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Will Durst

CNN. Fox News. HBO. PBS. ABC. BBC. A&E. Showtime. Cagle Cartoons.


On Stage
Based out of

San Francisco, CA

Home Club

Punch Line Comedy Club, San Francisco, CA

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Sworn enemy to all tyrants, foreign and domestic, Will Durst has been called “quite possibly the best political comic working in America today” by the New York Times. He is a 5 time Emmy nominee; has told jokes in 14 countries; racked up 7 nominations for Stand- Up of the Year; and his 800+ television appearances include Letterman, HBO, Showtime, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox News, Comedy Central, the BBC and many many more. This former radio talk host, oyster shucker, and margarine smuggler writes a weekly nationally syndicated humor column and is the author of 4 books, has released 5 CDs,

A cross between a living editorial cartoon and a stand up journalist, Durst has been fired by Air America once, twice by the SF Examiner and by PBS three times. He is a regular on MSNBC, CNN and Fox News. Truly bipartisan, he's performed for 3 elected presidents, a Governors’ Convention and a Mayors’ Conference. He is now touring the country with his new one man show, “DR. DURST'S EASY- TO- FOLLOW 10- STEP GUIDE TO CURE YOUR PTSD: PRESIDENT TRUMP STRESS DISORDER .” Durst's abiding motto is “You can’t make stuff up like this," and his performances are made possible by the 1st Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. And despite universal reproach, he persists on squeezing ketchup onto his hot dogs.

The SF Petri Dish Of Social Change

Purple Onion

Recorded 6.3.2011