NEPA Scene Staff

‘SNL’ comedian and ‘Half Baked’ actor Jim Breuer returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 29

‘SNL’ comedian and ‘Half Baked’ actor Jim Breuer returns to Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 29

From a press release: With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Jim Breuer remains one of today’s top entertainers and continues to win over audiences with his off-the-wall humor and lovable personality. Named one of Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time,” Breuer is one of the most recognizable comedians in the business, […]

 Crisco

A FREAK ACCIDENT: ‘The Last Jedi,’ SNL writer suspended, ‘1984,’ and a maid of dishonor

A FREAK ACCIDENT: ‘The Last Jedi,’ SNL writer suspended, ‘1984,’ and a maid of dishonor

Mankind has a history of making costly mistakes – A Freak Accident is just the latest. Behold, a podcast that runs on pure nuclear absurdity with just enough addictive, fanatic energy to keep you wanting more. Hosted by four current and former radio personalities, A Freak Accident boldly ventures into the topical realms of current […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Tracy Morgan ‘Picking Up the Pieces’ at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 7

Comedian Tracy Morgan ‘Picking Up the Pieces’ at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 7

From a press release: Mohegan Sun Pocono has announced that the nationwide stand-up tour of comedian Tracy Morgan, titled “Picking Up the Pieces,” is coming to Wilkes-Barre on Friday, Oct. 7. Morgan is one of the most respected comedians in his field. Performing in the Keystone Grand Ballroom and presented by COMIX Comedy, his stand-up […]

 Joe Evans

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot has some funny moments, but remains haunted by its legacy

MOVIE REVIEW: ‘Ghostbusters’ reboot has some funny moments, but remains haunted by its legacy

This film is the definition of a controversial, divisive Internet shitstorm. When the project was first announced, the decision to make reboot the franchise with four leading ladies baffled many, including me. Now, I’m not going to sit here and pretend to be some “Ghostbusters” purist or super-fan; I was born in ‘94. Even though […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Comedian Jim Breuer performs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 30

Comedian Jim Breuer performs at Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe on Sept. 30

From a press release: With over 20 years of stand-up comedy experience, Jim Breuer remains one of today’s top entertainers and continues to win over audiences with his off-the-wall humor and lovable personality. Named one of Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time,” Breuer is one of the most recognizable comedians in the business, […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

‘SNL’ alumni Norm Macdonald and Kevin Nealon perform stand-up in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 24

‘SNL’ alumni Norm Macdonald and Kevin Nealon perform stand-up in Wilkes-Barre on Oct. 24

From a press release: Two comedians walk into the F.M. Kirby Center and present one hilarious evening. Don’t miss “Saturday Night Live” alumni Norm Macdonald and Kevin Nealon when they visit Wilkes-Barre on Saturday, Oct. 24 at 8 p.m. Tickets, which are $40.50, plus fees, are on sale now and available at the Kirby Center […]

 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 […]