Graduated from East High in Anchorage, Alaska in 1998.
Graduated from Harvard University, where he wrote for The Harvard Lampoon.
Personal Quotes (4)
Being offended is, in itself, an unpleasant sensation, just like pain in your mouth is an unpleasant sensation, but if you have the right amount with the right amount of food, it actually makes the food taste good. So if you have just the right combination, people will laugh despite feeling like it's wrong.
I'm not a natural performer: I have a natural stage fright.
Growing up, I didn't really watch a lot of stand-up. I didn't know you could be a low-energy comedian. It was something I did daydream about, but in the way you daydream about becoming the president or something - it could never happen.
I would say I locked into my persona pretty early; I wouldn't say it's how I am naturally, but it's how I am naturally when I'm on a stage in front of people. That anxiety makes me be the character that I am.