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Amy Schumer Takes a Jab at “Philly Meatheads”

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Amy Schumer recently appeared on Letterman to plug her new (and seriously underwhelming) show on Comedy Central, “Inside Amy Schumer.” While talking about her various experiences performing around the country, she happens to elucidate the strange though somewhat non-existent anomaly that is Philly’s metrosexual meathead population. Hey, it may not Continue reading »

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A Weird Interview with Sidney Gantt and Kevin Ryan of the New Monthly Comedy Show, “Tough Stuff”

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Philly’s comedy scene has been steadily gaining momentum over the past few years, and that’s something you should probably already know, unless you’re a total recluse loser who’s afraid of laughter and fun. And just as the likes of Doogie Horner and Tommy Pope are starting to break nationally, the Continue reading »

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Jerry Seinfeld Was in Town Doing Something with Rapper Wale

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Legendary comedian Jerry Seinfeld recently took a trip to Philadelphia to record “something” for Wale’s new album. Yes, that’s a real sentence grounded in fact. Apparently Seinfeld’s wife is huge fan of the rapper, and when Wale finally met the King of Nothing, he asked him to appear on his Continue reading »

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Profiles in Heckling: Chris Cotton

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For as long as the performer has existed, boorish audiences around the globe have conspired to usurp their moment of glory.┬áIt began in ancient Greece, and it continues today in Philadelphia, one of the most savage and insipid places on Earth. Our only hope to unburden the theatric realm of Continue reading »

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Profiles in Heckling: Tom Cassidy

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For as long as the performer has existed, boorish audiences around the globe have conspired to usurp their moment of glory. It began in ancient Greece, and it continues today in one of the most savage and insipid places on Earth: Philadelphia. Our only hope to unburden the theatric realm Continue reading »

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Catch Up with Doogie Horner

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Doogie Horner has been quite busy since his fateful appearance on America’s Got Talent. So when the producers of the show asked to him to send in a video depicting what he’s been up to, Doogie had tons of material to cover. Ok, we’re not exactly sure they actually asked Continue reading »

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Deck the Hall and Oates with Bird Text

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Christmas is a time for merriment, and there’s no better way to feel all warm and rosy than with the smooth, sultry sounds of Hall and Oates (not Holland Oates). The local comedy group Bird Text released this video featuring the multi-talented Cunningham Brothers re-interpreting your favorite Hall and Oates songs with classic Christmas lyrics. Continue reading »

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