writer/comedian/immigrant

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ten things to know

1. Felipe Torres Medina is an award-winning humorist and writer based in New York City.

2. He loves writing the second part of that sentence, because he really wouldn't rather live anywhere else. 

3. His work has appeared on The New Yorker, BuzzFeed and BuzzFeed Español, McSweeney's, ReductressMitú, and CollegeHumor.

4. He is a writer and performer at the best comedy theatre in the world, The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. There, he writes for the sketch house team ¨Night Eaters.¨ Come see a show!

5. He has also written many ads at agencies like DraftLine, Laundry Service, and The Brooklyn Brothers.

6. That means he’s written and directed ads for clients like Tic Tac, Michelob Ultra, Estrella Jalisco, Papa John’s (before the racism), Major League Soccer, BODYARMOR, Boston Brewing Company, Optimum Cable, Blink Fitness, Rémy Martin.

7. He has also been published in several important media publications in Latin America such as El Espectador, KienYKe and Revista Arcadia

8. In television, Felipe has worked for Colombian-American production company Neuplot as a writer and as an associate producer for GMG Entertainment's show "Movies You Wanna Watch."

9.  He once appeared on Who Wants To Be a Millionaire, but in Colombia.

10. His millions are in Colombian pesos.