From 60 Minutes II and MSNBC, comedian and commentator Jimmy Tingle captures the sweet spot between Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.
From 60 Minutes II and MSNBC, comedian and commentator Jimmy Tingle captures the sweet spot between Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. His unique brand of topical yet timeless comedy is as insightful as it is hilarious. Jimmy Tingle will make you laugh, make you think, and make you feel better. Clean, funny intelligent humor for all audiences.
Jimmy Tingle is a 2010 graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and was that year’s graduate school commencement speaker. He has worked as a humorist and commentator for 60 Minutes II and MSNBC and has appeared on The Tonight Show, CNN, Conan O’Brien, Fresh Air with Terry Gross and in his own HBO half-hour comedy special.
Jimmy Tingle has the rare distinction of winning Boston Magazine’s “Best of Boston” in the stand-up comedy category and for “best alternative theater” as the producer and artistic director of Jimmy Tingle’s OFF BROADWAY Theater in Somerville. His newest project is a social enterprise and solo show entitled "Humor for Humanity" which aspires to raise spirits, funds and awareness for nonprofits, charities and social causes.
Theatrical credits include writing, performing and producing four one-person shows. He also wrote and produced the documentary film, Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream, which aired on over 60 stations nationwide on PBS.
"Jimmy Tingle has worked his way up the stand-up comedy circuit until he stands near the top. But there is more to him more than comic wit ... so cheerfully intelligent he makes his audience optimistic in the face of reality. One comes away uplifted."
-- The New York Times
“Jimmy’s performance was great! We are still receiving compliments for selecting him as our entertainment. Not only did he meet our expectations but totally exceeded them. We highly recommend him to other corporate clients.”
-- Sarah Vallely, CMP John Hancock Life Insurance
“With nearly 250 mayors from across the country attending, your performance for the bipartisan crowd was mentioned over and over as one of the highlights. I look forward to another opportunity for us to work together in the future.”
-- Tom Cochran, CEO and Executive Director United States Conference of Mayors