Unapologetically nerdy and downright funny, Brian Posehn has been at the forefront of off-beat comedy for more than two decades. In addition to his prodigious stand-up work (2 half-hour Comedy Central specials, 4 albums, and 2 hour-long specials), Posehn was a writer and actor on both “The Sarah Silverman Program” and Bob Odenkirk and David Cross’ acclaimed “Mr. Show." Posehn has also written 45 issues of the Marvel favorite “Deadpool” and hosts the popular “Nerd Poker” podcast.
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Comedian/actor/writer Brian Posehn has most recently been seen on Comedy Central's popular show, "The Sarah Silverman Program" and on tour as one of the original members of the "Comedians of Comedy".
Besides writing and performing on HBO's acclaimed "Mr. Show", he has appeared in sitcoms such as "Just Shoot Me", "Seinfeld", "NewsRadio", "Everybody Loves Raymond", and "Friends". Brian has also appeared in several movies, including Rob Zombie's "The Devil's Rejects" and "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer", "Sex Drive" and "Surfs Up".
In 2006 he released his first graphic novel, "The Last Christmas", and a comedy album: "Live in Nerd Rage". He is a regular on Late Night with Conan O'Brien and was a crowd favorite at the recent Bob Saget Roast on Comedy Central.
In 2008 he headlined the comedy stages at the popular music festivals, Download, Sasquatch and Bonnaroo. He also played a man with a prolapsed rectum on "Californication". In 2009 Brian wrote an episode of "The Sarah Silverman Program" and wrote the story for a "Metalocalypse" episode. He also made an appearance in the Judd Apatow film "Funny People", and directed a video for the hilarious hair metal band, Steel Panther.
In 2010 he released the album called "Fart and Wiener Jokes" and a new video for "More Metal Than You", and was recently featured on the Golden Gods Awards performing his new song with his all-star metal band. Posehn continues to tour and work on a new comic book ("Science Projects").