We’re proud to have had Narragansett Brewing Company as a sponsor for the 2013 WitOut Awards for Philadelphia Comedy—and honored to have had the Narragansett Tallboy grace our stage and red carpet. Here’s the best of the Tallboy pics, from photographer Tom Lovelund. See the rest at flickr.com/photos/witout!
Samantha Russell Craig, Brian Craig, Tallboy, Bryce Remsburg, Brian Kelly
Billy Bob Thompson, Pat Ackerman, Tallboy, Chris Cardillo, Pat Foy
Tallboy, Kristen Schier
Rachel Whitworth, Erin Pitts, Tallboy, Jen Curcio, Lizzie Spellman, Tara Demmy
Tallboy, Chip Chantry
“Awkward Moments” is a monthly column that asks comedians, “what do you do when…” In this installment, member of the N Crowd Mike Connor tells all about being sick during a show. (Not for the faint of heart, mind, stomach or….sphincter.)
“You’re hosting the first half of the show tonight, Mike. I’m hosting the second,” Ben said handing me the set list for that Friday night’s N Crowd performance, “Are you okay? You look a little pale.”
“Just tired,” I said. It’d been a long week at work and I’d been feeling run down all day.
The audience settled into their seats and I introduced the N Crowd. They rushed onstage and the show began. As the host of a short-form show, my job was to stand and greet the audience, then stand and explain the games, then stand and watch the performers. In other words, it involved a lot of standing. About halfway through my stint as host, my legs grew sore. I found myself leaning against the wall to give my tired muscles a little rest. Standing was becoming increasingly difficult. But the ache didn’t stop there.
Continue reading Awkward Moments with Hilary Kissinger: Gross Details Edition
Woweewow, look how fancy everyone looks! Thanks to profesh photog Tom Lovelund for snappin’ these gorgeous mugs!
Check out the rest of the red carpet photos (including yours!) at flickr.com/photos/witout. And if you choose to post/share them, please remember to credit Tom Lovelund!
The Feeko Brothers – Best Sketch Group
Camp Woods – Best Regular Show (Camp Woods Plus) and Best Sketch (Mystery Science Andre 3000)
Jess Ross – Best Female Improviser and Luke Field – Best Male Improviser
Mike Marbach – Best Podcast/Web Series (Gettin’ Close with Mike Marbach)
Asteroid! – Best Improv Group and Best Short-Run/One-Time Show (B-Movie)
Mary Radzinski – Special Achievement in the Field of Tweeting
Aaron Hertzog – Best Stand-up and Best Stand-up Bit (First Guy in the World/Netflix)
Davenger – Best New Act
Description: Crush Comedy and Thunderforce presents Philly’s very first competitive eating comedy show. Featuring stand-up comedy from Carolyn Busa, Jim Ginty, T.J. Hurley, and John Nunn. With a live seitan buffalo wing eating competition, Mr. Wing Man 2013, and surpise guests! Hosted by Hillary Rea and Larry Napolitano.
Date: Saturday, February 2, 2013
Time: Doors at 7:30 pm, Show at 8:00 pm
Location: Adobe Cafe (Upstairs), 1919 E. Passyunk Ave, Philadelphia, PA
Contact: Facebook Event Page
Description: Within the intimate setting of a Queen Village coffee shop, storytellers and comedians, from Philly and elsewhere, reveal true, comedic stories based on a theme. Join host Hillary Rea for an evening of secrets spilled, confessions blurted, and memories shared.
Time: Doors at 7:00pm, Show at 7:30pm
Location: Shot Tower Coffee, 542 Christian Street, Philadelphia, PA
Description: NOT JAZZ is a mix of stand-up, sketches, music (not jazz), fun, not jazz, games, and other spontaneous insanity. And it is definitely, assuredly NOT jazz. This month, we’re featuring stand-up from John Nunn, Mary Radzinski, Dan Scully, Trevor Cunnion, Gregg Gethard, and Keane Cobb. Plus, some special surprises throughout the evening from Tight Six (Joe Bell, Mikey Garcia, Aaron Nevins, Elise Thomson-Hohl, Becca Trabin, and Dan Vetrano). And on top of all that, we’ll have live music from our fantastic guest band Rob, Lately.
Style: Stand-up, Sketch, Variety
Date: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013
Time: 10:00 PM
Admission: $10, or $5 with a student I.D.
Location: Chris’s Jazz Cafe – 1421 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
Contact: Facebook Event – Facebook Page – Website