Humor

 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 […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: Comedian Gilbert Gottfried returns to Poconos, sneaks into show business

ARCHIVES: Comedian Gilbert Gottfried returns to Poconos, sneaks into show business

Gilbert Gottfried has performed at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Mount Pocono before, but like most places he’s been, he can’t exactly remember it. “Whenever I go to a club or casino to perform at, I’m one of those people like in those movies where the lead character is suffering from amnesia and he’ll go […]

 Rich Howells

ARCHIVES: Banjos and banter – Steve Martin and Edie Brickell talk ‘Love’ and bluegrass before Wilkes-Barre performance

ARCHIVES: Banjos and banter – Steve Martin and Edie Brickell talk ‘Love’ and bluegrass before Wilkes-Barre performance

“He has the enthusiasm of a kid,” Edie Brickell says of her recent musical collaborator, Steve Martin. “I’ve worked with younger bands, younger musicians who have been disheartened or jaded somehow by what they experienced or what they do, and Steve is just bright as can be, like working with a teenager. It brings out […]

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