Roger Black (actor)

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Roger Black
BornUnited States
MediumStand-up, television
GenresSatire, observational comedy, insult comedy
Subject(s)Current events, American culture, pop culture, human sexuality, recreational drug use
Notable works and rolesYucko the Clown, The Howard Stern Show, The DAMN! Show, Brickleberry, Paradise PD, Farzar

Roger Black, born November 24, 1975, is an American insult comedian, actor, voice actor, animator, writer and producer known for his character Yucko the Clown.[1]

Yucko first became a guest on The Howard Stern Show[2] by carrying a Howard Stern sign onto the field during a major league baseball game.[3] At the height of the D.C. sniper attacks in 2002, Roger dressed as Yucko The Clown carried a target as he pumped gas at various gas stations around the D.C area.[citation needed] He later became a regular guest, appearing in the studio and eventually competing and becoming a finalist in the Get John's Job contest.

He is also known for starring in The DAMN! Show along with fellow writer Waco O'Guin and the MTV2 series Stankervision, which included sketches from The DAMN! Show and ran for one season of eight episodes.[1]

O'Guin and Black's animated comedy series Brickleberry, executive-produced by Daniel Tosh, premiered on September 25, 2012, on Comedy Central.[4][5][6] The series was canceled in January 2015 and ended in April of that year.

In 2018, Black and O'Guin created the Netflix animated series Paradise PD[7] and in 2022 both worked together to create Farzar, also a Netflix adult animation series.[8]


  1. ^ a b "Yucko the Clown: The Damn Show". The New York Times. Retrieved September 19, 2012.
  2. ^ Lemons, Stephen (April 9, 2007). "Yucko the Clown and Beetlejuice do the PHX.". Phoenix New Times
  3. ^ Mintzer, Rich (2010). Howard Stern: A Biography. Greenwood Biographies. p. 87. ISBN 9780313380327. Retrieved November 2, 2012.
  4. ^ Logan, Michael (September 24, 2012). "Parks and Degradation". TV Guide. Page 61.
  5. ^ Potter, Lindsay (August 30, 2012). "Duo ascend from "Damn! Show" to Daniel Tosh" Archived October 12, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ "Welcome to the Wilderness!" Archived June 21, 2013, at the Wayback Machine. Press release. Comedy Central. August 21, 2012.
  7. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (April 4, 2018). "Sarah Chalke to Lead Netflix Adult Animated Comedy 'Paradise, P.D.' as Genre Primed to Explode". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 4, 2018.
  8. ^ Massoto, Erick (June 8, 2022). "'Farzar': NSFW trailer Show Netflix Series if Boldy Going Where No Animation Has Gone Before". Collider. Retrieved July 17, 2022.

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