Eric Hoffman

(Writer/Actor/Artist - Mr. Show; Brainwarp The Baby Eater Podcast; Comedy By The Numbers; UCB's Wild Girls Gone; The Brothers Solomon; Malcolm In The Middle)

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Eric Hoffman


Eric Hoffman (aka Eric Von Hoffman) has been a part of the alternative comedy scene for over 20 years. He was a writer/performer on HBO's Emmy-nominated sketch program, Mr. Show with Bob and David. Eric is the co-author/cartoonist of the humor bible, Comedy By The Numbers, published by McSweeney's and now in its second printing. The book spawned a CD version through AST Records (with readers like Tim Heidecker, Sarah Silverman, Patton Oswalt, Janeane Garofalo) and a series of promo films directed by Bob Odenkirk.

Through his company Deems Productions he is producing the Feral Audio serial/sketch podcast, Brainwarp: The Baby Eater, which features some of today's funniest comedians, including Matt Walsh (Veep), Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad), Matt Besser (Walk Hard), Brian Stack (Conan) and more. The Brainwarp live show was named Best Late-Late-Night Theatre Show of the Year by NewCity Chicago.

He was creator and executive producer of the Adult Swim pilot, Guy Suave: Homicidal Spy. And he has several comedy videos on the UCBComedy site.

Eric is also an actor, appearing in numerous television/film/stage projects, including the HBO pilot, David's Situation, with David Cross and Mo Collins. Also: Malcolm In The Middle; The Brothers Solomon; Crossballs; UCB's Wild Girls Gone; My Big Fat Independent Movie; The Snuz Brothers; The Idiotic Death of Two Fools; Abe Lincoln: Sex Alien; and the Sundance short film favorite, Mullitt! He has performed at the UCB Theatres, Hollywood & New York; the Edinburgh Fringe Festival; the Toronto Just For Laughs Festival; the Annoyance Theatre; and IO West.