ARTS AND CULTURE > COMEDY

By Stephen H. Segal

John Hodgman on nerds, Obama, the end of the world and "Doctor Who"

Accepting existentially uncomfortable change is part of your job as a human, and that is what the show is about: what to do with your life when the world doesn’t end.

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Posted Oct. 15, 2014 | Comments: 1

ARTS AND CULTURE > COMEDY

By Randy LoBasso

Odd man Matt McCusker raves over comedians at Oddball Fest

The “Philly’s Phunniest” winner talks about Philly's funniest weekend happening.

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Posted Aug. 13, 2014 | Comments: 0

ARTS AND CULTURE > COMEDY

By Kennedy Allen

Black comedy legend Paul Mooney hits Helium this week

Asked how he felt about "12 Years A Slave" winning the Academy Award for Best Picture, Mooney laughs. “Oh, it was only 12 years? Is that what they’re saying now?”

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Posted Mar. 12, 2014 | Comments: 0

On the Guest List: Chris Hardwick at Helium Comedy Club, Navasha Daya at WCL

Geek couples came out in droves for the well-versed and charming host of the "Nerdist" podcast, and a mix of die-hard Fertile Ground fans and newbie loved Daya's solo show.

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Posted Jul. 3, 2013 | Comments: 0

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By Bill Chenevert

That’s the Queen Freedia herself up there, looking totally sickening and ready to tackle her largest audience yet with upcoming Just Be Free. There are more than a handful of juicy upcoming releases that we can look forward to before summer even hits, and we broke em’ down by release week for you. Our bets [...]