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Grassroots Comedy DC with Chris Blackwood - EMLab Artist Profiles

Chris Blackwood is co-founder of Grassroots Comedy DC (GCDC), which sits at the crossroads of comedy and advocacy, to make humans laugh while improving humanity, with the ultimate goal to use comedy to support local nonprofits in their mission to make DC (and the world) a better place for all.

We discuss:

  • How Chris first got interested in stand-up and sketch comedy and his biggest comedic influences;

  • What is Grassroots Comedy DC;

  • The role of a comedian in society; and

  • Grassroots Comedy DC plans for 2021.

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