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Jimmy Tingle

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Jimmy Tingle is a comedian, commentator and the founder of Humor for Humanity. He was a 2018 candidate for Lt Governor of Massachusetts and received 41.3% of the vote in the Massachusetts primary on September 4th 2018.

He is a graduate of UMASS Dartmouth and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government where he earned a Masters Degree in Public Administration (MPA). He was the graduate school commencement speaker at Harvard graduation for the class of 2010.

He has worked as a humorist and commentator for 60 Minutes II and MSNBC and has appeared on The Tonight Show, CNN, Conan O’Brien, Fresh Air with Terry Gross and in his own HBO half-hour comedy special.

Theatrical credits include writing, performing and producing several one-person shows including Uncommon Sense; Jimmy Tingle for President- The Funniest campaign in History and Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream.

He has appeared in several documentaries films including Damned in the USA; America with the Top Down; When Stand up Stood Out; Call Me Lucky directed by Bobcat Goldthwait and Jimmy Tingle’s American Dream which Jimmy wrote and produced and directed by Vincent Straggas.

Feature film work includes Next Stop Wonderland; Boondock Saints; Head of State starring Chris Rock and Clear History starring Larry David.

Tingle has the rare distinction of winning Boston Magazine’s “Best of Boston” in the stand-up comedy category and for “best alternative theater” as the producer and artistic director of Jimmy Tingle’s OFF BROADWAY Theater in Somerville.

He is the founder of a new social enterprise and solo show entitled “Humor for Humanity” which aspires to raise spirits, funds and awareness for nonprofits, charities and social causes.

Why would a comedian run for office?

Jimmy Tingle is a hilarious comedian, political satirist, and commentator and was a 2018 democratic candidate for LT Governor in Massachusetts. In the 2018 primary on September 4th, he received 41.3% of the vote for Lt Governor.

His very funny and uplifting presentation explores the issues and forces that inspired him to run for political office in 2018. It is an insightful, compelling and very funny look at all aspects and challenges of his very serious campaign.

Tingle has worked as a humorist and commentator for 60 Minutes II and MSNBC and has appeared on The Tonight Show, CNN, Conan O’Brien, Fresh Air with Terry Gross and in his own HBO half-hour comedy special.

Jimmy is a 2010 graduate of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and was that year’s graduate school commencement speaker.

He is the founder of a new a social enterprise “Humor for Humanity” which aspires to raise spirits, funds and awareness for nonprofits, charities and social causes.

​Making Comic Sense

From 60 Minutes II and MSNBC, comedian and commentator Jimmy Tingle captures the sweet spot between Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. His unique brand of topical yet timeless comedy is as insightful as it is hilarious. Jimmy Tingle will make you laugh, make you think, and make you feel better. Clean, funny intelligent humor for all audiences.

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