25 year-old Steve Hofstetter is someone to watch.
An author, columnist, and comedian, Hofstetter is also the host of Four Quotas, which airs three times per week on Sirius Satellite Radio. Recently named one of Two Drink Minimum magazine's best new faces of 2004 and nominated for the Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities Comedian of the Year, Hofstetter toured over 100 college campuses and dozens of clubs including schools like Ohio State and Stanford and clubs like Caroline's on Broadway and the Hollywood Improv. Due to his popularity in the college market, SteveHofstetter.com is the most trafficked website of any American standup act on the market today.
Hofstetter is known for his writing, first published at age 15. At 18, Hofstetter co-founded "Sports Jerk of the Week," an irreverent website featured by press like USA Today's Baseball Weekly, Sports Illustrated, and CNN. And at 20, Hofstetter took a year off of school to head up web content for the New York Yankees.
While an undergraduate at Columbia University, Hofstetter was a well-read columnist for the Columbia Daily Spectator and a voice of the Columbia Lions. Hofstetter graduated with three awards for leadership, seven for scholarship, and the prestigious Gollin Prize for Outstanding Promise in Journalism and Media.
After spending a summer writing for Maxim, ESPN, and Sports Illustrated for Kids, Hofstetter turned his column "Observational Humor," into his first book. The column is now syndicated in eight states and "Student Body Shots" is a 5-star title on Amazon.com. The book was recently optioned by a major production company, and will be pitched as a television series this fall.
Hofstetter has appeared on NBC's Ed, Law and Order, and Last Comic Standing, been featured by the New York Times, and been an in studio guest of the Bob & Tom Show. Hofstetter's credits also include local radio and TV in dozens of states, and more than 100 positive book reviews.
A producer as well as a comedian, Hofstetter co-founded and helps run the successful Comedy Soapbox, which was twice featured in Comedy Central's newsletter.
Hofstetter was recently the youngest alum chosen to participate in Columbia University's 20 Under 40, honoring Columbia's most talented and successful recent graduates under the age of 40. Hofstetter is also listed in Strathmore's "Who's Who" for his success at a young age. And he was the youngest comedian interviewed in Dave Schwensen's forthcoming sequel to "How to Be a Working Comic," alongside veteran comedians like Ray Romano, Lewis Black, and Dave Attell.
Hofstetter will release his second book this winter, and will continue touring to promote it.
Web Site: www.stevehofstetter.com