Karen Rontowski’s fast-paced, quirky and charmingly optimistic comedy has been featured in clubs, TV, radio, and at corporate events all around the world.
Her stand-up showcases endearing, self-effacing and intelligent characters that catch you by surprise every time. Karen uniquely blends comedy with her experience as a Paranormal Investigator, Tarot and reiki master.
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She is fascinated with the “afterlife” and is convinced she will someday have a near death experience because, “I never finish anything.”
She explains, “Sometimes a ghost will just do the same thing over and over in life. That's why I want to move into a house that is haunted by a maid."
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Karen has appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman, Sirius Satellite Radio, Comics Unleashed, Comedy.com, Live at Gotham, Comedy Central and Mysteries of the Unexplained. You can see her Dry Bar Comedy Special called Ridiculous Me on VidAngel.com where it just received over 3 million hits. She is also a Paranormal Panelist at the Los Angeles ComicCon.
After performing and hosting at paranormal conventions all over the world she created the hilariously odd web series Paranormal Karen where she has fun reporting from haunted and obscure places everywhere. She also has an in-depth podcast by the same name.
Karen’s comedy is now featured in the new line of greeting cards called “Frank and Funny” sold at Target stores everywhere and is the comedy writer for “Haunted Magazine.” She is a regular on the Bob and Tom Radio Show and is a featured performer on their CD.
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Mixing comedy with the paranormal, she was featured as the hostess of the Las Vegas Bay Paula the Pioneer ParaCon (Santa Area and CA). She also performs her show My Normal Paranormal at top ParaCons including FrontierParaCon (Stanley Hotel, Colorado), LA Supernatural Summit (Glen Tavern, Santa Clarita, CA), . 105 (Gettysburg, PA) and Saint Mary's ParaCon (Virginia City, NV) and has opened for Britt Griffith of SyFy's Ghost Hunters at the Pasadena Playhouse.Phenomenology.
She performed at the Australian ParaCon bringing her variety show My Normal Paranormal where she entertained with stand up comedy, hilarious tarot readings and a paranormal trivia game. She also does a full tarot show with her best friend the hilarious Lamont Ferguson called SuperNatural Junkyard.