Stand-Up Comedian, Mike McFarland grew up in a Navy family which moved him through several different states, and as Far East as Japan. Enlisted at seventeen, he spent 20-years as a Navy Air Traffic Controller, traveling the world from the Far East to the West Coast. After the Navy, Mike graduated from the Art Institute of California with a Bachelors Degree in Advertising and Graphic Design. After graduating, Mike worked as a SEO Copywriter, Bartender and Customer Service Agent. Mike has been married three times and has two grown children. Currently residing in Van Nuys, CA, Mike loves Heavy Metal music, and he is a “Master Shredder” on the electric guitar! Mike’s Stand-Up Comedy inspiration is Ron White because he talks about his personal mishaps, which is empowering to Mike. Mike’s kids pronounced him the with title “Heavy Metal Dad”, which he wears proudly. Follow Mike on Social Media @HeavyMetalDadComic.