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John Merriman

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Austin, Texas
John Merriman is an award winning filmmaker, actor and comedy fan.He has had starring roles in the 2012 New York Times Critic's Pick You Hurt My Feelings, the LA Film Fest winning feature Gretchen, and the indie comedies Pictures of Superheroes and Cinema Six. He also acted in the acclaimed Sundance film Pit Stop and the SXSW award winner Loves Her Gun. Together with Kerri Lendo, he wrote, directed, and acted in the short films Modern Man and Sleep Study which won the Audience Award at the 2010 Austin Film Festival. He co-hosts the Moontower Comedy Festival's online series Inside Joke where he has interviewed comedy luminaries including Steven Wright, Marc Maron, and Maria Bamford. John was born in Houston, Texas. He attended Connecticut College where he majored in Psychology. He has called Austin his home since 1996.For more visit www.merrimanland.com.