Jonah Ray

Originally from Hawaii, Jonah moved to LA unsure of what his future would hold. First he pursued opportunities in the indie music world, but soon discovered that his true passion lay in writing and performing comedy.

Jonah started as a writers assistant for the “The Andy Milonakis Show.” .

After “Milonakis”, he wrote and performed for Showtime’s sketch-comedy pilot “The Offensive Show.” Since then, Jonah has been making a name for himself on the hot alternative comedy scene of LA, becoming a frequent sketch and stand-up performer at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater, as well as being a recurring sketch performer for several Comedy Central shows (“Crossballs”, “Last Laugh”) and for “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Fans of Jonah’s include Sarah Silverman, who cast Jonah in the pilot for her upcoming Comedy Central series, “The Sarah Silverman Show. Most recently, Jonah is hosting ‘Joe Genius’, an online TV program about humor and homegrown science, on Revision3. He is one of the hosts of the Nerdist podcast.

  • #002 Get Up On This #002: w/ Jonah Ray

    Aug 9, 2011 - 1/3 of the Nerdist podcast, and all around funny guy, Jonah Ray joins Jensen and talks about the brilliance of Attack The Block, how some black actors we don't recognize might be from The Wire, a call-in from artist, and example of The Secret, Alex Pardee, rdio, Turf War, The Weeknd, why we hate Sublime and Sublime 2, The Dana Carvey Show, comic books you should be reading, Sherlock Holmes on BBC, how to properly watch Doctor Who, Tig Notaro, Ron Funches, how we're late on Rango and Singin' In The Rain, and many other things you'll need to know about.

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