Karen Rontowski and David Nieker
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David Brenner says, “Even if you can't spell Karen Rontowski, you'd
better remember it, because she is GREAT!”
Ms. Rontowski describes herself as having an optimistic outlook;
everything is coming up roses when you talk to Karen. So what if her
therapist says she’s in complete denial. The truth is, when it comes to
her standup comedy career, everything is coming up roses, or at least
Comedian Karen Rontowski’s upbeat, optimistic and clean sense of
humor has earned her headlining spots all over the world. She has also
opened for such show biz legends as Bob Hope, Ray Charles and the
Monkees. Often described as a “New Age Hippie” Rontowski says
“there is no time like the present to be living in the past.”
Karen’s real touring trips (not the ones in her head) include 45 of the 50
states, Canada, Japan, Greenland and all over Europe. She has also
entertained the troops with tales of her Polish father who once put a
drawbridge on their house… actually he just installed the garage door
upside down. But that’s Karen…. always accentuating the positive..
A television favorite, you may have seen this hilarious woman on
Comedy Central, Live at Gotham and Comics Unleashed. A regular on
the Bob and Tom Radio Show, Karen keeps listeners laughing not only
with her standup, but also when she talks about her other career as a
Recently seen performing in the encore production of David Brenner’s
“What’s so funny?” and the TBS Comedy Festival, Karen just completed
the television pilot, Karen’s Supernatural Junkyard, in which she spear-
heads hilarious adventures into supernatural investigations. Just ask
her about her ghost orbs! “I am not afraid of ghosts, they’re just people
who don’t know their dead yet. Like Dick Cheney.”
david nieker’s calm delivery can’t hide a tenacious spirit that’s surprising stand up comedy fans and gaining him notoriety across the U.S.
Based in Los Angeles, he’s knocking out audiences at festivals like the 2014 Black Box Comedy Festival in Atlanta, the 2013 Salt Lake City Comedy Carnivale, the 2013 World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas, and at comedy clubs across the country,
His common sense approach to everyday dilemmas sheds hilarious light on unseen details, unusual problems, and unplanned consequences.
He is a regular performer at Flapper’s Comedy Club in Burbank and m.i.’s Westside Comedy Theater in Santa Monica. As an actor, look for him in the upcoming short film “Textisms” by D. Jeremy Bolton. He’ll also play Prince Fasha in the independent thriller “King Saud,” scheduled to be filmed by director Mark Toma in 2014.
Stories about his back are both hairy and hilarious.