Robert Flanagan began performing in Iowa City, Iowa and recently relocated to Chicago. He is the co-founder of The Little Village Comedy Hour in his hometown where he won first place in The University of Iowa’s Last Comic Standing competition. Additionally, he has appeared at Green Gravel Comedy and Floodwater comedy festivals for the past two years as well as the Minneapolis 10,000 Laughs Comedy festival. He has performed with comics such as Hasan Minhaj, Chris Thayer, Ian Abramson and Ben Kronberg. Recently, he placed as a top-5 finalist in the 2016 Funniest Person in Iowa competition. His hobbies include trading medications and teaching you how to revive a dead cockroach using only urine.