Shaun Eli Breidbart (born 1961) is an American stand-up comedian and comedy writer. Shaun graduated from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with dual majors in marketing and economics. While at Penn he was a member of the Varsity Lightweight Crew (rowing team) and he taught Advanced Lifesaving as an American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor while pursuing his undergraduate degree and taking a few graduate courses outside of his majors. The New York Times frequently publishes his letters to the editor, and he has the unmatched record of having two letters published the same day. His writing has also been published in several other newspapers and magazines. Before pursuing a career in comedy, Shaun worked in banking in NYC. He is a licensed, instrument-rated pilot and a former competitive sculler and dragon-boat racer.