Cole Stratton is the co-founder (along with David Owen and Janet Varney) of SF Sketchfest, the San Francisco Comedy Festival. He’s also the co-host of the hit podcast Pop My Culture (popmyculturepodcast.com, iTunes, and Nerdist.com) along with Vanessa Ragland, in which they discuss movies, television and music with celebrity guests. The show as named the #2 Best Comedy Podcast of the Moment by Rolling Stone and one of the Ten Best Comedy Podcasts by IFC and Mashable.com. He has appeared on TV’s Nash Bridges, America’s Most Wanted, The Retrievers, Yo Momma, and was a cast member on NBC’s Comedy Colosseum. Film work includes Callback (opposite Kevin Farley), Around the Fire, Dead Man on Campus, and The Selling. He’s hawked wares in national commercials for Verizon, Popeye’s Chicken, a Wilco-scored VW spot, and a five-spot campaign for Group Health. Along with Janet Varney, he has written and performed downloadable comedic commentary to the films Dirty Dancing, Ghost, Footloose, Poltergeist, The Lost Boys, Jaws 3D and Flatliners for RiffTrax.com, an online venture helmed by Mystery Science Theater 3000‘s Michael J. Nelson. Find him at colestratton.com and on Twitter: @colestratton.
SF Sketchfest Opening Night
Night of the Shorts 4: Riffizens on Patrol
Thursday, January 24, 8pm, the Castro Theatre
Theme Park Improv
Saturday, February 9th, 10:30pm, Eureka Theatre
Pop My Culture Podcast
Sunday, February 10th, 1pm, Eureka Theatre