NJ-based John Poveromo is a nationally touring standup comedian, cartoonist, writer, actor, and host of the popular pop-culture podcast Dystopia Tonight™. Through 200+ episodes and a variety of charity streams, he has interviewed everyone from emerging musicians to brilliant scientists and legendary entertainers -- like Tommy Chong, Lewis Black, and the late Ed Asner. John has made a name for himself as a highly entertaining and engaging host who authentically draws the most compelling stories out of his guests.
John's been featured in a variety of shows on FXX, SiriusXM, MTV, VH1, as well as the NY Times and Us Weekly. He is also the creator and star of "Duppet" -- a snarky puppet (think Statler and Waldorf meets Eeyore) representing a physical manifestation of his depression-- with a short film streaming on Amazon Prime and new digital episodes dropping soon. John also leverages his expertise with advocates and researchers exploring the connection between comedy and social impact.
As a comedian, writer, and host, John is highly sought after for his hot takes on pop-culture and politics, using humor to address some of the biggest social issues of our time. Armed with his razor-sharp wit and keen eye for BS, he takes on the establishment like a modern-day Don Quixote, tilting at the windmills of misinformation. With his fast-paced delivery, hilarious commentary on the absurdity of everyday life, and a glorious head of hair John is a favorite at clubs nationwide!