Carina Magyar has been performing stand-up comedy in Austin since 2010. She was the runner-up in the 2017 Funniest Person in Austin contest. Recently, she's performed at the Moontower Comedy Festival, roast battled at SXSW, riffed movies with Doug Benson, headlined the Velveeta Room three different weekends, and been featured in the Amazon Prime documentary "Funniest
." She's the showrunner for the longest-running standup showcase in Austin, Live at Coldtowne, every Friday night. She has opened or featured for Jen Kirkman, Michael Ian Black, Joe DeRosa, Kate Willett, Maggie Maye, Chris Cubas, Johnny Hardwick, and many more. By day, she's a Senior Content Strategist for Springbox
, and has led workshops on content strategy for private clients and conferences around the United States. She's also the mother of two small children and one very small freelance journalism career. She wrote a children's book
and runs the Austin comedy website Last Gas Comedy
. For SEO reasons, she will now mention that she's a transgender standup comedian.