Kurt hails from the backwater diners of Neptune, NJ. He moved to Baltimore, then Brooklyn, and now resides in the city of broken dreams, LA.
Kurt was named a “Comic To Watch” by Variety, Timeout NY, TimeOut LA, Comedy Central, and the NY Comedy Festival. His debut comedy album, released on Kill Rock Stars Records, was named a top comedy album of 2013 by The Onion AV Club, Paste Magazine, Village Voice, TimeOut NY and more. (We don’t want to bore you.)
Kurt has been seen on BUNK (IFC), John Oliver Presents (Comedy Central), @Midnight (Comedy Central), Chelsea Lately (E!), Bob’s Burgers (FOX), Delocated (Adult Swim), Comedy Central Presents, Jon Benjamin Has a Van (Comedy Central), The Heart She Holler (Adult Swim), Assy McGee (Adult Swim), Human Giant (MTV). He can also be heard on the radio on This American Life, telling a story which he is currently developing for film.
As far as stages, Kurt has performed at the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival, Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and Chicago, New York Comedy Festival, SXSW, Bonaroo, All Tomorrow’s Parties, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (IF.Comedy Award nominee), Melbourne Comedy Festival (Barry Award Winner), the HBO Vegas Comedy Festival, the Chicago Improv Festival (“Improv Ensemble of the Year” Award Winner) and he once performed at Radio City Music Hall.
Kurt co-created a pilot for Channel 4 in the UK with Kristen Schaal, for their popular web-series, Penelope: Princess of Pets. The duo also have hosted the NYC staple variety show, Hot Tub, for the past 7 years, now in LA.
Kurt also hosts the monthly late night talk show, Night of the Living with Kurt Braunohler, with past guests including Zach Galifianakis, Ted Leo, and Jon Glaser. Kurt holds the World Record for leading the most people in an all-meow version of “Lean on Me” (it’s 117 people.)
Kurt Braunohler hails from the backwater diners of Neptune, NJ. He moved to Baltimore, then Brooklyn, and now resides in the City of Broken Dreams, LA...more
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