Posts with the tag Just for Laughs.

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Interview: Joel McHale of Community and The Soup is back on the road doing stand-up

Posted by: Paul Little  //  May 7, 2015 @ 8:53pm

Joel McHale is known for his hilarious commentary on the craziness that is pop culture on E!'s The Soup, and of course his lead role as Jeff Winger on the cult comedy, Community, formerly on NBC and now available on Yahoo! Screen.

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Interview: Irish comic Tommy Tiernan embarks on another trip across Canada

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 20, 2015 @ 8:38pm

Comedian Tommy Tiernan has been a favourite around the world -- a guaranteed hit despite not being a known entity in the capital of entertainment, America. His current tour, dubbed "Out of the Whirlwind", began in Ireland last September, and included 14 straight sold-out dates in Dublin in January.

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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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Interview: Comedian Demetri Martin heads across Western Canada as part of this year's Just for Laughs tour

Posted by: Paul Little  //  November 3, 2014 @ 11:10pm

Full disclosure upfront: the first stand-up comedy CD I ever purchased and listened to multiple times over was Demetri Martin's 2006 debut, These Are Jokes. I bought the CD while on a road trip to Minneapolis to see a concert, and listened to the album multiple times on the 8-hour drive home.

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Interview: Comic Debra DiGiovanni of Match Game and Video on Trial is a "Late Bloomer"

Posted by: Paul Little  //  January 27, 2014 @ 10:17pm

The first thing you realize when watching Debra DiGiovanni -- whether it's on stage or during her appearances on television shows such as Comedy's Match Game or Much Music's Video on Trial -- is that she's ridiculously funny.

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Interview: Match Game's Darrin Rose crossing Canada with a cast of comics for Just for Laughs

Posted by: Paul Little  //  November 9, 2013 @ 6:21pm

Just for Laughs is a comedy institution -- an iconic name not just in Canada but around the world.

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Interview: Irish stand-up comic Tommy Tiernan talks about the role of the "fool" and why he relishes it

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 12, 2013 @ 3:16am

Irish comedian Tommy Tiernan has been performing stand-up since the early 90s. Around his home country, he's achieved monster success, to the point of being considered comedy's answer to Bono (who, according to Tiernan, should be Ireland's answer to the papacy). But around the rest of the world, even places where he has achieved success, his reputation is as a controversial comic.

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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: Rising Canadian comedian K. Trevor Wilson

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  //  April 9, 2013 @ 11:22am

I've had the good fortune of seeing K. Trevor Wilson perform a number of times, and every time I do, his jokes only get better, his delivery only gets smoother, and his beard only gets more luxurious.

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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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JFL42: The 3 Things Wrong With the Best Thing Ever

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  //  October 5, 2012 @ 7:58pm

"Welcome to JFL42, the world's most confusing comedy festival.

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