Tony Hendra was described by The Independent of London as "one of the most brilliant comics of the post-war period," but only after a long, bibulous lunch. He was an editor of the National Lampoon, editor-in-chief of Spy Magazine, co-created Spitting Image and starred in This Is Spinal Tap.
Managing Editor, Executive Producer
Jeff Kreisler is an award-winning comedian, bestselling author, syndicated radio host, on-air pundit, TV producer, internationally-touring & law-degree-wasting satirist who believes that the world can be saved with thinking, passion, and naps. http://JeffKreisler.com • http://GetRichCheating.com
Barry Lank – West Coast Producer, Senior Writer, Performer
Barry Lank is an on-again/off-again journalist, a former stand-up comedian and a founding writer for the late and possibly lamented Air America Radio. Currently he teaches English to foreigners so that someday they can take your jobs and, God willing, his.
John Marshall – Senior Writer, Performer
John Marshall is a stand-up comedian and Emmy-nominated writer who has written for The Chris Rock Show, Politically Incorrect, Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, and many others. He was executive producer/head writer for the 2015 Writers Guild Awards, hosted by Larry Wilmore. He has also written for Bazooka Joe Comics. He can be reached at www.thewriterjohnsmarshall.com.
Rob Gorden – Senior Writer, Performer
Rob is an actor, comedian and plays the mandolin a little. He has been seen on USA Network's "Royal Pains," Showtime's "The Big C" and co-hosted "Geek Ray Vision" on SpikeTV.
Greg Russ – Senior Sound Editor
Jim Earl – Writer, Performer
Emmy and Peabody Award winner Jim Earl wrote and performed for The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Air America Radio, WTF With Marc Maron, and now does the same for his podcast "30 Minutes of Crap." Jim is the author of "Mourning Remembrance: A Collection of Mocking Obituaries." He has three livers. JimEarl.com. p.s. This is an outrage
Leslie Schapira – Writer
Leslie has written for Two and a Half Men, the WGA Awards show and is published in SELF Magazine. She also wrote and created this relatable comedy about a family of terrorists https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OdTOF5i9Ux0 as well as a dating commercial for those afflicted with Ebola https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XARRg-cuikc. Leslie is a regular writer for the Final Edition Radio Hour and enjoys cucumbers, cookies and bagels though not all together.
Bruce Cherry – Writer, Performer
Has been a writer for Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and for Air America. Sometimes he wishes that things would have... well there's no point in dredging that stuff up.
Steve Rosenfield – Writer, Performer
For several years Steve wrote for The Daily Show, which won all of its Emmy and Peabody awards after he left. He's also written for Comedy Central roasts and a number of radio shows. He still does not have a website.
Jenn Dodd – Writer, Performer
Jenn Dodd is very talented.
Darbi Worley - Performer
(Insert name here) is a no-name actress and voiceover artist living in New York City. You have probably heard her voice selling you something. darbiworley.com
James Mount – Writer / Performer
Having lost weight and grown a foot between 8th and 9th grade, James was dealt a crushing blow by falling from 4th-most-likely, to 10th-most -likely-to-get-a-hallway-bra-check in school; a milestone he has never fully recovered from. James became super-needy and entered the biz-called-show, to find himself behind a camera or behind a mic when the power of Christ compelled people. Silly people. Needy Jimmy.
Katherine Knowles - Writer
Katherine Knowles is a British television writer. Since moving to New York she'd been mostly discovering cheesecake, doing sketch comedy, and writing about discovering cheesecake and sketch comedy for the Village Voice. Check out more of her work at katherine.knowles.com
Ebbie Parker - Performer
Barry and Jim found Ebbie wandering around a trailer park in Bakersfield, CA, and they haven't been able to get rid of her ever since.
Andy Danish - Performer
Andy Danish is a voiceover talent with credits in commercials, animation, videogames and narration. He is most proud of being the voice of Slinky and Stinky Pete from Disney's Toy Story for the game "Little Big Planet 2" on PS3, and convincing a client that he was an actual Australian to get a VO gig. andydanish.com
Rachel Rauch - Performer
Jeff Hendrick – Writer, Performer
Jeremy Rayburn - Writer
Rob Miller – Actor/Musician
Andrew Hammond – Sound Engineer
Terry Jones – Writer, Performer
Terry Jones, not the insane Koran burner, was a member of Monty Python, director of Monty Python & The Holy Grail, Monty Python's The Meaning of Life, and Life of Brian.
Mike Myers – Writer
Mike Myers did “Shrek.”
Steve Bodow - Writer
Steve Bodow is co-executive producer and former head writer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.
Peter Sagal – Writer, Performer
Peter Sagal is an author, playwright and the host of NPR's "Wait, Wait... Don't Tell Me."
John Fugelsang – Writer, Perfomer
John Fugelsang is a writer, actor, comedian, TV & radio host. He's been murdered on CSI, debated David Duke & Jerry Falwell on Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, performed standup for U.S. Troops in Haiti and did an off-Broadway solo show about how his mom used to be a nun. He once interviewed George Harrison & Paul McCartney on different continents in the same week. He also once handed Ringo a glass of water.
Bruce McCall – Illustrator, Writer
A charter member of the National Lampoon and a long-time stalwart of The New Yorker.
Rob Kutner is a writer for CONAN who has also written for The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien (R.I.P.), The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and Dennis Miller Live. He is also the author of "Apocalypse How: Turn the End Times into the Best of Times!" (Running Press), www.apocalypsehowthebook.com.
Bruce Feirstein is a writer who lives in Los Angeles.
