An investigative comedian exploring the weirdest and wildest reaches of human knowledge. Host of Adam Ruins Everything on truTV, now streaming on Netflix!

Latest Podcast The Cult of Policing and What Defunding Means with Larry Smith Former Baltimore City police officer Larry Smith joins Adam to dig deep on the causes of police violence and racism, what stops fellow cops from speaking up about it and what needs to change about policing in America. 

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Humans Who Make Games is Back for Season 2!
March 25, 2020

Ask and you shall receive — season two of my game developer interview podcast Humans Who Make Games is out now! This season features game creators like Kim Swift (Portal), Anna Megill (Control), Alx Preston (Hyper Light Drifter), and Alex Beachum (Outer Wilds). Whether you love video games or just love hearing creative people talk about their art and process, I think you’re going to love this season.

First up, we have a live episode recorded at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. My guests for this episode were the incredibly funny comic and gamer Ron Funches, and Assassin’s Creed Creative Director Jean Guesdon. This conversation was incredibly fun – hope you enjoy listening to it as much as I enjoyed having it.

Take a listen – new episodes out weekly!

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The Crystal Maze is Here
February 5, 2020

The Crystal Maze is now airing on Nickelodeon every Friday night at 7pm / 6c. “But I don’t have cable!” you cry. Well, you are in luck: the network has, in its infinite wisdom, seen fit to post the entire first episode on YouTube:

Tune in every week to watch me lead a new hyperactive family through a labyrinth of deadly traps devious challenges.

I Am the Maze Master
December 20, 2019

I am wildly excited to announce that I am the host and Maze Master of Nickelodeon’s new game show, πŸ’Ž The Crystal Maze πŸ’Ž! I grew up on Nick game shows, so no gig could be cooler to me than leading jumpsuited families through a series of fiendish puzzles and messy challenges. Watch it January 24th at 7pm on Nickelodeon!Β 

“My Pleasure” in Playboy
September 18, 2019

Playboy asked me to write an essay on the topic of “My Pleasure” for their Fall 2019 issue. I wrote about how life is pain, pleasure sucks, and what we should all pursue instead.

Plus, they took these truly kickass photos of me and Meil Bredouw (who is unbelievably funny and also wrote a beautiful essay of her own.)

“_________ Ruins Everything”
September 8, 2019

I could only solve one clue in the New York Times Sunday crossword this week…

Adam Ruins Everything is Back on TruTV!
August 20, 2019

New episodes of Adam Ruins Everything are airing now on TruTV, every Tuesday night at 10pm! These eight episodes contain some of the best, most mind-blowing topics we’ve ever done, and the season finale is… well, let’s just say I’m very excited for you to see it. Here’s a clip from tonight’s episode, which features the return of Emily Axford as my co-ruiner:

Mind Parasites at Just For Laughs 2019
July 22, 2019

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I’m performing every night this week at Just for Laughs in Montreal. Come see Mind Parasites Live every night at 8:30 at La Chapelle ScΓ¨nes, then come to a live taping of Humans Who Make Games at 2:30 Saturday at the Doubletree! See you there, poutine people!

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I’m performing Mind Parasites Live every night this week at Just For Laughs Montreal – click here for tickets!

Then, on July 27th, I’m doing a very special live taping of Humans Who Make Games, with guests Ron Funches and Jean Guesdon, creative director of Assassin’s Creed. C’mon out!