Nick Nemeroff is a Montreal comic who has been a mainstay in the Toronto comedy scene for the past few years, winning Best Newcomer and Best Breakout Comic at the 2017 and 2018 I Heart Joke Awards. He's made appearances at Montreal's Just for Laughs and Comedy Central's Clusterfest, and his comedy has been described as "aggressively deadpan".
Amanda Brooke Perrin is a veteran of the Toronto comedy scene who recently moved to Los Angeles.
After decades in the business, Jeremy Hotz is a tried-and-true name in Canadian comedy. While he's lived south of the border for close to 20 years, he always manages to spend time in Canada, both personally and professionally.
For those of you who don't know me in person or on stage, I can be pretty cynical. Prior to this week, I didn't know if there was a way left for me to feel alienated. Los Angeles found a way, my friends. I have always escaped into a rich fantasy life, facilitated by the silver screen.
If you're like me (and I know some of you are), you love to seek out comedy wherever you can. It's the main reason why I watch so much late night television -- it's a great place to see great comedy every night. And while you'll (usually) get great comedy from the shows' hosts and their writers, we're really lucky when a stand-up comedian performs.
Emm Gryner has a career that most people who choose a life in the arts would dream of.