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Award winning Comedian and Writer and Host of the The David Feldman Show, David Feldman
David Feldman is an American comedy writer, standup comedian and podcaster/radio host. He writes for Triumph The Insult Comic Dog’s series on Hulu and Maya and Marty on NBC.
Feldman has won three Prime Time Emmys for comedy writing, as well as four Writers Guild Awards and a CableACE award.
In the past several years he’s written on Comedy Central’s Roasts, Jeff Ross’s The Burn and Joy Behar’s Say Anything on Current TV. He also hosts a radio show with Ralph Nader for Pacifica.
He has also written on ABC’s Roseanne, HBO’s Dennis Miller Live, HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher, Comedy Central’s The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and Fox’s Talk Show With Spike Feresten.
Feldman has also written for The Academy Awards, The Emmys, Triumph The Insult Dog Comic and countless roasts on Comedy Central. Over the past few years he has written with and for Steve Martin, Martin Short, Robin Williams, Nathan Lane, Robert Smigel and Bette Midler.
As a comedian, Feldman has appeared frequently on Late Night with Conan O’Brien, The Tonight Show and The Late Late Show, as well as his own special for Comedy Central. Feldman has also done commentary for Salon magazine.
In 2009, Feldman launched the listener supported ‘David Feldman Show’ (formerly known as the ‘David Feldman Comedy Podcast’), which includes a diverse mixture of live and prerecorded content which can be downloaded from the iTunes Store for free. In November 2013, he released a special digital download only compilation album called ‘The Very Best of the David Feldman Show, Vol. 1’.
Feldman began as a standup comic in San Francisco and currently resides in New York City. He has about 6 kids and several ex-wives. Feldman spoke at Pitzer College’s 2009 Commencement Ceremony and released an album in the same year called ‘Left Without Paying’.
He is a Democrat who has written jokes pro bono for candidates he supports. Feldman is a graduate of Columbia University in NYC and Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood, New Jersey.