Andrew Heaton: Standup Comedian


Andrew Heaton is a standup comedian, writer, and political satirist. As an observational comic he’s performed throughout the United States, at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and in Germany and Australia. He’s a member of the New York Friar’s Club, one of the most prestigious groups of comedians and entertainers in the country. As a political comic he’s performed for numerous think tanks and advocacy groups, as well as in Washington DC’s Pardon the Pundit political comedy troupe and Electoral Dysfunction at the People’s Improv Theater. The World Comedy Club named him “NYC’s Greatest New Comedian” in 2013.


He is the host of Mostly Weekly, a comedy news show on PitTV, lauded as “a folksy Craigslist version of John Oliver.” His political satire book, Laughter is Better than Communism, drew heavily from his time working for the United States Congress. In 2012 Prince Leonard of Hutt River appointed Heaton as his personal diplomatic representative in New York.


He is originally from Oklahoma, and loves science fiction, dogs, Broadway musicals, and fine whisky.




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  • Mike Ellis
    August 29, 2013 - 12:16 am | Permalink

    Hey man, just watched this and it’s great. You have a great stage presence and it’s genuinely funny stuff! I don’t know if you remember me (Mark Rowley’s friend, Sandemans new Edinburgh?

    Watch my attempt, it might jog your memory…

    Hopefully our paths may cross someday, Mr. Gatsby 😉

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  • schm0e
    December 13, 2015 - 1:06 am | Permalink

    A funny white guy. You, sir, might just have caught the crest of the Arc of History with a tailwind of the The Pendulum Effect.

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