Chris Gethard

Chris Gethard is the host of the podcast Beautiful Stories From Anonymous People and The Chris Gethard Show, a bizarre talk show on the Fusion network that became a cult hit on Manhattan public access over the course of five years. He’s also a stand up who’s had a half hour special on Comedy Central and tours all over the country, as well as a UCB Theater mainstay having performed at the NYC branch of their theater for sixteen years. You may have seen him come up for air in the mainstream with acting roles on shows like Broad City, Inside Amy Schumer, Parks and Recreation, The Office, and Louie, and films like The Heat and The Other Guys. He’s been heard on This American Life a bunch of times and New York Magazine once called him “The Carson of Cable Access”.


Guest Appearances

July 3, 2023

What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Chris Gethard joins the show to discuss Steven Jay Russell, a notorious conman, fraudster, and hopeless romantic who’s known for walking out the front door of prisons, driven by his desire to be with the love of his life.

June 23, 2022

Chris Gethard and Pam Murphy join Matt Besser for scenes about ethically fighting at a rock show, Disney’s hired heartbreaker, Teal Swan, comedy acts getting real on the issues, and more!

May 30, 2022

Chris Gethard joins Andy Richter to talk about building a community, the toll fame takes on mental health, being honest on stage and more.

November 11, 2021

Looking for the best comedy podcasts? Earwolf Presents showcases our talented hosts and our favorite episodes from the Earwolf universe! Let us surprise you!
Here is: Beautiful Anonymous with Chris Gethard. An art school grad talks about his success working in an emerging technological art form. Then, out of nowhere, something happens in this call that changes everything about Gethard’s world. Find us at @earwolf anywhere you listen to podcasts

July 12, 2021

What’s poppin’ con-gregation? This week, Chris Gethard joins us to discuss how a CEO created a Hype House style podcasting network that led to lawsuits and fallout. Plus, someone steals more than 42,000 pounds of pistachios in California. Stay schemin’!
Research by Kaeyln Brandt. 
Note: The Hype House story was first reported by journalist Ashley Carman in her investigative piece published in the Verge entitled, “The Podcasting Hype House from Hell: How China’s Biggest Audio Platform Funded One Man’s Frat Boy Dreams.” Much of this week’s story is based around Ashley’s original reporting.


July 7, 2021

Ronnie Adrian, Chris Gethard, and Toni Charline join Matt Besser this week for scenes about sidelining Lady Gaga at a barbecue, dirty cocktail attire, a Colonel Sanders conspiracy, and much more.