Master of Ceremonies: Comedian Cody Melcher
Cody Melcher is a witwanton and literary gentleman who weaves a tapestry of obscure observations and personal proclivities designed to delight and enlighten.
Based in Chicago, he is the producer and host of the critically-acclaimed podcast Tomefoolery and the Shindig! variety show, co-host of Tamara Just Saw on Channel Awesome, performer on the Shuffle Quest podcast, and the producer of The Chicago Nerd Comedy Festival. He has performed at SF Sketchfest, The Comedy Exposition, 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.
He was once given the title “Best Comedian With an Encyclopedic Point Of Reference That Also Includes The Facts Behind the Cottingley Fairies Hoax” by Dan Telfer.
The Chicago Tribune has called him “ridiculously zesty”.
“…brought gales of laughter from the audience…the likable Melcher endeared himself to an audience that clearly appreciate his quirkiness.” – Examiner.com