Mohanad Elshieky is a Portland based comic who was recently named as one of Team Coco Comics to Watch at the New York Comedy Festival. In 2018, he appeared in an episode of Epix’s “Unprotected Sets” and was listed as one of Thrillist’s 50 Best Undiscovered Comics.
Mohanad has a special skill for making you laugh at the seemingly unlaughable, the Libyan-born comedian combines a deceptively laid-back demeanor with his whip-smart perspective on politics and culture. The Portland Mercury called him “an undisputed genius of comedy,” and he's been featured on podcasts such as Lovett or Leave It, Pod Save The People and Harmontown. Elshieky zeros in on topics that make seem off limits - then surprises you with how hard you’re laughing.