Skip to content
John Branyan

John Branyan

30-years experience as a comedian and culture-critic. Popular blogger, podcaster, and inventor of the creative thinking system 'How to Be Funny.' Hilarious emcee and insightful keynote.

Inquire
Price icon An icon of a dollar sign, signifying price

Price range

  • $5,000 - $7,500
Expert icon An icon of a lightbulb, signifying expert

Expert

  • Comedian/Comedienne
  • Emcees
  • Entertainment
  • Humor
  • Inspirational
  • Master of Ceremonies
Career icon An icon of a microphone, signifying career

Career

  • 29 Years
Inquire
  • About

    John’s ‘Shakespeare’ version of The Three Little Pigs has been viewed millions of times, and his book “A Triune Tale of Diminutive Swine” is in its 3rd reprinting. John is featured on nine recorded comedy projects with people like Ken Davis, David Jeremiah, Ted Cunningham and Tim Hawkins.

    In November of 1990, John took the stage at an Indianapolis comedy club with the intention of getting comedy out of his system. “I figured they’d at least boo me off stage. Worst case scenario, they’d throw stuff at me.”

    As it turned out, there was no booing or throwing.

    And since that fateful maiden voyage, John has made lots of people laugh from coast to coast. On stage, he’s energetic and contagiously enthusiastic about numerous topics including: Electronic cigarettes, Snuggies, automatic flushing toilets and the proper age to stop chewing your shoe in church.

    Born and raised in the heart of fly-over country, John is committed to “comedy that won’t leave a filthy residue“. There’s nothing in his act that you wouldn’t want to hear your children repeat. (In fact, if your children repeat anything he says, send him a video copy of it…he’d love to see it!)

    People didn’t invent laughter. It was given to us by someone who knew we’d enjoy it. Every show, my goal is to hurt people. Seriously. I want people’s jaws to ache. I want their sides to cramp up. I want them to experience dizziness from oxygen deprivation. When they are in pain, I’ve done my job.”

    And hundreds of audiences eagerly respond, “Bring on the pain…”

  • Videos
  • Review
    Thumbs Up icon An icon of a thumbs up

    “Every show is a little different and totally unforgettable. He's comfortable in front of small groups and big crowds and his high energy performance leaves the audience literally 'crying with laughter'.”

    The Barry Agency
    Thumbs Up icon An icon of a thumbs up

    “John Branyan is among the BEST out there, whether you have ever heard of him or not. The numbers simply don’t lie.”

    killerstandup.com
    Thumbs Up icon An icon of a thumbs up

    “Dove-Approved Family-Friendly Material”

    The Dove Foundation
Every show is a little different and totally unforgettable. He's comfortable in front of small groups and big crowds and his high energy performance leaves the audience literally 'crying with laughter'.
The Barry Agency