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March Madness Recap: Comedy on the Grill

Posted: March 9, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in Uncategorized

I was really pleased to see everyone turn out to “Comedy on the Grill” on Monday night in support for the March Madness Comedy Competition. Everyone that I saw perform did so well and I was also happy to see that the venue was PACKED. A huge congrats to Chris McGrail and Dan Vetrano for [...]

Posted: February 28, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in Uncategorized

Philly Comic Joe Derosa was featured in his own Comedy Central Presents as well as the 2nd season of the hit HBO show, Bored to Death. Please enjoy this video of some of his stand-up:

Posted: February 27, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in Uncategorized
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Just a quick memo to everyone who regularly visits this site. You can now visit this website via “WWW.ITSALWAYSFUNNYINPHILLY.COM” – I feel that this is a positive move forward for the site, and will save me time by not having to explain the URL multiple times to people who don’t understand that there can be [...]

March is a busy month for Philadelphia comedy. With all of the shows that the comedy clubs will be presenting and the special events thrown by comedians themselves, there literally won’t be a night this month in Philadelphia that comedy won’t be a part of. So let’s get right to it, shall we? First off, [...]

Posted: February 17, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in Uncategorized

With TuRae Gordon’s stand-up comedy classes starting on March 2nd, It’s Always Funny in Philadelphia would like to know what you would expect or appreciate the most from a stand-up comedy class.

I’m very excited to write about the upcoming comedy shows in Philadelphia, March 10 through the 12th. Critically acclaimed comedian, writer, and actor, Gilbert Gottfried will be performing five shows at Helium Comedy Club. Gilbert began his stand-up career in New York, where he was discovered by producers of Saturday Night Live and casted for [...]

To most of us in the area, this comedian really needs no introduction, but if Comedy in Philadelphia is gaining momentum in terms of popularity and accessibility, Chris Cotton is one of the names to be credited. Anyone familiar with Chris’ comedy can say that it’s delivered from an awkward point of view. His subject [...]

Posted: January 21, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in Uncategorized
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While the city of Philadlephia is spending thousands of dollars on advertising in hopes to gain tourist revenues, the Philly comedy scene is going about business in their own unique way to get out-of-towners to visit our quaint and friendly city. What am I talking about? I’m talking about our very own Daniel Eastman, making [...]

Posted: January 19, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in Uncategorized

In terms of comedy, Sunday nights in Philly are slow. With the exception of the open mic that’s held at Lickety Split on south street, there wasn’t any open mics (as far as I know). Until Now. I was happy to find out from local comedian Mikayle Carter Jackson that he and fellow Philly Comics [...]

Posted: January 16, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in Uncategorized

1) For those who haven’t visited yet, Helium Comedy Club has a new and improved website. Compared to the old one, it appears to be a bit more organized and easier for one to access its features. One of the great things about Helium is that they have a winter pass on sale for $49. [...]