Comedy – WHYY

Comedy – WHYY

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Supreme Court Rulings, Moms for Liberty, Studio 2 Trivia
June 29, 2023

The Supreme Court must weigh in on several high-profile cases before the term comes to an end for the summer. The latest opinions include a rejection of affirmative action.

Yes, and… Philadelphia middle and high schoolers are learning improv to better their skills
May 23, 2022

The Philadelphia School District said it hopes improv workshops will help students better prepare for college.

Satirist P.J. O’Rourke, panelist on NPR’s ‘Wait…Wait Don’t Tell Me,’ dies at 74
February 15, 2022

O'Rourke wrote more than twenty books about a range of topics, from politics to cars, and he was a longtime panelist on the NPR show Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!.

‘Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me’ makes its return to live audiences in Philly
August 06, 2021

Host Peter Sagal brought `Wait Wait … Don’t Tell Me’ back to in-person performance at the Mann Center.

Open with a joke: Comedy festival launches FringeArts in new programming direction
February 01, 2019

The annual Fringe Festival presenter kicks off Blue Heaven, a two-day comedy festival with 10 performances of stand-up, performance art, and a live podcast recording.