Jo Firestone

Jo Firestone is a comedian based in Brooklyn, NY. She works as a staff writer on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and was a regular contributor to The Chris Gethard Show on Fusion. You can watch Jo’s half hour this fall on Comedy Central. She’s also appeared on WNYC’s 2 Dope Queens, HBO’s High Maintenance, and in the background of one episode of Broad City season 2.

Guest Appearances

November 17, 2021

Dan got tricked into doing mushrooms and Michelle made friends with a woman transporting pounds and pounds of meat on a flight. There’s a lot to unpack this week! Later on, Jo Firestone talks about her new comedy special “Good Timing”, sneaking food from the “The Tonight Show” green room, and her love of crackers.

October 15, 2018

The Boys have a little fun making a gameshow with JO FIRESTONE live from The Bell House.

This episode is sponsored by Superduperstitious podcast, Blue Apron (, hims (, and RXBAR ( code: THEBOYS).

September 27, 2018

Negin take a breather from the dizzying news cycle to kick back and gab with some of her favorite friends and comedians. A cast of all-star guests convene to talk about dating and desirability and how parenting has changed over the years. Plus, they ask: why don’t people go to church anymore? The panel includes fellow Earwolf host Jo Firestone (Dr. Gameshow), Kaitlin Fontana (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee), DeRay Mckesson (On the Other Side of Freedom), Catie Lazarus (Employee of the Month), Chris Duffy (Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas) and Sarah Pappalardo (Reductress).


This episode is sponsored by Joule: Sous Vide by ChefSteps ( code: FAKE), Newsvoice (, Pact ( code: FAKETHENATION), and Sagely Naturals ( code: FAKE).

September 6, 2018

Fellow Earwolf host Jo Firestone (Dr. Gameshow) and comedian Kaitlin Fontana (Full Frontal with Samantha Bee) join Negin to dish about Bob Woodward’s new book, the anonymous anti-Trump New York Times op-ed and Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings. Plus, the panel asks: What’s the right time for a second chance and has Louis C.K. earned his?

This episode is sponsored by Past ( code: FAKETHENATION) and Pluto Pillow (www.plutopillow.comcode: FAKE).

November 4, 2017

Jo and Manolo welcome Chris Gethard (Beautiful Anonymous, The Chris Gethard Show) and Anna Drezen (SNL, How May We Hate You) for the debut episode of Dr. Gameshow on Earwolf. 

Games played: Manolo’s Rhyming Ring, Was I Who, Was Me Who, and Animal Afterlife. 

December 19, 2016

Comedian Jo Firestone joins Chris and Gary for this week’s dream analysis, tackling mysterious coded messages, robots who love flowers, and shark eyes! But tensions run high as details of Gary’s “training” begin to come out.

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Photo by Eric Michael Pearson.