Laura Mannino is an actor, comedian and writer from New York and now lives in Los Angeles. Since 2004 Laura performed stand-up all over NYC including Carolines, Gotham, Comedy Cellar, the NY Underground Comedy Festival at the Laugh Factory, and was a 1st place semi-finalist in the Ladies of Laughter Contest. She co-produced the stand-up and variety show, Mintyfresh. Laura wrote and starred in This Week in Straight News, a recurring segment on here TV's "Busted" video podcast.
Since moving to LA in 2009, Laura wrote, produced, and starred in the comedic short film, Ten Minute Decade. Recent stand-up appearances include the Hollywood Improv, The Comedy Store, The Ice House, Flappers, Downtown Comedy Club, and the Hollywood Comedy Festival at the Jon Lovitz Comedy Club.
Laura is a regular contributor to the site Say Something Funny Bitch. Her writing has also appeared on the sites Comediva, College Candy, Evolved World, Funny Not Slutty, and The Laugh Button. Laura has also guest tweeted for LogoTV's RuPaul's Drag Race.
She hosts and produces the comedy variety talks show, First Fridays.
Laura lives in Echo Park with her husband, Alex.
You can follow Laura at twitter.com/lauramannino