PERFORMING, TOM SIMMONS

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Tom was born the only boy and middle child to a close-knit family that moved a lot. At a young age, Tom immersed himself in reading, from the imaginative world of comic books to the authentic world of non-fiction novels; anything was fair game. Tom questioned everything and everyone, respectfully… but with absolutely no respect at all. Now a 21 year veteran of stand-up comedy, Tom has remained a power player in an industry where comics fail, and often. For over two decades he has traveled on national tours, headlined comedy-clubs, won comedy festival awards and made numerous TV appearances on major networks including Comedy Central, Showtime, BET, Bounce TV, Comedy.TV, Laughs on FOX, and Comics Unleashed. A self-described contrarian, his style of comedy will remind you of that funny friend who has you laughing so hard your stomach hurts. Pulling from everyday situations as a father and husband, Tom finds comedy wherever he takes a good look. He likes to make stupid people and smart people laugh because he sees himself as both. Whether it be a corporate retreat, a cruise ship deck or a morning show, this (predominately) liberal comedian has a knack for making people of all walks laugh pretty hard in literally any situation. Tom aims to be that comedian that speaks the truth and says what people can’t, in a funny way of course. Tom Simmons is blazing his own path (he never moved to NY or LA, contrary to nearly everyone’s advice) and creating a career to die for. If you can’t see him in person (which you will regret), Tom’s comedy albums are available on Amazon and iTunes, he has a Pandora channel, and appears on the popular segment “Mad as Hell,

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