Jordan Brady began as a stand-up comedian, touring nightclubs and colleges in 49 states across America. To date, he has directed over 1,017 commercials for television and the web. Somehow between directing gigs, Jordan hosts a weekly filmmaking podcast called “Respect The Process” on iTunes. 2018 saw the release of this first book, Commercial Directing Voodoo, which he also illustrated.
His 2017 feature film, “‘I Am Battle Comic”, is a powerful documentary about a comedy tour for our troops that will make you laugh and make you think about freedom. Brady filmed as well as performed in Afghanistan & Iraq. Superlounge and Jordan gave 100% of the proceeds from the film's theatrical tour to charities supporting our military families and U.S. Veterans.
Jordan Brady wrote and directed the cult feature mockumentary, “Dill Scallion”, which critic Roger Ebert anointed the “‘Spinal Tap’ of country music.” Brady followed up with the independent film “The Third Wheel” starring Ben Affleck and a young Melissa McCarthy, and the Miramax redneck rom-com “Waking Up In Reno” with Billy Bob Thornton, Patrick Swayze and an undiscovered Charlize Theron.
Mr. Brady’s first documentary is “I AM COMIC” (Netflix, Showtime, iTunes) The film explores the art & occupational hazards of being a stand-up comic. It stars Sarah Silverman, Louis C.K., Tim Allen, Jeff Foxworthy, Chris Harwick, Jim Gaffigan and 72 other professional comics.
The 2014 sequel “I Am Road Comic” (Netflix, Hulu, iTunes) follows Brady to a “hell gig” to chronicles his first time back on stage doing stand-up in 20 years. Interviews include Marc Maron, T.J. Miller, Maria Bamford, Doug Benson, Pete Holmes and Nikki Glaser and more.
Fun fact: Brady coined the sexual innuendo “Bow-chicka-bow-WOW!” to refer to porno-film music in his signature comedy bit, which he did on many cable tv comedy shows. Brady used a 1991 Comedy Central clip of himself doing the famed routine in “I Am Road Comic”.
Jordan lives in Los Angeles with his wife and four kids.