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Stand-up comedian Jad Sleiman, whom WHYY fired as a producer of the Pulse after some WHYY executives got wind of his stand-up comedy videos
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WHYY Ordered to Give Fired Comedian Jad Sleiman His Job Back

Check phillymag.com each morning Monday through Thursday for the latest edition of Philly Today. And if you have a news tip for our hardworking Philly […]

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The Philly Mag 2023 Fall Arts Preview

With a packed roster from music to theater and more, Philly’s arts scene is having a renaissance. Here’s everything you need to see this season. […]

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Q&A: Bucks County Native Richard Kind Talks Tomato Pie and BFF George Clooney

Netflix just released The Out-Laws, an Adam Sandler-produced comedy about a bank manager whose future in-laws may have robbed his bank. Bucks County native Richard […]

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This Philly Comedian Refuses to Apologize When He Offends

My full name is … Tu Rae Z. Gordon. The “Z” is only known to people I’ve had to dispose of. It stands for “Zanas,” […]

chris rock, who performed at the borgata in atlantic city on saturday, less than a week after his infamous encounter with will smith at the oscars
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Chris Rock Emerges Victorious at Chaotic Atlantic City Performance

With Will Smith’s infamous Oscars slap still dominating entertainment news headlines, comedian Chris Rock took to the stage at the Borgata in Atlantic City on […]

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Q&A: Quinta Brunson, Philly’s Comic Genius Behind Abbott Elementary

Quinta Brunson, 32, went to Philly public schools, and her mom taught kindergarten at one for decades. All of that experience is condensed into Abbott […]

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From America’s Got Talent to YA Novelist: Doogie Horner Has a New Book Out

Almost a decade ago, Doogie Horner was a Quirk Books illustrator and Philly standup comedian who became Internet-famous thanks to a series of appearances on […]

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Comedian Chip Chantry on Bob Saget, South Philly and Hecklers

Best of Philly-winning Philly comedian Chip Chantry has a brand new comedy album out. (Yes, people are still releasing comedy albums, apparently, and you can […]

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Aziz Ansari Will Perform at Punch Line Philly This Weekend

Aziz Ansari will work out new material at Punch Line Philly this weekend. It’s the actor/comedian’s first time performing in the city since he was […]

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Philly Comedians: Punch Line Philly Should Cancel Jeremy Piven’s Show

Fishtown comedy club Punch Line Philly is set to host 52-year-old actor Jeremy Piven this weekend, and local comedians aren’t happy. Their concern? Piven, who’s best known […]

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I Went to See Aunt Mary Pat Last Night. This Isn’t What Philly Drag Should Be.

This commentary has been updated. If Roseanne Barr were to perform in Fishtown, I suspect she would draw the same type of audience who showed up […]

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Dave Chappelle Sure Did Have a Lot to Say at the Borgata on Friday

Comedian Dave Chappelle returned to perform at the Borgata for the first time in 12 years on Friday, part of the casino’s 15th anniversary celebrations. […]

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25 Things to Do this Weekend

Friday, March 30 Nightmare Fuel @ Good Good Comedy Theater Writer/performer Sarah Knittel stars in this “Brutal Clown Show” that comes with a viewer advisory: […]

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12 Things to Do in Comedy, Books, Movies, Burlesque and more

Rashomon Podcast Launch Party @ Good Good Comedy Theater | Wednesday, March 28 Hillary Rea, host of the long-running Tell Me A Story series, celebrates […]

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Five Dollar Comedy Week Returns

Shows are already pretty inexpensive at good ol’ Good Good Comedy Theater — usually just ten bucks or so — but Five Dollar Comedy Week, […]