About Corey Holcomb
Going from hanging in the hood to performing comedy on Jay Leno’s “Tonight Show,” notto mention the privilege of afterward being invited to take a seat on the “couch” which notmany comics are asked to do, has been a long and fulfilling journey. Corey hit his firstopen mic in 1992 when Adele Givens called him to the stage. He was a smashingsuccess and has been a full-time comedian ever since. He has taken top honors at theMiller Genuine Draft Comedy Search, Budweiser Comedy Competition, Chicago HomeJam, and Laffapalooza. He has appeared at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival andthe Chicago Comedy Festival.Corey’s comedy genius transcends class and racial divides. If you understand English,Corey’s humor will tickle your funny bone. People all over the world can relate to thedrama of trying to make a relationship work. According to Corey, a “hunter” (man) beingcaptured by his “prey” (woman) makes for the best comedy ever.Corey offers plenty of advice on how men who have been the victim of a “hostiletakeover” by the female in the relationship can take back control. You can believe thereis no counselor on the planet who offers the kind of relationship advice and remediesCorey dispenses from the stage.Corey Holcomb’s comedy set is both an auditory and visual experience. His facialgestures alone can make an audience burst with laughter. “I spend a lot of timepracticing my stage faces because I need to be able to convey care and concern while Icriticize.” Although Corey has a long and diverse resume of successes, he remainshumble and approachable.Corey’s film and television credits include the films “Think Like A Man Too," "WeddingRinger," independent film “Who’s Watching The Kids,” MTV2’s “Wild ‘N Out,” MTV’s“Wild ‘N Out,” NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” 20th Century Fox’s “Like Mike,” a recurringrole on UPN’s “Half & Half,” NBC’s “The Tonight Show,” BET’s “Comic View,” Fox’s “MadTV,” Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend,” HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam,” “It’s Showtime atthe Apollo,” Showtime’s “Shaq’s All Star Comedy Jam,” Tyler Perry’s “House of Pain,” TVOnes “Rickey Smiley Show,” and plays recurring character Robert Tubbs on Fox’s “TheCleveland Show”! He has appeared in three comedy specials of his own, CoreyHolcomb: “The Problem Is You,” Comedy Central Presents: “Corey Holcomb,” and CoreyHolcomb: “Your Way Ain’t Working.”Corey currently hosts his own internet radio program, The Corey Holcomb 5150 Show,which began on The Foxxhole but later moved to CoreyHolcomb.com.Corey is currently bringing funny to the big screen with his role as 'Boonie' on “AdultSwim’s TV series “Black Jesus.” He is also featured in Hip-Hop artist's Kendrick Lamar'smusic video "These Walls."