Category Archives: comedy

Can I Use This Chair?

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been tempted to do this in an audition. I’m reading Hollywood Said No right now and have been hooked on Mr. Show sketches. This one is a stand-out.

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Maude Audition

I auditioned for the Upright Citizens Brigade Maude sketch team this week. After consulting the lovely Jackie Johnson’s tumblr about the ins-and-outs of auditioning I grabbed my iPad and a few friends and filmed some impersonations. Check out my impersonations, … Continue reading

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Slings and Arrows

A commercial I shot a few years ago for Dust-Off recently got trashed on E!’s The Soup called “This Is What Second-Hand Embarrassment Looks Like.” As an actor, I take this as a good omen since people are talking since I just … Continue reading

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Drew Droege and the Hollywood Acting Studio

Drew Droege is hilarious and if you haven’t seen his fake Chloe Sevigny videos, then you’re really missing out. Backstage recently wrote an article about his latest series – The Hollywood Acting Studio – and interviewed Droege. The article is … Continue reading

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The Valley

I saw La La La, L.A.!: A Puppet Musical a few weeks ago. It was essentially Avenue Q in Hollywood. Hilarious, funny, and so true it hurt. Here’s the great number “The Valley,” about a newbie wannabe writer who can’t … Continue reading

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The fine art of the Quadruple (Quintuple?) Take

Sir Patrick Stewart’s girlfriend films the actor giving a masterclass on the art of the “double take” in comedy. All aspiring comedians watch and learn. In truth, the last take may be the illusive “quintuple take”:

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Andrew Garfield Climbs The Rocky Steps

In anticipation of The Amazing Spider-Man, the British actor Andrew Garfield has landed in Philadelphia to explore America’s heritage.

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Vote For Me!

Philadelphia’s mayor race is on Tuesday. A friend of mine happened to send me the original Karen Brown ad and I thought it was hilarious. I parodied it here.  Vote on Tuesday! Update: Philebrity ran the video in their “From … Continue reading

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