Eli is a writer on the Maude sketch team, Roanoke. In addition to sketch writing, Eli performs stand-up comedy all over New York City and other places when they allow him. He started comedy while at college in Ann Arbor, Michigan, during which time he won the "MI Favorite Comic" competition for best student comedian, as well as opening for Russell Brand at Eastern Michigan University. He's performed in the Brooklyn Comedy Festival, as well as the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, Oregon. In addition to his personal twitter account at @eliyudin, he co-created the parody twitter account @NotTildaSwinton, which got over 45,000 followers in just 5 days. He sleeps what some people would call "an alarming amount."