Jon Braylock and Ramy Youssef.
Inside Joke Films is the curly-haired combo of Jonathan Braylock and Ramy
Youssef. The New York-based African/Arab American duo combines clever humor, high-energy, and the occasional rap song to create a show that is truly their own. Read on to learn more, and check them out at this year’s Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival.
Theatromania: Describe Inside Joke Films in one sentence.
IJF: Inside Joke Films is the African/Arab American duo of Jon and Ramy who love comedy, energy and innocence.
Theatromania: Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
IJF: Ramy and Jon.
Theatromania: Who would play you in “Inside Joke Films The Movie?”
IJF: Jon: Nick Cannon; Ramy: Shia Labeouf (à la Even Stevens).
Theatromania: What excites you most about TOsketchfest?
IJF: Free health care.
Theatromania: What’s next for Inside Joke Films?
IJF: College tour, videos, and Ramy turning 21. It’s gonna be nuts!!!
Catch Inside Joke Films on November 10 (Lower Ossington Theatre — 10pm) and 11 (Comedy Bar — 9pm). Visit torontosketchfest.com for more information.