Anthony Jeselnik was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He earned a BA in English Literature from Tulane University and now resides in Los Angeles. Anthony’s pitch-black sense of humor, brilliant joke writing, and devilish charm have made him a smash hit in the alternative comedy community. This year, Daily Variety has identified Anthony as one of “Comedy’s Ten to Watch”.
Anthony has appeared as a stand-up on DOWN & DIRTY WITH JIM NORTON (HBO), LATE NIGHT WITH CONAN O’BRIEN (NBC), PREMIUM BLEND (Comedy Central), JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE (ABC) and LAST CALL WITH CARSON DALY (NBC). Last year, Anthony developed a project based on his stand-up for MTV. He also wrote for Sarah Silverman for her stints on this year's MTV MOVIE AWARDS and MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS, as well as on NIGHT OF TOO MANY STARS for Comedy Central.
Anthony has also performed to tremendous response at the Bumbershoot Music and Comedy Festival in Seattle, WA, as well as HBO’S U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, CO. Most recently, Anthony served as a staff writer on NBC’s LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON.