Sam Means is an American comedy writer. He won three Emmy awards for his work on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and wrote for both 30 Rock and Parks and Recreation on NBC. He is currently a writer and producer on the Netflix series Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Means received his A.B. from Dartmouth College, and an M.Phil. in philosophy from King's College, Cambridge. He began his comedy career as a cartoonist for The New Yorker and as a contributing writer for The Onion. He wrote the satirical book, A Practical Guide To Racism, in character as Professor "C. H. Dalton".