Our year of festival coverage continues! Beginning with the Academy Awards at the end of February, we've been bringing you on-the-ground coverage of some of the biggest and coolest events and festivals in North America. Now it's time to head east for the biggest comedy festival on the planet: Just for Laughs.
When discussing Hannibal Buress' career, the word "rising" comes to mind. Over the past 7 years, Buress has gradually emerged from throngs of Chicago-bred comics to find himself head and shoulders above his peers.
ShowbizMonkeys.com's Top Fives has returned to drop science on y'all! And by science, we mean comedy! The fest has already begun, so now seems like a good time to check out some of the best shows at the 2012 Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. At least, in our opinion.
A week before heading down to Montreal for the 30th Anniversary of the Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in 2012, I got the chance to speak with stand-up comic Brendon Walsh about his early years touring with Doug Stanhope (whose career he admires and looks up to), connecting with fans via Twitter (Brendon is at @brendonwalsh) and pod