Alex Edelman

Alex Edelman is an American stand-up comedian based in New York City. He has toured three shows since 2014: Millennial (2014–2015), Everything Handed to You (2015–2016), and Just for Us (2018–2020). Just for Us opened off-Broadway in 2022 before premiering on Broadway in 2023; it was named a NYT Critic’s Pick both times.

Guest Appearances

April 3, 2024

Comedian Alex Edelman joins Scott to talk about his new HBO special “Just For Us” based off the Broadway show of the same name, the one in and one out policy, and celebrating Christmas for one day.

October 22, 2020

Comedian Alex Edelman stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about getting friendly heckled during his first Conan set, being Modern Orthodox, achieving a UK following after a successful solo show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, working on Saturday Night Seder, and why it’s important to have high standards for yourself. Plus, Mike and Jessie answer a listener’s question about what happens to great bits that don’t make it on the Conan show.

Alex Edelman’s first Conan stand-up set:

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August 9, 2016

Stand-up comedian and writer Alex Edleman joins Jensen and guest co-host Drew Unga to talk about being hired by The Red Sox at the age of 13, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Frisky Dingo, As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM documentary, Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives, The Revisionist History Podcast with Malcolm Gladwell, how we’re late on Stranger Things, and many other things you should know about.

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