Interviews with big names and up-and-coming talent from the movie, television, music, and comedy worlds.
The most interesting part of any TV series is the second season. The show runners know what they like, what they don't, what works, what they can add, what the audience loves, and what they can make bigger. The voice is now stronger and more focused. A shot gun blast becomes a laser.
Don't get me wrong, the shot gun blast is fun.
The UK is home to a plethora of comedy panel and game shows. From QI to Would I Lie to You? to Mock the Week -- and seemingly hundreds more -- there are so many opportunities to catch some of your favourite UK-based comics (with the occasional Canadian, American, or Aussie thrown in) regularly on tele.
Folks, it's the week of JFL42! Living in Toronto, this means I get to go to comedy "space camp" and interview some of my heroes. First up on that list of heroes is Maria Bamford.
Vancouver comic Erica Sigurdson has been a mainstay in the Canadian comedy scene for well over a decade now.
Comedian Mike Wilmot has one of those faces that can't help but make you smile. Many Canadians will know Wilmot best from his appearance on CTV's Corner Gas as Brent's big city cousin, Carl.
Comedian Ronny Chieng jokingly describes himself as "down to earth," despite having won international comedy awards and sold out shows all over the world.
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.
You may recognize Sue Smith from her hilarious spots on Best Week Ever, I Love the 2000s, and 40 Greatest Viral Videos on VH1.
Patrice O'Neal, one of the greatest comedians of all time, passed away in 2011, only a week before his 42nd birthday. A true comic's comic, O'Neal's legend-status was cemented in his early 30s, but mainstream popularity was never his goal.
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.