Demetri Martin: Comedian


Underground comedian Demetri Martin surrenders pages from one of the joke journals he always carries along with him for jotting down examples of his idiosyncratic observational humor.

Actor, comedian, artist, and author Demetri Martin contributed to The Daily Show and Late Night with Conan O’Brien (2004–2006) and produced his own Comedy Central show, Important Things with Demetri Martin (2009–2010). Martin starred in Ang Lee’s Taking Woodstock in 2009 and wrote and directed the film Dean in 2016. His books include This Is a Book (2011), Point Your Face at This (2013), and If It’s Not Funny It’s Art (2017). In 2023, he embarked on the Joke Machine Tour across the U.S.