The Huffington Post, perhaps still on the trailing fumes of the high from the sale to AOL, decided to do a comedy map of America, selecting “The United States of Comedy: 50 Comedians From 50 States,” chosen by state of birth.
Guess who’s on it?
Kentucky: Chris Hardwick.
Hawaii: Jonah Ray.
How cool is that?
The list includes folks familiar to Nerdist readers like Patton Oswalt, Joel McHale, Zach Galifianakis, Drew Carey, Marc Maron, and many more. Some legends, too, like Carlin, Pryor, and Carson, and late-night TV talk show hosts galore (Conan, Dave, Kimmel, Jon Stewart — until Scotland becomes a state, Craig Ferguson is not eligible). But the Nerdist home team got two on the list, which is pretty damn impressive, no?