BEN Around Philly airs every Saturday morning at 7am on 95.7 BEN-FM and is sponsored by The Fillmore Philadelphia.
On this week's episode, comic Mitch Fatel joins Matt and Kristen in studio, Philly Current Magazine's Eddie Keels, Quincy Harris from Fox-29's The Q on Fox (which is going NATIONAL!), and Jacob Batalon (who plays Ned Leeds in the new Spiderman: Homecoming film) stops by.
First, comic Mitch Fatel joins Matt and Kristen in studio to talk about his shows at Helium Comedy Club this weekend with all new material. Check him out Friday and Saturday at 7:30 and 10pm. His comedy specials and albums are available on his website HERE or on iTunes or Amazon. Buy tickets to his Helium Comedy Club shows HERE. Mitch also gives Matt a little bit of stand-up advice. Matt will be performing a short stand-up set at PARX Casino's Comedy Night this upcoming Wednesday (June 28th), opening up for Joe Conklin and Jackie "The Jokeman" Martlin.
Philly Current Magazine’s owner and publisher, Eddie Keels returns to BEN Around Philly with a brand new Rise Issue featuring Dario Sarek of the Philadelphia 76ers, Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kinney, Philly food expert Roberta Pepito, the Philadelphia Gay Men’s Chorus, the Philadelphia School of Circus Arts, Lutron Communications’ Melissa Andresko and lots more. Find the issue in bars and newsstands all over the city, or subscribe HERE to Philly Current and have all six annual issues at arrive your doorstep.
Then, Germantown native, Temple Graduate, and our good friend Quincy Harris stops by the BEN-FM morning show to talk about his show 'The Q' which is GOING NATIONAL!!! 'The Q' airs on Fox 29 at weekdays at noon, and has just been picked up for a test run in seven other major cities: Los Angeles, New York, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Detroit, Pheonix and Charlotte. We wish Quincy and the rest of the gang over at 'The Q' and Fox 29 all the best! Request tickets to see the show live HERE. It's super fun.
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To celebrate the upcoming release of the new Spiderman: Homecoming film on July 7th, this weekend is a Spiderman Weekend on BEN-FM. With it, we've got your chance at tickets to see a sneak preview of the film in IMAX on June 28th at UA King of Prussia. Listen for chances to text in and win all weekend long! Find details HERE. Jacob Batalon, who plays Spiderman's best friend Ned Leeds in the film, stopped by the morning show with Matt and Kristen on Thursday to talk about the movie and his first big role.
Next mission: figuring out how all web shooter combinations work. Watch the new "Spider-Man: Homecoming" trailer now - in theaters July 7.