Local Woman Trolled by Chinese Lanterns. More at 11.

You would think that after a decade of people calling the police after being frightened by flock of paper bags and candles, that maybe someone would send a memo. Police should be informed enough to recognize a known fire hazard -I know, I’m a buzz kill- knocking about over their heads.

Go Topless Day: Advocacy or Exploitation?

As I was scanning through my social media over the weekend I saw a few people posting an article from Gothamist.com titled “NSFW Photos, Video: Women Bare Breasts For NYC Go Topless Day 2014” that caught my attention. The article details an event, aptly named Go Topless Day, which is a global day of protest […]

A Conspiracy Theorist and His Money are Easily Parted

I am fully convinced that popular crowd funding site Indiegogo.com now only exists so conspiracy theorists have an easy way to scam other conspiracy theorists out of money. In the last few months they have hosted campaigns for scam medical devices, free energy scams, and now this: via: Pando.com “MH370 Is Missing with 239 People […]

What If God Was Just Made Up?

A parody song performed by the great Dave Terruso at our most recent comedy show, Get Real 7. Because of technical difficulties we were unable to record it (thanks Mercury in retrograde/gremlins). We plan to try again as soon as the planets are aligned. Until then, cue up the original, sing along with the new […]

A Report on Gluten

A Report on Gluten GLUTEN By Jim Grammond One of the most thrown around terms in food these days is gluten. But very few people know what gluten is. The purpose of this unbiased report is to educate and inform consumers about gluten, its history, and why it may or may not be right for […]

VFN welcomes our new contributor, Jim Grammond

Jim is a comedian and writer living in Philadelphia. He has performed at our Get Real comedy shows multiple times, and people have yet to throw any vegetables. He is also a writer and performer with the Philly Improv Theater‘s sketch group Dog Mountain, and former host of Reasonable Discourse with Jerks at PHIT. He […]

Get Real 7 line-up announcement! Sunday July 13 @ National Mechanics

Sunday July 13 GET REAL. Comedy you can believe in! special guest Leighann Lord veryfunnylady.com hosted by Dave Terruso featuring Aaron Nevins With Chris O’Connor Plus Alison Zeidman And Michael Rainey National Mechanics 22 s. 3rd St. Seating at 8pm, show at 8:30. Food served ‘til 11. $12 suggested donation RSVP here.Advance tickets will be […]

The Food Babe actually made orange Gatorade less healthy. Here’s how.

If you frequent the skeptical blogosphere, or have a relative who still thinks that vaccines cause autism and constantly posts Natural News-esque articles, than you have no doubt heard of that never ending fount of nonsense Vani Hari, or as she prefers to be called, “The Food Babe”. Hari has made it her oddly misogynistic […]