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Joe Wong

Joe WONG (China/USA)

A comedian with a big CV and a unique take on life drops by The Classic for one night only.

Joe Wong is a Chinese American stand-up comedian who performs in both English and Chinese. He made appearances on Letterman, Colbert, and Ellen shows, as well as headlined the 66th Radio and TV Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington D.C. where he roasted the then vice president Joe Biden. Joe hosted his own Television talk show in China Is This True? for 10 years. In 2018, he was featured in the book First Generation: 36 Trailblazing Immigrants and Refugees Who Make America Great. Joe Wong also published a number of books and e-books of his own. 

Publications:

2021:  Get Your Self-Esteem Back 《滚蛋吧,自卑》

2020: Be Funny, Be Happy 《有梗》

2020: e-book Not This Shit Again! A Comedian’s Guide To Tackling Anti-Asian Racism  Link:amazon.com/dp/B08CNP7BFP

2011: a Chinese autobiography The Tao of Humor, which became a best seller that year in China.

Television

2013 - 2022: host of a top rated weekly TV talk show “Is it True?” in China. Taped in front of a live audience, the show reached as many as 25 million viewers per episode.

December 2019: performed on Late Night with Stephen Colbert

2012:appeared as a presenter on China’s Got Talent.

2009-2012: performed on The Late Show with David Letterman 4 times.

March 2010: headlined the 66th Radio and TV Correspondents’ Dinner in Washington D.C. where he roasted then vice president Joe Biden.

2009 - 2010: appeared on Ellen twice.

Movies

To be released: Twin Blades, an action comedy.

February 2018: Detective Chinatown 2, a movie grossed $500 million in China.

February 2016: The Ghouls, a movie grossed $300 million in China

September 2009: The Invention of Lying directed by Ricky Gervais

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