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Joseph Richards is a comedian who blends the personal and the absurd. They can quickly go from talking about being bisexual to asking if chairs eat soup (yes). They also enjoys making up material with the help of the audience. Joseph has been performing improv and stand-up comedy since 2004 in Washington, D.C., California, Colorado and Utah. They currently live in North Carolina where they are pursuing a Ph.D.

Cone Alone is their exploration of the thoughts and feelings of traffic cones.

They hail from the small town of Irwinton, GA. Growing up Southern Baptist provided Joseph an outlet for their naturally obsessive, zealous nature. Once he left the church behind, he focused his zeal on graduate school, music and comedy.

They is one half of the band Joey Cougar & The Starfish, known for touring select destinations in the United States in 2009.

They are proud to be one member of the award-winning film, Ripped Off, which won awards for best amateur film and best amateur acting at the 72 Hour Film Fest in Frederick, MD in 2011.

They were a finalist in the first-ever 72 Hour Script Fest for his sci-fi short film script called “The Pariah of Aquimon.” Read about the film adaptation.

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