Author Archives: Sharilyn Johnson

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

Third Frames: Chris Gethard in Toronto

May 11th, 2014 | by Sharilyn Johnson

Name a show configuration, and Chris Gethard played it at Comedy Bar this weekend. Standup in both the main theatre and the cabaret space, improv with Mantown, sketch with Sunday Night Live…

Comedy Central’s bizarre Broad City twitterbombing

January 22nd, 2014 | by Sharilyn Johnson

If you were fortunate enough to tweet anything with the hashtag #BroadCity Wednesday, you'd be instantly rewarded with a clunky auto-response from Comedy Central informing you of some sort of free cable contest and a reminder to watch the show

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  • The Colbert Report A-Z

    Third Beat editor Sharilyn Johnson presents the ultimate fan guide to The Colbert Report, available from all major booksellers including