JOEL KIM BOOSTER
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 13 | VARIETY PLAYHOUSE | 9:30PM
Joel Kim Booster is a Chicago-bred, Los Angeles-based stand-up comedian, writer, and actor who has been named one of The Queer Young Comics Redefining American Humor by the New York
Times. Joel starred in the Fox Searchlight rom-com Fire Island, which the AV Club called an “instant-classic”, alongside Bowen Yang. The film, which he also wrote, was released on Hulu in
June 2022 and is described as an unapologetic and modern twist take on Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice". His first hour-long comedy special for Netflix, called PsychoSexual, premiered in
June 2022 as well. In his special Joel explores his experiences and observations as a gay Asian American male with commentary on identity, sexuality, cultural expectations, and more, releasing. Joel currently stars on the Apple TV+ series Loot playing Nicholas, Maya Rudolph’s quirky assistant. The series was created by Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard and recently received a season two order.
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