W. Kamau Bell
comedian, writer, educator
W. Kamau Bell is a comedian, writer, and educator based in San Francisco. He is credited with telling the first ever Barack Obama joke on Comedy Central and was honored as San Francisco's Comedian of the Year in 2008. He is featured regularly on radio as one half of the movie review team *Siskel & Negro*, and is published as a writer in *What Would Bill Hicks Say?* Bell is currently performing his acclaimed solo performance show, The *W. Kamau Bell Curve: Ending Racism in About an Hour*, at the New York International Fringe Festival.