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Watch: Doogie Horner’s Geekadelphia Awards Monologue

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One of Aroundphilly’s favorite local comedian, Doogie Horner, recently hosted the 2011 Geekadelphia Awards. Philly Chit Chat managed to grab some footage of his hilariously geeky opening monologue. Seriously, if Doogie doesn’t make it big everyone else should just give up. Be sure to read our previous interview with Doogie Continue reading »

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Being Doogie Horner

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Those of you familiar with Doogie Horner probably know him from his unforgettable appearance on America’s Got Talent. His interesting first round on the show, along with being named Philly’s Phunniest in 2010, has solidified Doogie as one of the best local, if not national, rising comedians. But after seeing his unique blend of smart, Continue reading »

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What is Oakland Seligson?

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This past Sunday Helium Comedy Club held another round of Philly’s Phunniest. Besides the guy with the Jesus bit and a few average interruptions, the night was par for the course. That is, until one comic took the stage. That comic, Oakland Seligson, proceeded to do six minutes of the Continue reading »

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Philly’s Phunniest: Round 2 Round Up

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If you’re depressed about the unbearable heat wave this summer, then you should come to Helium Comedy Club for some laughter and air conditioning during the 6th annual Philly’s Phunniest 2011 Competition. Every Sunday night this summer you can watch local stand-up comics compete for the title of Philly’s funniest Continue reading »

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Judah Friedlander Spotted at Raven Lounge

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Judah Friedlander is in town to perform at Helium Comedy Club (May 13th and 14th) but one of our readers spotted Judah last night at The Raven Lounge. Judah didn’t end up doing a set but Thursdays at the Raven Lounge are starting to seem like the go-to spot for Continue reading »

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A Sit Down with Comedian Conrad Roth

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Philly comedy has quickly been gaining steam but we’re still a ways away from being the comedy mecca that is San Francisco. So I sat down with local comedian Conrad Roth, who now resides in San Fran, to get his opinion on Philly comedy’s current state and to see where Continue reading »

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A Comedian’s Comedian’s Comedian: Doug Stanhope

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*Update: Check out Doug’s recent Huffington Post interview above. Usually comics will refer to the unsung hero stand-up as “a comedian’s comedian”. Well, Doug Stanhope, through his refreshingly caustic blend of political comedy and degenerate charm, is a comedian’s comedian’s comedian. I recently spoke with Doug about to find out Continue reading »

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