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 Rich Howells

Darrell Hammond performs in Wilkes-Barre just one day after rejoining ‘SNL’ as announcer

Darrell Hammond performs in Wilkes-Barre just one day after rejoining ‘SNL’ as announcer

'Saturday Night Live' alum talks about Don Pardo, friendship, hard times, and Bill Clinton

arrell Hammond is sniffling and searching for tissues when NEPA Scene arrives at Wise Crackers Comedy Club in Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Despite being under the weather, he’s as friendly and gracious as he always is whenever he’s visiting Wilkes-Barre. Wise Crackers is owned by his longtime friend Scott Bruce, so it makes sense […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton Cultural Center’s revamped Comedy Variety Series features Joe Ohrin and Brad Todd

Scranton Cultural Center’s revamped Comedy Variety Series features Joe Ohrin and Brad Todd

From a press release: As the saying goes, variety is the spice of life, and the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple is giving audiences just that with the Comedy Variety Series (formerly “Up and Coming Comedy”), which will offer a new spin on the popular series as it transforms Shopland Hall into an […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Ice Bucket Challenge fail compilation

It may be hard to imagine anyone screwing up dumping a bucket of ice water over their head, but these people managed. While they may have failed, the campaign itself has been a big win. The viral videos, in which participants raise awareness and money for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s […]

 Rich Howells

The hilarious obituary of Kevin J. McGroarty goes viral

The hilarious obituary of Kevin J. McGroarty goes viral

Not everyone in Northeastern Pennsylvania knew Kevin J. McGroarty in life, but many are getting to know him better in death thanks to an amusing obituary the West Pittston resident left behind that was published locally this morning. The self-described “writer, painter and humorist” (according to his Twitter) claims to have died at the age […]

 Rich Howells

VIDEO: Real Life Peter Griffin performs stand-up in character

Cosplayer Robert Franzese, who calls himself “The Real life Peter Griffin” due to his uncanny resemble to the “Family Guy” character, recently went viral after performing stand-up comedy as Peter at The Great Allentown Comic Con on Saturday, July 16. A video of the hilarious performance, where he recreates some of Peter’s best lines and […]

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