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JFL42 Roundup: Tuesday, September 26

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  //  September 27, 2017 @ 5:03pm

To learn about these daily JFL42 roundups, read the first one! Now, onto Tuesday's comedy shows, featuring Hari Kondabolu, Ali Saddiq, and World Champion Judah Friedlander...

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JFL42 Roundup: Saturday, September 23 to Monday, September 25

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  //  September 26, 2017 @ 8:43pm

Saturday was a day off for my brother's wedding.

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JFL42 Roundup: Friday, September 22

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  //  September 23, 2017 @ 3:03pm

To learn about these daily JFL42 roundups, read the first one! Now, onto Friday's comedy shows, featuring Morgan Murphy, a live taping of The Last Podcast on the Left, and a Feminist Live Read of Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion...

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JFL42 Roundup: Thursday, September 21

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  //  September 22, 2017 @ 3:26pm

The festival begins, and my task has been laid out: chronicle my experiences at one of the best comedy festivals in Canada, and make it seem somewhat enticing so that I can justify being here and hopefully get people out to see more shows. I can do that.

Problem is, reviewing comedy shows is a tad redundant.

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JFL42 Preview: 10 things I'm looking forward to seeing at 2017's JFL42 in Toronto

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  //  September 21, 2017 @ 1:23pm

It's September. It's Toronto. It's unseasonably hot, and I'm sleeping on my friend's couch again for two weeks.

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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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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 Fest Interview: Stand-up comic D.J. Demers talks about his recent Conan appearance and his relatively quick rise in comedy

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 10, 2015 @ 4:55pm

Toronto-based stand-up comic D.J. Demers has only been in the game for about 6 years, but in that time he's risen through the strong local Toronto comedy scene and made a name for himself on an international level.

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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Veteran comedian Simon Rakoff talks of his growth as a comic and the struggle to fully succeed in Canada

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 4, 2015 @ 7:43am

Simon Rakoff loves his job. Now to be fair, most stand-up comics who are able to make it their career don't take for granted how great a gig it is. But very few veteran comics approach stand-up comedy with the excitement and joy of someone new to the business.

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The Supporting Act Podcast Ep. #046 with Bahamas

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  October 22, 2014 @ 11:14am

Bahamas is Afie Jurvanen, a Toronto, ON-based singer/songwriter raised in quiet-lake-surrounding city of Barrie. It was there that his industrious nature picked up a few tricks on the guitar. He adopted the moniker Bahamas for his 2009 debut record Pink Strat.

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