Martin Sargent

Martin Sargent


8/18/1975, Spencerport, New York, USA

Birth Name

Earl Sarmet


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Martin Sargent (born Earl Sarmet) spent his earliest years travelling back and forth along the towpath of the mighty Erie Canal (mainly between Spencerport and Brockport). Because his gambler father refused to pay school taxes, Sargent was forced to work his way through elementary school by loading and…more


Trivia and Quotes

  • Trivia

    • Martin was nick-named "The Twisted Lister" on his show The Screen Savers. On the show, he produced and presented strange "twisted" top-five lists similar to David Letterman's "Top 10" lists.

    • Sargent currently hosts a daily comedy show called Why Today Sucked for the Sprint cell phone channel "Laugh Riot". This program is only available for video-enabled cell phones on the Sprint network.

    • Sargent originally planned to create a show on TechTV called Unzipped which dealt with more adult themes in technology. However, show producers discovered a Canadian adult magazine with the same title and decided against the name. Sargent eventually tried again for another idea for a show, this time calling it Unscrewed. This show idea was accepted.

    • On November 11, 2005, exactly one year after his termination at G4TechTV, Sargent launched "Infected", a Bi-Weekly internet podcast.

    • In 1999, Sargent was the editor at PC Magazine.

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