Jeff Simmermon

Jeff Simmermon is a storyteller and standup comic whose stories have appeared on Risk!, This American Life, The Moth‘s podcast, PBS’ Stories From the Stage and in written form on The Paris Review Daily. His new album, Why You Should Be Happy, was released on May 5, 2020, by Eight Hundred Pound Gorilla Records and is available wherever the very finest digital music and comedy is sold. His previous album, And I Am Not Lying, was released in June 2017 and reached #1 on the iTunes comedy charts. It was pressed onto pink vinyl and is distributed by Dischord Records. He’s also the producer-performer behind And I Am Not Lying, a variety show that combined stand-up, storytelling, burlesque, sideshow and music for five years at UCB Theater in New York City. He taught storytelling to businesses, educational institutions and performers until the collapse.

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@marcmaron It’s a great show! Fun, simultaneously simple and complicated - best, most heartwarming TV show to ever… https://t.co/6nup7dAWZu

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Have Faith in Robocop

By Jeff Simmermon | May 29, 2020

Have Faith in Robocop

Storyteller and standup comedian Jeff Simmermon charts the integral role that Paul Verhoeven's 1987 classic has played in his personal life.