Welcome to the official website of comedian, writer, and animal activist Elayne Boosler. Elayne started doing comedy in New York City in 1973, and has been on everything you have ever seen. So if you say to her, “Didn’t I see you on..??” Yes. Yes, you did.

There are shmillions of Elayne videos on YouTube. But Elayne’s official channel is here. 

March 1, 2024

LA Times Entertainment & Arts

Appreciation: Richard Lewis, The Prince of Pain, will rule forever.

by Elayne Boosler

August, 2023. Elayne guests with friend of over 50 years Richard Lewis on his youtube video show, “Alive and Unwell“. Stories stories stories and laughs.

The 100 Jokes That Shaped Modern Comedy


“Elayne Boosler – Timeless” Boxed Set Available Now

Order “Elayne Boosler – Timeless”. Get “Party of One”, “Broadway Baby”, “Top Tomata”, “Live Nude Girls”, and CD “The 50/50 Club”. 

Now stream any or all of the specials or cuts on Spotify, iTunes, Pandora, youtube, Prime, your toaster, microwave, or foot massager. They are everywhere. Buy your autographed boxed set from Tails of Joy and 100% of your purchase price saves animals’ lives.

Rolling Stone dubbed her the “First Lady of Standup Comedy”, and named her one of Rolling Stone’s “50 Best Stand-up Comics of All Time” to go with Comedy Central naming her one of the 100 Best Comedians of all time.

Tonight Show Elayne Boosler June 3, 2015

The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

Animal Activist? Well, yes. This is what I do the other 23 hours of every day. I run my own nationwide non-profit animal rescue and advocacy organization, Elayne Boosler’s “Tails of Joy“. We help rescue every animal, from dogs and cats to elephants and dolphins.

Elayne Boosler with Tails of Joy rescue pup Beau.

Check us out, and be sure to shop. We have great stuff and it all goes 100% to saving lives. And join our facebook group “(Elayne Boosler’s) Tails of Joy Animal Lovers Group”).