Joey Clift is a comedy writer and all around cool dude living in Los Angeles. He has written for shows on Cartoon Network, SyFy, truTV, National Geographic Wild, The Nerdist, Wit.tv and Maker Studios. His sketches were featured on Comedy Central's Tosh.0, Funny or Die, UCB Comedy and elsewhere. Currently he is a Senior Staff Writer for Sarcasm Society, a Staff Writer for Guff.com and a contributing writer for Cracked.com and The Devastator. His sketch comedy trio Local Business created Kreezus, a complete album parody of Kanye West's Yeezus that has over 1.3 million plays on Soundcloud and YouTube. The have received write ups on MTV.com, Billboard, The Washington Post, The A.V. Club and the front page of Reddit. It has over 1.3 million plays on Soundcloud and YouTube. Previously he wrote for sketch comedy darlings Dumbshit Mountain (Yahoo News, Newsweek), iO West House Sketch Team The Mutiny (SF Sketchfest 2013, Chicago Sketchfest 2013) and the 2014 CBS Diversity Showcase. UCB Credits include two years writing for Tut on Maude Night, Sketch Showdown, Quick & Funny Musicals, Not Too Shabby, Seinfeld: The Purge, Sketch Cram and several dozen random bit shows. His show The Orange iMind 12+ Keynote 2029 (co-written with Gene Augusto) received a three month run at UCB in Los Angeles. Joey interned with the people behind The Mighty Boosh at Baby Cow Productions in the United Kingdom, which was pretty life changing. An Alumni of Washington State University's Edward R. Murrow College of Communication, Joey got his start at Cable 8 Productions where he wrote, produced, and co-starred in the original series Cop Drama, which won a 2008 College Broadcasters Incorporated National Student Production Award for Best Comedy. He is a proud member of the Cowlitz Indian Tribe and he doesn't know why his beard is that color either. Work samples and contact info can be found at joeyclift.com.

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