David Feldman (comedian)

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David Feldman
Occupation Comedian, comedy writer, podcaster/radio host
Website http://davidfeldmanshow.com/

David Feldman is an American comedy writer, standup 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 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'.

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 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.

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[2] and released an album in the same year called 'Left Without Paying'.

Feldman has won three Prime Time 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 Columbia University in NYC and Dwight Morrow High School in Englewood, New Jersey.

References[edit]

  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.