Comedy writer who is best known as being, with his younger brother, Eric, the longest running head writer of The Late Show with David Letterman. He was promoted in 2000, and officially left the job in 2013.
He and his brother began their TV writing careers on the final season of the FOX sitcom The Tick in 1996. He also wrote jokes for Norm MacDonald's Weekend Update segment on Saturday Night Live.
He received his second Primetime Emmy Award in 2002. In 2012, he co-wrote for the 84th Academy Awards ceremony and its host, Billy Crystal.
He and his brother have been comedy writing partners since their time away at college.
He wrote for the star of The Tick, Patrick Warburton, for 2 total episodes in 1996.