Sam Varela joins the ladies to discuss Whole Foods, teeth talk, Smash Mouth, 90s stuff, missed connections, beards, myspace and more! Check out the show that Sam co-created with Brandie, Picture This! whenever it comes to your town!
Samantha Varela (pictured above living her #brand) has been booking and producing comedy live shows, podcasts, radio, videos and more since 2008. She’s worked at WTF with Marc Maron, Funny or Die, Earwolf/Midroll, All Things Comedy, Innovative Artists and more. She’s worked directly with Maria Bamford, Al Madrigal, Marc Maron, Olivia Wingate, Neil Hamburger, Laura Kightlinger, Brendon Small, Steve Agee and more.
She’s built a brand of live comedy shows under the banner Naked Comedy Productions and produced/booked shows via that in LA, NY, SF, and in festivals around the country. Past guests of her comedy shows include Jack Black, Zach Galifianakis, John C. Riley, Aziz Ansari, Louie CK, Nick Kroll, Chelsea Peretti, Tim Heidecker, Natasha Leggero, Bobcat Goldthwait, David Koechner, Maria Bamford, John Mulaney, Jen Kirkman, The Birthday Boys, Seth Morris, Pete Holmes & more!
Her flagship show Picture This! has regularly sold out shows in LA and NY and been featured at SF Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Melbourne Comedy Festival, Crom Comedy Fest, Green Gravel Comedy Festival, Denver, New York Animation Block Party and more. We’ve also done a number of officially sponsored shows with Bento Box Animation, Cartoon Network, Comedy Central’s Brickleberry, Adult Swim’s Mr. Pickles, Netflix’s BoJack Horseman & more!
She is currently producing and booking numerous shows in LA and NY and working in comedy PR at Michael O’Brien Entertainment.