Monthly Archives: October 2008

Sarah Vowell in Toronto, 10/26

October 26th, 2008 | by Sharilyn Johnson

The brilliant and hilarious Sarah Vowell visited Toronto to read from her new book Wordy Shipmates today at the Harbourfront Center's International Festival of Authors

Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right.

October 22nd, 2008 | by Sharilyn Johnson

As a political satire fan, I'm subjected to the same two angles in every piece of press coverage: "Does it have an impact?" and "Why is all so left-leaning?" Of course, I'm guilty of covering that well-trodden piece of journalistic ground myself

Have you hugged your comedy community today?

October 13th, 2008 | by Sharilyn Johnson

Today is Thanksgiving here in Canada (what can I say, we've always been a little ahead of the curve). I've been giving a lot of thought lately to how much we appreciate the comedy community we each associate ourselves with, whether it's as a performer or as an audience member

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