Jimmy Pardo


Jimmy Pardo

Infobox Comedian
name = Jimmy Pardo
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birth_place = Chicago, Illinois
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medium = Stand-up, Television, Film, Podcast
nationality = American
active =
genre = Observational comedy, Crowd based material
subject = Pop culture, American culture
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spouse = Danielle Koenig
notable_work = "Never Not Funny"


website = [http://www.jimmypardo.com/ JimmyPardo.com]

Jimmy Pardo is a Chicago-born comedian of Italian descent. He is the host of the "Never Not Funny" podcast, as well as a stand-up comedian.

Personal life

Pardo is married to fellow comedian Danielle Koenig [ [http://www.tvsquad.com/2007/03/31/20-questions-with-jimmy-pardo/ 20 questions with Jimmy Pardo - TV Squad ] ] . They have one son, Oliver Pardo, who they were expecting to be a girl, based on the ultrasounds taken during Koenig's pregnacy [ [http://podcast.jimmypardo.com/NeverNotFunny/Podcast/3087910F-534F-460A-B34E-6C7EC2DE653E.html Episode 215 ] ] .Pardo noted his father works at Viscase Company, Inc. of Chicago, Ill. on Episode 201 of Never Not Funny.

Comedy career

As a comedian, Jimmy Pardo is best known for his quick and witty style. His material ranges from world problems to personal problems, some of which is displayed on his half-hour Comedy Central Presents special.

Pardo hosted GSN's "National Lampoon's Funny Money" from June to October 2003. He has also appeared on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" as well as several appearances on "The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson" [ [http://myspace.com/jimmypardo MySpace.com - Jimmy Pardo - USA, CALIFORNIA - www.myspace.com/jimmypardo ] ] .

Currently, Pardo hosts the podcast "Never Not Funny" with the producer Matt Belknap. He is also the host of the "Match Game Live", a live version of the Match Game television game show, at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles.

In addition to his comedy CDs "Uno" and "Pompous Clown", in 2007 Pardo appeared on the comedy compilation CD "Comedy Death-Ray".

As well as hosting his own podcast, Pardo has appeared on "Jordan, Jesse Go" and "Battleship Pretension."

Awards

*"Never Not Funny" was nominated for a 2007 Podcast Award in the Comedy category. [ [http://www.podcastawards.com PodCastAwards.com ] ]
*"Never Not Funny" was nominated for a 2006 Weblog Award. [ [http://2006.weblogawards.org/2006/11/nominations_best_podcast.php The 2006 Weblog Awards: Nominations - Best Podcast ] ]
*"Never Not Funny" was made one of iTunes' "Best in 2006" podcasts.

References

External links

* [http://www.jimmypardo.com Jimmy Pardo's Website]
* [http://onetrickpony.ws/jimmy_pardo January 2006 Interview]
* [http://www.sfstandup.com/blog/2008/06/10/jimmy-pardo-interview/ Interview from June 2008]
* [http://podcast.jimmypardo.com Jimmy Pardo's "Never Not Funny" Podcast]


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