Comedian Tim Heidecker on pushing boundaries and people’s buttons

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Tim Heidecker outside KCRW. Photo by Chris Ho.

Tim Heidecker has made a career blurring the lines between fantasy and reality. His television shows on Adult Swim, “Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!” and “Check it out! With Doctor Steve Brule,” have created a different kind of comedy: subversive, cringey, surreal, and not always laugh-out-loud funny.

He’s also a musician and has put out several comedy albums, in which he sings and plays piano. He’s done two that parody President Trump, which led to online harassment from Trump’s defenders. Heideker responded with another album that takes them on, called "What The Brokenhearted Do…”


Tim Heidecker - comedy writer, producer, actor, and musician

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