Anthony Jeselnik is a stand-up comedian from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
He can currently be heard on the Comedy Central podcast THE JESELNIK AND
ROSENTHAL VANITY PROJECT. His new Netflix special FIRE IN THE MATERNITY
WARD is set to air on
Netflix on April 30th. Anthony starred in and created THE
JESELNIK OFFENSIVE, which ran for two seasons on Comedy Central. Anthony
has written for and appeared on several roasts for Comedy Central, most
notably THE ROAST OF DONALD TRUMP and THE
ROAST OF CHARLIE SHEEN. Anthony has performed on CONAN, THE TONIGHT
SHOW, JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE and was the first ever stand-up comic to appear
on LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON. He has also written for LATE NIGHT WITH
JIMMY FALLON and received an Emmy Nomination
for his work on A NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS: AN OVERBOOKED CONCERT FOR
AUTISM EDUCATION. Anthony was named one of Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch
in 2008 and one of Comedy Central’s Hot Comics in 2009. In 2010, Anthony
released his debut comedy album, SHAKESPEARE,
through Comedy Central Records. In 2013, he released CALIGULA, his
first hour long special, to critical acclaim. Anthony hosted season nine
of NBC’s LAST COMIC STANDING alongside judges Norm Macdonald, Roseanne
Barr and Keenen Ivory Wayans. Anthony received
praise for his hour long special THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS, which was
released by Netflix in 2015.
"Jeselnik...has rapidly emerged as the Satanic prince of stand-up, a black-hearted joke-slinger with a ferocious and unstoppable will to power."
-Nathan Rabin, Head Writer, A.V. Club