Martin is all about games and puzzles. He writes 500-word palindromes for amusement and transforms everyday enigmas into equations and formulas with a whimsical bent. Because of his idiosyncratic outlook on humanity, he's earned acclaim in the entertainment industry.
In A World announces the arrival of a new triple-threat talent: Lake Bell, already established as an actress. She wrote and directed (and produced) this new film, which was a delight at Sundance and arrives in the dog days of summer like a cool breeze.
Through his wry sense of humor and child-like drawings Demetri Martin easily traverses philosophical questions along with awkward situations of daily life. Two of his biggest fans, Jacob and Claire Brooks (13 and 11, respectively), caught up with him for an interview about his book.