by Ryan Meehan
Hampton Yount is a comedian and webcomic writer. He was born in Virginia, started comedy in DC, aged four years, and now lives in Los Angeles. Yount won the DC Improv Comedy Competition in 2008 and other lesser important comedy contests in VA. He soon made a name for himself as the premiere contest winner and cheater of DC. He’s been invited to the Bridgetown Comedy Festival three times now and picked out of 600 hundred comics to compete in the Laughing Skull Festival where he made it to the semi-finals. Yount has previously worked as a creative consultant on Rob Dyrdek’s Fantasy Factory (MTV) and is currently a creative consultant on MTV’s “Ridiculousness”. Hampton has appeared on the G4 Network, done contributing writing for Chelsea Lately, and performed his stand up to millions of listeners on the Bob and Tom Radio Show and the Nerdist Podcast. And he’s also our guest today in 5 Questions.