With his quick wit and versatile voice, Marty DeRosa has blended his talent for stand up comedy and his love of pro wrestling to become a favorite of critics, fans, and Twitter followers alike.
As a founding member of "Comedians You Should Know", the premier independently run stand up showcase in Chicago, DeRosa has had a #1 comedy album on itunes and has been recognized as an emerging talent by Time Out Chicago, Chicago Tribune, Red Eye, and Chicago Magazine. He performs stand up all over the country which lead him to a partnership with pro wrestler Colt Cabana.
Together they produce and perform "Creative Has Nothing For You", a weekly series poking fun of the behind the scenes world of professional wrestling. CHNFY has been featured in Britain's Fighting Spirit Magazine and has many devoted international and US fans.
The duo also collaborate on "$5 Wrestling", a series of DVDs, keeping their cult following thoroughly entertained. In the style of Mystery Science Theater 3000, riffed and improvised commentary makes the wrestling they showcase "So bad, it's good!" "$5 Wrestling" recently made it's debut on pay-per-view.
"Wrestling With Depression", DeRosa's critically acclaimed podcast, is an honest and humorous series of interviews with fellow comedians, wrestlers, and performers, reconciling the creative process with the daily struggle of depression. It has been profiled by Comedy of Chicago and The Onion's AV Club.