Nehemiah Markos

Nehemiah Markos

Never Sad

Updating an Antiracist Game from the 1970s: Let’s Play

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Nehemiah Markos is a writer and comedian based in New York City, currently a staff writer on a sketch comedy series produced by Snapchat. Nehemiah is one half of the comedy duo Never Sad (with Jed Feiman). Together, they are frequent contributors to The New Yorker’s Daily Shouts, and their festival credits include the New York Comedy Festival, Brooklyn Comedy Festival, and Montreal Sketchfest. Nehemiah is a first-generation Ethiopian-American who grew up in Northern Virginia and a Georgetown University graduate. During the pandemic, Nehemiah and Jed revived the 1970s tabletop game, “Blacks & Whites,” for its 50th anniversary.

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