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Christian Finnegan is an American stand-up comedian, writer and actor based in New York City. Finnegan is perhaps best known as one of the original panelists on VH1‘s Best Week Ever and as Chad, the only white roommate in the “Mad Real World” sketch on Comedy Central‘s Chappelle’s Show. Additional television appearances as himself or performing stand up have included “Conan”, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”, “Would You Rather…with Graham Norton”, “Good Afternoon America” and multiple times on The Today Show and Countdown with Keith Olbermann, and on History‘s I Love the 1880s. He hosted TV Land’s game show “Game Time”. As an actor, Finnegan portrayed the supporting role of “Carl” in the film Eden Court, a ticket agent in “Knight and Day” and several guest roles including a talk show host on “The Good Wife“. In October 2006, Finnegan’s debut stand up comedy CD titled Two For Flinching was released by Comedy Central Records, with a follow-up national tour of college campuses from January to April 2007. “Au Contraire!” was released by Warner Bros. Records in 2009. His third special “The Fun Part” was filmed at the Wilbur Theatre in Boston on April 4, 2013 and debuted on Netflix on April 15, 2014.
Julie Mason is the host of SiriusXM’s Julie Mason Mornings, heard nationwide weekdays from 6-9 a.m. ET.
Her daily political talk show on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel features an eclectic mix of guests, including newsmakers such as Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Vice President Mike Pence, Sen. Ted Cruz, Sen. Sherrod Brown, Secretary of State John Kerry, Gov. Larry Hogan and Gov. Chris Christie, among others.
She also hosts filmmakers including Alex Gibney and Michael Kirk, artists Henry Rollins, John Doe and Robin Bell, entertainers including the cast of Veep, plus authors, comedians and journalists.
Before joining SiriusXM, Julie was a White House reporter at POLITICO, the Washington Examiner and the Houston Chronicle.
Julie has more than 30 years of journalism experience covering local, state and national politics, including four presidential campaigns.
Julie is a former elected board member of the White House Correspondents Association and appears on CNN, FOX News, MSNBC, NPR and more. She was a 2014 recipient of the Gracie Award from the Alliance for Women in Media for outstanding achievement as a radio talk show host.
Julie is married to Tunga Yakupoglu and lives in Washington, DC.