Historian, Best Selling Author

Kliph Nesteroff is a historian and best selling author of The Comedians: Drunks, Thieves, Scoundrels and the History of American Comedy. Los Angeles Magazine refers to him as “The King of Comedy Lore,” Vice calls him “The Human Encyclopedia of Comedy,” The New York Times has deemed his theories “provocative” and Vanity Fair considers his work “essential.” He has appeared on WTF with Marc Maron three times and serves as consulting producer on CNN’s History of Comedy.