Duncan Trussell is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, writer, actor, and practicing Buddhist. 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 two episodes of the Funny or Die web series Drunk History titled “Tesla & Edison” and “Great Escape”. His television credits include MADtv and Curb Your Enthusiasm. 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.