david elmaleh is a freelance comedy writer, director, and producer living in toronto, canada, who gets a real rush out of referring to himself in the third person. trained in sketch and imrovisational comedy by the upright citizens brigade theatre in new york, his work has appeared on various canadian television networks, including ytv, teletoon, and cmt canada. a featured contributor to funny or die, his online videos have been viewed over 3 million times and published by media outlets such as time, collegehumor, the a.v. club, and the hollywood reporter, among others. he recently joined the writer's guild of canada after landing a gig as a writer on a super secret children's television show that features hilarious talking dogs. if you encounter him in the wild, please try your best to avoid staring at his quickly receding hairline.