Jimmy Pardo, host of the podcast Never Not Funny is set for his the Fifth Annual Pardcast-a-Thon, the annual podcast marathon he does to benefit the charity Smile Train. The event will take place from noon to midnight PST on Friday, November 29th, with Zach Galifianakis, Patton Oswalt, Scott Aukerman, Andy Richter, Doug Benson, Joel Stein, and Phil Hendrie scheduled to participate, along with Pardo's co-hosts Matt Belknap and Pat Francis.
Started in 2009, the annual event has attracted past guests like Conan O'Brien, Amy Poehler, Sarah Silverman, Jon Hamm, and more. Past Pardcast-a-Thons have raised over $300,000 for Smile Train, an international charity that repairs childrens' cleft palates. The event [...]
Jimmy Pardo's a talented standup, host of the popular podcast Never Not Funny, and the audience warm-up guy for TBS's Conan. Here he is on Conan as a guest for a change, telling some great stories about his fascinating son and throwing the first pitch at a White Sox game (part two after the jump). Also, Pardo's father-in-law is Walter Koenig, the guy who played Chekov on Star Trek. Jimmy Pardo has the most interesting family ever.
It’s hard to tell if naming his podcast (excuse me, pardcast) “Never Not Funny” might have been Jimmy Pardo’s clever ploy to limit internet research on his detractors — Googling “Jimmy Pardo not funny” only points you right back to the podcast. Because it’s difficult to find much criticism of Pardo, a “comic’s comic” who’s been performing stand up professionally since the early go-go ‘90’s heydays. But really, you need to look no further than the man himself if you want to know Jimmy Pardo’s limitations. He’ll tell you about them (more on that later).
Pardo’s honesty is what makes him endearing and, combined with his considerable charm, [...]