Live Show Recaps

Published on October 3rd, 2011 | by Sharilyn Johnson

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Third Frames: Big Jay Oakerson

New York’s Big Jay Oakerson closed out the inaugural Dark Comedy Festival in Toronto on Friday night, gliding through an hour of crowd work-inspired stories and musings at Comedy Bar. If you missed the show – and chances are you did – there are already rumblings that you might soon have another chance.

Jay can be seen regularly at the Comedy Cellar in NYC, and his album American Storyteller is available on iTunes.

Click here to view the full set of photos from this show.


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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.



2 Responses to Third Frames: Big Jay Oakerson

  1. coolotis says:

    dude, you guys are twins.

  2. Sharilyn Johnson says:

    Ah, but you see, Todd, I have something that Big Jay does not: a sad, insecure internet stalker whose entire sense of self-worth was destroyed by a single block of text on the internet.

    This could only pleasure me more if I could actually see the tears of rage cascading down your cheeks.

    Don’t ever leave.

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