Anthony Jeselnik is an American stand-up comedian, television host, writer, producer, and actor. Jeselnik is known for his dark comedy style, which emphasizes misdirection and sociopathic non-sequiturs. For his standup performance, Jeselnik adopts an arrogant, villainous persona.
Jeselnik was a writer for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in its first season and hosted a Comedy Central Presents in 2009. After releasing his critically acclaimed debut album Shakespeare in 2010, he began writing for the Comedy Central Roasts and moved up to performer in the 2011 roast of Donald Trump. He continued to perform on the roasts of Charlie Sheen and Roseanne Barr in 2012. In 2013, Jeselnik hosted his own Comedy Central series, The Jeselnik Offensive for two seasons, and released his second album, Caligula, which doubles as an hourlong standup special.
September 1, 2019
One of the Original Titans of Comedy, Anthony Jeselnik joins Scott to talk about baseball, his new show Good Talk, and on the spot politics. Then, children’s author Maximilian McSillystein stops by to promote his new book of nursery rhymes. Plus, motivational speaker Art Ketel One drops by to preach self love.
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October 12, 2015
Bad boys Nathan Fielder and Anthony Jeselnik aka two-thirds of the Titans of Comedy return to speak on friendship, the difference between what’s real and a joke on Nathan For You, and the meaning behind the title of Anthony’s new Netflix special “Thoughts and Prayers.” Then, author Terry Burkhalter stops by to tell us all about his new cookbook Southern Plates and to perform one of his kitchen stand-up closers. Plus, we hear what Nathan got for lunch during a game of Would You Rather!
March 7, 2013
It’s an all star studded show as Anthony Jeselnik, Eugene Mirman, and Nathan Fielder aka the Titans of Comedy stop by for a larger than life episode of Comedy Bang! Bang! They talk about Anthony’s new show The Jeselnik Offensive, Nathan’s new show Nathan For You, and offending people on Twitter. Then get ready to smirk & smile as we are joined by Queens barber Jazz Jazz as he tells us about his road trips, his new business idea, and plays a game of Would You Rather?
February 10, 2012
This past weekend, arguably the largest event in sports was held. That’s right, we’re talking about the Super Bowl and we’ve invited Anthony Jeselnik, one of the most brutal roast comics there is, on the show as we discuss the legitimacy of the Puppy Bowl, ridiculousness of Madonna’s halftime show, and everything else that goes along with this event. Anthony shares some secrets of the Comedy Central Roast and joins us for a killer round of quick hits. Also joining us is unlikely sports commentator Pat Buchanan who brings his own opinions on this year’s record breaking Super Bowl. Head over to Jockular.com to check out The Sklars in “Point/Point”. HENDERSON!