Allison Castillo is a comedian and writer who wrote and hosted (see, told you) the first season of “The Love Feed,” a web series on YourTango.com.
She has performed stand up on Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend,” the British production “The World Stands Up” and “Raymann is Laat ” (a popular weekly Dutch show!) and was a regular on the original VH1’s “Best Week Ever. ”
She was chosen to perform in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, Oregon, the Latino Laugh Festival in San Antonio, Texas and The Ms. Foundation for Women’s 16th Annual Comedy Hour at Caroline’s on Broadway, hosted by Gloria Steinem. She co-hosted the long running New York stand up show, Sweet Paprika, which was featured in “Back Stage” as part of “10 Standout Stand Ups Worth Watching.”
Allison’s one woman show, Who Do You Think You Are?, was selected for the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado and her performance at the festival was profiled on the MTV documentary series “True Life: I’m A Comic.”
The show also played in New York as part of the Toyota Comedy Festival at PS 122. Her next show, Unsolved Miseries, played at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and Joe’s Pub in New York. Both shows were featured at the HBO/Warner TV Workspace in Los Angeles.
Allison’s humor dating book, “The Score: The Ultimate Quiz to Test Who He Is,” was called “a hilarious send up of the self-help quiz” by Publisher’s Weekly. She has also contributed writing to “Cosmo,” “The New York Post,” “Jolie Magazine,” iVillage.com and ElleCanada.com. As a relationship expert, Allison has appeared on CBS 2 Morning News and “Dayside” on Fox News.
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