The Kern Effect

How Does that Happen? - The Kern Effect

Andy Kern describes his adventures and misadventures sneaking into some of the nation’s most prestigious sporting events. Andy has managed to sneak, finagle or talk his way in to marquee venues, including the Kentucky Derby, the Atlanta Summer Olympics, Oracle Arena and the Espy Awards.  

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Growing up in the outskirts of  Chicago, Andy Kern dreamed of becoming a professional football player. He also took up sailing under his father’s training. Andy sailed competitively and dreamed of competing for the US Olympic Team. Once he realized that wasn’t going to happen, he jumped into standup comedy. 

Andy has performed in Comedy Clubs, Colleges, casino and military bases across the country. Andy also produces stand-up shows under his Comedy Machine banner. Now living in Long Beach, California, Andy has appeared on VH 1 and Comedy Central.

Andy also discusses:

  • Working as a Commodities Broker
  • Not starting comedy until age 37
  • Stealing his own vehicles back out of impound
  • How he waited 3 hours in a bathroom stall to sneak into an ESPY Awards after-party

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