Best Stand-Up Comedian - 2011
Miami: Who's there?
NS: Nery Saenz.
Miami: Mary Signs, who?
NS: No, no, Ne-ry Sa —
Miami: Hold up, is this Mary, like Mary-Mary? 'Cause I straight up told you I don't care what Maury Povich says — that baby ain't mine!
NS: No, not Mary. Nery, you know, the comic.
Miami: Oh, you're a comic?
Miami: So tell me a joke.
NS: OK. Telling someone he's a lucky guy is just another way of saying, "I want to bang your girl."
Miami: Ha-ha, so true, bro! Tell me another!
NS: I'm 26 and live with my parents.
Miami: What's so funny about that?
NS: Dude, never mind. So can I come in now?
Miami: Who are you?
NS: I'm Nery Saenz.
Miami: Mary? Didn't I just tell you to leave?
NS: No, it's Nery Saenz, just Nery Saenz!
NS: Yo, why are you knocking?
Miami: I like to knock.
NS: But you're already inside. I'm supposed to be knocking so I can come in.
Miami: Are you a cop?
This is the life of Nery Saenz. So funny but with such a funky-sounding name that most of us who live in this magical city (brimming with a magical herb that enables us to magically forget everything) can never remember the name of this talented, young stand-up who has the magical ability to force last night's coke straight out of our nostrils. Such is the reason why homeboy had to set up a website with an address that reads, "whatwashisname.com." But once you experience his Miami Improv act, pumped full of genuine and likeable Sweetwater swagger (not to mention memorable jokes about long-term commitments to online girlfriends, cupcakes, and blowjobs), this Nicaraguan-American's name becomes a lot easier to remember.