Comedian • Filmmaker • Podcast Host
Josh Edelman is an award winning comedian, filmmaker, producer, and former magician.
As a stand up comedian Josh has been a regular performer at the Hollywood Improv, a top 50 ranked Roast Battler at the Comedy Store, 3 time winner of the #UAreFunny stand up competition, headlined the Electric Comedy Festival 2021, and was selected as one of the "Top 100 Comics to Watch in LA".
Josh recently directed the highly lauded stand up comedy documentary “Mentally Al” which was selected as the "Best Comedy Documentary 2021" by The New York Times. He is also the creator and star of “Best Friends! Web Series” which won the Oktoberfest Film Festival in NYC, and is the host of "The Jew Rogaine Experience" podcast.
Josh is the creator of the LA Comedy Underground where he produces 3 of LA's most popular monthly shows - Well Dressed at The Hollywood Roosevelt, Undiscovered Genius at the Hollywood Improv, and Gripe Juice at Bar Covell. All three shows have been running for over a year and continue to sell out every month.
Before moving into stand up comedy Josh was a professional magician in NYC that was featured in Time Out New York and on BET's "The Pull Up". He has performed magic for celebrities including The New York Yankees, Dan Marino, Dick Cavett, Steve Buschemi and more. If you are lucky, you can catch him performing his old comedy magic routine on rare special occasions.
WHERE IS HE NOW?
Josh is currently touring the country, and has performed stand up at top clubs including Carolines in NYC, The Laugh Factory Chicago, The Dania Beach Improv, and many more.