Dave Sirus

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Dave Sirus is a writer and stand-up comedian who performs at venues in New York and Los Angeles. He produces and writes sketch comedy, is known for interviewing the Westboro Baptist Church members under the guise of 'Brick Stone'[1][2][3][4] and appearing as a guest and recurring comedic correspondent on RT's The Alyona Show and HuffPost Live.[5][6] On September 21, 2015, he was hired as a writer for the forty-first season of Saturday Night Live for which he was nominated for an Emmy for Writing in a Variety Series, and won a WGA award for writing in a comedy/variety series.[7][8] [9]He is currently a writer for Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog's Summer Election Special and Election Watch series on Hulu. [10]

He has produced other interview videos as his Brick Stone character with Occupy Wall Street residents, conspiracy theorists, street preachers, gay pride marchers, and the general public.[11]

Dave is a featured comedian on season 1 episode 7 of nuvoTV's Stand Up and Deliver.[12]

Dave interviewed the Westboro Baptist Church while protesting the Golden Globes January 12, 2014[13] and for the second time included a "Ramone" reference to the Opie and Anthony show. He appeared on the Opie & Anthony Show on Sirius/XM the following Tuesday. Along with discussing the Church, Sirus also mentioned his upcoming mockumentary Archie Black: The Worst starring O&A's Jim Norton, Jay Mohr, Artie Lange, Dee Snider, Otto & George, and Rick Overton. The film is premiering at the LA Comedy Fest.[14][15]

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  • [1] Occupy Wall Street
  • [2] Westboro Baptist Church Interview
  • [3] Article about Huffington Post coverage.
  • [4] Article about WBC video.
  • [5] Article about WBC video.
  • [6] Interview on RT's The Alyona Show.
  • [7] Article about WBC video.
  • [8] Article about WBC counter protest video.
  • [9] RT's The Alyona Show segment.
  • [10] JointMedia News Service article about Dave Sirus/Brick Stone.