Jesse Appell

Jesse Appell

Jesse Appell is a former Fulbright fellow whose research and jokes on Chinese comedy and culture have been featured in The Economist, PBS, and TEDxBeijing as well as many other platforms. To learn more about Jesse’s comedy, visit www.laughbeijing.com; to contact him for information about bookings, show dates and anything Chinese comedy, e-mail [email protected]

Latest from Jesse Appell

The Great LOL of China | During the 25th anniversary of Tiananmen Square, what's a Beijing comedian to do?

To perform stand-up comedy in China, one must first master the arts of subtlety and suggestion.

To perform stand-up comedy in China, one must first master the arts of subtlety and suggestion.

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The Great LOL of China | Can you say that? The intricacy of stand-up comedy in China

When it comes to comedy, what are Chinese audiences comfortable hearing?

When it comes to comedy, what are Chinese audiences comfortable hearing?

14 Jun 2014 - 11:32AM
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The Great LOL of China | Robin Williams and the Chinese comedic brotherhood

Robin William’s death has not just shocked and saddened his fellow American compatriots, nor merely the English-speaking world. When I woke up today, both my Facebook and WeChat feeds were full of condolences and reminiscent words.

Robin William’s death has not just shocked and saddened his fellow American compatriots, nor merely the English-speaking world. When I woke up today, both my Facebook and WeChat feeds were full of condolences and reminiscent words.

14 Aug 2014 - 7:59PM
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