In addition to being a fan favorite on the hit NPR podcast Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me, Helen Hong has performed standup comedy on The Arsenio Hall Show, Last Call with Carson Daly, Gotham Comedy Live and Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen. She hosts the live trivia podcast Go Fact Yourself on the Maximum Fun Network.
Helen was featured in the Coen Brothers’ film Inside Llewyn Davis, and is a recurring character in two series, The Thundermans on Nickelodeon and Blunt Talk on Starz. Helen has also guest starred on Jane the Virgin, Parks and Recreation, Pretty Little Liars, and Splitting Up Together.
Helen’s sharp wit on current events have been featured on CNN, PBS, The Young Turks and The Stephanie Miller Show. A proud feminist and political progressive, her opinion videos on NowThis have surpassed 7.1 million views.
Helen has performed for the troops in the Middle East and for international audiences in Asia, Europe and Latin America.
She always wants to pet your dog and have a bite of your donut. DO NOT LET HER HAVE THE WHOLE DONUT