At the end of 2003, Michael moved to New York City. He has appearedon Comedy Centrals Live at Gotham, Comedy Centrals Fresh Face Debates, andRussell Simmons Presents: Stand Up at the El Rey Theatre. Michael also had a guestappearance on the IFC hit show Z Rock.
In 2010, Mike won the People’s Choice Award for the New York ComedyFestival, was a semi-finalist on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, and was selected to performat the prestigious Montreal Comedy Festival (New Faces). Later that year, Mike went onto perform on the Tonight Show starring Jay Leno and shot his own Half Hour Specialfor Comedy