Known for his inventive writing and playful persona, Joe Zimmerman brings insightful observations and a curiosity to the stage that achieves a level of joy rarely accomplished. His jokes are first and foremost on himself, while also touching on pop culture, relationships, history, nature, and pop-science.
A regular at New York city’s iconic Comedy Cellar, Joe grew up in Morgantown, WV, and began his comedy career in North Carolina after graduating from Davidson College. His television appearances include The Late Late Show with James Corden, John Oliver’s New York Comedy Central show, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Last Comic Standing, and his own Comedy Central Half Hour.
His debut album Smiling at Wolves reached number one on the iTunes comedy charts and his second, Innocence is a favorite on SiriusXM and Pandora. Joe also hosts his own podcast and is a humor writer, having published in The New Yorker, and New York Times.
“The combination of Joe’s calming vocalization and inventive writing is a thing of magic. You’d be hard-pressed to find a more enjoyable show.”~Buzzfeed
“One of the best new comedians from the South”. ~Paste Magazine
“Closed the show and destroyed the crowd with an audience participation bit that caused howling fits.” ~Punchline Magazine
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