Here’s the scoop: Jason was
born in Wichita KS, raised in Baltimore MD, ran away to New York City
and now resides in Washington D.C. He has Midwest values, an East Coast
attitude and a West Coast mentality.
He comes from the all American family, him, an older sister and parents
that have been married forever. “My parents met when they were 3 and 6 in
Sunday school and they’re still together. That’s just plain weird. I was
so left out in school. All my friends had somewhere to go on the weekends,
(their father’s) not me. I still don’t have a weekend home,” quirps Jason.
The son of an insurance man and a barmaid turned legal secretary was his
foundation for life. Throw in a hard working, never does anything wrong,
sister named Sheryl and there you have it. “I thought the older sibling
was supposed to break your parents in. You know how hard it is when your
sister had perfect attendance for all 4 years of high school? I could
barely put a full week together,” argues Jason. In high school he was
voted most talkative and most outgoing. The problem was he was always
talking while the teachers were talking and the only thing he was going
out of was the closet.
Dudey has been climbing the comedy ladder and working the circuit for
years. He plays every room imaginable, the gay rooms, the road rooms and
has even done a PTA meeting and a bowling alley. He’s that guy next door
that just happens to be gay. Your sweet old grandmother will love him and
even your construction worker brother-in-law will want to hear more. There
are gay people in this world, it happends. Dudey says he can work a
powerdrill but, he can also quote the “Golden Girls”. He has opened for
Craig Shoemaker, Ant, Sandra Bernhardt, Kathleen Madigan, Rovert Schimmel,
Jennifer Coolidge, Susie Essman and more. He has also appeared on LOGO’s
Wisecracks – OutLaugh 3 and NBC’s Last Comic Standing. He is a host and
producer of Come Out Laughing based at the Long Beach Laugh Factory. This
show tours all over the country so be sure to see him when the bus stops
in your city, village, or maybe he'll just pull up in your driveway!