Host of Comedy Podcast Stiff Socks
Originally from DC, Michael decided to head to New York City pursue acting. During his studies in the city, Michael gave a whole new meaning to the phrase “class clown”. One night his antics led him to an amateur night where he fell in love with stand-up. In just a few short years, Michael booked commercials for AXE and Sprint and transitioned to lead roles in comedic films like Death of the Dead and the cult classic Alien Jelly Monsters.
Michael Blaustein, an internationally touring, headlining comedian, entertainment host, accomplished actor, and award winning writer. With performances at 200 colleges worldwide and appearances on the Comedy Central Campus Tour, The College Humor Tour, and the Oddball Comedy Fest, Michael has the experience and jokes to get a crowd laughing. Along with his college campus experience, Michael performed at prestigious festivals such as Just For Laughs 42 and The New York Comedy Festival. Along with his comedic performances, Michael’s roles include Season 5 of CBS’s Person of Interest and Spike Lee’s feature film, The Lucky Guy. Michael was also a cast member of the last season of MTV’s Punk’d, with Ashton Kutcher. His creativity allowed him to work with Comedy Central to develop a Snapchat show and has sold ideas to CBS Radio and various other production companies. Neon looks forward to seeing the feature film “Up There” that Michael co-wrote, co-directed, and co-starred. Michael’s stand up performances will have crowds laughing as he speaks about day to day life. With Michael’s many accomplishments, he most enjoys performing stand up for college audiences. His versatile jokes and ideas allow him to perform for various college events and corporate parties.