Alonzo  Bodden

Alonzo Bodden

Alonzo Bodden’s first big comedy break came when he was on the “New Faces of Comedy” showcase at Just for Laughs in Montreal. Alonzo was first introduced to America on NBCʼs “Last Comic Standing,” where he won season three’s “The Best of the Best.” Known for his social and political commentary, he is a regular panelist on NPR’s “Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me. Alonzo starred in his second Showtime comedy special titled “Historically Incorrect” in February 2016. Taped at The Vic Theatre in Chicago, Bodden touched upon a variety of subjects, including President Obama and gun owners, being gluten free, the NFL’s troubles, Millennials, and the Los Angeles Clippers. In 2011, he starred in his first special “Who’s Paying Attention” also for Showtime, released a DVD, and currently hosts a podcast of the same name. He’s had numerous appearances on CNBC’s “Leno’s Garage” with Jay Leno. Alonzo also travels the globe entertaining USO troops from Iraq to Greenland and everywhere in between.