Norm Macdonald. What can one say about this guy? Legendary? Okay, that one will do. Well, the legendary 51-year-old former Saturday Night Live star made his way onto the stage at the Burton Cummings Theatre in Winnipeg, Manitoba last Friday night to an extremely enthusiastic audience.
"Welcome to JFL42, the world's most confusing comedy festival. Hey, you know how you usually buy tickets to see shows? Yeah, we're not gonna do that." - Todd Barry
JFL42, for those not in the know, is Toronto's brand spankin' new comedy festival, serving as an offshoot of the regular Just for Laughs comedy festival in Montreal.
Last April, I was gearing up for the Winnipeg Comedy Festival. As a giant comedy nerd, any chance to see some of my favourites perform without me having to leave my hometown is a great thing. I received a Media Pass in order to cover the fest for ShowbizMonkeys.