Josia Elliott hails from a small Mountain Town in Wyoming.

At age 7, Josia attended to Meadowlark Elementary School where she majored in:

  • field trips
  • lying about how many laps she’d done in P.E class
  • recess

At home, Josia spent most of her time watching cartoons, pretending to have special mutant powers and annoying her family.  In hopes of gaining some peace and quiet, Josia’s mother would often place her in front of the TV and allow her to watch shows like SNL, In Living Color and Ren & Stimpy.  During Josia’s formative years, she would go to class and act out “things she’d seen on TV”, and spent most of her high school days in the Principal’s office.  It should be noted that the Principal of Josia’s high school was her father.  Yeah. Not kidding.

Upon graduation she set forth into the world.

One evening, she found herself at an open mic in Fort Collins, Colorado. She told some jokes, got some laughs and nearly peed her pants from fright. She knew she’d found her calling. The local comedians took her in as one of their own, calling her “talented” and “edgy” and “lopsided“. They said all of this while looking at her boobs. Encouraged, determined, and strangely aroused, she moved to Los Angeles with aspirations of world domination…

And so far, it’s coming along. You can now barely see Josia in Tenacious D‘s music videos “Roadie” and “Rise of the Fenix”, guest starring with various sketch comedy groups around Los Angeles, or yukking it up on the Main Stage at the World Famous Comedy Store. In May of 2013, Josia brought laughs back to her homeland of Wyoming with the ‘May There Be Comedy Tour’ alongside fellow Wyoming-raised comic Brandt Tobler. In October of 2013, Josia embarked on a 4 state, multi-city Comedy and Blues tour with musician Micah Wyatt and the Barefoot Band. In 2014 Josia has appeared in several viral Buzzfeed videos, hopes to do more because they are goofy and fun.

You can look forward to seeing Josia on tour in a town near you in the fall

10 thoughts on “Bio

  1. Matt Lakin says:

    Josie. Nice bio I thought it was funny and informative! Good luck and ur tour and good job doing what u love!! Woohoo

  2. chocolate D says:

    great definition in the knee caps

  3. robert crow says:

    Hello Josia. I’m a friend of your mums. Everytime I see her she raves about you! Hope you can perform soon back in fort collins.



  4. Norma Pomerleau says:

    You are a RIOT!!! Keep yuckin’ it up!!! (You may remember me…I work with your mom at the Health District and did IMPROV with you.) I hope to catch one of your gigs one of these days.

  5. Michael says:

    Looking good! Hope all is well.

  6. Bonnie Bischoff says:

    Hi Josia! Wonderful article in the paper. I laughed several times at your fun wit, stories and remembering you in middle school . I always thought you were delightfully funny, creative and full of life beyond Buffalo.You wrote really good stories too! Best to you! Hugs and more Hugs! Mrs. Bischoff
    Penquinskickass….sound familiar

  7. Bob in PDX says:

    Like Mother, like daughter! Both so talented and beautiful!!

    Bob in PDX

  8. Chris says:

    Was sitting next to your mom on a plane to Orange County and she said I should check out your site. I must say I’m impressed, shit’s pretty funny lol. PS I’m not a 50 year old weirdo…I’m actually just 24…in case you ever need a date in the Denver area 🙂

  9. Rich Saunders says:

    Hi Josia, I am an old Havre friend of Rosies’. I’m sure it will be fun to follow you and your humor. Best wishes.

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