Is comedy a calling? How do you become memorable on stage and get the audience to connect with you? Can you take criticism? Monroe Martin III is a colorful and imaginative comedian with a lifetime of hard-knock experiences that have been spun into side-splitting jokes and stories. Monroe was born and raised in Philadelphia, one usually wouldn’t find Monroe’s life story laughable. After all how inappropriate is it to laugh at a foster child who jumped around from one dysfunctional family to another?