Villarba’s wordsmithing has been featured in Bleacher Report, Culture Magazine, The Filipino Press, The Mammoth Times, 90 Minutes Soccer Magazine, Nug Magazine, The Anfield Shop, DiningOut San Diego, Flow Snowboarding, Flow Sports, Inc., i9media, Nidecker Snowboards, Remedy Cannabis, SIC Maui and Silver Sage Wellness.
As a stand up comic and has featured at The Comedy Store Hollywood and The Comedy Store La Jolla, Flappers Burbank, Inside Jokes LA at Mann’s Chinese Theater, Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, Mad House Comedy Club, V Theater at Planet Hollywood, along with various clubs, bars and mics in the Western United States. Villarba was on Deathsquad’s Kill Tony Podcast and Comic’s Talk Comedy on WSradio. Villarba hosted a stand up comedy night at JP’s Pub in San Diego for 4 years.
A native to San Diego, California, Villarba studied writing at the San Diego State University, The University of London Union and University of California San Diego. Trapped in an asphalt matrix the past few years, Villarba spent several years living in the Eastern Sierra. Villarba hosted the Tufnell Park Tubestop radio show at KCR 2002-2003. Villarba was also baritone sax player for Broken Pretzel, a national touring ska band in the 90s, touring with Reel Big Fish and MXPX.
Villarba left the beaches of Southern California for the nightlife of Las Vegas. Surrounded by legal cannabis, craps tables and Vegas Golden Knights hockey. All the while, day dreaming of the snow capped mountains of the John Muir Wilderness. A fan of Guinness and Magic Hat #9′s, he can be found playing pinball, singing karaoke, mountain biking, snowboarding or having a late night carne asada burrito or ramen.
Reach him at randy [at] randywrites [dot] com at your own peril. But @randywrites on Twitter or on Instagram @randyvillarba will probably garner a quicker response.