Robert Schimmel: Unprotected

Robert George "Bob" Schimmel (born January 16, 1950) is an American stand-up comedian whose material is often X-rated and controversial. He is perhaps best known for his comedy albums and his appearances on HBO and The Howard Stern Show. Schimmel's material almost always pertains to sex, whether he is discussing computers, his daughter, or animals. Schimmel was born in the Bronx, New York, the son of Betty and Otto Schimmel, Jewish survivors of the Holocaust. He was voted class clown during high school and was in the Air Force for one year during the Vietnam War. A resident of Scottsdale, Arizona, his career began when, at the urging of his sister, he performed at a comedy club's open-mic night. A club owner in Los Angeles offered to make him a regular, but when Schimmel moved there he found that the club had burned down. Undaunted, and with some help from Rodney Dangerfield, Schimmel began making a name for himself. He wrote material for In Living Color and for comedians such as...

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