Bored and disgusted with his degree in advertising, New Jersey native Mario DiGiorgio moved to Austin, Texas and began writing comedy in between a dozen restaurant jobs. Eight months after his first open mic, Mario secured the title of the nationally-recognized comedy contest, The Funniest Person in Austin. He followed up by becoming a Top-8 finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival contest for stand-ups; a regular guest on the Bob and Tom show; and was featured on Comedy Central's Premium Blend. Mario also performed at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, on the festival's Bubbling with Laughter and Best of the Fest events.
What else? He obtained a national book deal with Last Gasp Publishing for his dark, yet laugh-out-loud Cynic's Guide to a Rich and Full Life; founded his own sardonic, laconic and iconic t-shirt company, one kolor designs; and most recently wrote a self-indulgent bio in the third person.
Today, Mario resides in Austin, Texas and tours the country with an ever-swelling catalogue of smart, inventive material that spills over with left turns, right hooks and sucker-punches. Sarcastic yet somehow sweet, cerebral without condescension, Mario DiGiorgio is fast carving his niche in comedy's well-worn headboard.