A comedian and writer from San Francisco, Kevin Avery is the head writer for Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.
He is also the writer, star, and executive producer of the award-winning short film Thugs, The Musical, which also starred David Alan Grier, Margaret Cho, Rachel True, and rapper Prodigal Sunn. Thugs won Best Film at the Atlanta Shorts Festival and the Tupelo Film Festival, Best Short at the San Francisco Black Film Festival, Best Comedy at the Montgomery Film Festival, and the Audience Choice Award for Best Film at the L.A. Comedy Shorts Fest and the Richmond International Film Festival.
Additionally, Kevin is the creator and host of the web series Kevin Avery’s Obsessed, as well as the popular web shorts Not In a Gay Way and Black Guys on a Beautiful Day, which have both been featured at San Francisco Sketchfest and the Hollyshorts Film Festival.
Kevin regularly tours comedy clubs, universities, and comedy festivals all over the country, including SXSW, The Vancouver Comedy Festival, and the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival. His stand up comedy album, Hardcore, recorded live at The Punch Line in San Francisco, is currently available on iTunes.
Visit Kevin online at KevinAveryComedy.com or follow him on Twitter @KevinAvery.