Published on July 10th, 2010 | by Sharilyn Johnson


Third Frames: Russell Peters hosts JFL gala

Hey wait a minute, that’s not Garry Shandling!

Nope, that’s Russell Peters, the last-minute fill-in, carrying out hosting duties for Friday night’s gala at Massey Hall. (Shandling pulled out of Just For Laughs last week due to “scheduling” issues.)

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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