comedian, Actor, Podcaster, Storyteller, Writer

Laughing Devil 2016 Finalist, 2014 SF SketchFest.


On Stage
Based out of

Chicago, IL

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Cody Melcher is a witwanton and literary gentleman who weaves a tapestry of obscure observations and personal proclivities.

Based in Chicago, he is the producer and host of the critically-acclaimed podcast Tomefoolery and the Shindig! variety show, a cast member of Tamara Just Saw on Channel Awesome and the Shuffle Quest podcast, and is the producer of The Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival. He has performed at SF Sketchfest, The Indianapolis Fringe, Milwaukee and Indianapolis Pride, and more. He has participated in panels and events at C2E2, Space City Comic Con, and HavenCon, and was a Finalist in The Advocate’s National Queer Comedy Search and the 2016 Laughing Devil Comedy Festival.

Young Boyfriend

Stage Werx

Recorded 2.1.2014

Plane Full Of Babies

Stage Werx

Recorded 2.1.2014

Chivalry Code

Stage Werx

Recorded 2.1.2014

Happy To Be Home

Comedy Bar Chicago

Recorded 7.11.2014


Comedian Cody Melcher invites a funny friend over to talk about a really weird or horrible book he's just made them

“"ridiculously zesty"”

— The Chicago Tribune

““…brought gales of laughter from the audience…the likable Melcher endeared himself to an audience that clearly appreciatesdhis quirkiness.””