Steven Markow is a writer, comedian, filmmaker, and advocate for mental health awareness currently based in NY. His short "Weird Movies" was a Vimeo staff pick, listed by Vulture as one of the best shorts of 2018, and has been screened at film festivals around the world. He’s currently developing a pilot with two production companies and was recently commissioned to make a short for Adult Swim. The videos on his Instagram page have been viewed several million times. His work has been published by The New Yorker, McSweeney's, Paste Magazine, and dozens of other sites and publications. He's appeared on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert as a sketch actor, and has trained and performed at the Upright Citizens Brigade, Second City, The PIT, and the Annoyance theaters. His podcast Turner Masters Memory Hospital, co-written with Catherine Cohen, was spotlit by The AV Club. He studied Film and Literature at Bennington College.