- Was fascinated by hobos as a child, and a large section of his first book was dedicated to the topic.
- In eighth grade, he was voted most likely to become editor of the New Yorker.
- Worked as a receptionist for a literary agency after college and eventually became an agent.
- Worked in publishing for seven years before he started working in comedy.
- Became the Resident Expert on The Daily Show in 2006.
- Author of the absurdist-trivia books The Areas of My Expertise and More Information Than You Require.
- Featured as the PC in a series of commercials for Apple computers opposite Justin Long as the Mac.
- Katherine Fletcher — Wife
- Yale University, New Haven, CT (BA, 1994)
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- Birth Name: John Hodgman
- Birth Place: Brookline, MA
- Profession: Comedian, Writer, Actor
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