Author Archives: Sharilyn Johnson

Funny for life

November 18th, 2008 | by Sharilyn Johnson

Given the theme of recent entries, I think it’s as good a time as any to cover the topic of


Fallout girl

November 12th, 2008 | by Sharilyn Johnson

The past day has been a whirlwind, starting out positively yesterday when the Huffington Post offered to reprint my blog


Daily Show Regrets

November 10th, 2008 | by Sharilyn Johnson

Go read the Apiary! My recap of the Potentially Regrettable Evening with the Daily Show is right there in shiny


Sarah Vowell in Toronto, 10/26

October 26th, 2008 | by Sharilyn Johnson

The brilliant and hilarious Sarah Vowell visited Toronto to read from her new book Wordy Shipmates today at the Harbourfront Center's International Festival of Authors


Clowns to the left of me, jokers to the right.

October 22nd, 2008 | by Sharilyn Johnson

As a political satire fan, I'm subjected to the same two angles in every piece of press coverage: "Does it have an impact?" and "Why is all so left-leaning?" Of course, I'm guilty of covering that well-trodden piece of journalistic ground myself


Have you hugged your comedy community today?

October 13th, 2008 | by Sharilyn Johnson

Today is Thanksgiving here in Canada (what can I say, we've always been a little ahead of the curve). I've been giving a lot of thought lately to how much we appreciate the comedy community we each associate ourselves with, whether it's as a performer or as an audience member



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