Winner of the Bill Hicks Spirit Award for Thought Provoking Comedy, author of HarperCollins' bestselling satire "Get Rich Cheating," regular commentator on "Showbiz Tonight" and MSNBC, co-host of "Cheater & The Rude" on the Progressive Radio Network, writer for Comedy Central's Indecision2008, Huffington Post, TheStreet.com, and The Independent Film Channel, cast member of Shoot The Messenger (from the co-creator of "The Daily Show"), executive editor of "My Wall Street Journal" (with writers from The Daily Show, The Onion, Monty Python, The New Yorker), and star of several hit international festival shows (incl. Glasgow, Edinburgh, Calgary, New York [presented by Comedy Central], Chicago, San Francisco Festivals, and "The Americans" at Edingburgh Comedy Festival), Jeff Kreisler's performed on TV, radio, and college, club, and theater stages around the world, with passion, absurdity, and hope.
A graduate of Princeton University, Exeter Academy, and Virginia Law School, Jeff was an all-league college football player, taught English in Russia, started a non-profit dedicated to at-risk youth, plays blues sax phone. He started his comedy career in San Francisco and now lives in New York City.
He would like to make you laugh.
"Somebody get Jeff Kreisler on 'The Colbert Report'... As funny and as quotable as anything that appears daily on late-night TV. You are guaranteed a few laugh-out-loud verbal souvenirs to try out on your friends" - The New York Times
"Hilarious... His audience interactions are smooth and he knows how to stick the knife into our guts in the middle of a belly laugh." - Chicago Tribune
"A sweet-faced cherub with dark eyes that promise all manner of chaos... Kreisler changes the pace a bit with a slightly demented, extremely animated set " - San Francisco Chronicle
"Plenty of polished one-liners and wry observations" - Time Out Chicago
"Kreisler's keen intellect sees to it that tired subjects are rendered shocking and original... Reflections so clever, you wonder why they aren't present in the political discourse." - Fest Mag
"You'll struggle to find better than Jeff Kreisler... With slick and witty poise he mixes wry observation on current affairs with quirky bouts of surrealism " - Three Weeks
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