When ShowbizMonkeys.com gets a chance to interview someone cool, but it's not part of one of our other featured podcasts, then it falls to our long-running (and always insecure) Kinda Sorta Maybe Like a Podcast. With no discernible format, we do get to talk to some really awesome folks, including comedians, musicians, actors, filmmakers, and more.

Often hosted by Paul Little, other contributors include Tony Hinds, Mark McLeod, and Tim Gray.

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Interview: Stand-up comic, writer, and @midnight social media guru Dan Telfer

Posted by: Aaron Demeter  //  November 17, 2016 @ 1:17am

Whether you've heard his stand-up, read his articles for The Onion and The A.V. Club, or watched @midnight, chances are you've know comedian Dan Telfer's work.

Telfer began his comedy career in 1996, performing and writing in Chicago, IL.

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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Comic Pete Johansson on his show 'Good People' at the WCF and returning to Canada after years living in the UK

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 5, 2016 @ 8:26am

Pete Johansson has spanned the globe with his comedy. After performing in Vancouver for several years, Pete turned a successful visit to the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal into a move to Los Angeles, performing around the U.S. and appearing on American and Canadian television. Then he moved again.

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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Andy Kindler talks comedy, politics, Twitter, Jay Baruchel, Winnipeg, and so much more

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 3, 2016 @ 10:09am

Andy Kindler has often been called a "comic's comic" – someone who many of your favourite comedians love and appreciate. But while that term is certainly meant as a compliment, it's also selling his career in comedy short.

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Interview: Comedian Jeremy Hotz on tour across Canada with Just for Laughs

Posted by: Paul Little  //  February 18, 2016 @ 5:43am

After decades in the business, Jeremy Hotz is a tried-and-true name in Canadian comedy. While he's lived south of the border for close to 20 years, he always manages to spend time in Canada, both personally and professionally. Between national tours, comedy festivals like Just for Laughs in Montreal or the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, or various television appearances, it's hard to take the Canadian out of the comic.

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Interview: Jeremy Hotz, the most miserable comic in the world of stand-up

Posted by: Paul Little  //  March 9, 2013 @ 1:23am

At this stage of his career, Jeremy Hotz could be considered an icon of Canadian comedy. Having achieved some success south of the 49th (where Hotz has been living for over a decade) -- including appearances on The Tonight Show and a Comedy Central Presents special -- the stand-up comic has pretty much done it all in Canada.

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Just for Laughs Interview: Comedian Brendon Walsh is heading to the 2012 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 13, 2012 @ 7:13pm

A week before heading down to Montreal for the 30th Anniversary of the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in 2012, I got the chance to speak with stand-up comic Brendon Walsh about his early years touring with Doug Stanhope (whose career he admires and looks up to), connecting with fans via Twitter (Brendon is at Read More  •  Comments ()

Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Legendary comedy writer, director, and performer David Steinberg

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 14, 2012 @ 9:23am

Very few names are as revered in the world of comedy as David Steinberg. But when you've amassed the resume that he has over the last 45 years in television, it's hard to find many people to compare him to.

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Just for Laughs Interview: Maria Bamford

Posted by: Tim Gray  //  July 27, 2011 @ 11:25am

When I heard I was going to interview one of the most inventive and wonderfully obscure comedians -- Maria Bamford -- I nearly s*** myself. And then I actually s*** myself. After I cleaned myself up, I started to prepare for what would be a pinnacle moment in my comedy career. And then I s*** myself one last time.

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Interview: Actor/comedian Kevin Pollak on his career and his new web talk show

Posted by: Paul Little  //  November 9, 2009 @ 8:47pm

Kevin Pollak has carved himself a very successful career as a top-notch character actor in comedies and dramas. Nearly every filmgoer on earth has seen one of his dozens of films -- The Usual Suspects, A Few Good Men, The Whole Nine Yards, Hostage, Grumpy Old Men, Casino, L.A. Story, and Willow are just a few of the films Mr. Pollak has lent his skills to.

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