Shain Brenden

Shain Brenden is a comedian, writer, and actor, in Portland, Oregon. He won the 2022 Portland’s Funniest Person contest at Helium Comedy Club, was named one of Willamette Weekly’s “Funniest Five” and an “Undisputable Genius of Comedy” by the Portland Mercury. He’s performed in the High Plains Comedy Festival, 10,000 Laughs, San Francisco Sketchfest, Cape Fear Comedy Festival, Gilda’s LaughFest, Memphis Comedy Festival, Laughing Skull and the Limestone Comedy Festival. He co-hosts a weekly podcast called ASSVILLE on the Helium Comedy Presents Network, and you can also hear him on “The Best of Helium Comedy Album Vol. 1,” Sirius XM radio, and wherever you stream music. Shain has featured in projects for Nike, Google, Jordan, Marvel, Old Spice, NBA 2K, and was a host for NBC Sports, and PBS.  In 2019 he co-starred in the short independent film, The Dinner and played a knife-wielding opportunist in the murder heist drama Queen Triggerfish. A University of Memphis alumni, Shain’s proudest moment was throwing a half-eaten corn dog at Eli Manning during a University of Memphis vs. Ole Miss game in 2003.