After being invited to the Boston Comedy Festival and moving to New York City, he was quickly recognized as a
comedic talent to be reckoned with, making a name for himself in the circuit as a strong writer with the performance skills to match. In 2004 Mike was the winner of the Carnival Comedy Challenge, was featured on the Lifetime Network, and the CBS show Entertainment Tonight. Mike has performed at the Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival, the Prince Edward Island Comedy Festival, and The Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in Atlanta.
He was a contributing writer for “The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Jokes” and the book “Kiss Your Butts Goodbye”. In 2007 he was the Mid-Atlantic winner of “HBO’s Lucky 21” contest. He has been heard on the Nationally Syndicated “Bob and Tom” radio show and is a regularly featured comic on XM Comedy.
Mike continues to work the comedy club circuit across the United States and Canada, continually writing and performing new material. Mike has worked with such nationally known comedians such as George Lopez, Jim Gaffigan, Lewis Black, Darrell Hammond, Dave Attel, Pablo Fransisco, Jim Bruer, Todd Glass, Mitch Hedburg, Larry the Cable Guy, Harland Williams, Bobcat Goldthwait, Jake Johannsen, Dom Irrera, Jim Norton, John Pinette, Todd Barry & Mike Birbiglia just to name a few.