Mike is a graduate of improvisation and sketch at the Second City Training Center, Second City Conservatory, and iO Training Center in Chicago. He wrote and performed regularly in Donny's Skybox, the Del Close Theater, and with his improv groups The Evicted Demons, The Cosby Sweaters, and Armchair Showcase. He moved to New York in 2008 and has since studied improv and sketch at Upright Citizen's Brigade Training Center and The People's Improv Theater.
Mike has written jokes for David Letterman, tranny rap songs and hillbilly wedding vows for Jerry Springer, and is often still referred to as "Bobo" from his infamous days in morning radio on The Wank and O'Brien Show in Indianapolis.
Mike can regularly be seen in the background of the MSNBC newsroom - typically over the anchor's left shoulder.