A master of wild facial expressions and physical comedy, Joby Saad, is a comedian who brings laughs to all fans of clean comedy. As the founder of Village Entertainment company of Los Angeles, Joby is sometimes known (by choice) as the “village idiot.” His dumb guy humor has universal appeal and his audiences laugh both at, and with, him using physical humor to entertain audiences of all ages.
His comedy shows may include pantomime, physical comedy, music and unlimited quantities of self-deprecating humor. He was described by one critic as “the smartest dumb guy comedy I’ve seen.” He is recognized for his ability to adapt material for different audiences, creatively incorporating local references in his act and overall being a fun, easy-going guy to work with.
Joby Saad: physical comedy makes good humor
A native of Nashville, Joby got his start performing at age 12, doing magic tricks. Flubbed tricks brought laughs, which turned into his love of doing comedy. His family name, pronounced “Sad” is Lebanese. His favorite topics include pets, family and the awkwardness of being an underdog. He is an admirer of Steve Martin, Tim Conway and Jim Carrey. He makes creative use of everyday props and has great audience rapport.
Joby’s real-life events have enhanced his performing career. He earned the bodybuilding title of Mr. Mid Central USA when he was 19. He is currently working toward the goal of breaking the mark of Guinness World Records for human-powered flight, which is 71 miles.
Joby is a frequent guest on The Darren Streblow syndicated radio comedy show. His television and credits include appearances on Comedy Central and ABC News Now. In 2005, he was a guest star for an episode of the family-friendly show Bananas Comedy.
His own cable television series, “Vidiots,” is based on silent comedy. Joby is proud of this for its universal appeal: “I love being able to tell a story and reach an audience of all ages and languages.”
His corporate comedy work has included gigs with Medtronic, Dell computers, St. Jude Children’s Hospital and many others. HIs physical comedy is featured, along with Thor Ramsey, on the popular Thou Shalt Laugh DVD from Warner Brothers, which was hosted by Patricia Heaton of the television hit “Everybody Loves Raymond.”
Originally posted 2014-03-26 05:26:55.