Michael Ian Black

Widely recognized for his role as Phil on the NBC series ED as the absurd pitchman for Sierra Mist, and for his unique Twitter feed, Black is the co-founder of The State and STELLA. In 2008, his book My Custom Van…And 50 Other Mind-Blowing Essays That Will Blow Your Mind All Over Your Face was purchased by more than 30 people. In 2009, Black conducted the world’s first Twitter war against actor Levar Burton. His online series, Michael and Michael Have Issues, is a hit on Comedy Central and iTunes.