Dore in June 2016
|Birth name||James Patrick Dore|
July 26, 1965 |
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
James Patrick Anthony "Jimmy" Dore (born July 26, 1965) is an American stand-up comedian and political commentator.
Life and career
Dore has made many appearances on late-night television on shows such as ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live!, CBS's The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn and NBC's Late Friday. He starred in a Comedy Central Presents half-hour special on April 9, 2004. He also starred in Comedy Central's "Citizen Jimmy" a one-hour stand-up special which was chosen "Best Of 2008" by iTunes. He was a writer–performer for the off-Broadway hit The Marijuana-Logues. He has also performed at the Montreal Comedy Festival, the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Amsterdam Comedy Festival, and for U.S. troops in Afghanistan. He had a role in the 2008 documentary film Super High Me.
He hosted the podcast Comedy And Everything Else with his wife Stefane Zamorano and previously with Todd Glass, who departed from the show in late 2009. In June 2009 he began producing The Jimmy Dore Show, a weekly one-hour comedic look at the news, which originates at KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles, airs nationally on the Pacifica Radio Network and online on TYT Network. Dore appeared a frequent guest host on Current TV's political commentary show The Young Turks with Cenk Uygur. He now appears on the web series The Young Turks.
In 2014, Dore authored his first book, Your Country Is Just Not That Into You, published by Running Press. His latest comedy special, Sentenced to Live, was released on October 6, 2015. It was produced by Comedy Dynamics. Much of his recent material is focused on the corporate news media, social criticism, and modern politics.
Dore currently lives in Pasadena, California. He hosts his own monthly show, Left, Right & Ridiculous, at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Hollywood. Dore also hosts a political commentary show called "The Jimmy Dore Show" which is available via YouTube. As of March 20, 2017, The Jimmy Dore Show had over 217,000 subscribers.
- Citizen Jimmy – Comedy Central
- Late Friday – NBC
- Last Comic Standing – NBC
- Friday Night Videos – NBC
- Jimmy Kimmel Live! – ABC
- The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn – CBS
- Comedy Central Presents – Comedy Central
- Make Me Laugh – Comedy Central
- Premium Blend – Comedy Central
- The Young Turks – Current TV
- Movies at our House – AMC
- Shorties Watchin' Shorties – Comedy Central
- It's Not Brain Surgery (2000)
- Really? (2004?)
- Citizen Jimmy (2008)
- It's 2016 (2016)