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Best of: Late Night

The 2013 edition of the Dark Comedy Festival is underway, with an opening weekend that included shows by Dave Attell, Big Jay Oakerson, and Brendon Walsh.
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Now that your tears have dried after hearing the news of Parks and Recreation going on hiatus, here’s something to perk up fans in Toronto and Vancouver: Nick Offerman will
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What JFL42 wants and what Aziz Ansari wants aren’t necessarily the same thing. The Parks and Recreation star dropped in as the surprise final guest on Andy Kindler’s Alternative Show
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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
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The first 2013 edition of JFL42's Alternative Show with Andy Kindler had an onstage energy to match 2012’s best nights.
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Marc Maron makes his return to Toronto, much more successful, but just as insightful and sharp.
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Set List creators Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad are in town to unleash their format on JFL42, which forces comics to abandon their material and do a fully-improvised set based
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It was the first show of JFL42 to sell out, so it's no surprise that Saturday's crowd at the 1,250-seat Queen Elizabeth Theatre welcomed Bill Burr with a partial standing
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Don't bother looking up the definition of "next". It didn't change overnight. The winner of the SiriusXM Next Top Comic contest - part of JFL42 - is indeed Pete Zedlacher,
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JFL42 - aka Toronto's edition of Just For Laughs - starts tonight. Aside from link-bait preview lists from online media (ahem), here are five other things to expect from this
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Best of: Interviews

The 2013 edition of the Dark Comedy Festival is underway, with an opening weekend that included shows by Dave Attell, Big Jay Oakerson, and Brendon Walsh.
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Now that your tears have dried after hearing the news of Parks and Recreation going on hiatus, here’s something to perk up fans in Toronto and Vancouver: Nick Offerman will
Read more...
What JFL42 wants and what Aziz Ansari wants aren’t necessarily the same thing. The Parks and Recreation star dropped in as the surprise final guest on Andy Kindler’s Alternative Show
Read more...
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
Read more...
The first 2013 edition of JFL42's Alternative Show with Andy Kindler had an onstage energy to match 2012’s best nights.
Read more...
Marc Maron makes his return to Toronto, much more successful, but just as insightful and sharp.
Read more...
Set List creators Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad are in town to unleash their format on JFL42, which forces comics to abandon their material and do a fully-improvised set based
Read more...
It was the first show of JFL42 to sell out, so it's no surprise that Saturday's crowd at the 1,250-seat Queen Elizabeth Theatre welcomed Bill Burr with a partial standing
Read more...
Don't bother looking up the definition of "next". It didn't change overnight. The winner of the SiriusXM Next Top Comic contest - part of JFL42 - is indeed Pete Zedlacher,
Read more...
JFL42 - aka Toronto's edition of Just For Laughs - starts tonight. Aside from link-bait preview lists from online media (ahem), here are five other things to expect from this
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Best of: Toronto Comedy

James Adomian returned to Toronto for a trifecta of improv, standup, and sketch this weekend
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The New York Post reports that Bobby Moynihan twisted his ankle while playing Toronto mayor Rob Ford in last Saturday. Here's Third Beat's exclusive Complete Illustrated History of SNL Castmembers
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Thursday night at Toronto's Royal Cinema, the Dark Comedy Festival hosted the Roast of the Iron Sheik, aka Night of a Thousand "Faggot" Utterances.
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The 2013 edition of the Dark Comedy Festival is underway, with an opening weekend that included shows by Dave Attell, Big Jay Oakerson, and Brendon Walsh.
Read more...
Now that your tears have dried after hearing the news of Parks and Recreation going on hiatus, here’s something to perk up fans in Toronto and Vancouver: Nick Offerman will
Read more...
What JFL42 wants and what Aziz Ansari wants aren’t necessarily the same thing. The Parks and Recreation star dropped in as the surprise final guest on Andy Kindler’s Alternative Show
Read more...
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
Read more...
The first 2013 edition of JFL42's Alternative Show with Andy Kindler had an onstage energy to match 2012’s best nights.
Read more...
Marc Maron makes his return to Toronto, much more successful, but just as insightful and sharp.
Read more...

