Lucas Kavner is a writer, actor and comedy person from Plano, Texas. For a while he lived and performed in New York, but now he lives in Los Angeles, a move unprecedented throughout space and time. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, New York Magazine, Slate, McSweeneys, The Believer and The New Yorker, and he spent three years as a staff reporter at The Huffington Post. Onscreen he's been seen in or written for shows with Comedy Central, ESPN, ABC, Dreamworks TV, Netflix, etc, and his comedy videos have been featured on MSNBC, BBC, Gawker, Rolling Stone, Funny or Die, and multiple Russian propaganda networks. He's the author of the plays, FISH EYE (Time Out NY Critic's Pick, NY Magazine's Best Theatre of the Year) and CARNIVAL KIDS (NY Times Critic's Pick) which you can buy from Samuel French, and he's acted in shows Off-Broadway and around the country at A.R.T, The Alliance, Playwrights Horizons, The Atlantic, Ars Nova, Williamstown, and others. He performed with multiple house improv teams at the Peoples Improv Theatre over the years, as well as the long-running comedy duo Swords. He currently performs with Shamilton and Baby Wants Candy at UCB.