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Top Fives: Funny moments from JFL Tour comics Gerry Dee, Robert Kelly, Cristela Alonzo, & Graham Chittenden

Posted by: Paul Little  //  November 8, 2015 @ 8:54am

Besides running the biggest comedy festival in the world every July in Montreal -- not to mention off-shoots in Chicago, Toronto, and now Vancouver -- Just for Laughs also does a great job producing theatre shows across Canada.

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Just for Laughs Interview: Ronny Chieng in The Ethnic Show

Posted by: Tony Hinds  //  July 8, 2015 @ 9:08pm

Comedian Ronny Chieng jokingly describes himself as "down to earth," despite having won international comedy awards and sold out shows all over the world.

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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: Comedian Sue Smith on her debut EP, Slutty Pretzel

Posted by: Tony Hinds  //  May 6, 2015 @ 6:38am

You may recognize Sue Smith from her hilarious spots on Best Week Ever, I Love the 2000s, and 40 Greatest Viral Videos on VH1.

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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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Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview: British comic and writer Shazia Mirza on why she got into comedy and growing her craft

Posted by: Paul Little  //  April 9, 2015 @ 12:31pm

Shazia Mirza doesn't tend to stay in one place for very long. The award-winning stand-up comic, originally from Birmingham, England, has toured throughout Britain, the United States, Canada, Pakistan, France, the Netherlands, Denmark, Norway, Belgium, Germany, the United Arab Emerits, and India.

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Winnipeg Comedy Festival 2015 Coverage

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  April 8, 2015 @ 7:40pm

The Winnipeg Comedy Festival is in full swing, and we've got you covered!

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The Supporting Act Podcast Ep. #065 - Winnipeg Comedy Festival: Live!

Posted by: Matt Moskal  //  April 6, 2015 @ 6:03pm

Live from The Purple Room, it's Ep. #065 of The Supporting Act Podcast! At the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, which runs from April 6-12, over 90 comics will perform at venues from Pantages to the Park Theatre.

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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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