Michael was a founding member of the sketch comedy troupe, THE STATE, which ran for three seasons on MTV, and co-wrote, co-produced and starred in the cult comedy WET HOT AMERICAN SUMMER. Michael teaches screenwriting at NYU Graduate Film School and his comedic memoir, MR. FUNNY PANTS, hit shelves in February of last year. He recently wrapped THEY CAME TOGETHER, a film he co-wrote with David Wain that features Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon and Amy Poehler.