When I was fresh out of college and too young to know better, I asked myself what my dream job would be. The answer was a joke writer. I've never looked back.
Based in Los Angeles, Jeselnik is a stand-up comedian, TV personality and former writer for Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. He has a weekly topical series, "The Jeselnik Offensive," premiering on Comedy Central on February 19.
My first job was as a swim instructor. I got fired for dunking little kids' heads underwater when they weren't expecting it.