John Mulaney

Stand-Up Comedian John Mulaney

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Born: 1982

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Next Tour Date

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November 7 8:00 PM plus Kenan Thompson

Donald L. Tucker Center
505 West Pensacola Street
Tallahassee, FL

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Videos

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John Mulaney - The Top Part FULL
John Mulaney - The Top Part FULL Watch
John Mulaney on Funny as Hell
John Mulaney on Funny as Hell Watch
John Mulaney - The Salt and Pepper Diner
John Mulaney - The Salt and Pepper Diner Watch

Works

Records

2012 New In Town
2009 The Top Part

Specials (and other video)

2012 John Mulaney: New in Town
2009 The Very Funny Show

Stand-up series that features multiple comedians

2009 Comedy Central Presents John Mulaney

Books (by and about)

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Jokes

It was really easy to get away with murder before they knew about DNA… What was a murder investigation like in 1935? One cop would just walk in and be like, “Detective, we found a pool of the killer’s blood in...

Reviews

ptod89's avatar ptod89 says:
Delivery: 54321
Material: 54321

One of the funniest comedians I have ever seen live. Great story teller and has the ability to make anything funny. Traveling to Cleveland in a week just to seem him.

Biography

John Mulaney claims to have made an early start in performing comedy, joining a Chicago sketch group called “Rugrats” (no relation to the Nickelodeon show) when he was 7.

From there, Mulaney grew up with his feet in both the past and the present in comedy, being both a devotee of “The Simpsons” along with listening to old tapes of radio shows from Jack Benny and the duo Bob & Ray. Mulaney distinct voice harkens in way back to some of those radio entertainers.

Mulaney was also a fan of “I Love Lucy” and his first aspirations were to become a band leader like Desi Arnaz, even taking drum lessons.

Mulaney attended college at Georgetown University, at a time when many other aspiring and ambitious comedians were also attending, among them Mike Birbiglia and Nick Kroll. He soon joined an improv group which was being directed by Kroll. Mulaney’s stand-up began a little later in his senior year, appearing at open mike at clubs like the D.C. Improv.

The young comic soon moved to New York to take part of the downtown open mike scene, getting up on stage as much as possible in his first year in the city.

For part of his young life, Mulaney was an alcoholic. Though he’s given up drinking, Mulaney sometimes talks about his “drunkard” experiences on stage, but on occasion audiences are a little uncertain about how to take them, assuming that the clean cut appearing comic is putting them on.

Comedy Central embraced Mulaney early, putting him on the first season of their rising comic showcase “Live at Gotham,” appearing in an episode hosted by Patton Oswalt. In 2009, Comedy Central Records released his first album “The Top Part” and soon afterwards also broadcasted his first solo half-hour special, “Comedy Central Presents John Mulaney.”

Besides performing at clubs and college across the country, John Mulaney has taken part of several comedy tour including the Comedians of Comedy Tour and opening for Mike Birbiglia during his Secret Public Journal Live Tour. Mulaney has also performed stand-up on the late night talk shows “Late Night with Conan O’Brien” and “Jimmy Kimmel Live.”

Besides stand-up, Mulaney was a regular panelist on the earlier incarnation of VH1’s “Best Week Ever.” John Miulaney has also served as a writer on several TV shows including the inaugural season of “Important Things with Demetri Martin.” Mulaney currently writes for “Saturday Night Live.”