SharupKarim is a nationally performing South Asian American standup comedian based in Chicago as well as a headline & features contributor forThe Onion. In this episode, Erin and Sharup talk about why comedy matters, what success will look like for him, the grind, and so much more! Sharup is hilarious, thoughtful, and incredibly kind, and you’ll love listening to him so much you’ll want to see him tell jokes at his next gig. Follow @Sharuuup on Instagram for info on his upcoming shows.

In 2019 Sharup was a featured performer at the NBC Break Out Festival.He has also performed at The House of Blues Chicago, The Laugh Factory, Zanies, The Comedy Bar, and has been featured at LaughFest Grand Rapids, the Milwaukee Comedy Festival, the Flyover Comedy Festival in St. Louis, Floodwater Comedy Festival In Iowa City, and the world-renowned Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.