Joel Runnels Jr. is a humble, thought provoking comic.His humor comes from the realities of life.Doing comedy is therapy for him because when people laugh he feels like he's not the only one going thru trials & tribulations.He's very diverse & professional.Can perform for any crowd young, old, male, female, all races.He knows how to custom fit his show to any audience.Its all about the people.
He's toured with Mike Epps opened up for comedians such as Kevin Hart, Monique, Gary Owen, Sommore, Tommy Davidson, John Witherspoon, Earthquake, & Bruce Bruce.Headlined and hosted his own monthly recurring comedy show, “The Junebug Show”. Showcased as the “feature act” at the Improv in Addison,TX, Miami,FL, Arlington,TX , Carolines on Broadway New York,NY, Stress Factory New Brunswick,NJ
Performed at the “New Faces” segment of the highly coveted, annual TBS Comedy Festival hosted in Las Vegas, NV.Performed at Jamie Foxx's “Laffapalooza” in Atlanta, GA.Highlighted on BET's longest running comedy showcase, “Comic View”.Opened up for the Bruce Bruce and Earthquake “Bad Boys of Comedy Tour”. Opened up for Cedric the Entertainer. Showcased at “Moca Mondays” in Harlem, NY, The Uptown Comedy Club in Atlanta, GA, Hyena's Comedy Club in Arlington, Dallas, and Fort Worth, TX, The Funny Bone in Shreveport, LA, The Laffhouse in Philadelphia, PA, and Steve Harvey's Comedy House in Dallas, TX.Competitions Bay Area Oakland,CA.March Madness NY.Tripping on Tuesday The Comedy Store L.A.
Served as an on air radio personality & writer on the Skip Murphy & Company Morning Radio Show (5a-10a)Dallas,TX the #1 morning show during the entire duration of my employment.Facilitated live broadcasts from various businesses, community events, and forums. Recorded the endorsement for the nationally syndicated Chris Rock's HBO special “Kill the Messenger” . Hosted Katt Williams' official DVD release party at the House of Blues in Dallas, TX.
Feature Film (The Crab) NY
Short Film (Change) NJ
Commercial (The Comeback) TX
Various Parody videos