Spike Feresten

Spike Feresten

Active - 2007 - Present  |   Born - Sep 3, 1964 in West Bridgewater, Massachusetts, United States  |   Genres - Comedy, Drama, Sports & Recreation

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  • Pursued comedy writing after being evicted from his college dorm for dropping fluorescent light bulbs out of a window just to watch them shatter on the sidewalk and then later seeing David Letterman perform the same stunt on TV.
  • Passed jokes to Dennis Miller while working as a receptionist for Saturday Night Live.
  • Nicknamed Spike while at SNL because of his spiked hair.
  • Wrote for David Letterman for five years.
  • Wrote "The Soup Nazi" episode of Seinfeld.
  • Hosted his own talk show on Fox for three seasons (2006-2009).