Jeff Ross is a respected comedian, writer, and producer also known as “The Roastmaster General."
They call him the Bitter Buddha, Comedian Eddie Pepitone is a master of the dark art of comedy. Hailed as a modern day cross between Jackie Gleason, Don Rickles and Eckart Tolle.
Jeff Ross produced and starred in the “Comedy Central Roast of Rob Lowe”. Jeff’s other roast victims include Justin Bieber, James Franco, Charlie Sheen, James Carville and Donald Trump (twice).
Jeff’s most recent comedy specials are the critically acclaimed and highly rated “Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals”, which was filmed inside a maximum security jail and “Jeff Ross Roasts Cops” which takes place during ride-a-longs with the Boston Police Department.
Jeff’s recent acting credits include guest-star roles on Audience Network’s “Kingdom”, ABC’s “Dr. Ken”, Comedy Central’s “Drunk History”, Fox’s “Grandfathered”, “The Simpsons”, “Family Guy” and the feature films “Flock Of Dudes” and “Wedding Ringer” starring Kevin Hart.
Jeff is also a regular on many animated shows including “Mr. Peabody and Sherman”, “Future Worm”, “Penn Zero Part Time Hero” and will be seen as “Hook Foot” on Disney’s upcoming “Tangled” TV series.
His latest TV venture is “Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle”, a popular comedy competition show about to start its second run on Comedy Central.
Jeff sits on the board of the New York Friars Club and is involved with the many charitable endeavors including the Scleroderma Research Foundation and the USO, which supports military members and their families. Jeff is originally from Newark, New Jersey but please don’t hold that against him.
Eddie Pepitone is a force of nature on stage, switching between social rage and self-doubt. His shows are an energetic combo of calm and chaos, blue-collar angst and sardonic enlightenment. Few comedians working today channel the power of the rant better than Eddie Pepitone.
In addition to his regular stand-up shows, Eddie is stand-out comic/character actor. Beginning in New York City’s improv/sketch scene (where he quickly became a regular face), and continuing on to recurring roles on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. Eddie has also appeared on numerous comedy TV shows, including The Life and Times of Tim, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, The Sarah Silverman Program, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Last Comic Standing, and Chappelle’s Show. Fans also might recognize Pepitone from his role in the hit comedy Old School or from his multiple award-winning short, Runyon: Just Above Sunset.
Eddie is also an accomplished dramatic actor, having appeared on Law and Order: Criminal Intent, The Beat, and Now and Again.
After a nationwide tour with the acclaimed Chicago City Limits improv company Eddie settled down in Los Angeles, where he still performs today. Not one to be sedate, however, Eddie still tours the country regularly, having performed at some of the biggest venues in the comedy scene including The Improv, Caroline’s on Broadway, Largo at the Coronet, and both the LA and NY Upright Citizens Brigade Theaters.
Nowadays Eddie can frequently be found on his must-follow Twitter, hosting the popular comedy podcast Pep Talks, and writing/appearing in the hit web series: Puddin’.
Eddie has released his FIRST Live Comedy Album! Recorded at Gotham Comedy Club earlier this year, A Great Stillness has been highly anticipated since its announcement. The Huffington Post even went so far as to say, “…we highly recommend it as a stocking stuffer for everyone you know who thinks they know comedy.” You can buy A Great Stillness on iTunes or Amazon MP3 right now!
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