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Brooke Van Poppelen

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Brooke Van Poppelen is a NYC based comic, writer and actress. She has appeared on vh1, TLC and The TV Guide Network. She is a contributing writer for "Guy Code" on MTV2 and is currently working on another show in development at MTV. Prior to that Brooke was a writer for the truTV network's humor site "Dumb as a Blog" as well as multiple projects for AOL. Her web series "Made With Love" was just called "A Web Comedy To Watch in 2012" by

She regularly performs on great shows like "Whiplash" at UCB Theater in NYC or "Hot Tub with Kurt and Kristen" in Brooklyn. Brooke recently headlined Carolines on Broadway as part of their "Breakout Artist Series" and has been nominated twice for an ECNY Award as "Best Female Stand-Up" and before that for the "Emerging Comic" Award. Last year The Huffington Post named Brooke one of their "Favorite Funny Females."

As far as her humor goes, Louis CK has described Brooke as a "desperate, depressed, poverty-stricken woman."

She's stoked to be at SXSW this year.

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