Eric Moneypenny

Eric Moneypenny is an American comedian and writer.

Moneypenny is a writer and performer for The Midnight Show (TMS), [1] a popular monthly sketch comedy show at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater , which has been called “a hot spot to watch. [2] Some TMS performers are now writers for Saturday Night Live and NBC’s Community . With TMS, Moneypenny HAS Worked with Reviews some of the top comedians in the business, Such As Fred Willard , Andy Richter , The Whitest Kids U’Know , Steve Agee , Ian Roberts , Matt Walsh , Drew Carey , Paul F. Tompkins , Jerry Minor , Paul Scheer , Jerry O’Connell , Michaela Watkins , and many more. [3]

He’s written and co-written for TMS on SportsIllustrated.com, USAToday.com , Comedy Central Insider, and The Huffington Post . He’s also written humor columns for FOXSports.com (’04 -’07), and commercials co-produced by FunnyOrDie .com [4] & TMS for customers such as Hyatt Hotels and CARFAX. [5] Before joining TMS, he was in the WPSA group , performing at Upright Citizens Brigade Theater and IO West . In college, Moneypenny was Contributing Editor for Ohio University’s Humor magazine The Shaft , Head Writer for school-produced comedy shows Fridays Live and Wits End , and was a National Semifinalist in Comedy Central’s Laugh Riots stand-up competition. [6]

Moneypenny also teaches a course in Sketch Comedy Writing in Hollywood, California . [7]

References

  1. Jump up^ UCB Theater – Los Angeles – Shows – The Midnight Show. Losangeles.ucbtheatre.com. Retrieved on 2011-01-31.
  2. Jump up^ Elliott, Farley. (2010-11-29)LAst Laugh: This Week in Comedy: LAist: Los Angeles News, Food, Arts & Events. Mobile.laist.com. Retrieved on 2011-01-31.
  3. Jump up^ The Midnight Show. Themidnightshowblog.tumblr.com. Retrieved on 2011-01-31.
  4. Jump up^ The Midnight Show
  5. Jump up^ Miles Stroth. Milesimprov.com. Retrieved on 2011-01-31.
  6. Jump up^ His Resumes. Eric Moneypenny. Retrieved on 2011-01-31.
  7. Jump up^ Course Info. Milesimprov.com. Retrieved on 2011-01-31.

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