Brian Finkelstein is a comedic writer / performer. He's a regular at the Moth as well as The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. His last one-person show, First Day Off In A Long Time, was selected for the HBO/US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and chosen "Best In Comedy" by Time Out New York. The show was later developed as a sitcom for FOX. Brian's appeared in a variety of independent films, NPR's "Leonard Lopate Show," NBC's Late Night with Conan O'Brien, TBS's Cut To The Chase, and Comedy Central's Upright Citizens Brigade. Most recently he was an Emmy nominated writer for The Ellen DeGeneres Show.