Upcoming Shows

  • February 7, 2014 7:30 pmFirst Fridays w/ Interrobang
  • November 28, 2014 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • November 28, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • November 28, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • November 28, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • November 28, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • November 28, 2014 9:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • November 29, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • November 29, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Heliun
  • November 29, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • November 29, 2014 9:30 pmThe Comedy Works
  • November 29, 2014 10:00 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • November 29, 2014 10:30 pmImprov Comedy: PHIT House Teams
  • December 3, 2014 8:00 pmComedy Masters
  • December 4, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • December 4, 2014 9:00 pmThe Comedy Attic
  • December 5, 2014 8:00 amNationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
  • December 5, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • December 5, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • December 5, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • December 5, 2014 8:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • December 5, 2014 9:30 pmFigment Theater: Sessions @ Studio C
  • December 6, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Heliun
  • December 6, 2014Nationally Touring Headline Comedians @ Helium
AEC v1.0.4

Comedy Around the Web, Vol. 28

In this article for Slate Tanner Colby talks about the differences between his reporting and writing for Belushi: A Biography and Bob Woodward’s Wired: The Short Life and Fast Times of John Belushi.

To promote a new indie comedy he’s starring in called Somebody Up There Likes Me, Nick Offerman made this video with Adam Scott, Megan Mullally, Amy Poehler, Alison Brie, and Stephanie Hunt.

Jimmy Fallon answered questions for this week’s edition of “Ask a Grown Man” from Rookie, the online magazine for teenage girls.

Fallon also had some help from Steve Carell and Justin Timberlake for the latest in his series “Real People, Fake Arms”.

Comedian J-L Cauvin wrote this piece on all of the things new comics “should” do.

Watch Jerry Seinfeld do five new minutes of stand-up on The Tonight Show.

Laughspin has been covering the comedy at SXSW (Day One, Day Two, Day Three, Day Four).

The trailer for Louie CK’s new HBO special, Oh My God, is now available to watch online.

Doogie Horner sent some “anonymous tips” to Philebrity.

The internet is an amazing place; one that can show us what the credits for shows like Breaking Bad and Game of Thrones would look like if they were produced in the mid 1990’s.

Interview with Juliet Hope Wayne, of Philebrity’s “Ask Juliet Hope Wayne”

She’s conquered The Moth storyslam grandslam and the pages of Philadelphia magazine; now, comedian and storyteller Juliet Hope Wayne is getting her very own advice column over at Philebrity.  She talked with WitOut about the advice she plans to give, the kind of advice she appreciates, and the stuff she could use some advice on herself.

WitOut: You’re getting your own advice column on Philebrity. How did that happen?

Juliet Hope Wayne: Joey [Sweeney] wanted an advice column and wanted to keep it lighthearted. B101’s Delilah was too busy so he asked me.

WO: What makes you “qualified” to give advice?

JHW: I have no illusions that anyone is actually going to take my advice so it doesn’t matter if I’m qualified. A lot of people are writing and, in sort of a roundaboutway, asking for permission to have affairs. If it’s gotten to the point that you’re asking a stranger what to do you’re already up shit’s crik.

WO: How do you think you’ll approach the column? Is the goal for it to be funny, or is it just real straight-talkin’, and if it’s funny, that’s just a bonus?

JHW: My friend Keith Richard Peirce gave me good advice a couple months ago. He said “usually the best thing to do is also the hardest thing to do.” I like stuff like that, advice that sticks to your bones. Short and simple.

WO: What advice would you give to aspiring Philly comedians and storytellers?

JHW: No one becomes an artist unless they have to, as they say. “Aspiring.” Christ. Don’t do it! Are you sure you’ve exhausted every other method of emotional burial? Every avenue of masochism and humiliation? You can’t find something that pays less? There’s nothing I can say to stop you then. Just remember: performing in Philly is like swinging with two bats in a coffin.

WO: What’s a problem of your own (if you don’t mind sharing) you could use some advice on right now?

JHW: I’m worried that 100% of all men are total morons and assholes. And this might color my advice [in my column]. Sorry!

You can see Juliet perform next at the Sugar Town 12th Anniversary show at Kung Fu Necktie (1250 N. Front Street) on January 26th. Show starts at 1opm; tickets are available at the door.