A lifelong Seattle resident, John Keister was the host of the long-running and popular comedy television show Almost Live.
During its 10-year run Keister received 12 Emmy awards from the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences. Keister's work has been seen on Comedy Central, HBO, the Fox network, and the History Channel.
His current projects include regular commentaries for the series “Connects” on public television and development of a new pilot for Comedy Central.
In 1988, as a member of the Washington generals, Keister scored one point against the Harlem Globetrotters.