Comedian, rapper, dancer, actor, producer

If entertainment was a buffet, then Cory "Zooman" Miller would offer just about every dish one could want. Aside from being a headlining comedian, Miller can sing, rap, dance, act and produce. With more talent than he knows what to do with, Miller has managed to incorporate all of his abilities into one entertaining act, regardless of how it's classified.

The Jersey-born Miller moved to Atlanta in 1988. He later found work as a choreographer for Dallas Austin's group, the Highland Place Mobsters, and wrote for Lil' Zane.

Zooman likes to host. He hosted Thursday nights at the Yin Yang Cafe when Little John and the Chronicle would perform in '95, and co-hosted "The Mike Roberts Morning Show" on V-103 (WVEE-FM) from '96-'97.

As a comedian, Zooman has headlined at clubs and colleges across the nation as well as appeared on Comedy Central, NBC's "The Tonight Show," HBO's "Def Comedy Jam," BET's "Comic View" and "Showtime at the Apollo." He was also a member of the Black Comedy Tour, and has traveled all over Europe and South Africa to perform.

Like most entertainers, Miller lived in Los Angeles, from 1997-2000. While he was there, he hosted at the Improv, starred in one of Bud Light's Super Bowl commercials, and landed a development deal with NBC that he later walked away from. "They didn't know what to do with me. They had all these ideas of things they wanted me to be and I was like, 'OK, that's cool, but when do I get to be myself?'"

Zooman is currently shopping a radio show to XM that he and fellow Atlanta comedian Tyler Craig developed, called "Talk Ish Radio." He is also working on putting out comedy mix tapes, which include the already finished songs "Waffle House Thugs" and "The Medicinal Ode to P.P.P."


Comments (10)

Showing 1-10 of 10

Add a comment

Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-10 of 10

Add a comment

Latest in Profile

  • Nominate a Neighbor

    Help us recognize the extraordinary folks who take care of business and make Atlanta's neighborhoods special.
  • Sada Jacobson

    Olympic fencer
  • Terri Montague

    Poet, artist and Beltline visionary
  • More »

More by Noah Gardenswartz

Restaurant Review: Bread & Butterfly
Restaurant Review: Bread & Butterfly

Search Events

  1. Goat Farm Economics 6

    Can art and good old-fashioned capitalism breathe new life into one of Atlanta’s most historic and overlooked neighborhoods?
  2. Solving downtown's homeless problem begins with taking the red pill 95

    Peachtree-Pine homeless shelter is the root of downtown's image problem
  3. Unanswered: CL's metro Atlanta officer-involved shooting database

Recent Comments

© 2016 Creative Loafing Atlanta
Powered by Foundation