JFL Toronto Interview: Stand-up comic Vir Das

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  September 26, 2022 @ 4:30pm

If you don't know who Vir Das is by this point, that's on you, because he's very busy. Most recently, the stand-up comic released an all-crowd work special which was recorded over Zoom -- two phrases that make him a comedy daredevil. This marks his 4th special for Netflix.

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JFL Toronto Interview: Kurt Braunohler embracing the bananas

Posted by: Matthew Ardill  //  September 22, 2022 @ 9:12pm

Kurt Braunohler has been embracing the bananas since well before he had a podcast of the same name. A stand-up comedian, actor, and improviser, Kurt's material ranges from the conversational to the absurdist, and has always been willing to go to new places.

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JFL Toronto Interview: Stand-up comic, CONAN writer, and author Laurie Kilmartin

Posted by: Paul Little  //  September 16, 2022 @ 11:18pm

Laurie Kilmartin has been making people laugh for a long time. She's been working as a stand-up for most of her adult life, putting out 3 albums (including 2021's Corset) and appearing on late night shows like CONAN, The Late Late Show with James Corden, and Jimmy Kimmel Live.

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Punch Up Your Life - The Height of Depression (Ryan Sheedy)

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  July 21, 2022 @ 7:24pm

Ryan Sheedy - In the middle of epically spiraling out, from a series of melancholy events, Ryan still has to make rent the only way he knows how... Birthday Clown. Will Ryan be able to get out from under this emotional boulder, and not scar a generation of children?

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Winnipeg Folk Fest Interview: Singer-songwriter JayWood

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 12, 2022 @ 6:27pm

Fresh off a spring West Coast tour opening for Molly Burch, a couple cool UK festivals, and several very fun music video releases, genre-bending singer-songwriter JayWood is starting an exciting summer.

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Punch Up Your Life - Blacked Out (Chris Middleton)

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  July 5, 2022 @ 11:21pm

Chris Middleton - When Chris is promoted to assistant manager of a university bar, that's already funded by student admission, he literally becomes too big to fail. The power corrupts him entirely, until he is framed for something he didn't.... or maybe actually did do (It's hard to say, there's a lot of drinking involved)? Either way, this story has plenty of sex, crime, and cheap beer.

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Punch Up Your Life - DisFUNction (Hools Kay)

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  June 21, 2022 @ 7:21pm

Hools Kay: the ins and outs of family feuds, from cokehead baby daddies to mothers going haywire for her daughter's wedding. But where does Holly fit in? (Dark comedy)

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Interview: Fred Penner on returning to Winnipeg Kidsfest, the impact of Fred Penner's Place, and new projects

Posted by: Paul Little  //  June 8, 2022 @ 11:27pm

Fred Penner has been bringing music to the ears of children worldwide for over 40 years. He's a multiple JUNO Award Winner, a Member of the Order of Canada, and helped teach a generation of Canadians about everything from folk music to curiosity and creativity through his long-running CBC show, Fred Penner's Place.

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Punch Up Your Life - The Assorted Spectres of Saint John's Road (Isabel Zaw-Tun)

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  June 7, 2022 @ 10:00pm

Isabel Zawtun: Two musicians with four rambunctious kids move from a tiny town in northern Alberta to a haunted house in downtown Toronto.

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Punch Up Your Life - Begging for Scraps (Chris Sandiford)

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  May 31, 2022 @ 7:54pm

Our apologies for the delay, but it was worth the wait...

Chris Sandiford: Chris is an ambitious home cook, who came THIS CLOSE to winning a season-long competition cooking show. A fan favourite, he stuck it out and published his own cookbook for humans and their best friends... dogs! This combo backfires however, and inadvertently leads to MANY lawsuits.

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