Saffy Herndon: Dallas' Kid Comedian

If you're up on the local comedy scene, which seems to rotate around the nuclear hub of the Dallas Comedy House, you may have found yourself snort-laughing at jokes coming out of youngster, Saffy Herndon. The 9-year-old comedian, who tells jokes about everything from cartoons to her dad's drinking habits to adopting highways. She's making the observations other kids might make, but with better comedic timing and the knowing, devious smile of a 4th grader who knows how funny she is. And Dallas audiences tend to agree, as she performs at many of the popular open mic nights, as well as in line-ups at DCH, and the Kessler Theater.

Our videographer, Sarah Passon, caught a recent set at DCH.

KEEP THE DALLAS OBSERVER FREE... Since we started the Dallas Observer, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Dallas, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Lauren Smart
Contact: Lauren Smart