He also appeared on the Great Debate at the 2010 Melbourne Comedy Festival, in which he argued as the third speaker for the negative team on the debate "Food is Better Than Sex".
Behrendt's team, made up of New Zealand comedian Cal Wilson, English comedian Russell Kane and Behrendt himself, won the comedy event.
The book is organized into two sections – “Prepare yourself for Dating Excellence (8 Principles)” and “Carpe Datem – Seize the Date! It is like a resource, one that should be taken out each week or each month as a refresher.
Here are just some of the highlights I found we all need to remember.
With his wife Amiira Ruotola-Behrendt, he co-wrote It's Called a Breakup Because It's Broken. He also did a mid-season program for the 2006–07 television season, Greg Behrendt's Wake-Up Call, for ABC, which never aired on the network.
The program began airing in January 2009 on ABC's sister cable network Soap Net.
His work as a script consultant to the HBO sitcom Sex and the City, starring Sarah Jessica Parker, paved the way for co-authoring of the New York Times bestseller He's Just Not That into You (2004), later adapted into a film by the same name.
After graduation, Behrendt moved to San Francisco, where he joined an improvisational troupe, and met fellow comic Margaret Cho.
In June 2006, he appeared on Celebrity Poker Showdown, playing for a domestic violence charity.
Part of the reason he knew so much about men's excuses wasn't just because he was a man.
"What I don't tell them," he says tantalizingly, about why he was the guy to write the book was that: "I'm also almost every girl in the book." To listen to a podcast of this standup and to find out what famous person he was obsessed with Unlike a lot of douchebags out there giving advice these days (Steve Ward from Tough Love — I'm talking to you!
Amiira so kindly gave me a huge collection of all of their books and CD’s, even Greg performing his stand-up comedy gigs on HBO. This book, , my girlfriends and I read this dating Bible together and were highlighting, dog-earring the pages, and sharing them aloud on the beach.
We loved sharing with one another what stuck out for each one of us and had us rolling in laughter. It is a guide to help you put the strategies of dating into action.
In his early years, he performed comedy and improv in San Francisco.