Erik Bergstrom is a comedian and cartoonist who lives in New York City. He made his network television debut in 2018 on 'The Late Show with Stephen Colbert' and his Comedy Central Half-Hour aired in 2016 and can be seen on Comedy Central or streaming on Paramount. He has also appeared on 'Adam Ruins Everything' on TruTV, 'Roast Battle' on Comedy Central, on MTV, VH1, and on 'Uproarious' on Fuse. His album 'Serious Goose' is in regular rotation on Sirius XM and he has appeared as a guest on several of their shows. He has been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, VICE, Time Out NY, Vulture, The Interrobang, on Buzzfeed, and more. His cartoons have appeared in 'The New Yorker' and his book 'Grimmer Tales', which was published by Plume (an imprint of Penguin Books) was released in the U.S. and Sweden. He's been a guest on several podcasts and has been featured in several comedy festivals.
In 2015, he was diagnosed with stage IV Hodgkin’s lymphoma (the highest achievement of the lymphomas) and underwent six months of chemotherapy leading to remission. Despite his best efforts he still lives like a divorced 3rd grader.
He can be seen nightly doing clubs and shows in New York, headlining tours across the country, or on his weekly show Live From Outer Space Fridays 9pm at Cobra Club in Brooklyn. See below for show listings.