Duncan Trussell is a writer, actor, and stand up comedian. He has written and appeared in sketches for two seasons of Fuel TV’s Stupidface, Showtime’s La La Land, Comedy Central’s Nick Swardson’s Pretend Time, and both seasons of HBO’s Funny or Die Presents. He was featured in an episode of the Funny or Die web series Drunk History titled “Tesla & Edison”. He is a Buddhist. His television credits include MADtv, Curb Your Enthusiasm, and Roots 3. He is the host of Thunderbrain, a comedy science pilot he is developing with Comedy Central. He co-hosted “the Lavender Hour” podcast with Natasha Leggero through January 2012. Duncan now hosts his own podcast, “The Duncan Trussell Family Hour”.