John Frusciante is a writer, improviser, and stand-up comic.  John can also be heard every week as a regular guest on Citizen Radio, the international hit radio show hosted by Jamie Kilstein and Allison Kilkenny. As a stand-up comic, John has performed at clubs and theaters all over NYC and recently opened for comedian Jamie Kilstein on a multi-city tour. Writing credits include the web series "Vetting Mitt's Veeps," produced by UCBComedy, head writer for's weekly web series, "Up In Your Business", and various sketch comedy groups at UCBTNY. John wrote the official walking tour of NYC's Bryant Park narrated by Matthew Broderick and produced by He has written for the websites,,, and He also co-wrote the viral Internet video "BP Spills Coffee" which was seen on The Rachel Maddow Show. He is not the guitarist for the Red Hot Chili Peppers.


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