Gary Gulman

Gary Gulman

With over 25 years in comedy, Gary Gulman has established himself as an eminent performer and peerless writer. His most recent standup special for HBO, “The Great Depresh,” is a universally acclaimed tour de force look at mental illness, equal parts hilarious and inspiring.
A product of Boston, Gulman has been a scholarship college football player, an accountant, and a high school teacher. He has made countless television appearances as both a comedian and an actor.
He is the author of the memoir “Misfit: Growing Up Awkward in the ’80s,” which is available wherever you buy books.

Guest Appearances

December 24, 2023

Comedian Gary Gulman feels ecstatic about being Conan O’Brien’s friend.

September 17, 2023

Stand-up comedian extraordinaire Gary Gulman joins Scott to talk about his new book “Misfit: Growing Up Awkward in the ’80s,” flat foods, and a full circle moment when he appeared on Late Night with guest host David Brenner.

October 2, 2020

Stand-up comedian Gary Gulman (The Great Depresh) stops by to talk with writers Mike Sweeney and Jessie Gaskell about what lead to going to college on a football scholarship, the origins of his viral Conan stand-up set about state abbreviations, his transition to more personal comedy, and why he thanks coffee & Mark Twain for his 365 Gulman writing tips. Plus, Mike and Jessie talk about Max Weinberg’s inclusion to bits on Conan over the years.

Gary Gulman’s State Abbreviations on Conan stand-up set:

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February 25, 2019

Gary Gulman shares his humble beginnings, and the tricky path that led to his current standing as one of the top touring stand-up comedians in the country. 

January 30, 2019

Beating the buzzer with Gary Gulman.

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December 9, 2016

Stand-up comic Gary Gulman joins Randy and Jason for this week’s episode of Sklarbro Country. We hear about a Packers fan who ditched a steep cab fare and Matt Barnes’ accidental butt-bump before the Sklars get into it with Gary. They discuss the post-Trump mood in the New York comedy scene and what makes competitive stand-up uniquely difficult. During Quick Hits, we hear about a goalie peppered with firecrackers and a kangaroo brawler, and finally, fat Matthew McConaughey calls in to explain how his beer-and-milkshake diet will help him win an Oscar.

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