Diggnation: About the Hosts
Diggnation is a weekly tech/web culture show based on the top digg.com social bookmarking news stories.
Alex has participated in the entertainment industry for six years. He founded and directed the popular, Los Angeles-based improv comedy troupe, The Misfit Toys. The group was featured in Stuff Magazine and on MTV. Alex subsequently appeared in a number of national television commercials for companies such as Volkswagen, Dominos and Dell. After a chance meeting with a TechTV producer at a wedding, Alex landed the co-hosting role on TechTV's The Screen Savers. It was at TechTV that he met Kevin Rose, and one of the most successful Internet television partnerships was born. In 2004, Kevin and Alex decided to create a weekly podcast called Diggnation. The popular Revision3 show consistently ranks as one of the top podcast downloads available from the Apple iTunes Music Store.
In addition to Diggnation, Alex has teamed up with his two buds Dan and Jeff to create the raddest show on the net, The Totally Rad Show. TRS is an eccentric mix of movie quotes and radness.
Kevin Rose is a technology angel investor and serial entrepreneur. Kevin is the Co-Founder and CEO of Milk, a mobile application development company in San Francisco, CA. Previously Kevin was the Founder of Digg, and co-founder of Revision3 and Pownce (now Six Apart).
He has been featured on the cover of Inc. Magazine, BusinessWeek, and RedHerring. Kevin was named a "Top 25 Angel Investors (#14)" by Bloomberg, "Top 25 Web Celebrities" by Forbes, "Top 25 Most Influential People on the Web" by Time and BusinessWeek magazines, and one of MITs "Top 35 Innovators under 35".