Emily Heller is a comedian and writer who likes you very much. You may have seen her on Conan, on the third season of John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show on Comedy Central, or as one of the New Faces at the 2012 Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. She is the creator and star of the Above Average series The Future. In 2011, She was included in Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch, won Rooftop Comedy’s Silver Nail Award, and was named one of the “Funniest People in Town” by 7×7 Magazine in San Francisco.
March 19, 2019
Comedian Emily Heller (Ice Thickeners, Barry) joins Andrew and Tawny to discuss a caller’s question about an older white man at a Roxane Gay event who had supposedly just found out the n-word was a racial slur, Nordic Rune tattoos, shutting down people who feel comfortable to say wildly racist things around you, and much more. As always, leave us a message about anything you think is racist at (323) 389-RACE.
October 14, 2018
Comedian extraordinaire Emily Heller joins Scott to stand up for the entire episode and chat about her new stand-up album “Pasta,” her best joke, and Barry buying a zoo in season 2 of HBO’s Barry. Then, TV personalities Luke and Matthew stop by to talk about some of the merchandise they sell on QVC. Later, TV personalities Chris and Billy drop by to talk about starting a new network together called The Foods Channel.
July 17, 2018
Comedian and Emmy-nominated writer Emily Heller joins Howard to sweat it out with the midsummah charts! They’ll count down Billboard’s Top 5 Selling Albums while discussing where to see the weirdest dogs and why everyone’s doing the KiKi Challenge. Then Emily recounts a close encounter with Johnny Depp during the Movie Chart, and the gang tries to figure out just how someone could be the next Drew Barry(more) while counting down their Hot Picks.
This episode is sponsored by Squarespace (www.squarespace.com/CHARTED code: CHARTED).
March 25, 2018
Everyone has dreams of greatness. Some hope to be important leaders. Others hope to break barriers and change peoples’ lives. Still others want to be war heroes with superhuman Rambo-like invincibility. Well the cool thing about history is that it’s full of those leaders, pioneers, and supersoldiers — all you gotta do is look closely. And the even cooler thing about it is that history is so chock full of badasses, one great American was a “leader/pioneer/supersoldier” rolled into one, and lived in our lifetime.
On this week’s LIVE episode of The Cracked Podcast, Alex Schmidt is joined by comedians Emily Heller (Conan, Late Night with Seth Meyers), Greg Edwards (The Improv, Wisecrack) and Zack Bornstein (SNL, The New Yorker) for a sequel to one of our all-time favorite Cracked Podcast episodes. You’ll discover over a dozen incredible humans from across a thousand years of human civilization. You’ll come across women & trans people who HIS-tory should’ve celebrated sooner. And for the first time ever in our “little-known badasses” series, you’ll hear the tale of one hero who’s a panelist’s ancestor.
December 14, 2017
Erin returns from Ireland…with gifts! Bryan discusses Trump’s remarks during his World AIDS Day address and why his tendency to specifically fail to mention the affected parties of tragedies time and time again can have far reaching consequences. Then, Erin exposes the discriminatory practices of medical professionals when it comes to surgical sterilization for men and women, and guest Emily Heller talks about Frasier fandom, the importance of distinguishing between pervert and predator, and what makes for the perfect final meal.
This episode is sponsored by Chappy and Firstleaf.