Perhaps best known as the comedian who puts thecerebralin Cerebral Palsy, Josh Blue centers much of his self-deprecating act around his disability. He exploded onto the national comedy scene by capturing the attention and endearment of the country as the winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Having already established himself as one of the most sought after comedians on the college circuit, his weekly appearances on Last Comicexpanded his fan base exponentially. Josh starred in Comedy Central Presents: Josh Blue, which received rave reviews from fans and critics alike and was named the 11thbest special on the network in 2011. Josh debuted a one-hour special on Showtime, Sticky Change, where he tells stories about everything from being a white African-American, to dealing with cabbies who think he'll pay in sticky change. In 2016, Josh released his third one-hour special, DELETE, available on HULUand Amazon, in which he explains why you shouldn’t call disabled people “inspirational”. He has appeared twice on Ron White’s Comedy Salute to the Troopson CMTand made his late night television debut on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. He has most recently appeared on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon on NBC.
Possessed with an undeniable likeability and impeccable comedic timing; Josh continues to break down stereotypes of people with disabilities one laugh at a time. His stand-up routine is in a constant state of evolution and his off-the-cuff improvisational skills guarantee that no two shows are exactly alike.
Josh made his television debut on Comedy Central’s Mind of Mencia.His story has been featured on Fox, CBS, ABC, andMSNBC. He was the first comedian to perform stand-up on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, was named Best Winning Reality Show Guestfor his appearance on Live with Regis and Kelly, and made a standout appearance on Comics Unleashed. He became the first comic to debut a stand-up special on the big screen when his first one-hour special, 7 More Days in the Tank was shown in movie theatres across the country. Portions of the performancealso aired on Bravo Networkas a half-hour comedy special. Josh is a repeat guest on such nationally syndicated radio programs as NPR’sTalk of the Nationand The Mancow Showand has been featured in numerous print publications including People Magazine and The New York Times.
Josh was a member of the US Paralympic Soccer Teamthat competed in Athens at theParalympic Games, the world’s second largest sporting event. He is a single father living in Denver, CO with his son, Simon and his daughter, Seika.