Kliph Nesteroff

Best-selling author of The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy, and curator for the National Comedy Center, Nesteroff currently hosts the Viceland television series “Funny How” and the Classic Showbiz podcast produced by Marc Maron. The Comedians by Kliph Nesteroff has become the standard book on the art form and has been praised by Judd Apatow, Merrill Markoe, Norm MacDonald, Bob Odenkirk, Mel Brooks and Steve Martin. Following eight years as a stand-up comedian, Nesteroff became a frequent contributor to CBC Radio One, CBC Radio 2, GQ and Radio WFMU. His work has been praised by The Atlantic Monthly, Boing Boing, The Chicago Tribune, Comedy Central, The New York Times, and many other major media outlets.