Joey Medina a Puerto Rican who was born and raised in the Bronx, New York is one of the freshest and funniest comedians around today. Joey spent most of his teen years perfecting boxing skills that would one day earn him a state Championship as a professional and a shot at the world title before becoming a heavy-hitter in the comedy arena. He headlines comedy clubs, casinos and theaters throughout the United States and has also toured Asia, Europe and the Middle East. He has proudly performed for the US Armed Forces during wartime in Bosnia, Kosovo, Kuwait and Iraq, as well as the USS Roosevelt aircraft carrier. Recently he starred in "Latin Palooza" A hilarious DVD that Medina hosted and produced, which followed his award winning debut comedy CD "Below the Belt." Joey also starred in theParamount picture "The Original Latin Kings of Comedy" with Cheech Marin, Paul Rodriguez and George Lopez. He can also be seen on "Cheech Marin and Friends: Live From South Beach" DVD by Comedy Central and "Comedy on Steroids" DVD distributed by Laughing Hyena. His first screenplay "El Matador" in which he made his directorial debut, swept the 8th Annual East Los Angeles Chicano Film Festival in 2002 by winning Best Film, Best Director and Best Acting awards. The film is currently available on DVD through Maverick Entertainment. Joey wrote, produced and hosted SÌ TV's first scripted television show, "Circumsized Cinema."