18 May 2022
Originally from Taiwan, Ed is an award-winning comic who moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, thinking he was on vacation at his father’s discretion. Since then, Ed has performed all over the world. He was voted “Best Vancouver Comedian of 2016” by Vancouver Courier Magazine, and “Best Vancouver Comedian of 2015” by Vancouver Courier Magazine and The Georgia Straight, and named “Comic to Watch” in 2018 by Reader’s Digest Magazine and in 2015 by Canadian Immigrant Magazine. He has also appeared on AXS TV’s “Gotham Comedy Live”, “Laughs” on FOX, TED talks, and XM Radio. He was also invited to perform at the Just For Laughs Northwest Comedy Festival, the Hong Kong Comedy Festival, NXNE, San Francisco Comedy Festival, and many more. In 2021, Ed became the first comedian of Taiwanese-Canadian descent to release a full one hour comedy special titled “Candy & Smiley” with Comedy Dynamics. The special was named “Top 10 Comedy Specials of 2021” by Paste Magazine. The special is currently streaming on Amazon Prime and Apple TV. Ed’s tweets have also been featured on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon”, Buzzfeed, and The Huffington Post.