Amanda Seales, a stand up comedian, screenwriter, producer/director, host, dj, singer, and more, is a multifaceted unicorn that brings the intellectualism to talkin’ sh%#! Full of energy and wit she revels in finding the funny in social commentary, pop culture and current events, and sharing the hilarious stories that seem to happen only to her! Along with performing stand up across the country, this funny girl has been featured on VH1’s “Best Week Ever”, MTV, CNN, and more, has been trained in sketch writing at UCB Theater and been the recipient of a UCB Diversity scholarship, and was a semi-finalist in the NBC Stand Up Diversity her first time out. She also created, writes, and hosts the weekly web series’ “Things I Learned this Week” (TILthisweek.com) & “Funny Style” (Bet.com) and several one woman shows including the musical/comedy Mo Betta Wu: Jazz from the 36 Chambers. She is a Cancer, who loves cheese, cats, & cartwheels on the beach.
A DJ and former MTV VJ she is also a hip hop expert and music connoisseur. She has 58k twitter followers and almost as many opinions. Amanda Seales is well connected and well respected for being an intellectual, candid, and hilarious comedian, culture critic, and entertainer. A one of a kind renaissance woman, she has a Master’s in African American studies w/ a concentration in Hip Hop from Columbia University.
Amanda has built a global following as a charismatic host, gifted speaker, engaging performer, and prolific creative for using humor, wit, honesty, music, and media to create quality content across multiple platforms of web, television, and stage that provide social commentary and opinion leadership from the Black/female perspective.
Her stand-up and her acclaimed blog/web show, “Things I Learned this Week” exemplify that, taking on all things politics and pop culture the latter with the tag line “They make the news. WE make it funny”! Fearless and electric, along with her own projects, she is a mainstay speaking/blogging on politics, pop culture, and everything in between for major outlets VH1, HLN, CNN, MTV, BET, AOL, Huffington Post, and more.
Just like she did in college, Amanda Seales has created her own niche. A proud Black, hip-hop loving, pop culture consuming, socially conscious comedienne and entertainer she is a force of nature keeping audiences and readers riveted by keeping it funny while keeping it real!