Chris Bliss explores the inherent challenge of communication, and how comedy opens paths to new perspectives.

Why you should listen

Chris Bliss is a national headline comedian, with credits including the Tonight Show and the Late Show with David Letterman, as well as an internationally renowned variety artist, opening for superstars from Eric Clapton to Michael Jackson.

In 2005, he founded MyBillofRights.org, with the mission of creating monuments and permanent displays of the Bill of Rights in civic spaces across America. The organization expects to dedicate America’s first monument celebrating the Bill of Rights at the Arizona Capitol Mall, in December 2012.

Chris Bliss’ TED talks

Quotes from Chris Bliss

If I had to place [comedy] on an arbitrary spectrum, I'd say it falls somewhere between poetry and lies.
Chris Bliss
TEDxRainier • 571K views Feb 2012
Funny, Persuasive
There are few phrases that pack a more concentrated dose of subject and symbol than the perfect punchline.
Chris Bliss
TEDxRainier • 571K views Feb 2012
Funny, Persuasive