He is an original member of The State and was also a co-host of the Earwolf podcast Topics alongside Michael Ian Black.
You have to carve out a lot of negative space to uncover the exact shape that suits you.
He transferred to and graduated from Brown University.
After he completed college, The New Group changed its name to The State and began creating video shorts for an MTV show called You Wrote It, You Watch It, hosted by Jon Stewart.
I wish I sort of knew earlier in my career that this is what I wanted to do, but every one of the experiences I’ve had has built up to it.
Showalter began his undergraduate studies at New York University, where he joined the sketch comedy group The New Group.He co-wrote (with David Wain) and starred in Wet Hot American Summer (2001) and he wrote, directed, and starred in The Baxter (2005), with Michelle Williams, Justin Theroux and Elizabeth Banks.Both of these movies featured many of his co-stars from The State, and so do several of his other projects.He played Ron Parker, the arrogant host of Cheap Seats, on ESPN Classic in the pilot episode.However, after a bookcase fell on Showalter's character, tape librarians (and brothers) Randy and Jason Sklar took over the hosting duties.