Philly's comedy scene has grown so big that there's even a school for those who want to learn how to be comedians. The founder of Philadelphia Comedy Academy describes the "magnetic attraction" between Judaism and comic entertainment.
Head to the new playhouse inside the Independence Seaport Museum to see the new play You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up , an unflinchingly honest account of the lengths one Jewish couple has gone to make their marriage wok.
Greg Salisbury first came to the Exponent as an intern at Inside magazine. He has been the editor of Special Sections since 2000, the editor of Inside magazine since 2008 and the Arts and Culture editor since 2012.
He was born in Philadelphia, and has lived up and down the Eastern Seaboard.