Ben Weiss is a New York-based writer/editor for the FAIL Blog team. He holds an MFA from NYU Tisch and a BA from Northwestern University. Ben is also a contributor to "Puppet Regime," a weekly political sketch comedy segment that airs on GZERO World with Ian Bremmer on PBS. In his free time, Ben moonlights as a screenwriter and playwright. He was a semifinalist for the Academy Nicholl Fellowship and a finalist for the Humanitas Comedy Fellowship. He worships at the altar of Nicole Kidman.