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Why you should keep an eye on rising comedian/writer Dewayne Perkins

Why you should keep an eye on rising comedian/writer Dewayne Perkins

When Dewayne Perkins joined the writing staff of the weekly Netflix show “The Break with Michelle Wolf” back in March, one of his first assignments was to help write material for Wolf’s appearance at the White House Correspondents' Dinner.

It’s a mostly behind-the-scenes job for now, but Perkins is a performer to keep an eye on. He’s already appeared on-camera dressed to the nines as Beyonce. He’s also the brainchild behind the recent Comedy Central video “The Blackening” spoofing horror movie tropes. And he’s developing a half-hour comedy with Red Arrow Studios after he and fellow Second City alum Aasia...

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