Suck It! Podcast
Suck It! Podcast
Aug 13, 2020
Episode 55: Interview with Comedian Ike Avelli and Performance from Words for Hands
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Ike #Avelli began his career in 2009 as a 'last minute' fill in at a Christmas Party doing #StandUp #comedy. The sound of laughter sealed the deal, and he would continue to write/perform his own material. Some of his idols are Joan Rivers, Sandra Bernhard, Rodney #Dangerfield,# Whoopi #Goldberg, Tracey #Ullman and Chelsea #Handler.   Since 2009, he has performed at many venues around the U.S.: Las #Vegas, NV; NYC; Atlantic City, NJ; Windsor, CT; #Philadelphia, PA; #Hollywood, FL to name a few.    He is a supporter of the #LGBT Community and has performed for LIFEbeat (lifebeat.org), The Imperial Court of NY (ICNY.org), and #Gay Men's Health Crisis (gmhc.org). He has appeared on many talk/radio shows in the U.S and Internationally. Ike also Co-hosted on the #1 Show on Wildfire Radio, "The Idiots" and has appeared in the LGBT publications of GET OUT and NEXT Magazine.    Since 2013, Ike Wrote, Produced and Starred in 10 original shows "I've Slept My Way To The Top....Twice"(2013) , "Ike Avelli Is Coming To Town" (2014) , "50 Shades of Gay" (2015), "Love On A DEAD END Street" (2016) , "I Thought I Would Be Dead By Now" (2016), "You're A Mean One, Ike Avelli" (2016) , "The Book Of Ike" (2017), "Ike Avelli's Day Off" (2018) , "Dear Santa, Define Good. Love, Ike" (2018) and "Lube: A Gay-sical" (2019) in different cities and all shows were PACKED HOUSES! He co-hosted "Un-Talented Tuesday's" with Viki Villainess for a 4 week limited engagement in the spring of 2018. Created "LIVE! In Bed With Ike Avelli on Zoom during the 2020 Pandemic.     "50 Shades of Gay"  was a hit in NYC during PRIDE and SOLD OUT Bally's in Atlantic City in 2019. It was also part of the 2017-2019 Rochester Fringe Festival and SOLD OUT all four nights. The Huffington Post called it "the performance of the summer", while hailing Ike Avelli as the "mastermind of creativity".  ​  Ike wrote his first book entitled, 'A Year In The Life Of Ike Avelli...And It Ain't Pretty", a diary of the year 2017 and was listed in the Top 20 new releases on Amazon.com.   He was nominated for the 2013/2015 Glam Award for Best Comedy Performer. Winner of the Get Out Magazine LGBT 2014 Comedian of the Year.  Winner of the 2018 Providence Fringe Award for 50 Shades of Gay  Performance from the band Words for hands  #Merch Store: www.dckproductions.com/shop  #Betterhelp : www.betterhelp.com/sipod   #VIKING REVOLUTION AFFILIATE LINKS Viking Revolution Beard Kit https://amzn.to/2E7ca83 Viking Revolution Beard Wash and Conditioner https://amzn.to/2OInwBg Viking Revolution Beard Oil 3 pack https://amzn.to/2CpXY9S Viking Revolution Beard Balm 3 pack https://amzn.to/32FT3vT Viking Revolution Pomade https://amzn.to/3eSFVpM Viking Revolution Quick Shower Wipes https://amzn.to/3fO6ii5 Viking Revolution Toilet Wipes https://amzn.to/32I8oMC   MY FAVORITE #AMAZON PROUCTS AFFILIATE LINKS The #headphones I use From Beats https://amzn.to/2WG28RE My stream #camera bundle https://amzn.to/2CrhXFb #Elgato Cam Link https://amzn.to/3fP9D01 My Favorite Cooking Device https://amzn.to/39iNmWb My Favorite Beer Glasses https://amzn.to/2OMo6OF   #beardedmen #vikingrevolution #beard #podcast #suckit #suckitpodcast #derek #music #celebrityinterviews

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