- Struggled with substance abuse until he got into a near-fatal car accident in 2002; this prompted him to get sober.
- Wrote and starred in a pilot for Comedy Central in 2011 titled @RobDelaney, based on his popular Twitter account.
- Won the Funniest Person on Twitter Award at The Comedy Awards in 2012.
- Participated in Comedy Central's A Night of 140 Tweets: A Celebrity Tweet-A-Thon for Haiti in 2010.
- Wrote a memoir titled Rob Delaney: Mother. Wife. Sister. Human. Warrior. Falcon. Yardstick. Turban. Cabbage., which was published in 2013.
- Wrote columns for Vice and The Guardian.