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Cory Kahaney has appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, This Week at the Comedy Cellar, The View and Fox and Friends. She was a grand finalist NBC's Last Comic Standing and a semifinalist on America's got Talent. Cory has had comedy specials on Comedy Central and HBO and her new special “Antique Joke Show” will premier on Amazon Prime in August.

Cory was a grand finalist NBC’s Last Comic Standing and a semifinalist on America’s got Talent. She has comedy specials on Comedy Central and HBO.

As a public speaker, Cory presented a Tedx called “The Joke that Saved my Life” chronicling her journey from domestic abuse to a comedy career.

Other talks include: “Don’t tell Jerry Lewis women are funny”; a multimedia presentation of rare archival footage. It is a celebration of the brilliant pioneer comediennes, their triumphs, and sacrifices effectively paving the way for today’s women in standup comedy.

Awards: voted best comedian in NYC by Backstage Magazine and Best female comedian by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets. Cory has also been featured numerous times at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, the Johnny Carson Festival, The Halifax comedy Festival and every year at the Nantucket Comedy Festival.

Cory has been featured multiple times on the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal the New York Comedy Festival and can be seen most summers at the Nantucket comedy festival.

Cory Kahaney co-wrote the Zarna Garg comedy special One in a Billion on Prime Video and her humor writing has been published by The Guardian and NY Observer.

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Featured Reviews

“The funniest moment of the evening was the spontaneous comic relief provided by Courtney Love in a pointed exchange with comedian Cory Kahaney!”
Style Section, NY Times
"Cory Kahaney was flawless.”
Jay Mohr - Last Comic Standing
“The funniest female comedian working today.”
Peter Lasally, Executive Producer for the Late, Late, Show w/ Craig Ferguson

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Cory Kahaney is currently available for stand up comedy shows, corporate events, and speaking engagements. Get in touch today!

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