For eighteen years, comedian Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling was a fixture of radio and television’s Howard Stern Show. He was born and raised in East Norwich, a tiny hamlet on the glorious North Shore of Long Island, New York. He graduated in 1966 from Oyster Bay High School and earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Michigan State University in 1971.
Jackie left the Stern show in 2001 after an eighteen-year run as head writer of the radio show, four television series, and three Pay-Per-Views. He’s released six dirty joke CDs: The Joke Man, Sgt. Pecker, Hot Dogs & Donuts, Come Again?!, F. Jackie, and Snart, as well as three videos, five joke books, and countless joke gadgets of all kinds, for children as well as adults. He is the author of Jackie “The Joke Man” Martling’s Disgustingly Dirty Joke Book. He lives on Long Island, NY.