The fellas at Center City Comedy and Super DPS have teamed up again to make this new short film starring H. Foley as The Sultan of Swat himself, Babe Ruth, transported from the 1930’s to modern day Philadelphia. Watch as he learns how the world has changed since his day and tries to adapt to today’s fast-paced world alongside Tom Cassidy, Darryl Charles and a slew of other Philly comics you will definitely recognize.
Last night, the seventh annual Philly’s Phunniest Person Contest continued at Helium Comedy Club with Tommy Highland, Dave Temple, and Kevin Hurley moving on to the semi-finals. The competition continues Monday, July 23 and the opening round continues on Sunday and Monday nights until August 13 (full schedule here).
Tonight – the new weekly show Jokepile returns for its third show at XChange (10 South 20th St. Philadelphia). This week is their Superhero Showcase featuring Comic Comic Darin Martinez, the superhero of comedy Captain Action himself Sidney Gantt, hosted by Kids with Rickets, and more.
Center City Comedy released this sketch, a parody of the Mentos commercials popular in the 1990s last week – and due to its content – and proximity to the Daniel Tosh controversy has received some backlash online. The debate between the sides continued online (you can read some of the back and forth here and here). What do you think?
This Thursday, Comedian Deconstruction returns to L’etage where improv groups will base their shows around the sets of some of Philly’s funniest stand-up comedians. This month will feature opening stand-up from Phyllis Voren and TJ Hurley while Paul Eason and Joey Dougherty’s sets will be deconstructed by Whisper and Bed Savage.
Sketch group Camp Woods released this video promoting tonight’s Eraserhood Forever: A David Lynch – themed celebration at PhilaMOCA (13th and Spring Garden). The show will begin with a David Lynch themed art reception at 6:00pm and be followed at 8:30 with Lynch inspired performances from Camp Woods, Secret Pants, and more.
Walking Fish Theatre
Thursday, July 12th 8:00pm Pay What You Want!
In honor of Independence Day, The Feeko Brothers have brought us this new video. Enjoy.