Jesse David Fox is a writer living in Brooklyn, New York. He has worked at Vulture since 2012, first as an Associate Editor and currently as Senior Editor. There he has established himself as one of the foremost comedy journalists in the United States, with stories like his definitive piece on the modern comedy boom, “The 100 Jokes that Shaped Modern Comedy,” and “Trump Is One of the Worst Things Ever to Happen to Comedy.”
Over the years, he's interviewed comedians Amy Poehler, Sarah Silverman, Stephen Colbert, Aziz Ansari, and Kevin Hart. In early 2017, Fox created Good One, a podcast about jokes and the comedians who tell them. Past and future guests include: Jerry Seinfeld, Weird Al Yankovic, Will Forte, John Mulaney, Paul Feig, Jim Gaffigan, Jimmy Fallon, Kristen Schaal, Wyatt Cenac, David Cross, Bo Burnham, and Tig Notaro. He’s hosted live episodes of the show at SXSW, New York Comic-Con, Vulture Festival, and Montreal and Toronto Just for Laughs. Season 3 launched on May 21, 2018.