D.J. Demers is a funny guy who happens to wear hearing aids. After his stand-up performance on Conan garnered 700,000 views in its first two days online, D.J. conducted an AMA on Reddit that quickly shot to the front page. He was a finalist in NBC's Stand-up For Diversity and was the winner of the 2014 Homegrown Comics Competition at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. After winning the competition, D.J. was invited to perform a TV taping, the first time that has happened in festival history.