Russian-American comedian who is known for being a member and performer at the Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater. He is a part of the comedy and improv group Area 52 and has won several UCB Cate Match events. He is also a member of the Lo-Fi NYC comedy group.
He started his career as a comedian performing stand up and improv shows throughout New York. He started gaining further attention in 2015 when Rolling Stone listed him as one of the 25 Funniest People on Twitter. He then started writing for several press outlets including BuzzFeed, Huffington Post, College Humor, and GQ.
As a comedy writer, he has also been featured in The New Yorker, McSweeney's, and Paste Magazine.
He was born and raised in New York.
He performed stand up right after Chris Rock at the Comic Strip Live festival.