Tom Papa, Head Writer
With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, writer and actor, Tom Papa has found success in film, television, radio, as well as on the live stage. This season he adds ‘Head Writer of His Favorite Radio Show of All Time’ to his resume.
Benjamin Apple is a writer, director, and actor from Philadelphia who has been creating comedy in New York and Los Angeles since 2009. Benjamin has written for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Onion, and Upright Citizens Brigade sketch teams. He co-produces UCB’s annual Movie Cram, and has produced and directed multiple original web series, including the LA Times TV Pick Cubed for Broadway Video’s Above Average Web channel.
Rachel Axler is a four-time Emmy Award-winning writer, currently working on HBO’s Veep. In the past, she’s written for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Parks and Recreation, How I Met Your Mother, Childrens Hospital, and several other awesome shows, but APHC is by far the job that impressed her mom the most. She’s so thrilled to be a part of this venerable institution and family.
Patrick Clair is a writer, actor, improviser, and teacher. He’s been writing and performing live comedy at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York since 2006. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and plants.
Andrew Lee is a writer and sometimes performer living in Los Angeles. After graduating college, he jump started his writing career by working as a budget analyst for the New York City government for over six years. He has written for the NBC Scene Showcase, won the half-hour spec category for Final Draft’s Big Break contest, and also was lucky enough to win a couple games on Jeopardy!
Sean Tejaratchi was born in California and has lived in towns as varied as Portland, Oregon. In addition to writing, he’s a graphic designer of books, postcards, LPs, and many more things that fail to promptly come to mind. This next part has absolutely nothing to do with anything. It is here merely to fill up space. Still, it is words, rather than repeated letters, since the latter might not give the proper appearance, namely, that of an actual bio. His zine, Crap Hound, exists, and his website, LiarTownUSA, is enjoyed by many dozens around the world. Sean currently lives in Los Angeles.
Mark Vigeant is a comedian, writer, director, and performer in New York City. His work has been featured on The A.V. Club, Fusion, Nerdist, The Huffington Post, and Funny or Die and he is a former staff writer and performer at Seriously.tv.