It’s safe to say that Eddie is one of the most traveled comedians in show business. He has headlined not only all over the United States and the UK, but also in 15 other countries including South Africa, Australia, China and the United Arab Emirates. His travels were chronicled for an upcoming feature length, documentary film, entitled “America the Punchline.”
It all started for Eddie, while working at his father’s insurance firm. One night after work, Eddie, tried his hand at an open-mic night at a local comedy club. The next day, he was either fired from his father’s firm or quit to pursue his new career, (depending on who you ask.) Recently, Eddie was one of the five finalists in the MySpace/Sierra Mist Stand Up or Sit Down Challenge. The finals were aired on TBS and then the winner was chosen on HBO’s Comic Relief.
Eddie has now appeared on NBC’s hit show Last Comic Standing II, Thank God You’re Here, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, BET’s Comic View and NBC’s Late Friday Night, VH1’s Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Comic’s Unleashed, Chelsea Lately and performed with Dave Chapelle, Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, and Robin Williams. Eddie has also hosted Shark Week, spent a season as the ABC College Football Guy, earned a job as “man-on-the-street” on the Queen Latifah show, and was co-host of a sports radio show on New York’s legendary WNEW.
He hosted a pilot for Comedy Central entitled “Strap-On” and also had a role in a Steven King film. He released his second CD “Jokes That Make My Friends Laugh” in early 2007 after the success of his first CD, “I Learned the Hard Way.” He also recently taped a DVD in front of a sold out crowd at the Sydney Opera House in Australia. Be on the lookout for his podcast called “Wingmen” that he co-hosts with comedian Bryan Callen and his own comedy special on Comedy Central.
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