"The Weekly Show" the network's take on "The Daily Show," starring the improv group "The Groundlings."
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The Weekly Show - Ze Frank - Netflix
Ze Frank (; born Hosea Jan Frank on March 31, 1972) is an American online performance artist, composer, humorist and public speaker based in Los Angeles. He is currently the chief of research and development for BuzzFeed.
The Weekly Show - Other media appearances - Netflix
In February 2004 Frank appeared on the TED Conference with a talk titled “What's so funny about the Web?” On May 18, 2007, Frank spoke at the Ruby on Rails conference in Portland, Oregon. Frank was a substitute host on the July 23, 2007, edition of the PRI public radio show Fair Game with Faith Salie. Frank spoke at Rochester Institute of Technology as part of the monthly Caroline Werner Gannett Lecture Series on October 3, 2007. On March 2008, Frank MCed the Graphex Gala Awards Ceremony in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Frank was a featured guest on The Sound of Young America on July 17, 2008. On October 6, 2008, Ze was the keynote speaker at the Kalido User Conference. Frank presented at the 3rd Webstock conference in Wellington, New Zealand, on February 19, 2009. Frank was featured in a weekly webseries for Time Magazine Online. Frank was re-invited to the TED Conference in February 2010 to give a comedic wrap-up of the conference. Frank appeared at VidCon on July 9, 2010. Frank spoke at TEDGlobal conference at Oxford (UK) on July 16, 2010. On April 11, 2011, Frank hosted an online streaming benefit concert with Imogen Heap to raise funds and inform viewers regarding the plight of the Japanese people following the devastating earthquake and tsunami. Frank conducted interviews with experts such as James Kondo, adviser to the Japanese Prime Minister, and architect Mark Dytham, as well as an assortment of musicians including Amanda Palmer, Ben Folds, Jamie Cullum, Imogen Heap, and KT Tunstall. The event was called Live 4 Sendai (part of the Live 4 X series) and it raised funds for UNICEF, The Red Cross, and Oxfam to further their restorative efforts in the region. In 2012, Frank once again attended VidCon, performing briefly onstage. Frank voices the popular Dear Kitten Friskies videos.
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