Mike is from Kansas City, Missouri. He is the 2011 WINNER of the Seattle International Comedy Competition. He was the 2010 WINNER of the Trial By Laughter Comedy Competition. He was a semi-finalist in the Laughing Skull Comedy Competition in 2010. He got 3rd in the San Francisco Comedy Competition in 2007. He had his debut album, Bees Can Taste With Their Feet, featured on iTunes and it reached number 8 on the iTunes comedy charts. He has also met famous people.