Film version of his novel The Extra Man released
Created first TV series, HBO's "Bored to Death"
Collaborated on first graphic novel, The Alcoholic, with Dean Haspiel
Wrote and starred in Showtime special based on his work "What's Not to Love?"
First film role, starring in IFC's "The Girl Under the Waves"
Published first essay collection, What's Not to Love? The Adventures of a Mildly Perverted Young Writer
Created off-off Broadway one-man show, "Oedipussy," with money from Guggenheim fellowship
Published first novel, I Pass Like Night
Author Joyce Carol Oates was his thesis advisor at Princeton
Was an extra in a porn film, "C-Men"
Singer/songwriter Fiona Apple wrote a song, "Jonathan," about their relationship
Has done amateur boxing as "The Herring Wonder"