Ben Wietmarschen (pronounced like wheat-martian), is a comedy writer, performer, and improviser living in Brooklyn, NY. He has served as a writer for the UCB Maude team,Â FAMBLY. He wrote and stars in "Baseball is America", a sketch comedy show currently running at the UCB Theatre. He also co-wrote and co-starred in the UCB showÂ "The Honeymen Present: A Salute to Honey!"Â with his comedy partners and fellow HONEYMEN: Pat O'Brien and Colin Elzie, and co-created, wrote and stars in the web series "Long Haired Businessmen" and the short film "Men's Thanksgiving". He has been a contributing writer forÂ The Onion News NetworkÂ on IFC, co-wrote the long-running Channel 101 showÂ MyÂ Dad the Girl BikeÂ and has written and performed in the UCB showsÂ Sketch Cram andÂ Cool Show 4 Teen Girlz.Â He also spent the entire 2013 baseball season watching baseball games and creating baseball themed sketch comedy videos with Major League Baseball players for the MLB Fan Cave. Ben was born and raised in Cincinnati, OH and cares too much about Cincinnati sports teams. He graduated with an English and Education degree from Kent State University where he ran Cross Country and Track for the Golden Flashes.