Kurt Braunohler is a comedian, actor and podcaster who has committed his career to inserting absurdity into stranger’s lives to make the world a better place.
He has an album, a half-hour Comedy Central Special, and his first televised hour of comedy, Trust Me, came out on Comedy Central March 3rd, 2017. Kurt will appear in the upcoming second season of Netflix’s Lady Dynamite in a recurring guest role as Young Joel, as well as the Judd Apatow produced film The Big Sick, which he also wrote on.
On TV, Kurt can been seen (or heard) on Bob's Burgers, The New Girl, @midnight, Another Period, The Kroll Show, Deadbeat, Comedy Central Presents, Drunk History, Chelsea Lately, John Oliver Stand Up, Delocated, Getting Doug with High, Adam Devine's House Party, Jon Benjamin Has a Van, Assy McGee, The Heart She Holler, Human Giant and as host of IFC’s comedy game show Bunk!. He has also performed stand up sets on CONAN, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Show with Seth Meyers and The Late Late Show with James Corden.
He can also be heard on the radio on This American Life telling a story which he is currently developing for film.
Kurt’s chart-topping debut album How Do I Land?, recorded live at packed rock clubs, was the first comedy release for venerable indie label Kill Rock Stars and was included in several Best Of 2013 lists.
Kurt has a bunch of podcasts. His relationship podcast, Wedlock, which he hosts with his wife, Lauren Cook, launched on Audible on February 14th. And his podcast about adult friendship, Emotional Hangs, which he hosts with Joe Derosa, came out on Feral Audio. Kurt’s popular podcast The K Ohle with Kurt Braunohler features some not-so-standard segments featuring Kurt and guests including Paul F Tompkins, Doug Benson, Bobcat Goldthwait, Kumail Nanjiani. Episodes are available on the Nerdist Network.