Best of: Improv

The 2013 edition of the Dark Comedy Festival is underway, with an opening weekend that included shows by Dave Attell, Big Jay Oakerson, and Brendon Walsh.
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Now that your tears have dried after hearing the news of Parks and Recreation going on hiatus, here’s something to perk up fans in Toronto and Vancouver: Nick Offerman will
Read more...
What JFL42 wants and what Aziz Ansari wants aren’t necessarily the same thing. The Parks and Recreation star dropped in as the surprise final guest on Andy Kindler’s Alternative Show
Read more...
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
Read more...
The first 2013 edition of JFL42's Alternative Show with Andy Kindler had an onstage energy to match 2012’s best nights.
Read more...
Marc Maron makes his return to Toronto, much more successful, but just as insightful and sharp.
Read more...
Set List creators Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad are in town to unleash their format on JFL42, which forces comics to abandon their material and do a fully-improvised set based
Read more...
It was the first show of JFL42 to sell out, so it's no surprise that Saturday's crowd at the 1,250-seat Queen Elizabeth Theatre welcomed Bill Burr with a partial standing
Read more...
Don't bother looking up the definition of "next". It didn't change overnight. The winner of the SiriusXM Next Top Comic contest - part of JFL42 - is indeed Pete Zedlacher,
Read more...
JFL42 - aka Toronto's edition of Just For Laughs - starts tonight. Aside from link-bait preview lists from online media (ahem), here are five other things to expect from this
Read more...

Best of: JFL 

The 2013 edition of the Dark Comedy Festival is underway, with an opening weekend that included shows by Dave Attell, Big Jay Oakerson, and Brendon Walsh.
Read more...
Now that your tears have dried after hearing the news of Parks and Recreation going on hiatus, here’s something to perk up fans in Toronto and Vancouver: Nick Offerman will
Read more...
What JFL42 wants and what Aziz Ansari wants aren’t necessarily the same thing. The Parks and Recreation star dropped in as the surprise final guest on Andy Kindler’s Alternative Show
Read more...
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
Read more...
The first 2013 edition of JFL42's Alternative Show with Andy Kindler had an onstage energy to match 2012’s best nights.
Read more...
Marc Maron makes his return to Toronto, much more successful, but just as insightful and sharp.
Read more...
Set List creators Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad are in town to unleash their format on JFL42, which forces comics to abandon their material and do a fully-improvised set based
Read more...
It was the first show of JFL42 to sell out, so it's no surprise that Saturday's crowd at the 1,250-seat Queen Elizabeth Theatre welcomed Bill Burr with a partial standing
Read more...
Don't bother looking up the definition of "next". It didn't change overnight. The winner of the SiriusXM Next Top Comic contest - part of JFL42 - is indeed Pete Zedlacher,
Read more...
JFL42 - aka Toronto's edition of Just For Laughs - starts tonight. Aside from link-bait preview lists from online media (ahem), here are five other things to expect from this
Read more...

Best of: More Live Shows 

The 2013 edition of the Dark Comedy Festival is underway, with an opening weekend that included shows by Dave Attell, Big Jay Oakerson, and Brendon Walsh.
Read more...
Now that your tears have dried after hearing the news of Parks and Recreation going on hiatus, here’s something to perk up fans in Toronto and Vancouver: Nick Offerman will
Read more...
What JFL42 wants and what Aziz Ansari wants aren’t necessarily the same thing. The Parks and Recreation star dropped in as the surprise final guest on Andy Kindler’s Alternative Show
Read more...
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
Read more...
The first 2013 edition of JFL42's Alternative Show with Andy Kindler had an onstage energy to match 2012’s best nights.
Read more...
Marc Maron makes his return to Toronto, much more successful, but just as insightful and sharp.
Read more...
Set List creators Paul Provenza and Troy Conrad are in town to unleash their format on JFL42, which forces comics to abandon their material and do a fully-improvised set based
Read more...
It was the first show of JFL42 to sell out, so it's no surprise that Saturday's crowd at the 1,250-seat Queen Elizabeth Theatre welcomed Bill Burr with a partial standing
Read more...
Don't bother looking up the definition of "next". It didn't change overnight. The winner of the SiriusXM Next Top Comic contest - part of JFL42 - is indeed Pete Zedlacher,
Read more...
JFL42 - aka Toronto's edition of Just For Laughs - starts tonight. Aside from link-bait preview lists from online media (ahem), here are five other things to expect from this
Read more...