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erie comedian makes homecoming

this thoroughly impresses me and I am rarely, if ever, impressed by anything that stems from my hometown.

if I didn't already make plans for Tuesday night (and I never make plans! figure that out) I would totally check out Julia Lillis, a native of Erie, at Junior's. She seems....genuinely funny, and like her career is on the rise. which is exciting. she's good! I don't find a lot of comedians that appealing (spare like, Sarah Silverman and Zach G) but she's not bad at all. a lot of her act is musical comedy...she does a song about Mr. Zach Braff that is like, the creme de la creme of her act or something. some French saying.

you can check her out at her website (www.julialillis.com) or just watch this bit:





SO TRUE


p.s. I'm curious to know what Dairy Queen she worked at and if she served my younger self at some point. kismet? synchronicity? hmmm, MAYBE.

- Britt

p.s. I'd like to stand-up comedy I just don't have the balls for it. well put some alcohol in me and I have the genes for anything. YAY GENETICS



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part 2 of this post so I don't keep spamming you

speaking of impressive Erie natives, the former Washington editor of the New York Times, Robert H. Phelps, will be signing copies of his book "God and the Editor: My Search For Meaning at the New York Times" at Barnes & Nobles next Saturday. He would later move onto the Boston Globe. I would go to this but I have plans. but uh seeeing as I may have a career in journalism in front of me, this wouldn't be a bad idea.

that will be going on from 10 am to noon. it might be too early for the likes of you.

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