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Attell is currently the creator and host of “Dave’s Old Porn” on Showtime, which has featured such talent as Whitney Cummings, Chelsea Handler, Adam Carolla and Daniel Tosh. Named one of the “25 Funniest People in America” by Entertainment Weekly, Attell’s caustic wit, rapid-fire delivery and his choice of material, which can best be described as "very adult," has earned him the reputation as a "comic's comic. In 2001, Attell created the hit series "Insomniac with Dave Attell" for Comedy Central. A travelogue show in which Attell goes from city to city looking for late-night fun, the show was called "a doubly rare beast, a comedy without rancor and a travel show about the virtues of the American underdog," by The New York Times. Attell has made numerous appearances on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Late Night with Conan O'Brien,” “The Howard Stern Show,” “Last Call with Carson Daly” and “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” He also appeared in Chris Rock’s cult film "Pootie Tang.” Other television credits include FOX's "Arrested Development," NBC's "Ed," Comedy Central’s "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn" and his own half-hour stand-up special "Comedy Central Presents Dave Attell.”