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Mike McCarthy, a stand-up comedian whose journey from the Marines to the police force has paved the way for a comedy career that's as unique as it is uproarious. Hailing from the heart of New Jersey, Mike blends his military, parenting, life and law enforcement experiences into a comedic concoction that resonates with audiences nationwide. Having served with distinction in the Marines, Mike McCarthy knows a thing or two about discipline, but it's his razor-sharp wit that truly sets him apart. Currently donning the badge as a police officer for the past 15 years, Mike brings a hilarious and unprecedented perspective to the world of stand-up. This Garden State native has taken his comedy set across the United States, entertaining audiences of all sizes. From sharing the stage with James Murray of "Impractical Jokers" fame to headlining at the Tastes Funny Weekend Comedy Festival in Orlando, Florida, and captivating audiences at Mark "Jiggy" Jigarjian's Fresh Towels Comedy show at the Moxy East Village, Mike McCarthy is a name that's becoming synonymous with side-splitting entertainment. His comedic journey has led him to iconic venues like Jersey’s own Comedy Cove and the Starland Ballroom. Mike's performances are a masterclass in storytelling and impersonations both drawing on his own experiences that connect with audiences on a personal level. In a world that can sometimes feel like it's lacking in levity, Mike McCarthy brings the laughter. With a knack for turning the ordinary into the extraordinary and a stage presence that's as dynamic as his career, Mike is on a mission to share the lighter side of life.


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