Nora Lynch - Bio

Nora has been in comedy for more than 20 years. As a standup, she has made a number of TV appearances, including VH1's Standup Spotlight, A&E's Comedy on the Road and VH1's Fools for Love. She works clubs, cruise ships and corporate events. 


An accomplished TV writer & producer, Nora has written for all the broadcast networks, ABC, NBC, CBS & FOX, as well as major cable networks, including Comedy Central.

Nora has joined forces with her friends, Nancy Norton & Stephanie McHugh to put together an hilarious comedy show, MentalPause. Come celebrate laughing off the middle ages, while we make fun of what happens when you don't die young. 


Nora is also a web copy writer and editor. She was the editor-in-chief and co-creator of, a site that seeks to celebrate and inspire the rescue, foster and adoption of homeless pets everywhere. 

She lives in Denver, CO with her husband, Phil Palisoul, Professional Comedian, and their rescue cats, Darla & Caboodle.

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Standup Comedy
  • Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines

  • Carnival Cruise Lines

  • Norwegian Cruise Lines

  • ​Regular at both Comedy Works, downtown & Landmark

  • Regular headliner The Improv, Denver

  • Zanies, Chicago & Rosemont

  • Private events via Comedy Works Entertainment

  • Crackers, Indianapolis

  • Sidesplitters, Jacksonville, FL

  • Stanford & Sons, Kansas City, MO

  • Coconuts, Boca Raton, FL

  • Catch a Rising Star, Las Vegas, NV

  • Laugh Factory, Los Angeles, CA


TV Writer & Producer
  • Girl Club, original pilot, LIfetime TV

  • Strip Mall, 20 episodes, Comedy Central

  • The War Next Door, 1 episode, USA network

  • Mr. Plywood, original pilot, NBC & Big Ticket TV

  • Just for Fun, original pilot, Big Ticket TV

  • Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane, 26 episodes, WB

  • Union Square, 18 episodes, NBC

  • Caroline in the City, 22 episodes, CBS Studios

  • Life's Work, 18 episodesABC & Disney

  • Viva Las Vegas, 24 episodes Telemundo

  • Whose Line is it Anyway? 24 episodes, ABC

  • Something's Gotta Give, 6 episodes, FOX



TV Appearances
  • Comedy on the Road, A&E

  • Standup Spotlight, MTV

  • Fools for Love, VH1

  • Ladies of the Night, HBO​


Writer, Editor

Comedy Festivals

  • Just for Laughs, Aspen Comedy Festival 2012

  • 7 Minutes in Purgatory, High Plains Comedy Festival, 2015

  • We Still Like You, High Plains Comedy Festival, 2017