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David Race is an American stand-up comedian, podcast host, and former radio personality.
Race was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised on Long Island by his adoptive parents Robert and Judith.
After high school, Race went to broadcasting school in New York City. Shortly after starting broadcasting school, Race secured an internship on The Howard Stern Show, at WXRK in New York. He appeared on the Stern show throughout most of 1987, as "Dave the Intern". Several incidents involving Race are described in the book Howard Stern A to Z by Luigi Lucaire. During Howard Stern's vacations. he often co-hosted the "Best of Stern" broadcasts airing on WXRK in New York and WYSP in Philadelphia.
Race was later a rock disc jockey and talk radio host on stations including K-Rock in New York, WBAB on Long Island, and finally WMMR in Philadelphia.
After leaving WMMR in the late 1990s, Race began performing stand-up comedy, initially in Philadelphia and then in Los Angeles. He has appeared in comedy sketches on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on ABC-TV. His stand-up comedy has been broadcast on the Sirius/XM Raw Dog comedy channel in the U.S. and Canada. Race has appeared in several stand-up comedy festivals and has made frequent appearances at the Hollywood Improv in Los Angeles.
In 2008, Race created and hosted an online spoof celebrity news show called Celebrity Eulogy. In 2014, Race began hosting the podcast Comedians Talking About Bigfoot. In 2015, he signed a television development deal stemming from this podcast.
In 2018, Race created and began hosting a podcast combining paranormal subjects with comedy and celebrities, called Monstrosity with David Race. Celebrity guests on Monstrosity have included Matt Moneymaker from the Animal Planet TV show "Finding Bigfoot", Christopher Knight from the Brady Bunch, and comedian Brody Stevens in one of the last interviews he did before his death in 2019.
- Lucaire, Luigi (1997). Howard Stern, A to Z: A Totally Unauthorized Guide. St. Martin's Griffin. ISBN 978-0-312-15144-7. Search this book on
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