(born March 1, 1982) was a writer, producer, and host of infoMania
, a comedic news show on the cable station Current TV
, created by The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
creator Madeline Smithberg
and executive produced by David Nickoll. He also formerly wrote, co-hosted (with Ellen Fox), and co-executive produced The Rotten Tomatoes Show
on Current TV
infoMania was canceled in the summer of 2011, with its final episode airing July 15, 2011. It was a major shock to all of the show's fans, who created Twitter accounts and Facebook pages to attempt to save it.
From July 1, 2006 to July 9, 2007, Erlich wrote, associate-produced, and co-hosted Google Current
Erlich's segments on infoMania
and Google Current
include Viral Video Film School, Guilty Pleasures, Men Menning, Everybody's Doin' It, Spam I Got, Ostensibly on the Scene, World Leader Flickr Sites, Retroactive Interview, and FearCast. Recently he has focused solely on Viral Video Film School which airs biweekly and presents comedic, satirical lessons-by-example for online filmmakers looking to find fame, until The Rotten tomatoes show was canceled and was converted to a 2 minute segment on infoMania.
Erlich was born in the San Fernando Valley (U.S.), and attended Stanford University
, graduating in 2004. While there, he co-founded the Stanford Shakespeare Society, a student-run company devoted to the production and performance of Shakespearean and Shakespeare-influenced drama. In 2010 he appeared in a commercial for... Read More