David Feldman (comedian)

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David Feldman
OccupationComedian, comedy writer, podcaster/radio host

David Feldman is an American comedy writer, stand-up comedian and podcaster/radio host. He writes for Comedy Central's The Burn and Joy Behar's Say Anything on Current TV.

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. In November 2013, he released a special digital download compilation album called The Very Best of the David Feldman Show, Vol. 1.

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. He co-hosts the Ralph Nader Radio Hour with Ralph Nader and Steve Skrovan, distributed via the Pacifica Radio Network.[1]

Feldman has also written for The Academy Awards, The Emmys, Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, 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.

Feldman began as a stand-up comic in San Francisco and currently resides in New York City. He has "about" six kids and has several ex-wives. Feldman spoke at Pitzer College's 2009 Commencement Ceremony[2] and released an album in the same year called Left Without Paying.

Feldman has won three Primetime Emmys for comedy writing (1995, '96 and '98), four Writers Guild Awards (1996, '99, 2001 and '17), and a CableACE award (1995).

He is a Democrat who has written jokes pro bono for candidates he supports. Feldman is a graduate of Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood, New Jersey.[3] and Columbia University in New York City.

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  1. ^ "About the show". Ralph Nader Radio Hour. Pacifica Radio Network. Retrieved March 12, 2017.
  2. ^ "2009 Pitzer College Commencement David Feldman". PitzerCollege. Retrieved September 13, 2013.
  3. ^ Hu, Winnie. "Forced to Pick a Major in High School", The New York Times, August 16, 2007. Accessed August 27, 2018. "But starting this fall, freshmen at Dwight Morrow High School here in Bergen County must declare a major that will determine what electives they take for four years and be noted on their diplomas.... The comedians David Feldman and Rick Overton, alumni of the high school, are scheduled to conduct a comedy writing workshop in October."