4. Simon Rich
Beginning as editor-in-chief of Harvard's National Lampoon, Rich's career has been wildly successful for years. Rich wrote for SNL for four years and was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Writing in a Variety, Music or Comedy Series. And (deep breath) he's also contributed to: McSweeney's, GQ, the Guardian's Observer magazine, Mad Magazine, Vanity Fair (FRANCE), UK Glamour, Italian GQ, Italian Granta, npr.com, NPR's "Selected Shorts," The Barcelona Review, and The New Yorker, and more. Oh, and he's just 31.