Jim Florentine is the co-host of VH1 Classic’s hit heavy metal talk show series, That Metal Show. The program is a round table talk show where legends of rock hang out and discuss their past and current projects in front of a live studio audience. Rolling Stone Magazine dubbed That Metal Show one of the 50 Best Reasons to watch TV. He is also best known as the voice of Special Ed from Comedy Central’s “Crank Yankers” and as the guy who spends his days turning the tables on Telemarketers.
He released a CD called “Awful Jokes from my First Comedy Notebook” and his live comedy CD/DVD on Metal Blade Records called “Cringe ‘n’ Purge” debuted at #5 on the Comedy Billboard Charts.
He wrote an article for xojane.com and appeared on Marc Maron’s podcast WTF. He can be seen in the dramedy A Little Help with Jenna Fischer and the hit movie TrainWreck. He has appeared on Girls, Inside Amy Schumer, Louie and Californication. He was submitted for an EMMY nomination for “Best Guest Star” for his role on Louie.
He has also been on The Apprentice, The Joy Behar Show, Chelsea Lately, Down and Dirty with Jim Norton on HBO, Red Eye on Fox News Channel, Meet The Creeps, Comedy Central’s, Mother Load, HBO’s Inside the NFL, Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, The Howard Stern Show, Spike TV’s Video Game Awards, MTV Music Video Awards, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Last Call with Carson Daly, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn on Comedy Central, VH1’s “The List,” and Louie Anderson’s “Comedy Showcase.”