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Let's start with some honesty: the original version of this 2019 Winnipeg Folk Festival preview piece was almost complete when a couple accidental clicks of the mouse sent hours of work into the digital ether.
Chris Gethard has a connection with his fans that can not be understated.
If there's anything Hannibal Buress can't make funny, I've certainly not heard about it.
When you're at a Todd Glass show, you are truly in the presence of a show business professional. When I showed up to the venue a bit early and was told I couldn't come in yet because he and his band were "still in rehearsals", I knew something very fun would be in store.
Lovable weirdo and favourite of Winnipeg's Oddblock Comedy Festival, Matt Braunger injected a serious amount of fun and energy into what had been a pretty dreary day in Toronto.
Anthony Atamanuik performing as the 45th (and last) President of the United States, Donald Trump, was my choice for Sunday, so when at the first show he straight up told the audience that there w
The Late Night host may not be primarily known for his skills as a stand-up, but it wouldn't be fair to discount Seth Meyers one bit, as he proved to a hot Saturday night crowd at the Sony Centre.
I've known Graham Clark for a few years now, and seen him perform numerous times under a wide variety of different circumstances: gala tapings, Fringe shows, standard comedy clubs, weirder alt shows, and live podcasts, just to name a few.
One of my biggest disappointments from last year's fest was the unfortunate last-minute pullout by Greg Proops.
The Weekend is a sharp romantic comedy that boasts a key component missing in most romcoms: it's funny. Like, really funny.
The film opens with aspiring comedian Zadie (Sasheer Zamada) performing a set at a small comedy club.