Kurt Braunohler is an “adult” male comedian. In the spring of 2012 he was measured at 6’4’’, weighing 204 lbs and tagged with a radio transmitter.
He was recently named one of Time Out NY’s “50 Funniest New Yorkers”, as well as a “Comic to Watch” by Comedy Central and the New York Comedy Festival. He was even called the “Best Male Stand-Up” by the ECNY and “Best Unscripted Host” by the New York Television Festival, but those are probably made up organizations anyway.
Kurt has been seen (or heard) on TV in Bob’s Burgers (FOX), Delocated (Adult Swim), The Heart She Holler (Adult Swim) Comedy Central Presents, Jon Benjamin Has a Van (Comedy Central), Assy McGee (Adult Swim), John Oliver Presents (Comedy Central), Human Giant (MTV) and the anti-game show he hosts, BUNK! on IFC. He can also be heard on the radio on This American Life talking about relationship Rumspringa.
Kurt co-created a pilot for Channel 4 in the UK with his comedy partner, Kristen Schaal, for their popular web-series, Penelope: Princess of Pets. The due also have hosted the NYC staple variety show, Hot Tub for the past 7 years.
Kurt also hosts the monthly late night talk show, Night of the Living with Kurt Braunohler, with past guests including Zach Galifianakis, Ted Leo and Jon Glaser. Kurt holds the World Record for leading the most people in an all-meow version of “Lean on Me” (it’s 117 people).
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