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Published on February 27th, 2011 | by Sharilyn Johnson


Oscar blues?

Happy “Complain How Comedy Isn’t Respected” Day, everyone!

Yes, with the Academy Awards happening tonight, it’s time to fold our arms and pout over the fact that only dramas seem to ever get recognized.

But today, your trusty editor comes to you with a silver lining: a Hail Mary change of perspective that may just make you feel better. Intrigued? Hear more in this online-only exclusive from CBC Radio One’s LOL.

About the Author

is the author of the book Bears & Balls: The Colbert Report A-Z. Called "one of the city’s most discriminating comedy critics” by NOW Magazine, Sharilyn has been covering comedy for longer than she cares to admit. She served as the comedy reporter for Winnipeg's Uptown Magazine for five years, and was the host of the radio show Laugh Tracks for three seasons. Her work has also appeared in the Toronto Star, the Winnipeg Free Press, The Apiary, and on CBC Radio's national comedy programs LOL and Definitely Not the Opera.

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