About Eddie

Comedic Genius!”

– The Huffington Post

“He’s a riot!  Don’t miss him!”

– Dallas Voice

Polished and sure-fire with the one-liners ricocheting off the walls!”

– Bay Windows

 

Comedian and writer Eddie Sarfaty has appeared on The Today Show, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, Logo’s Wisecrack, The Joy Behar Show and is one of the subjects of the documentary, Laughing Matters. 

Eddie’s appeared at clubs and colleges across the country, and has entertained at corporate conferences, on cruise ships, and at a variety of special events. 

He’s been featured at numerous comedy festivals including the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal and The Toyota Comedy Festival in New York.

In 2008, "Second Guessing-Grandma," a story of Eddie's that appeared in the anthology, When I Knew, was made into a short film starring Tony-nominee Kathleen Chalfant. It’s been screened at film festivals across the US as well as in Italy, Britain, Bosnia, and Brazil and has won several jury prizes and audience-choice awards.

Eddie’s first book, a collection of humorous essays entitled Mental: Funny in the Head (Kensington) received excellent reviews, is currently in its third printing, and was the featured selection of the InsightOut Book Club, a division of Bookspan, for the month of its release.  In addition to When I Knew, Eddie’s had essays included in the anthologies, I’m Not the Biggest Bitch in This Relationship, Best Gay Stories 2013 and Love, Christopher Street.  His writing has also appeared in Huffington Post, Metrosource, Out, and LA Confidential magazines.

Eddie is on the faculty of The Theatre Lab in Washington, DC and New York University where he teaches courses in stand-up and comedy writing.