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Interview: Comic Courtney Gilmour talks about her JFL Homegrown win,

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  January 21, 2018 @ 9:43pm

In the fall of 2017, Toronto comic Courtney Gilmour was coming off the biggest professional accolade of her comedy career: being named the co-winner (along with Montreal's DJ Mausner) of the Homegrown Comics competition at Just for Laughs Festival.

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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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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.

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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Comedian Steve Patterson on CBC's The Debaters, the festival, and more

Posted by: Tony Hinds  //  April 1, 2015 @ 4:28pm

Winnipeg comedy fans should be familiar with Steve Patterson (@patterballs on Twitter), the longstanding host of CBC's The Debaters (@cbcdebaters).

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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Comedian and TV personality Daryn Jones

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 10, 2014 @ 9:43pm

I was first introduced to the comedic mind of Daryn Jones on his early 2000s Comedy Network show Buzz, which featured he and Mista Mo in various sketches and random bits and interviews on the streets of Toronto.

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2013 Winnipeg Comedy Festival Coverage

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  April 8, 2013 @ 11:49pm

The Winnipeg Comedy Festival has long been considered a comics' festival. The comedians who come to the prairie city to perform over a week in April absolutely love their time here. The festival treats the performers incredibly well, and the crowds are friendly, responsive, and plentiful.

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2012 Winnipeg Comedy Festival Coverage

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  April 6, 2012 @ 12:20am

The Winnipeg Comedy Festival has been steadily growing, adding performers, shows, and days to the festival year after year.

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