Brent Weinbach

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Brent Weinbach
Born Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Alma mater University of California, Berkeley
Occupation Comedian, actor, director pianist
Years active 2000–present
Website www.brentweinbach.com

Brent Weinbach is an American stand-up comedian based in Los Angeles, California. He is known for his experimental style and abstract, deadpan delivery. He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and was formerly a professional jazz pianist and substitute teacher.

Weinbach is also known for creating various video sensations such as Gangster Party Line, Mind Jack, and Ultimate Drumming Technique and is the co-creator and co-director of the cult web series, Pound House [1] alongside DJ Douggpound which was nominated for a Streamy Award. Brent is a recipient of the Andy Kaufman Award,[2] which recognizes innovation in stand-up comedy[1] and was a finalist in the 2008 San Francisco Comedy Competition. Brent has appeared on Conan, Lopez Tonight, and various shows on Comedy Central.[3] He also toured with the Comedians of Comedy and has performed at such festivals as Coachella,[4] SF Sketchfest,[5] Bumbershoot[6] and the Just for Laughs Festival.[7]

His first album, inspired by Joe Frank, is Tales from the Brown Side.[8] His second album, released in September 2009, is called The Night Shift and features a blend of live recorded comedy, studio recordings, and original musical compositions."[9] His third album Mostly Live was released in 2012.[10]

He appeared with a small role in the film Medicine for Melancholy in 2008.[11] In 2010, he began hosting The Legacy Music Hour, a podcast in which he and co-host Rob F. Switch discuss retro video game music from the 1980s and 1990s, along with crossover appearances with Laser Time podcast.[12] In December 2016, Weinbach appeared as a guest on the Let's Play webseries Game Grumps,[13] commentating over Rare's Time Lord.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2008 Medicine for Melancholy Waiter
2008 Live at Gotham Himself
2010 I Am Comic Himself Documentary
2011 Lopez Tonight Himself 2 episodes
2011 Conan Himself Episode: "The Way to a Man's Heart Is Through My Multi-Level Marketing Plan"
2012 Funny as Hell Himself TV Series
2013 The Middle Greg Episode: "The Ditch"
2013 Stepsister Matt Short
2013–15 Comedy Bang! Bang! Mailman / Carlo Smencia 2 episodes
2013–16 Pound House Brent Also co-creator, co-director, writer
2014 Garfunkel and Oates Andy Episode: "Speechless"
2014 Pretty Perfect Volunteer
2014 Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories Brett (Young Intern) Episode: "The Endorsement"
2014 I Don't Dance Brent Also creator, writer, director, producer
2014 Booze Boys & Brownies Cous Cous
2015 The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail Himself - Guest 2 episodes
2015 Kroll Show Episode: "The Commonwealth Games"
2015 Adventure Time Bass Drum / Additional Voices (voice) Episode: "Friends Forever"
2015 Another Period Scoops LaPue 3 episodes
2015 The Eric Andre Show Writer
2015–16 @midnight Himself 2 episodes
2016 The 4th Uber Driver
2016 Flophouse Himself TV Series Documentary
2016 Poop Talk Himself Documentary
2017 Clarence Voice TV Series

Discography[edit]

  • Tales From The Brown Side (2004)
  • The Night Shift (2009)
  • Mostly Live (2012)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Serial Optimist Interview". Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  2. ^ "Winners Hall of Fame-Andy Kaufman Award". Retrieved 24 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Brent Weinbach Official Website". Retrieved 18 January 2017. 
  4. ^ "Super Serious Show". Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "SF Sketchfest". Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Bumbershoot". Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  7. ^ "Just For Laughs". Retrieved 11 October 2016. 
  8. ^ "Tales From The Brown Side". Retrieved 2 February 2013. 
  9. ^ Ben Van Houten - Comments Off on Brent Weinbach-The Night Shift (9 September 2009). "Brent Weinbach - The Night Shift". thebaybridged.com. Retrieved 18 January 2017. 
  10. ^ Dyan, Flores. "Brent Weinbach Mostly Live album review". The Spit Take. Retrieved 10 April 2013. 
  11. ^ "Brent Weinbach Internet Movie Database". Retrieved 14 March 2012. 
  12. ^ "The Legacy Music Hour Blog". Retrieved 12 April 2014. 
  13. ^ "Time Lord with Special Guest Brent Weinbach - Guest Grumps". Retrieved 15 December 2016. 

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