Comedy Benefit for Philabundance hosted by Doogie Horner

Johnny Brenda's Presents

Comedy Benefit for Philabundance hosted by Doogie Horner

Brandon Vincent Jackson, Mekki Leeper, Steve Gerben, Gregg Gethard, Michelle Biloon, Jim Tews

Fri, June 30, 2017

Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 9:00 pm

$10.00

This event is 21 and over

All shows are 21+ Proper I.D. required for admission

Doogie Horner
Doogie Horner
Doogie Horner was a semi-finalist on America's Got Talent where he famously won over a hostile NYC crowd. He is a frequent guest on Doug Loves Movies and has been featured in Dave Chapelle’s Oddball Comedy Tour and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival. He won Helium's Philly's Funniest contest and his show The Ministry of Secret Jokes won a Best of Philly award from Philadelphia Magazine.
He is the author of Everything Explained Through Flowcharts (Harper Collins 2010), 100 Ghosts (Quirk Books, 2013), and Some Very Interesting Cats Perhaps You Weren't Aware of (Workman, 2015).
His humor writing has also appeared in McSweeney's, Wired, Playboy, Fast Company, the London Times, Boing Boing, and other publications. You can find him online at doogiehorner.com and on Twitter and Instagram @doogiehorner
Brandon Vincent Jackson
Brandon Vincent Jackson
Brandon is the premier young comedian in Delaware. He has been featured in a variety of Helium Comedy Club showcases in including the Dirty Dozen, the Best of Philly Showcase, An Evening with Chip Chantry. Also, he was a Philly's Phunniest Finalist in 2016. In 2016, he performed on the Philly CAM network for the Comedy DreamZ specials and won the Frank'y Funniest contest. He also produces a monthly comedy Showcase at Spaceboy Clothing in Wilmington. Since graduating from the University of Delaware, Brandon has served a youth mentor and educator for which he won a Delaware and National volunteer award.
Mekki Leeper
Mekki Leeper
Mekki Leeper is a comedian in Philadelphia. He has written for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, and performed at Bridgetown Comedy Festival. He also performs regularly at Good Good Comedy Theater, Helium Comedy Club, Punchline Comedy Club, and has quickly become a staple in the Philadelphia comedy scene. His work has been featured on NPR, Huffington Post, and College Humor.
Steve Gerben
Steve Gerben
Michelle Biloon
Michelle Biloon
Michelle Biloon is a standup comic straight outta Philly by way of Los Angeles by way of Austin. You may have heard her on the popular podcasts Comedy Bang Bang, 2 Dope Queens, or Doug Loves Movies. You may have seen her perform standup in your city opening for Patton Oswalt or headlining a show her own damn self. She's also appeared on Chelsea Lately, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comics Unleashed, Comedy.tv, and Premium Blend.
Want to know more about Michelle? She loves Judge Judy. She does the New York Times Crossword Puzzle every day. And she is motherfucking hilarious.
Her mother has been quoted as saying, "I watched the tape of her before I left for bowling and I laughed so hard that I had to go redo my makeup." And that's the truth, jackasses.
Jim Tews
Jim Tews
Comedian and writer Jim Tews is the creator of the New York Times Bestseller “Felines of New York.” He made his stand-up television debut on Last Comic Standing and was featured in an episode of Louie. Previously he was one of 2011’s New Faces at Just For Laughs Montreal and has performed in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, as well as SF Sketchfest.

He recently created/ co-wrote and starred in The Undone Sweaters web series about a sociophobic Weezer cover band, which was featured on Funny or Die and Nerdist.com. He also created the HBO Labs’ web series The Opener and recently directed a feature length documentary about Cleveland’s independent comedy scene called Make Fun.

He has yet to completely accept his parents’ divorce.
Venue Information:
Johnny Brenda's
1201 N. Frankford Ave
Philadelphia, PA, 19125
http://www.johnnybrendas.com/