Todd Glass

Todd Glass
Full name
Todd Steven Glass
Country
USA

Todd Steven Glass (born December 16, 1964) is an American stand-up comedian originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Glass was born and raised in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He first began performing stand-up comedy in Philadelphia in 1982 while attending Conestoga High School. He made his earliest television appearances in the late 80s on A&E's An Evening at the Improv and in the early 1990s on several Comedy Central stand-up programs. Glass is perhaps best known for his appearances as a contestant on the second and third seasons of NBC's Last Comic Standing and has appeared regularly on programs such as Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, The Dennis Miller Show, Politically Incorrect, Louie, Tosh.0, Mr. Show with Bob and David, Preston and Steve and had his own Comedy Central Presents special in 2001. He co-hosted the podcast Comedy And Everything Else with fellow comics Jimmy Dore and Stefané Zamorano, but left the podcast in September 2009. His departure was officially announced on the November 28, 2009 episode. However, he has returned as a guest on several episodes since leaving. In 2001, Glass released his debut stand-up album called Vintage Todd Glass and Other Crap and was also featured on the two CD set of the Comedy Death-Ray, a compilation album of various stand-up comics performing at the popular Comedy Death-Ray comedy showcase at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in Los Angeles. His most recently released album Thin Pig, was released on July 7, 2009 on Comedy Central Records. In August 2011, his new podcast The Todd Glass Show debuted on The Nerdist podcasting network. He hosts the show along with frequent co-host Daniel Kinno and a regular lineup of guests and crew including comedians Rory Scovel (and his fiancee Jordan) and Blake Wexler, audio engineers Chris Burden, Katie Levine and Eric Ohlsen, and musician Lynn Shore, who writes many of the show's various "jingles" and audio cues.