In the latter months of my time living in Chicago with Jord and Jon Wilcox, Jord began making videos with this group of local comedians, and I didn't think much of it. Then I retreated back to Silicon Valley, and…
Jon Wilcox: It's wild that T.J. Miller, Kumail, and Thomas Middleditch used to hang out in my living room.
I befriended Jord and Jon Wilcox via their E/N website, and I befriended Ben via his music blog.
While Ben drove me to Jon Wilcox's flat in Washington, D.C….
Jon: Ishmail? From [the websites] Punogre/Armegro? How do you know him?
Ben: He caught me DJ-ing, tweeted at me, and we subsequently became friends. I stayed with him in Los Angeles once.
I type this from Philadelphia in the spare bedroom of Drew's house. I befriended Drew via his blog.