This year, Ranaan Hershberg was selected to be a Finalist in NBC’s Stand Up for Diversity Showcase and placed Fourth in The Laughing Skull Festival in Atlanta, Georgia. He regularly opens for Kathleen Madigan in sold out theaters across the country. His first album Self-Helpless climbed all the way to #2 on the iTunes Comedy Charts. His comedy has been featured on “Laughs” on FOX and is regularly played on Sirius XM. Besides performing stand up, he has also written four one-man shows (“Broke, High, and Horny”, “Crying Behind 3D Glasses”, “Please Someone F**k Me”, and “Self-Helpless”). He is the co-founder of Character Assassinations- a popular series of Roasts that lampoon Fictional and Historical Characters every month to sold out audiences at The Bard’s Town Theater in Louisville, KY and The Laugh Factory in Chicago, Ill. He currently resides in New York City.