Mitra Jouhari is a writer/comedian who lives in Brooklyn. She writes for The President Show on Comedy Central. She was a Writer’s Assistant/Digital Producer @ Full Frontal w/ Samantha Bee, is one of the Three Busy Debras, and is a member of the Holy Fuck Comedy Hour and Michael Jordan Steakhouse at the Annoyance. She co-hosts the monthly shows "It's A Guy Thing" at Union Hall and "You Are Heard" at the Annoyance. TV/Film Credits Include: Yazmin in “The Big Sick”, Yasmine in “Friends From College”, Herself on Full Frontal, as well as videos for the New Yorker, IFC, Comedy Central, Above Average, Refinery29's RIOT, and more. Her writing has appeared in McSweeney’s, Reality Beach, Splitsider, Flaunt Magazine, Rookie, and Reductress. She is from Ohio which is why she is nice.
Some (subjectively) cool stuff -
- Three Busy Debras: performed their original play at Carnegie Hall. Their short “Brunch” appeared at was a pick for Brooklyn Comedy Festival's: SHORTS. Also seen at UCB LA, Annoyance NY, OnPoint Fest, and Good Good Comedy Theater in Philly.
- It’s A Guy Thing: Listings in NY Mag, The New York Times, Time Out New York, one of Paste Magazine’s Top 10 Alt Comedy Shows in NYC.
- Twitter (lol): One of Paste Magazine’s Top 75 funniest Twitter Accounts of 2016, Interviewed for Splitsider’s twitter column.
Representation: United Talent Agency, 3Arts