Ben Kharakh has trained extensively at the PIT, UCB, Magnet, and Annoyance theaters in NYC; and intensively at the iO and Annoyance Theaters in Chicago. His journalism has appeared in outlets such as Gothamist, Time Out New York, and NY Press, earning him an ECNY nomination for best comedic journalism. His humor writing has been featured in print and online venues, including The Best of McSweeneys: Humor Edition by Vintage Press. He is a one time nominee for caller of the year on The Best Show on WFMU. He graduated Summa Cum Laude and with honors from Rutgers with a Philosophy and English degree.