Jim Short is a stand-up comedian originally from Australia. Jim tours regularly throughout the United States and his act comprises a mix of personal observations on pop and social culture, world media and history, and television and music references. He performed at the 2004 Montreal International Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, where he was deemed one of the “Talk of the Fest” performers. He won the 2004 San Francisco International Stand Up Competition. Jim has made numerous television appearances, including Shorties Watchin’ Shorties, Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, John Wants Answers, and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. He co-hosts the podcast Monsters of Talk with Margaret Cho.