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Kelsie Huff is a Columbia College Chicago graduate turned stand-up and storyteller. She's the creator and host of the kates, a ten year all female comedy showcase, hosted by The Book Cellar and Laugh Factory Chicago. She taught Feminine Comique for five years and has now created the kates U - an all female comedy university specializing in making spaces for female identified voices.  She's recently co-wrote and co-stars in The Open Mic, a web series focusing and the failures and fun of Chicago's comedy scene. Kelsie performs at clubs all around the Midwest, as well as comedy and fringe festivals around the country. She is a regular guest on ABC’s Windy City LIVE and WGN radio. Huff has written four solo shows, is a short film producer, screenwriter and voice over actor. Huff is also a fan of frosting and Cheese Whiz...but not so much The Bachelor. 

Jonah Jurkens runs the The Blind Bet Show which strives to bring Chicago the best and most entertaining stand up show possible week after week. Blind Bet's mission is to give Chicago an eclectic mix of only the best talent at an affordale price. Every comic is hand picked and paired perfectly to give you the complete experience.  This is not a "Comedy Club", there are no drink minimums, food minimums, Hypnotists, or Bachelor/Bachelorette parties of any kind. (Unless ABC sends them!)  Jonah also produces Your Feature Presentation at Laugh Factory Chicago and plays Cameron in The Open Mic Series.

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