Joe List

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Joe List
List performing in December 2016
Joseph Albert List

(1982-04-06) April 6, 1982 (age 41)
Sarah Tollemache
(m. 2017)

Joseph Albert List (born April 6, 1982) is an American comedian and actor.

Early life[edit]

Joseph Albert List was born in Whitman, Massachusetts, on April 6, 1982. He began performing stand-up comedy in Boston, Massachusetts in 2000, shortly after graduating from high school.[1][2]


List has released two stand-up comedy albums, So Far No Good (2013) and Are You Mad at Me? (2016).[1] He has been featured on Conan and The Late Show with David Letterman. In 2015, he was a finalist on NBC's Last Comic Standing and recorded a half-hour comedy special on Comedy Central.

List has been a co-host of the weekly podcast Tuesdays with Stories alongside fellow comedian Mark Normand since 2013.[3] More recently, he has also hosted the Mindful Metal Jacket podcast[4] and the Joe and Raanan Talk Movies podcast with comedian Raanan Hershberg.[5] He is also a regular on Robert Kelly's podcast You Know What Dude. In 2016, he toured the U.S. and Europe while opening for Louis C.K., which included three performances at Madison Square Garden. He is a regular at the Comedy Cellar in New York City.[1]

List released a special for Netflix's The Standups in 2018.[6] His next special, I Hate Myself, was self-produced[7] and premiered on Comedy Central's YouTube channel in August 2020.[8] In April 2022 he released an hour comedy special on his YouTube channel called "This Year's Material" and in August 2023 he released another hour special on YouTube called "Enough For Everybody"

In 2022, he co-wrote (with Louis C.K.) and starred in Fourth of July, a comedy-drama film directed and produced by Louis C.K.

Personal life[edit]

List is a recovering alcoholic and has been sober since 2012.[7]

In 2017, List married Sarah Tollemache, a fellow comedian from Kingwood, Texas.[9] They battled against each other on an episode of Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle.[10]


  • So Far No Good (2013)
  • Are You Mad At Me? (2016)
  • I Hate Myself (2020)
  • This Year's Material (2022)
  • Enough for Everybody (2023)



  1. ^ a b c "Hi. I'm Joe List. I tell jokes for a living. | Comedian Joe List". Retrieved 2020-08-06.
  2. ^ Zaino, Nick. "Comic Joe List stays grounded as career takes flight". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 2018-01-15.
  3. ^ "Joe List and Mark Normand Celebrate Four Years of the "Tuesdays with Stories" Podcast". The Interrobang. 2017-10-18. Retrieved 2018-01-15.
  4. ^ "Mindful Metal Jacket on Apple Podcasts".
  5. ^ "Joe & Raanan Talk Movies". YouTube.
  6. ^ "Joe List, Gina Yashere Among Comics Who Will Record Half Hour Netflix Specials for Season 2 of The Stand Ups - The Interrobang". The Interrobang. 2017-10-28. Retrieved 2017-12-26.
  7. ^ a b "Episode 1146 - Joe List". WTF with Marc Maron Podcast. Retrieved 2020-08-06.
  8. ^ "Joe List: I Hate Myself – Full Special". YouTube. Retrieved 2020-08-06.
  9. ^ "AYG Comedy Podcast: Sarah Tollemache - Trashier in Texas". YouTube. AreYouGarbage? Comedy Podcast. Retrieved 1 July 2021.
  10. ^ "Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle - Roast Battle III: Randy Sklar vs. Jason Sklar". Comedy Central. Retrieved 2020-08-06.