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Erik Bergstrom is a comedian and illustrator who lives in New York city. His cartoons have appeared in The New Yorker. His book Grimmer Tales has been released with Plume, an imprint of Penguin Books. He followed the presidential election for Comedy Central's Indecision 2012. He's been featured on MTV, VH1, in the New York Post, AM New York, Boston's Weekly Dig,, and more.

Erik performs comedy all over NYC in venues such as The Comic Strip Live, The Upright Citizens Brigade, Gotham Comedy Club, The Creek and the Cave, etc. He has been featured in The Laughing Skull Festival, Austin's Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, and the Boston Comedy Festival. Plus he has been nominated for Time Out New York's Joke of the year more than once. You can also catch him on his weekly show Live From Outer Space or hosting his monthly talk show AFTERMIRTH.

He's also on this silly buzzfeed list.

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