Dying Laughing

A stand-up comedian is his or her own writer, director and star performer. Unlike any other art form, there is no safety net. In its singular realization, comedy thrives on a stage—often in front of hostile audiences. For most people, baring your soul and being heckled would be a life-changing trauma. For stand-ups, it’s just part of the routine.

The Bitter Buddha

The Documentary takes an unconventional journey through the life of one of America’s most original comedic voices. Eddie Pepitone, “The Bitter Buddha”, is looked at in this portrait of creativity, enlightenment and rage.