- Loved skateboarding as a kid—even had half-pipes in his backyard.
- Worked at his family's Greek food stand in Seaside Heights, NJ, as a kid.
- Influences include Steven Wright, Far Side cartoonist Gary Larson and Bill Cosby.
- Never contemplated a career in comedy until he was in law school.
- Dropped out of law school, giving up a full scholarship, after two years in order to pursue comedy.
- Interned at The Daily Show when Craig Kilborn was host; later returned to the show with his own segment in 2005.
- Won the prestigious Perrier award at the 2003 Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
- 2004, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program: Nominee
- 2016, Tribeca Film Festival — Founders Award for Best Narrative Feature: Winner
- Dinah — Grandmother
- Dean Martin — Father
- Jen — Ex-wife
- Lillian Martin — Mother
- Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States (BA in History, 1995); attended New York University, School of Law, New York, New York, United States
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