Alex Giampapa began performing stand-up comedy in Boston at the age of 19 and soon became a popular act all across New England. He’s performed with comedians like Bill Burr, Hannibal Buress, Ilana Glaser, Sarah Cooper, Judah Friedlander, Gary Gulman, Adam Devine and Erik Griffin. Alex headlines shows nationwide, and has been featured in many comedy festivals including The Rogue Island Comedy Festival (Newport, RI), The Big Pine Comedy Festival (Flagstaff, AZ), The Boston Comedy Festival, and The Motor City Comedy Festival (Detroit, MI). His edgy, but relatable style has made him a popular choice for many different types of audiences: “His voice and onstage demeanor may be soothing, but that doesn’t mean the Actual News host won’t bring a scorching set of well-crafted jokes, hot takes on current events, and a good, healthy dose of social commentary” - Vanyaland Alex has had digital success too: he’s been featured on Comedy Central Asia, Funny or Die, and has been the #1 post on Reddit twice. He’s currently the host of The Actual News on YouTube, and has thousands of followers on Instagram and Twitter.
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