James P. Connolly is a stand up comedian, emcee and radio/TV host known for his playful, confident style and unique sense of humor.
He attended Harvard University on a Marine Corps ROTC Scholarship, which left him feeling “wicked smart”, but possessing the skills to hurt people who are “actually” smart. While serving in Desert Storm, he was ordered to write jokes for a Colonel. Understanding this to be a lawful and punishable command; James erred on the side of funny. Eventually making his way to Hollywood, he began to perform at some of LA’s major comedy venues and soon popped up on television, commercials, and in small films.
In addition to having appeared on Comedy Central, HBO, VH1, and Comics Unleashed, James hosted “Live From Here” on XM Radio for National Lampoon and recently recorded a “Blue Collar Radio Comedy Concert” for SiriusXM. He is one of the most played comedians on the Sirius XM Comedy Channels and is a frequent guest on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show. James has made multiple trips overseas to entertain the troops and produces an annual Veterans Day Comedy Show benefiting the Veterans in Film & Television (VFT). He is currently the host of a man on the street series for We Are The Mighty TV called “Vet on the Street”.
James also wants you to know he has a very manly voice.