Joe Bob Briggs

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Joe Bob Briggs is the drive-in movie critic of Grapevine, Texas, currently resident in New York City, where his pop culture commentary appears in print, on television and at various dive bars that defy the modern world by allowing the smoking of cigars.


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I Got Your Gluten Right Here, Pal

I Got Your Gluten Right Here, Pal

December 02, 2016

BURLINGTON, Vt.—Okay, the next person who tells me he’s gluten-free is

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Surrounded by Whiners

Surrounded by Whiners

November 16, 2016

BERKELEY, Calif.—Berkeley is, of course, the birthplace of the Free Speech

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The Ghoul Was Truly Cool

The Ghoul Was Truly Cool

November 05, 2016

CHICAGO—The death of an actor, especially a character actor, is always a

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Why I’m Suing Vanderbilt University

Why I’m Suing Vanderbilt University

October 28, 2016

PALM BEACH, Fla.—Maybe you missed this little item, but last month Obama shut

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Pussy Galore

Pussy Galore

October 14, 2016

NEW YORK—Editors all over America are dealing with the thorniest ethical

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Good Night, Sweet Prince of Gore

Good Night, Sweet Prince of Gore

October 07, 2016

NEW YORK—My friend Herschell Gordon Lewis, best known as the inventor of the

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“I’m Not Crazy, You Are”

“I’m Not Crazy, You Are”

September 27, 2016

NEW YORK—If you study Method acting at one of the great New York studios that

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Barney Fife Runs North Carolina

Barney Fife Runs North Carolina

September 23, 2016

NEW YORK—I’m gonna explain this Pat McCrory thing to you. As his world

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Oculus Schmoculus

Oculus Schmoculus

September 16, 2016

NEW YORK—I’m standing in “The Oculus” on 9/11 and several thoughts are

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Hi! I’m Jocelyn! I’m Passionate About Cloud Storage!

Hi! I’m Jocelyn! I’m Passionate About Cloud Storage!

September 09, 2016

NEW YORK—Hi, I’m Jocelyn, and I’m passionate about cloud storage! As

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Messieurs, Ship Some Burkinis Over Here

Messieurs, Ship Some Burkinis Over Here

September 02, 2016

SANDY HOOK, N.J.—I need some French gendarmes in riot gear out here at

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Muzzled!

Muzzled!

August 26, 2016

SAN GABRIEL, Calif.—Only two athletes in history have won medals in six

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‘New York Times’ Endorses Trump

‘New York Times’ Endorses Trump

August 19, 2016

NEW YORK—I can prove to a mathematical certainty that The New York Times will

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How CVS Invaded My Brain

How CVS Invaded My Brain

August 09, 2016

NEW YORK—There’s some guy at the world headquarters of CVS drugstores

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Donald, You Ignorant Slut

Donald, You Ignorant Slut

August 02, 2016

NEW YORK—All over America IKEA futons are groaning with the restless insomnia

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Angelenos Ask: “Dude, Where’s My Subway?”

Angelenos Ask: “Dude, Where’s My Subway?”

August 03, 2011

LOS ANGELES—When you say, “Don’t worry about me, I’ll just jump on the

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Pitchforks and Torches in Orlando

Pitchforks and Torches in Orlando

July 25, 2011

NEW YORK—I tried. I really tried. I wanted to be the only person in America

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Niagara Falls, Ontario: World’s Greatest Tourist Trap

Niagara Falls, Ontario: World’s Greatest Tourist Trap

July 12, 2011

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO, CANADA—I’m in awe of Niagara Falls. Not the actual

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NYC’s Yuppie Hipster Bicycle Goddess

NYC’s Yuppie Hipster Bicycle Goddess

June 29, 2011

NEW YORK—I used to ride a bicycle in New York when it was still the Wild West

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Pepé Le Perv: France’s Gift to American Tabloids

Pepé Le Perv: France’s Gift to American Tabloids

June 07, 2011

NEW YORK—About once every hundred years the French nation presents America

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How CVS Invaded My Brain

How CVS Invaded My Brain

December 31, 1969

NEW YORK—There’s some guy at the world headquarters of CVS drugstores

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How CVS Invaded My Brain

How CVS Invaded My Brain

December 31, 1969

NEW YORK—There’s some guy at the world headquarters of CVS drugstores