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  • October 4, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
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Top 5 of 2012: Nora of American Breakfast’s Top Five Guys Whose Names I Can’t Remember

As the year winds down, WitOut collects lists from comedy performers and fans of their favorite moments, comedians, groups, shows, etc. from the last year in Philly comedy. Top 5 of 2012 lists will run throughout December–if you’d like to write one, pitch us your list at contact@witout.net!

My name is Nora and I am in a sketch group called American Breakfast. I never go to anything or talk to anyone so I am forever having conversations with 3/4 of American Breakfast about who the heck they are talking about.  They’ll tell me things like, “He’s a part of [nonsense name]” or “He has brown hair.”  Big help, guys.  So, here’s my list of the Top 5 Guys Whose Names I Can’t Remember.

1. …Matt?

2. Tall guy. People seem to really like him but I’m not sure I’ve ever heard him talk. It would be funny if he had a real squeaky voice.

3. OK this guy has a beard but he’s NOT the other guy with a beard. They both intimidate me.

4. Hat guy. He’s got like… a hat. At least one time I saw him wearing a hat.

5. Dumb face. God this guy’s face is so dumb. Nice guy though.

 

Nora is a member of sketch group American Breakfast, and far too easy to be Googled to have her last name tied to and held accountable for her illustrious comedy career.

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 16

Watch as Triumph the Insult Comic Dog visits the set of Judd Apatow’s This is 40.

Splitsider explores the Uneasy Relationship Between Mental Illness and Comedy.

Comedians Jon Dore and Rory Scovel performed together again on Conan to pretty hilarious results.

ADHD, Fox’s upcoming late night animation block, combined Peanuts and Louie to produce  A Charlie Brown Christmas Reunion.

The Laugh Button caught up with Hannibal Burress for an interview for their ongoing Talking Comedy series.

Ricky Gervais is in talks to play the lead (human) role in the next Muppet movie.

As part of their year-end recap Uproxx listed the 15 Most Quotable TV Characters of 2012.

The New York Times reviewed Maria Bamford’s Special Special Special.

Joe Rogan became the latest comedian to release a special through their website.

Huffington Post Comedy has a list of seven websites you should be wasting time on right now.

Gettin’ Close with Mike Marbach: Chip Chantry

In the season finale of the Gettin Close podcast, Mike Marbach sits down with Philly comedian Chip Chantry. They talk about the usual how-he-got-into-comedy stuff, as well as what he does for a living, what you do when you have a year off, Steve Guttenberg, Face Time, The Wid, sketch videos, future plans, Bing Supernova, the Wizard of Oz, ghosts and much more.

If you are a Philadelphia comedy performer that produces a podcast, web series, sketch video, humor column, or any other online content let us know by emailing us at contact@witout.net so we can share it!