Kremer at the 2010 South by Southwest festival
|Birth name||Howard Michael Kremer|
|Also known as||Dragon Boy Suede, Howie Michael Motorcycle, H. Michael Kre|
|Born||February 3, 1971|
|Origin||Matawan, New Jersey, U.S.|
|Genres||Comedy, hip hop|
|Occupation(s)||Rapper, comedian, actor|
|Associated acts||Hard 'n Phirm|
Howard Michael Kremer (born February 3, 1971), also known by his stage name Dragon Boy Suede and his nicknames H. Michael Kre and Howie Michael Motorcycle, is an American comedian and comedic rapper. Howard Kremer is the host of the Who Charted? podcast, co-hosted by Kulap Vilaysack and available on the Earwolf podcast network.
Kremer was raised in Matawan, New Jersey. He has a twin sister, as well as an older brother, Lee. Kremer often impersonates Lee in his comedy. After attending New York University, Kremer moved to Austin, TX where he pursued a career in stand-up comedy. With his writing partner, Brad "Chip" Pope, Kremer created the MTV single-camera comedy series Austin Stories. After the success of Austin Stories, Kremer moved to Los Angeles, CA to further his writing career.
Apart from a lead role on Austin Stories, and a half-hour special on Comedy Central Presents, Kremer's acting work includes recurring roles on Scare Tactics and the IFC series Comedy Bang! Bang!. Other television guest appearances include Adventure Time, Pretend Time, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, @midnight, Brody Stevens: Enjoy It! and Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
Kremer is a noted musician who contributes theme songs to the Who Charted? podcast and was featured in the song "Pi" by Hard 'n Phirm. With Dustin Marshall and Brett Morris as producers and contributors, Kremer has released four "Summah"-themed albums. As his alter ego, Dragon Boy Suede, Kremer has released three hip-hop albums.
Kremer is a proponent of summer. He has dubbed the spirit of the season "Summah" and uses this philosophy to spread positivity to humanity by encouraging everyone to "Have a Summah". As a mecca of the movement, Kremer has founded Summahfest, an annual summer celebration at Meltdown Comics in Hollywood.
As Dragon Boy Suede:
- Dragon Boy Space (2006)
- Master of Pheromonies (2009)
- Douche Minutiae (2013)
- Tears on My Shaft (2016 [TBA])
As Howard Kremer:
- Have a Summah (2012)
- Have Anothah Summah (2013)
- Summah This Summah That (2014)
- Summahtology (2015)
- Oculus Summah (2016)
- "Kremer vs. Kremer". Time Out New York. August 24, 2006. Retrieved March 23, 2010.
- "Howard Kremer is a one-joke comedian, and proud of it". "Studio 360". September 29, 2014.
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