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Published on April 13th, 2010 | by Sharilyn Johnson


Canadian Conandrum

If you happen to be Canadian, and you don’t generally read the Toronto edition of this blog, you might want to head over to to check out yesterday’s post about Conan’s TBS deal and what it means for Canadian viewers. We no longer get TBS up in these parts, and the post breaks down why and what the alternatives will be.

Early reviews of Conan’s live tour are coming in. The Hollywood Reporter wasn’t impressed. The Associated Press was much more forgiving. And as pointed out on Twitter early this morning, there’s been a second show added in Atlantic City, which still has awesome seats available.


About the Author

is the author of the book Bears & Balls: The Colbert Report A-Z. Called "one of the city’s most discriminating comedy critics” by NOW Magazine, Sharilyn has been covering comedy for longer than she cares to admit. She served as the comedy reporter for Winnipeg's Uptown Magazine for five years, and was the host of the radio show Laugh Tracks for three seasons. Her work has also appeared in the Toronto Star, the Winnipeg Free Press, The Apiary, and on CBC Radio's national comedy programs LOL and Definitely Not the Opera.

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