Zina Saunders - Animator
Zina Saunders is an animator and political cartoonist who lives and works in New York City. http://www.zinasaunders.com
Danny Vitale – Performer
Comedian Dan Vitale was a one-and-done cast member on a season of Saturday Night Live in the mid-80s. Dan on WTF: http://www.wtfpod.com/podcast/episodes/episode_481_-_dan_vitale1
Michael DeMirjian – Video Editor
DeMirjian is an Emmy award winning editor whose mash-ups have appeared on the Tony Awards, NFL Films and other sundry programs. He also makes silly pointless short films and likes cookies.
Corey Pandolph - Illustrator
D.B. Frick (df) is a longtime comedy writer, actor and producer currently living between LA and NY.
Randy Glass is an illustrator and portrait artist based in Los Angeles. He has created “hedcuts” for The Wall Street Journal since 1998. His website is http://www.randyglassstudio.com/.
Lewis Grossberger - Writer
Lewis Grossberger writes for Grossblogger.com.
Tyler Hall is writer living in Brooklyn and in the internet at www.tylerghall.com
Tim Harrod has written for the Onion, The Late Show with David Letterman, and Late Night with Conan O'Brien.
Francis Heaney is the author of "Holy Tango of Literature," "Sudoku in Space," and several extremely pithy blog comments that have changed the world. He is still waiting for Pet Shop Boys to tell him how much they liked his parody of them.
Peter Heighty-Small is a writer, raconteur, world traveler and trans-gendered Republican/Democrat, devoted truth seeker and abstainer with a short attention span and a trivial knowledge of a great many things.
Beverly Hills is a vegan activist with a long background of false fronts. Her plays are regularly performed on the West Coast. Her opinions are regularly heard on alternative radio, and she is finishing the fifth in a series of young adult drug-themed novels.
Director, Norman Lear Center.
Kevin Janus – Writer, Performer
Kevin Janus is a comedy writer, performer, and producer born in Canada and based in New York. He's one-half of the sketch duo, The Sophisticates; a cast member and writer of Shoot the Messenger; and was the host and producer of America's only Canadian-themed comedy show, The Comedy Igloo. www.kevinjanus.com
Kevin MacLeod - Musician
Kevin MacLeod has composed a massive body of music that the general public can use royalty-free. As a result, you have probably been listening to his work for years, and not known it. His music turns up in at least one cheap video game you play, and on at least one podcast you listen to (besides this one). The guy is a goddam legend.
Count Jocular is a freelance art director based in NYC who generally works on big serious assignments for humorless companies.
Erin Judge - Writer
Peter Kleinman’s credits include creative director and editor of the National Lampoon, creative director at Heavy Metal, and VP Marketing at Sekani - Filmbank.
Kara Klenk is a comedienne based in New York, and has appeared in several TFE videos.
Greg Mandel is a humor writer at www.thedailywedgie.blogspot.com.
Money McBags is the preeminent financial humorist and money maker in the world whose loving diatribes and market analysis can be found at the award winning When Genius Prevailed. Money McBags has buyside experience, a CFA charter, a degree in economics and an MBA in finance, and is an avid reader of books without pictures in them.
Rick Meyerowitz painted the Mona Gorilla for the National Lampoon, the New Yorkistan cover for the New Yorker, and the poster for Animal House. His recent book, Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Writers and Artists Who Made the National Lampoon Insanely Great is insanely great.
Laura Hazard Owen
Laura Hazard Owen is a writer living in Manhattan.
Ron Placone - Writer
Ron Placone is a comedian, writer and host of "Thoughts, Rants and Cold Coffee." ronplacone.com
Roy Rivenburg is a journalist and humor writer and the founding editor of NotTheLATimes.com.
Joseph Rocha - Writer
Joseph Rocha (jr) is a New York based stand up comic, actor and writer who is currently wondering where his keys are.
Mark is an Emmy award winning director and animator. Tiny robots control Mark and his thoughts. He is filled with sticks, mud and honey bees.
Paul Seaburn is a Cleveland-based comedy writer and currently the head writer for 12th Street Jump, Public Radio's weekly jazz, blues and comedy jam.
The Studio is a visual communications company that supplies the images that brands and marketers need to reach their audiences. http://www.studionyc.com
Joyce Wadler is a New York City writer. By day she works for a major metropolitan daily, by night...actually, you don't want to know.
Ellis Weiner, a.k.a. David "Goofy" Pogue
Ellis Weiner is co-author of last year's The Big Jewish Book for Jews and other big and small books for Jews and Gentiles. His recent parody of Atlas Shrugged, by you-know-who, can be found here. Face him on Twitter and twit him on Facebook.
Jay Welch - Writer
Jay Welch is a comedian based in New York City. He has written for McSweeney's Internet Tendency and Uinterview.com, and he runs a weekly jam at the People's Improvisational Theatre.
Dan Wilbur – Writer
Dan Wilbur's writing is featured on Collegehumor.com, McSweeney's and The Onion News Network. He is the creator and editor of betterbooktitles.com.
Jen Cordery is a Brooklyn-based writer. She has served as the Production Manager of TheFinalEdition.com.
Andrew Bradley is the originator and author of BettyBowers.com, one of the principal writers for LandoverBaptist.org and now-retired WhiteHouse.Org, author of “What Would Betty Do?” (Simon & Schuster) and co-author of “The White House Employee Handbook” (Penguin) and “Welcome to Jesusland” (Hachette).
Deven Green is an LA-based, award-winning comedienne. She is known to frolic in front of her green screen, providing popular Internet performances as Mrs. Betty Bowers, America's Best Christian, and is a regular guest and cover girl on radio/podcasts/magazine interviews. http://www.DevenGreen.com
John Bailey Owen
Dan Ashwood – (past) Art Director/Webmaster
Dan Ashwood is an artist, animator, designer, and musician based in New York. His work has been featured on Boing Boing and at the Institute of Contemporary Art Boston. His album, Bullet in a Quiver, is now available on iTunes. http://danashwood.com