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Brooke Van Poppelen is a Los Angeles based comic, actress, writer, and host of Hack My Life on truTV. New season begins July, 2018! Brooke has appeared as a panelist on good shows that are now gone like The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore@Midnight and John Oliver's New York Stand Up Show on Comedy Central, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS, IFC's Comedy Drop and Night Train hosted by Wyatt Cenac for NBC's See So. She has appeared as a guest on ABC's The View and also as a talking head & panelist on multiple MTV, truTV & vh1 shows. Her first comedy album, Hard Feelings was released by Sure Thing ATX in October 2016 and hit #1 on iTunes. She has been heard on "2 Dope Queens", Slate's "Working", "Pointless Podcast" with Kevin Pereira and more!

Brooke's stand up comedy has garnered attention from Splitsider, Esquire, The Creative Independent and Brightest Young Things. Brooke will be a featured comic as part of SF Sketchfest in 2018. She was recently selected for the Headliners Showcase as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and has also performed at The Bentzen Ball, Riot Fest LA, SXSW, The Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival and Bridgetown and returned to SXSW 2016 as host of the Interactive Awards Ceremony.

Keep your eyes peeled for more live Comfort Zone dates happening this fall at Sid Gold's Request Room, NYC & Detroit! The Comfort Zone features pianist & songwriter maverick Julian Velard & comedian Van Poppelen portraying a fictional couple whos faux-mance musical numbers detail the painfully hilarious relationship doldrums we all experience.  Their fist E.P. is dropping soon!

In Los Angeles, Van Poppelen hosts and produces Persistent Comedy with Kyle June Williams - a monthly benefit series that raises money for local organizations threatened by the current administration. Read about Persistent Comedy in LA Weekly HERESo far the show has raised thousands for Planned Parenthood, CHIRLA (Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights LA), Meals on Wheels LA, Camp Arunu'tiq (a camp for transgender and gender variant youth), The Joyful Heart Foundation, Immigrant Law Defenders, Feed LA County  & more! As Mid Terms loom the activism meets comedy series has now grown to fund raise and highlight congressional candidates in red leaning states across America. Read about Brooke's latest ventures in LA Magazine HERE

Prior to NYC she performed and trained in Chicago at IO, The Second City, and The Playground Theater. Brooke hails from the Detroit suburbs and loves coney dogs.