Joel Kim Booster
Joel Kim Booster is a Chicago-bred, Los Angeles-based stand-up comedian, writer, and actor. His Searchlight rom-com FIRE ISLAND, premiered JUNE 3rd 2022, alongside Bowen Yang. The film, which he also wrote, was released on Hulu and is described as an unapologetic and modern twist take on Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice". He recently shot his first hour-long comedy special for Netflix, called PsychoSexual, where he will explore his experiences and observations as a gay Asian American male with commentary on identity, sexuality, cultural expectations, and more, releasing June 21st, 2022. He will next be seen on the Apple TV+ series LOOT created by Alan Yang and Matt Hubbard and starring Maya Rudolph on June 24th, 2022. Joel's other TV and film credits include Sunnyside (NBC), Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO), Shrill (Hulu), Search Party (TBS), BoJack Horseman, Big Mouth, The Week Of (Netflix), American Dad (Fox) and Viper Club YouTube Premium.) He will also be a series regular voice on the new HBO MAX animated program Santa Inc. opposite Sarah Silverman and Seth Rogen and can be seen in the upcoming film unplugging opposite Matt Walsh and Eva Longoria. In 2017, Joel recorded a stand-up special for Comedy Central's The Half-Hour and a full-length stand-up album called Model Minority. He has appeared on Conan, The Late Late Show with James Corden, Netflix's The Fix, Comedy Central's the Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, This Is Not Happening and @midnight, Logo's Comedy Cabaret, and truTV's Comedy Knockout. His writing credits include Billy on the Street (truTV), Big Mouth (Netflix), The Other Two (Comedy Central) and the pilot for Comedy Central's Problematic with Moshe Kasher.