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Best of: Late Night

Putting Stephen Colbert in a venue that only holds 450 people is a pretty sure way to guarantee a sold-out New Yorker Festival show. Not only were the tickets snapped
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Sacha Baron Cohen has made news again, for taking his Bruno character to Milan's fashion week and storming the stage at the Agatha Ruiz de la Prada fashion show. The
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Today was a first for me: I was invited to document the first-ever official ImprovEverywhere mission in Toronto, ON. I've been an ImprovEverywhere fan for years, but until today I
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Welcome. Last Sunday night, the hosts of the 60th Annual Emmy Awards bombed. There's no shame in bombing, in and of itself.  If you don't bomb, you aren't taking risks. 
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Best of: Interviews

Putting Stephen Colbert in a venue that only holds 450 people is a pretty sure way to guarantee a sold-out New Yorker Festival show. Not only were the tickets snapped
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Sacha Baron Cohen has made news again, for taking his Bruno character to Milan's fashion week and storming the stage at the Agatha Ruiz de la Prada fashion show. The
Read more...
Today was a first for me: I was invited to document the first-ever official ImprovEverywhere mission in Toronto, ON. I've been an ImprovEverywhere fan for years, but until today I
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Welcome. Last Sunday night, the hosts of the 60th Annual Emmy Awards bombed. There's no shame in bombing, in and of itself.  If you don't bomb, you aren't taking risks. 
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Best of: Toronto Comedy

The hour we wait all year for (ok, I wait for... and Elon Gold waits for...you had to be there) was finally upon us this afternoon, as Andy Kindler delivered
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First order of business: John Cleese is not dying. Yes, he had to cancel his Gala appearance last night due to prostatitis. But he's not on death's door -- I
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This is my 5th Just For Laughs Festival, and amazingly last night was my first ever New Faces show. New Faces is relevant primarily because of its former relevance. It's
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Packed. Flew. Landed. Shuttle shared with Frank Spadone and Jon Dore (and learned more about the Montreal Canadians than I ever wanted to know in the process). Now it's off
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"Can you believe this lineup? Seriously."
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Variety's annual list of 10 Comics to Watch was revealed last night. I imagine anyone reading this blog is already familiar with all 10 names. Many aren't exactly bold choices,
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I stood in the appointed photographer's area near the back of the St. Lawrence Centre Tuesday night, pondering how I would describe Danny Bhoy's audience interaction skills. I needn't worry,
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Ah, summer! Time to head into a dark room and enjoy some comedy! The Toronto edition of Just For Laughs starts this Tuesday. I'll be taking in Danny Bhoy's one-man
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I moved away from my hometown of Winnipeg in late 2007 to be closer to comedy. Mission accomplished. But if I were still stuck back in the 'Peg, I wouldn't
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Best of: Improv

Putting Stephen Colbert in a venue that only holds 450 people is a pretty sure way to guarantee a sold-out New Yorker Festival show. Not only were the tickets snapped
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Sacha Baron Cohen has made news again, for taking his Bruno character to Milan's fashion week and storming the stage at the Agatha Ruiz de la Prada fashion show. The
Read more...
Today was a first for me: I was invited to document the first-ever official ImprovEverywhere mission in Toronto, ON. I've been an ImprovEverywhere fan for years, but until today I
Read more...
Welcome. Last Sunday night, the hosts of the 60th Annual Emmy Awards bombed. There's no shame in bombing, in and of itself.  If you don't bomb, you aren't taking risks. 
Read more...

Best of: JFL 

Putting Stephen Colbert in a venue that only holds 450 people is a pretty sure way to guarantee a sold-out New Yorker Festival show. Not only were the tickets snapped
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Sacha Baron Cohen has made news again, for taking his Bruno character to Milan's fashion week and storming the stage at the Agatha Ruiz de la Prada fashion show. The
Read more...
Today was a first for me: I was invited to document the first-ever official ImprovEverywhere mission in Toronto, ON. I've been an ImprovEverywhere fan for years, but until today I
Read more...
Welcome. Last Sunday night, the hosts of the 60th Annual Emmy Awards bombed. There's no shame in bombing, in and of itself.  If you don't bomb, you aren't taking risks. 
Read more...

Best of: More Live Shows 

Putting Stephen Colbert in a venue that only holds 450 people is a pretty sure way to guarantee a sold-out New Yorker Festival show. Not only were the tickets snapped
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Sacha Baron Cohen has made news again, for taking his Bruno character to Milan's fashion week and storming the stage at the Agatha Ruiz de la Prada fashion show. The
Read more...
Today was a first for me: I was invited to document the first-ever official ImprovEverywhere mission in Toronto, ON. I've been an ImprovEverywhere fan for years, but until today I
Read more...
Welcome. Last Sunday night, the hosts of the 60th Annual Emmy Awards bombed. There's no shame in bombing, in and of itself.  If you don't bomb, you aren't taking risks. 
Read more...