Jon Friedman is a writer, comedian and producer living in Brooklyn and currently writing and blogging for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon for which he won an Emmy. He is the creator/producer and host of the popular variety show, The Rejection Show, and many other unique live events, including The NYC Beard and Moustache Championships and New York’s ECNY Awards. Jon’s first book, the award winning Rejected: Tales of the Failed, Dumped & Canceled, a humor anthology of rejected works, was released in 2009 with Villard (Random House). He performs regularly at literary events and stand-up comedy venues throughout New York City and beyond. His solo show, Bear With Me is currently running at The Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater in New York. He appeared at the Franklin Park Reading Series on August 7, 2010. Watch as he shares rejected Late Night jokes with the crowd, and addresses a letter to his upcoming blind date. To download the podcast, please visit the iTunes Store.