After being diagnosed with a brain tumor and having surgery in 2000, Vinny found an outlet for his experiences through stand up. He then became the face for Gilda’s Club in Pittsburgh, an organization started by Steve Martin and Gene Wilder for comedy legend Gilda Radner helping people dealing with cancer, their families and friends. Vinny quickly became a regular at the Pittsburgh Improv, and soon there after, moved to Los Angeles. In 2013 he started the live stand up comedy show “Socially Awkward” that is now featured every month at the famous Hollywood Improv Comedy Club and The Comedy Store.
Vinny Fasline has been seen touring with comedians Dane Cook, Nick Swardson, Michael Rappaport, Drew Lynch and Jamie Kennedy. He Has performed at the New York Comedy Festival, Cabo Comedy Festival, Just For Laughs tour, and seen on ABC Fablife and CBS. He is has recently acted in a show called Outta Pocket, a TV Pilot called Friend Zone, shot a short with Lisa Ann Walter called Just a Taste, and was seen on ABC’s talk show FABLife. In addition, he started a podcast channel with Elton Castee called “REAL NEWS WE MADE UP” and has 20,000 subscribers on its first video (only 3 released). Featured guests include, Harland Williams, Jamie Kennedy, Jackie Tohn, Drew Lynch, Ian Edwards, Olivia Sui, Andrew Russet, and Colby Brock. Currently he is touring all over the US and Canada.