Edgar Momplaisir

Edgar Momplaisir is a comedian/writer/performer born in New York City, partially raised in McAllen,TX and now based in Los Angeles. Alongside performing with Harold team LeRoy and indie darlings Arcade Currency, Edgar enjoys writing and directing short films. He’s been an artist-in-residence at the Echo Park Film Center and has won awards for his shorts. Credits include new Gus van Sant film Don’t Worry, He Wont Get Far on Foot and NBC comedy Great News.

Host Information

Culture Kings

Culture Kings is a show for the culture, by the culture and about the culture. Who's the culture? Well, black people, but also just people. Each week, comedians Jacquis Neal and Edgar Momplaisir dive into topics ranging from sports and music to what's the best way to eat a taco? (Head straight up or askew) WE DO IT FOR THE CULTURE!

Guest Appearances

Culture Kings Presents Black Mirror (w/ Edgar Momplaisir, Jacquis Neal)

Edgar Momplaisir (@awfulgram) and Jacquis Neal (@jacquisneal) of Culture Kings join the SAP crew to discuss their infamous goat Would You Rather question, whether or not Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a romantic comedy, Kanye West’s mental health battle, and…

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Season 3, Ep 52 - Critic (w/ Edgar Momplaisir)

A famous critic joins the podcast to talk about his strange relationship to the plays he reviews. Maybe he'll review the podcast! Credits Arnie: Arnie Niekamp Chunt: Adal Rifai Usidore: Matt Young Jarmaine the Critic: Edgar Momplaisir Talbot the Badger: Tugs the…

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Happy New Year, Nerds! (w/ Edgar Momplaisir)

Yo, Is This Racist? #1059December 31, 2019

New Year, same pod. Andrew and Tawny welcome back Edgar Momplaisir (Culture Kings) to help ring in the New Year by helping listeners out with their questions. Topics include: people not knowing Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is black, the complexities of criticizing…

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Edgar Momplaisir and Jacquis Neal, Our Culture Kings Friends

Hollywood Handbook #323December 30, 2019

The Boys welcome Culture Kings hosts EDGAR MOMPLAISIR and JACQUIS NEAL to the Earwolf family.

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The British Conarchy (w/ Edgar Momplaisir)

Scam Goddess #12December 16, 2019

Salutations Congregation! We've back with our friend and noble cohort Edgar Momplaisir (Culture Kings) as we uncover the obsessive anglophile and Royal Wedding Scammer, Tommy Muscatello!  This episode is brought to you by Atlas Coffee Club (www.atlascoffeeclub.com/scam).

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Trickery and Rhythm

Comedy Bang Bang #626November 3, 2019

Comedian Max Silvestri joins Scott to share an important update on the 10 minute stand-up set he performed at the Great American Comedy Festival. Then, Leonard Jonas, the 4th Jonas Brother, stops by to talk about why his father has hidden him…

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Leroy's Linsanity

improv4humans #410August 28, 2019

Taylor Ortega, Aman Adumer, Mary Anthony, Josh Brekhus, James Mannion, Edgar Momplaisir, and Mia Schauffler join Matt Besser for this week’s improv4humans! They perform scenes about confronting an uncle over his jorts, a family that demands Volvo loyalty, and purchasing extremely impressive…

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The Brotherhood of Sound

Who Charted? #449July 23, 2019

Comedian, writer, and podcaster Edgar Momplaisir (The Wokest) gets deep into the audio-visual weeds with Howard and the gang on another Who Charted! Edgar helps count down the Top Trending Songs on YouTube while they catch up on the new Lion King…

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TindTeacher

Comedy Bang Bang #611July 21, 2019

Actor and comedian Bryan Safi joins Scott and intern Gino Lambardo to talk about his podcast Throwing Shade celebrating it’s 400th episode, Cats the musical, and running the call center on the TV show 9-1-1. Then, 4th grade teacher Mr. Camp stops…

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The Florida Cast

In the spirit of Carl Sagan’s Cosmos, the Florida-cast, hosted by Heather Alarcon Higginbotham and Anna Salinas, examines the many wonders and mysteries of the sunshine State. Harnessing all the power that their Central Florida AM station can afford, they feature cover a…

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Live in Chicago (w/ Curtis Shaw Flagg, Alex Kliner, Edgar Momplaisir, Jacquis Neal)

Yo, Is This Racist? #1011January 29, 2019

Recorded live in Chicago, Curtis Shaw Flagg (Laugh Factory Chicago) joins Andrew and Tawny to discuss if it’s racist to pronounce things in their native tongue, Colonel Sanders dancing with Mrs. Butterworth, and much more. Plus, Edgar Momplaisir & Jacquis Neal of…

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Goodwill Streaming

Who Charted? #425January 29, 2019

Comedians and hosts of Culture Kings podcast Jacquis Neal and Edgar Momplaisir join H. Michael Kre to count down the latest pop culture charts! We’ll hear Billboard’s Top 200 Albums as they discuss the proliferation of Drake and the Hamburger Helper mixtape.…

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The Wokest Pilot with Edgar Momplaisir

Welcome to The Wokest hosted by the wokest person ever Edgar Momplaisir. The Wokest is a satirical space for everyone to share their voice, offer their opinion, and to be seen. Edgar invites guests to talk about topics that he has pre-selected…

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Grandma’s Kitchen

Paul F. Tompkins welcomes friends (old and new) back to Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s special guest is actress Vella Lovell of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend! Vella chats about which celebrity she would like to die in the arms of, the movie Hook, and…

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We Solved Racism Special

Yo, Is This Racist? #1000November 13, 2018

For the 1000th episode, Andrew and Tawny welcome Yo, Is This Racist? all-stars Edgar Momplaisir, Dani Fernandez, Joey Clift, Solomon Georgio, Gaby Dunn, Brodie Reed, Carl Tart, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Naomi Ekperigin, and Kara Brown to explore what they should do next since…

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White Rap Stories

Who Charted? #406September 18, 2018

Improvisers, actors, and podcast hosts Jacquis Neal and Edgar Momplaisier of The Culture Kings join Howard and the crew to explore the latest in life hacks! They count down Spotify’s Global Top 50 Songs while discussing the shape of the rap scene…

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Portland, Oregon

Paul F. Tompkins finishes up some business and welcomes listeners back to Spontaneanation! This time out, Paul’s special return guest is actor/improviser Erin Whitehead of Wild Horses! Erin chats about what she would do if she saw herself from 5 minutes ago…

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Joe's Crab Shack

Paul F. Tompkins is excited that Spontaneanation is happening once again! This time out, Paul’s special guest is actor Utkarsh Ambudkar of Game Over, Man! and Brockmire! Utkarsh chats about what he would name a star, being crushed after finding out how…

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White Voice Actors Playing Non-white Characters (w/ Edgar Momplaisir)

Yo, Is This Racist? #968March 21, 2018

Comedian Edgar Momplaisir (Culture Kings, UCB-LA) joins Andrew to discuss dealing with trolls, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke using “konnichiwa,” white voice actors playing non-white characters in video games/TV, and more. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist…

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