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Joey 'CoCo' Diaz
Cuban-born, Jersey-bred comedian and actor. His film and TV credits include: Spiderman 2, The Longest Yard, Analyze That, My Name Is Earl, Everybody Hates Chris and How I Met Your Mother. Co-host of the Beauty and Da Beast podcast with fellow comic Felicia Michaels.
From his 1963 television appearance on "The Jackie Gleason Show" to his recent sold-out concert performances, Pasquale Caputo, aka Pat Cooper, continues to enthrall standing room only audiences with his lovable "comedic anger." www.patcooper.com
Pandora Boxx has been internationally entertaining the masses for more than a decade. Best known as a contestant on the smash hit RuPaul’s Drag Race (Season 2) on the LOGO network. Pandora proved to be the break-out star and was named by Entertainment Weekly “as THEIR America’s Next Drag Superstar.” www.pandoraboxx.com
christine E. Taylor
San Francisco-area journalist Christine E. Taylor is on the front lines of the current new media revolution. Her website chronicles the news & developments in the world of comedy podcasting. There you'll find interviews with such notables as: Marc Maron, Paul F. Tompkins, Jimmy Pardo and Mike Schmidt.
The Los Angeles Times calls her "The Foul-Mouthed, Buxom Godmother of LA Burlesque." Lili VonSchtupp is the producer of LA's longest running weekly burlesque show, The Monday Night Tease. She also provides the signature background laughter and audio production for Mike Schmidt's ‘The 40 Year Old Boy ’ podcast.
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Jesse Thorn is the host and producer of The Sound of Young America and Jordan, Jesse, Go!. He founded The Sound of Young America in 2000, while a student at the University of California at Santa Cruz. In 2007, the show began to be distributed by Public Radio International, making Jesse the youngest national host in public radio history. In addition to his work at MaximumFun.org, he hosts and helps produce Put This On, a video series and blog about men's style. He also hosted The Grid, a culture recommendation program on IFC. www.maximumfun.org
Wes Freed is a Richmond, Virginia-based musician, "outsider" artist, illustrator, and actor whose works have appeared on the album covers of numerous American rock bands, including Cracker and Lauren Hoffman. Freed is almost single-handedly responsible for creating the artistic aesthetic of the immensely popular, Athens-via-Alabama rock band, Drive-By Truckers. www.wesfreed.com
Jim Florentine is a stand-up comedian and co-host of VH1 Classic's "That Metal Show" alongside Eddie Trunk and Don Jamieson. Jim is best known for his work on Comedy Central's show "Crank Yankers" where he performed the voices of characters Special Ed and Bobby Fletcher.
Theo Von is a comedian/actor whom you may recognize from MTV's Road Rules, NBC’s Last Comic Standing Season 4, or Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham. Theo is also the _founder of CrankTexts.com. He performs his stand-up comedy nightly in Los Angeles when he is not on the road.
Jeff Ullrich is a former business manager turned entrepreneur with the creation of Earwolf Media. Jeff partnered with comedian Scott Aukerman to create a network of original comedy programming. His own show, The Wolf Den, is dedicated to the business side of podcasting. www.earwolf.com
D. C. Fuller
One of the people your mother warned you about. David 'D.C.' Fuller, author of 'Meth Monster: Crankin' thru life - A look into the abyss of an American drug pandemic', was lost for 25 years under the influence of meth. Breaking all the rules for fun and profit.
'Meth Monster' Kindle edition
From early childhood singing in church to the rock 'n' roll limelight of Derek and the Dominos, Bobby Whitlock launched a musical journey still going to this day. Bobby's book is simply titled: 'A Rock n' Roll Autobiography' and features a foreword written by Eric Clapton.
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W. KAMAU BELL
Laughspin Magazine refers to him as: “One of our country’s most adept racial commentators with a blistering wit and a willingness to say what you quickly realize you’ve always thought. He is relentlessly intelligent, fusing references to create a rich expression of incredulity in a post-Obama world.” www.wkamaubell.com
'The Field Negro Guide to Arts & Culture' podcast
Sean Conroy is a well-respected comedy writer, improvisor & stand-up performer, who's work has appeared on Comedy Central, MTV, Adult Swim and Spike TV. He is a regular performer in the the Upright Citizens Brigade improv show, ASSCAT. Conroy also hosts (along with fellow comedian Eddie Pepitone) the popular comedy podcast, The Long Shot.
Grae Drake is a film critic for Movies.com, as well as the host of the podcast, The Popcorn Mafia. She is also a movie correspondent for CNN. Having sat through everything from The Bicycle Thief to White Chicks, she remains a cinephile with varied tastes (although she has a special love for documentary, as she believes watching them takes the place of paying for grad school). Her undergrad was spent at the University of Texas at Austin, shooting, editing, and producing films that were honored at Sundance and the Directors Guild of America.
The Popcorn Mafia podcast Grae at Movies.com
Grace Helbig is an actress/ comedian who hosts the popular and hilarious weekday video blog, Daily Grace. She can also be frequently seen as a field correspondent (and sometimes substitute host) for the G4 network program, Attack of the Show.
Daily Grace on You Tube
Elizabeth Laime is a comedic writer and performer who you may have seen onstage at the UCBTNY as part of her Maude Team, "Gunderson" or in her one woman show, "Dear Diary," which was a Time Out New York's critics's pick . She is also the host of the podcast 'Totally Laime' on the Earwolf network.
Totally Laime Podcast.com