Dave Hill is a comedian, writer, actor, and musician originally from Cleveland but now living in New York City. He has appeared on Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Inside Amy Schumer, @midnight, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, The Tick and The Jim Gaffigan Show among other programs, and stars in the film Boy Band. Dave has also starred in his own TV series, The King of Miami, on the MOJO Network, which was cancelled even though Dave really liked it.
Dave is a regular contributor to public radio’s This American Life and Live from Here with Chris Thile (formerly Prairie Home Companion) and also hosted his own radio show, The Goddamn Dave Hill Show, on WFMU in Jersey City, New Jersey for five years. In addition to So…You’re Canadian, Dave also hosts the podcasts Dave Hill’s Podcasting Incident and History Fluffer. Dave performs live comedy in theaters, prisons, and basements all over the world and even opened for Snoop Dogg once, which was awesome.
Dave also plays guitar and sings in his own rock band, Valley Lodge, whose song “Go” is the theme song for HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver in addition to fronting Painted Doll with death metal legend Chris Reifert (Autopsy, Death). He is also the founding member of Witch Taint, most extremely extreme Norwegian Black Metal band from Gary, Indiana ever probably (go to www.theblackmetaldialogues.com for more info).
Dave has written for The New York Times, The Paris Review, Salon, GQ, McSweeney’s, The New York Observer, The Cleveland Plain Dealer, and Guitar World, among other publications, and is author of three books, Dave Hill Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (2016 Blue Rider Press, Tasteful Nudes:…and Other Misguided Attempts at Personal Growth and Validation (2012 St. Martin’s Press), and Parking the Moose, which will be published in fall 2019 by Penguin Random House. He also smells really great and has made out with a lot of chicks and you can ask anyone.
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