A STANDUP WHO DOESN'T DUMB DOWN.
Scott Blakeman has performed his political humor from a liberal Jewish point of view around the world, including the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam, and the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland.
Scott was featured on MSNBC's live coverage of the 2012, 2011 and 2010 White House Correspondents Dinner. He appears regularly on Viewpoint with John Fugelsang on Current TV, and has also been seen on RT-TV and HuffPost LIve. For more than three years, Scott was the most frequently booked liberal pundit on FoxNews.com Live.
Blakeman is an original member of Laughing Liberally and appeared in the Off Broadway comedy revue Laughing Liberally: This Ain't No Tea Party at the Midtown Theater at HA! in New York. He hosts a political comedy talk show The End Of The Week As We Know It at The Tank in New York, with a panel of liberal and conservative pundits.
Blakeman co-hosted with Keith Olbermann, a celebration of James Thurber at the 92nd St Y, where he has also interviewed Robert Klein, Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara and Lewis Black.
Scott was the warmup comedian for the Late Show with David Letterman, the CBS sitcom Welcome To New York, and Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher.
Blakeman taught the Standup Comedy Workshop at The New School for 25 years, and his former students include Jon Stewart and Caroline Rhea.
Scott is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.
Contact Scott at ScottBlakeman@gmail.com.