Who is Jo Koy? He’s a Filipino-American comic who started his career in 1994 as a stand up comedian in Las Vegas. Born Joseph Glenn Herbert in Tacoma, Washington he’s being lauded as a “rising star” and has been on two seasons of BET’s Comic View and appeared on Showtime at the Apollo.
And now, Jo has is own his first hour-long stand-up special on Comedy Central, Jo Koy: Dont Make Him Angry! which was recorded during the 2008 New York Comedy Festival.
Here are a couple of clips for your perusal: This one shows Jo’s Mom in the audience as he talks about how Filipinos are Asian, but they look Mexican… and how you can tell them apart.
And in this one, Jo talks about Wiiing with his Mom:
What do you think?