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Brooke Van Poppelen is a Los Angeles based comic, actress, writer, and podcast host. She hosted the long-running show Hack My Life on truTV and 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 WNYC's 2 Dope Queens, Slate Magazine's Working, The Daily Zeitgeist and more! Van Poppelen is creator and host of Side Work Podcast which delves into the infuriating, hilarious, and scandalous world of waiting tables. Her very first musical comedy EP The Comfort Zone written and performed with singer-songwriter Julian Velard debuts this spring with the first single and video Hit You In Your Hotspot available now on all streaming and download platforms!

Brooke's stand up comedy has garnered attention from Splitsider, Esquire, The Creative Independent and Brightest Young Things. Brooke was 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.

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