Posts Tagged ‘comedian’

Posted: May 23, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in
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One of the original supporters of this web site and a major player behind the Philadelphia comedy scene, H. Foley, along with his company, Center City Comedy LLC can be credited for making comedy more accessible in Philadelphia. With universal appeal, H. Foley’s comedy style of writing has an “Everyman” theme, hitting topics that range [...]

Posted: May 17, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in
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It’s never too late for promotion. That’s why I’m not afraid to finally feature the winner of Philadelphia’s March Madness Comedy Competition, comedian Jon Delcollo. Jon was one of the many comedians who entered the first ever March Madness comedy competition, a playoff-styled comedy festival that featured many of Philadelphia’s funniest up-coming comedians. Each week, [...]

Posted: May 7, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in Comedy ,
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For someone as young as he is, Philadlephia native Clint Coley certainly has an extremely impressive comedy resume’. After blazing stages in Philadelphia, he quickly moved to New York where he became a full-time comedian and produced his own live shows. Even though he lived in the big apple for a period of time, he [...]

Most people are able write a good joke, but not everyone can deliver it in a proper fashion. Timing in comedy in terms of calling out the elephant in the room is always a grey area. Being a professional comedian, James Hesky knows this too well. James was kind enough to write an article for [...]

Posted: March 23, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in Video of the Day
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Todd Barry is known for his own half hour special on Comedy Central Presents: as well as his work on Louis CK’s new hit sitcom on FX, entitled Louie. Todd was performing at a nearby venue in New Jersey when he pulled out a “fan mail” letter from someone who previously saw him perform at [...]

Posted: March 21, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in Comedy ,
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Being someone who’s been in the Philly comedy scene for however long now, it’s needless to say that I’ve met quite a few comedians. Throughout this time, I’ve watched many comics before they had received any publicity, this is one of the reasons why I’m featuring Philadelphia comedian/writer Doogie Horner. I first saw Doogie’s act [...]

Posted: March 19, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in Opinion , Special Post
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One of the most salient obstacles that I feel every comedian has to inevitably contemplate in his or her career is to know when to go “full-time”. I know from talking to comedians as part of my job that this particular obstacle can be the trickiest, being that a comedians income is mostly freelance and [...]

Philadelphi native “Big” Jay Oakerson has been featured on numerous TV programs such as the first season of Louis C.K.’s hit sitcom on FX, “Louie”, and his own half-hour special on “Comedy Central Presents:” Please enjoy this video of Jay on “Comedy Central Presents:” Unfortunately, videos from Comedy Central cannot be embedded on this page. [...]

Posted: February 20, 2011 by Andrew Alexander in Comedy , , Upcoming Shows
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In addition to the major shows put on by Philadelphia’s comedy clubs and comedians, another major show is taking place on the second Saturday of every month.Philadelphia comedienne Dark Child is known for throwing some of the best comedy shows in the city, and her new gig at Bo’s T.S. Lounge is no different, Every [...]

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 [...]