photo by Mindy Tucker
Emily Heller is a comedian and writer who likes you very much. You may have seen her on Conan, on the third season of John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show on Comedy Central, or as one of the New Faces at the 2012 Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. She is the creator and star of the Above Average series The Future. In 2011, She was included in Comedy Central’s Comics to Watch, won Rooftop Comedy’s Silver Nail Award, and was named one of the “Funniest People in Town” by 7x7 Magazine in San Francisco. Emily now lives in New York City and performs stand-up all over the country.
In addition to regularly photoshopping her head onto celebrities’ bodies, Emily cohosts the podcast Baby Geniuses with Lisa Hanawalt, as well as popular stand up showcases The Afterlife at the Sidewalk Cafe and Fresh Out! at UCB East.
As far as nicknames, she prefers “Hell Bone.”
Management: Molly Mandel / Mosaic
“Last year I got to see the Lance Bangs Presents comedy showcase, so I felt the need to attend again this year, and it did not disappoint. Lance included Emily Heller, who is one of my new favorite comics (I also might want to be her best friend, I don’t know, it’s probably weird for her), and she blew the audience out of the water at the large Bagdad Theater.” -Laughspin
“Here in San Francisco particularly, we’ve seen an explosion of really, really talented women, killing rooms all over the place — we just saw Emily Heller at the Punch Line, opening… with a set that pretty much slayed.” -SF Weekly
“A smart, confident set, offering perspective that was distinctly female without being, well, annoying about it.” -Portland Mercury
“that fat girl ugly as shit” -Youtube commenter pbotny
“We’re especially excited about Heller, whose brand of observational stand-up has been killing us all over the city lately. Uh, let’s see, how do we make her sound good to you tourists? “She’s hot!” “She’s got buzz!” “She’s among the Top Five!” And here’s how we scare you off: “She’s a feminist!”” -SF Weekly
“Heller closed the show with a satirical Jewish feminist attitude that is sure to play well in New York. She peers out at the crowd over thick-rimmed glasses, delivering her jokes with a deliberate pace that makes you feel like she’s letting you in on a highly classified secret and that you’re lucky she’s taking the time.” -Bay Stages
“The highlight of the show was a brief set by stand-up comic Emily Heller, whose sardonic storytelling has earned her a spot as a finalist in the S.F. Women’s Comedy Competition.” -The Examiner
“That’s the smartest five minutes about a mustache ride I’ve ever seen.” -W. Kamau Bell
“Heller takes the stage with an understated bravado that lets everyone involved know who’s in charge… Amidst her own self-deprecation is a genuine charm and a broad knowledge of comedy that makes Heller stand away from the pack.” -DNA
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