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Joey Medina a Puerto Rican who was born and raised in the Bronx, New York is one of the freshest and funniest comedians around today. Joey spent most of his teen years perfecting his boxing skills that would one day earn him a state Championship as a professional and a shot at the world title before becoming a heavy-hitter in the comedy arena. He is currently the star of the Morning Invasion on Latino 96.3 FM (English speaking) radio in Los Angeles and headlines comedy clubs, casinos and theaters throughout the United States and has also toured Asia, Europe and the Middle East. He has proudly performed for the US Armed Forces during wartime in Bosnia, Kosovo, Kuwait and Iraq, as well as the USS Roosevelt aircraft carrier. Recently he starred in “Latin Palooza” – A hilarious DVD that Medina hosted and produced. Which followed his award winning debut comedy CD “Below the Belt.” “Latin Palooza” brings to the stage four of the hottest stand-up comedians in America -- Willie Barcena, Darren Carter, Alex Reymundo and Mike Robles. Joey also starred in the Paramount picture “The Original Latin Kings of Comedy” with Cheech Marin, Paul Rodriguez, George Lopez and Alex Reymundo. He can also be seen on “Cheech Marin and Friends: Live From South Beach” DVD by Comedy Central and “Comedy on Steroids” DVD distributed by Laughing Hyena. His first screenplay, “El Matador” in which he made his directorial debut, swept the 8th Annual East Los Angeles Chicano Film Festival in 2002 by winning Best Film, Best Director and Best Acting awards. The film is currently available on video and DVD through Maverick Entertainment.? ?Medina wrote, produced and hosted Si TV’s first scripted television show, “Circumsized Cinema,” Executive produced by award-winning film producer, Moctesuma Esparza (“Selena”). The show re-edited campy Mexican movies into 30-minute “mini-movies” with totally new, scripted English audio tracks for a hilarious and utterly original half-hour television show. In addition, Medina is also recognized as one of the hosts and producers of “Loco Comedy Jam,” a stand-up comedy show featuring some of the best Latino comedians in the country on Mun2 Television.? He also wrote a screenplay for R & B artists Baby Bash and Chingo Bling called, “Primos” and is currently writing his fifth screenplay for Robert / David Films entitled “Revenge of the Mexicans.” Joey is a veteran of over 50 television appearances and has also co-stared in with, Danny Trejo and B Real from the rap group, Cypress Hill in the film “Devil Inside.” Joey just finished co-staring in the action-comedy “Zombie Strippers” with Jenna Jameson and Robert Englund Latin Style Magazine says “Joey is one of the few comedians that can bridge together urban with mainstream comedy to make his style a hit throughout the country.?