Joe Wong‘s Talkshow
Joe Wong (Chinese: 黄西; pinyin: Huáng Xī), is a Chinese American comedian and chemical engineer.He was born to a Korean Chinese family in Baishan, Jilin, China. His family moved from Korea to China three generations ago. He graduated from Jilin University and Chinese Academy of Sciences, before he came to further study chemistry at Rice University in Texas in 1994. He moved to Boston in 2001 and began to perform his comedy.
Although he had won numerous awards, he did not attract nationwide attention until after his appearance on Late Show with David Letterman on April 17, 2009, though most his deadpan material was suggested by the producers.His multiple appearances on TV, courtesy of Ellen DeGeneres, have boosted his reputation further. On February 10, 2010 Wong made his second appearance on David Letterman's show.He also appeared on the March 30, 2012, episode of Late Show.
On St. Patrick’s Day, 2010, he headlined the annual dinner hosted by the Radio and Television Correspondents' Association.
Wong documented his performances in United States and China, discussing his limitations and style in Chinese humor.
On June 19, 2010, he placed first in the Third Annual Great American Comedy Festival.