Hello Lover Episode 2: Angie St. Mars and the Bisexual

Posted by: Melanie Dahling  //  May 22, 2017 @ 9:14am

Angie St. Mars and Melanie Dahling discuss bisexuality. Is that a problem? One might ask. Miranda Hobbes seems to think so. But we couldn't help but wonder why.

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Hello Lover Episode 1: Ashley Burdett and the Bay of Married Pigs

Posted by: Melanie Dahling  //  May 15, 2017 @ 9:33am

Two comedians, with a side of single. Ashley and I discuss Season One Episode Three of Sex and the City entitled Bay of Married Pigs. Are single and married people in a cold war? And what's with Peter's penis anyway? Burning questions.

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Hello Lover Episode 0: Preview!

Posted by: Melanie Dahling  //  May 10, 2017 @ 10:22am

Sex and the City is my ultimate Mr. Big. Our relationship has changed over the years, but the show is present in every season.

After discovering feminism, which is never a fun TV watching companion, I began to ask myself about the pop culture of my youth and the underlying messages therein.

In this preview episode, I introduce the show and why I started doing it.

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Something Wiki This Way Comes Ep. 19: How to Make People Believe You're Secretly an Artificial Intelligence (with Daniel Chen)

Posted by: Jesse Bergen  //  May 9, 2017 @ 1:30pm

Actor and human Daniel Chen joins us to explain how to make people believe you're a "robot in disguise", to coin a phrase. How should you speak? How much trivia should you know? Is it okay to make jokes and be sarcastic? Jesse bleeps and bloops, Thomas explores his emotions, and Dan draws several blanks, but bounces back strong.

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Interview: Comedian and SheDot Festival co-producer Karen O'Keefe

Posted by: Paul Little  //  May 5, 2017 @ 6:20am

This year's SheDot Festival ("Toronto's Festival of Funny Women") runs from May 4-7 and features stand-up, sketch, and improv shows; workshops; and industry panels. Now in its fourth year, it has grown from an essentially local Toronto festival to one featuring a majority of its performers from across North America.

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Something Wiki This Way Comes Ep. 18: How to Become a Civil War Corpse (with Jon Kornelson and Colin Ward)

Posted by: Jesse Bergen  //  April 24, 2017 @ 11:33pm

Improvisers Jonathan Kornelson and Colin Ward join us for an episode that all of our fans have (probably) been clamouring for: How to Become a Civil War Corpse! We cover all the tricks, from planning your death screech to getting the spectators involved. Jesse ponders time travel, Thomas and Jon spar over accuracy vs. entertainment, and Colin's rigged up a pulley system to heaven.

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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Stand-up comic Rebecca Reeds

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 7, 2017 @ 11:10pm

Rebecca Reeds started her comedy career in Ottawa, performing at open mics and eventually being part of an Ottawa Fringe Festival show.

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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Tim Gray & Matt Nightingale, stand-up comics and members of the sketch troupe HUNKS

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 6, 2017 @ 6:51pm

Tim Gray and Matt Nightingale are veterans of the Winnipeg stand-up comedy scene, and this year they're both a part of the local contingent at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival. Besides their accomplishments as stand-up comics (Gray's first comedy album comes out this June, while Nightingale is a regular host at Rumor's Comedy Club), they're also members of the sketch troupe HUNKS.

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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Stand-up comic Amanda Brooke Perrin

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 6, 2017 @ 12:49am

Amanda Brooke Perrin is a veteran of the Toronto comedy scene who recently moved to Los Angeles.

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Winnipeg Comedy Festival 2017 Coverage

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  April 3, 2017 @ 12:39pm

Every spring since 2002, some of the best stand-up comics from across Canada -- and a few from the U.S. and Europe -- have converged on the Canadian prairies for the Winnipeg Comedy Festival.

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