Mitch Fatel (born Mitch Faytel in 1968 in Manhattan) is a stand-up comedian. He was raised in Yonkers, New York and began doing stand-up at the age of 15. In 1988 Fatel attended NYU/Tisch School of the Arts and majored in Film and Acting Studies. Around this time Mitch was an intern on The Howard Stern Show. When Mitch left the show he brought in a friend of his, John Melendez. John went on to take his place as intern and became known as "Stuttering John". Fatel performs regularly at the famed Comedy Cellar. He has performed on the Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with Conan O'Brien and worked as a correspondent on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. In 2006 Mitch took home honors as the "Best Stand-Up Comedian" at the Aspen Comedy Festival. In 2004, he released a CD entitled Miniskirts and Muffins. Fatel had his own half-hour special on April 10, 2007 at 10PM on Comedy Central Presents which was ranked number 6 by viewers in the "Stand Up Showdown". Tracks from Fatel's CDs are often heard on XM Comedy 150 on XM Satellite Radio on Sirius Satellite Radio's Raw Dog Comedy 104 and on Pandora Radio XM Satellite Radio broadcast a half-hour Mitch Fatel special performed live on July 16, 2005 in Manhattan. He released a second CD in 2005 entitled Super Retardo. His third album "Public Displays of Perversion" was released in 2013. His radio show Sex and Swinging with Mitch and Jessica with his fiance Jessica Mayhugh debuted on Sirius/XM Channel 101 (Howard 101) on Monday March 28, 2012.