ABOUT THE FOUNDER

Darryl Littleton began his comedy career writing sketches for “The Tom Joyner Morning Show” on CBS Radio.  Soon afterwards he became a regular at the world famous Comedy Store, adopted the stage name, “D’Militant” and landed a job as D. L. Hughley’s exclusive writer when he hosted BET’s “Comic View”.   Darryl was promoted to writer/producer and also penned material for Cedric the Entertainer, Sommore and Don DC Curry.

 

Darryl’s television credits include Robert Townsend’s WB sitcom, “The Parent Hood”, “Townsend Television” for Fox, HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam”, Comedy Central’s “Make Me Laugh”, Martin Lawrence’s “1st Amendment”, Telemundo’s “Loco Comedy Jam”, Byron Allen’s “Comic’s Unleashed” and ABC’s “America’s Funniest People” where he was the Grand Prize Winner.

 

Darryl toured Europe and Asia as a stand-up comedian entertaining US military troops, released his comedy CD, “Am I Lying?!”, won the prestigious Bay Area Black Comedy Competition on its 20th Anniversary, worked as a commentator for NPR and his first published book, “Black Comedians on Black Comedy”, is taught at USC and was adapted into the Robert Townsend directed documentary, “Why We Laugh” where Darryl served as executive producer. 

Littleton co-hosted the podcast “Tuezdae’s with D’Militant”, toured as a public speaker, produced “Black & Blue: The Laff Records Collection” and dropped his sophomore album “Too Raw for Mainstream” along with publishing five additional books: “How to Be Funny: The Essential Comedy Handbook”; “Forefathers”, “Pimp Down”; “Comediennes: Laugh Be a Lady” and “Black Revenge” as well as the satirical graphic novel, “1 Broke Activist: The Adventures of D’Militant - Mein Trump”.

Darryl Littleton is the Associate Curator of the Comedy Hall of Fame and is an Emmy nominated writer for his work on the documentary, “Joan Rivers: Exit Laughing”.

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