Born in Plymouth, North Carolina and raised in Mount Vernon, New York, J.B. Smoove is an award-winning writer, comedian, and actor who continues to entertain audiences all over the world with his unique brand of comedy. His breakout role in “Curb Your Enthusiasm” as Leon Black has firmly planted him as one of the best comedic actors today. Recently, Smoove was seen in the third season of “The Last O.G.” alongside Tiffany Haddish and Tracy Morgan and lent his memorable voice to Hulu’s comedy “Woke,” as the black marker. In 2019, Smoove starred alongside Tom Holland in the Spider-Man franchise “Spider-Man: Far from Home” in addition to appearing in the DC Universe as part of the animated “Harley Quinn” series. Smoove splits his time between filming and entertaining audiences nationwide on his “Lollygaggin” comedy tour, which sold out shows across the country.
Affirmations, elaborations, and hallucinations from one of comedy’s most enigmatic minds! Join JB Smoove each week as he squeezes the most wisdom possible out of an inspirational quote. And now he’s dishing out real life advice and talking to more amazing guests! New episodes every Monday.
Miles Grose is an experienced sketch and improv comedy performer. He is a NYC native and during his time there he studied with comedy guru Steve Kaplan at The Manhattan Punchline Theater and heralded Second City alumnus Martin Friedberg at The Original Improv. As a sketch performer, Miles was a regular on the sketch scene counting The Comic Strip, Stand Up NY and The New York Comedy club as some of his regular haunts. Miles is now based in Los Angeles and over the years he has continued his development in the improv world. He studied at The Groundlings and performed with the Bravo Company at The ACME Comedy Theater. Years back in Los Angeles, Miles was a member of the sketch group Yo' Mel that was regularly featured at The Comedy Store and a member of Hold The Cream, a sketch group that performed weekly at The Comedy Underground in Santa Monica. Over the years Miles has appeared in numerous live shows, commercials, and shorts and has had several appearances in TV and film. Among his many comedic turns, he won accolades for his recurring role of Omar Al Farouq on "The Onion News Network." As a writer, he has worked on projects for NBC, Netflix, Fuse TV, and Funny Or Die, to mention a few. He has written for projects produced by Stan Lathan, Russell Simmons, Robert Morton, and Wanda Sykes. Additionally, Miles has written on many sports focused projects such as "The Sports Illustrated Man Of The Year Awards," "The Monday Night Football Countdown," the "Inside The NBA Roast," "The NBA's Legends Brunch," "The NFL Commissioner's Awards," and "The Rich Eisen Show." As a collaborator, Miles is the longtime creative partner of comedian JB Smoove. Together they have created many commercial and theatrical projects, most notably the NYC-based, MSG Network multi-Emmy-nominated talk show "Four Courses With JB Smoove." Miles is also known as the co-host of the podcast, "May I Elaborate? Daily Wisdom From JB Smoove."