Kenny Deforest

After 5 years coming up through Chicago’s notorious comedy scene, Kenny DeForest is now a New York-based comic known best as producer and co-host of “Comedy at the Knitting Factory”, widely considered to be New York's best independently run comedy show, and he is a regular presence on the New York scene at large.

He has appeared in the Brooklyn Comedy Festival, Chicago Comedy Exposition, Accidental Comedy Festival, Red Clay Comedy Festival, New York Comedy Festival, and as an opening act for Hannibal Buress. His work as a stand-up comedian has gotten him featured in Brooklyn Magazine, The Observer, Time Out New York, and The New Yorker.

He has also appeared on TruTV's "Friends of the People" and is a writer for MTV's "Bugged Out". In 2015, he was named one of Comedy Central’s “Comics to Watch” so, you should probably go watch him.