Brian Edmund Posehn (born July 5, 1966) is an American stand-up comedian and actor, known for performing with other comics such as Patton Oswalt, Zach Galifiniakis, and Maria Bamford, among others, as well as appearing in a number of movies, TV sitcom Just Shoot Me!, animated series like Mission Hill and Sym-Bionic Titan and games like Minecraft: Story Mode.
He became the co-writer of Deadpool's most recent ongoing series as part of the Marvel NOW! relaunch in 2013.
This comedian contains examples of:
- Berserk Button: Parodied in his bit about "Nerd Rage".
- Deadpan Snarker
- Heterosexual Life-Partners: With Patton Oswalt.
- Poke the Poodle: His bit about "Yelling Stuff".
- Self-Deprecation: A staple in his stand-up act.There are certain activities that are just out of the question when you look like me. Like night-shoveling.
- The Stoner