Monthly Archives: September 2014

JFL42 Dispatches: The Alt Show Commeth

September 25th, 2014 | by Sharilyn Johnson

“Are you people ready for the greatest show on Earth?,” Andy Kindler asked. It wasn't hyperbole -- I think it's fair to call this strongest line-up of comics the Comedy Bar stage has ever seen.

Colbert Countdown: 3 months until the last show

September 17th, 2014 | by Sharilyn Johnson

When Stephen Colbert was announced as the new host of the Late Show, viewers wondered: how will the Colbert Report end? That was April. As of today, we’re down to the final months before his last show. The question mark remains. Seeds of a story were sown early, but little has been done to propel it forward since. So what the heck is going on

8 Things TIFF audiences learned from Jon Stewart

September 8th, 2014 | by Sharilyn Johnson

Daily Show host Jon Stewart and journalist Maziar Bahari — the director and subject, respectively, of the film Rosewater — were interviewed by CBC Radio Q host Jian Ghomeshi in front of a sold out crowd at Toronto’s Princess of Wales theatre on Sunday

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