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Sam Seder
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Voice of

Hugo Habercore, Harold Cranwinkle, Various

Birthday

November 28, 1966

Spouse

Nicole Cattell

Birthplace

New York, New York City

Samuel Lincoln Seder (born November 28, 1966) is an American comedian, actor, progressive political commentator, and media host. His works include Who’s the Caboose, appearances in Sex and the City and Assy McGee, as well as his own podcast, The Majority Report.

Early life

Seder was born in New York to Jewish parents, and grew up in Worcester, Massachusetts.

Seder earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religious Studies from Connecticut College and enrolled at Boston University School of Law. He later dropped out to pursue a career in comedy.

Career

Sam’s works include the film Who's the Caboose? (1997) as well as the television shows Beat Cops (2001) and Pilot Season(2004). He also appeared in Next Stop Wonderland(1998) and made guest appearances on Spin City(1997), Sex and the City (2000), America Undercover (2005), and Maron (2015). Since 2010, he has hosted a daily political talk show, The Majority Report with Sam Seder. He also voices Hugo, a recurring character on the animated comedy series Bob's Burgers. He has written for such television shows as Entourage, Two and a Half Men, and Friends.

Politics

In March 2004, Seder became co-host of Air America Radio's The Majority Report alongside Janeane Garofalo.

In November 2009, Seder hosted a pilot for NBC of an American version of Have I Got News for You. Three years later, in November 2012, it was announced Seder would again be the host of an American version of the show, this time on TBS.

In November 2010, Seder began an independent online podcast, also called The Seder Channel. The live talk-show format closely matches the previous Air America program, with politically oriented commentary by Seder and co-hosts and interviews with various guests. Seder offers listeners different tiered levels of access to content around the show via crowdfunding platform Patreon.

In late 2010, Seder began occasionally serving as substitute host of Countdown with Keith Olbermannwhen Olbermann was on vacation. In December 2010, Seder also became co-host of the nationally syndicated progressive radio interview program Ring of Fire, co-hosted by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Florida-based attorney Mike Papantonio.

Seder also works as a political contributor for MSNBC.

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