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JFL42 Highlights – Round 1

September 30th, 2015 | by Sharilyn Johnson

It's the time of year when Toronto gets both cooler and funnier, as JFL42 puts comedy nerds into overdrive

JFL42 Dispatches Part 3: The Rest of the Best

October 1st, 2014 | by Sharilyn Johnson

Can you believe it was only 2012 when two of the "things" at JF42 were already-free Strombo tapings and a goddamn donut? Everyone I talked to Saturday night was just plain exhausted, which is always the sign of a good festival.

JFL42 Dispatches, Part 2: 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.

JFL 42: John Mulaney at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre

September 26th, 2013 | by Sharilyn Johnson

There may be no better writer in standup right now than John Mulaney. The Saturday Night Live writer performed his first of two JFL42 shows at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre Wednesday night. It was only his second time in Toronto, the first being a 2009 spot in the previous Toronto incarnation of Just For Laughs

JFL42: Set List Show

September 22nd, 2013 | by Sharilyn Johnson

Set List creators Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad are in town to unleash their format on JFL42, which forces comics

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