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Chameleon comedian James Adomian to host SXSWi Innovation Awards

Omar L. Gallaga
ogallaga@statesman.com

SXSW Interactive announced on Thursday that comedian James Adomian will host its annual awards show on Tuesday, March 17. The SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards will happen at Hilton Austin Downtown and includes the festival’s Hall of Fame induction and awards including Breakout Trend, Speaker of the Event and plenty of other categories.

Adomian has been a fixture of the last few years of SXSW Comedy events. He’s been a standout of live tapings of the podcast “Comedy Bang Bang” portraying characters including The Sheriff of Nottingham and former Minnesota governor Jesse Ventura.

He’s also got a comedy album, “Low Hangin Fruit” and also does a killer Marc Maron impression (warning: contains some NSFW language).

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And lastly, here’s a clip of Adomian doing his potent Jesse “The Mind” Ventura impression on IFC’s “Comedy Bang Bang Bang” TV show:

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