"Trip Flip" on the Travel Channel, FX, Comedy Central, the Joe Rogan podcastJune 11-13special event
They'll be singing folk songs about Bert one day. He was a legendary party animal at Florida State, and now he's climbing to the top of the comedy mountain with a combination of amazing real-life stories, genuine friendliness and hustle. Bert has a cult following -- and it's the cult that throws the best parties. You can seem him as the host of "Trip Flip" on the Travel Channel, read his memoir, or (our preference) see him at the Improv this June.
Ever since being crowned "The #1 Party Animal in the Country" by Rolling Stone Magazine in 1997, Bert "The Machine" Kreischer has made a name for himself as one of the most unpredictable and outgoing stand-up comedians working today. His antics throughout six years as an undergraduate at Florida State University have since become legend, and his life story was the inspiration for the 2002 film "National Lampoon’s Van Wilder."
From 2000 to 2001 Bert co-hosted "The X Show" on FX, and in 2004 he got his own show on FX titled "Hurt Bert," where he did stupid things like wrestling a bear, picking fights with professional martial artists, and being a rodeo clown for a day. After "Hurt Bert" he became a semi-regular guest on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast where he quickly made a name for himself as a captivating and hilarious storyteller, epitomized by his "Machine" story about mistakenly falling in with the Russian mafia during a college trip to Russia.
Recently Bert has become a familiar face on the Travel Channel, hosting the shows "Bert the Conqueror" and "Trip Flip," and he’s showing no signs of slowing down. He hosts the acclaimed Bertcast podcast where he interviews fellow comedians and guests like celebrity chef Bobby Flay and comedian Bill Burr. He’s still a regular guest on Rogan, and on "Rachael Ray." He has been on Letterman and Kimmel, and his book, "Life of the Party," shares the hilarious and outrageous stories that define his comedy.