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Interview: Hawksley Workman talks rage and tears, 80s music, the idea of fame, and his upcoming tour

Posted by: Paul Little  //  October 26, 2019 @ 5:30pm

Hawksley Workman has been making albums since the late 90s (his first full-length, For Him and the Girls, came out in 1999) and he's been releasing new music every year or 2 since then.

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Just for Laughs Interview: Stand-up and writer Robby Hoffman

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 18, 2019 @ 7:57am

Robby Hoffman is an original comedy voice whose writing and delivery on stage puts her at the top of the stand-up game.

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Just for Laughs Interview: Ronny Chieng in The Ethnic Show

Posted by: Tony Hinds  //  July 8, 2015 @ 9:08pm

Comedian Ronny Chieng jokingly describes himself as "down to earth," despite having won international comedy awards and sold out shows all over the world.

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Just for Laughs Interview: Evany Rosen and Cheryl Hann of Picnicface

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 28, 2011 @ 3:07am

Halifax-based sketch comedy troupe Picnicface has a big second half of 2011 ahead. Besides their brand-new eponymous television show, which debuts this fall on The Comedy Network, they've also completed a feature film, Roller Town, which they hope will hit theatres this fall, as well.

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Just for Laughs Interview: Maria Bamford

Posted by: Tim Gray  //  July 27, 2011 @ 11:25am

When I heard I was going to interview one of the most inventive and wonderfully obscure comedians -- Maria Bamford -- I nearly s*** myself. And then I actually s*** myself. After I cleaned myself up, I started to prepare for what would be a pinnacle moment in my comedy career.

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Just for Laughs Interview: Beardyman

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 27, 2011 @ 10:32am

A beatboxer headlining shows at comedy festivals? That may seem a bit odd. However, once you see Beardyman (aka Darren Foreman) perform, you realize that the former back-to-back UK Beatboxing Champion manages to bring a lot comedy into his set. Much like U.S.

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Just for Laughs Preview: 3 more performers to catch in the festival's second week

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 26, 2011 @ 12:01pm

As the second week of Montreal's Just for Laughs Festival rolls on, there are still a host of amazing shows on the horizon. As we've said before, this festival continues to bring in some of the best comics in the world, and we've got three more that you definitely don't want to miss should you be in Montreal for the festival this week.

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2011 Montreal Just for Laughs Festival Coverage

Posted by: Showbiz Monkeys  //  July 26, 2011 @ 1:01am

Just for Laughs has become synonymous with comedy -- not just in Canada, but around the world. The Montreal-based festival, which began in 1983, has served as the launching point for comedians for decades, while also featuring some of the world's biggest comedy names year after year.

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Just for Laughs Interview: Hannibal Buress

Posted by: Paul Little  //  July 25, 2011 @ 10:01pm

One of the most clever young writers working today, Chicago-born comic Hannibal Buress is quickly rising in the comedy world.

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Just for Laughs Interview: Eugene Mirman

Posted by: Amanda Stefaniuk  //  July 10, 2011 @ 1:47pm

Ever since the release of his acclaimed album The Absurd Nightclub of Eugene Mirman in 2004, the Russian-born, Massachusetts-raised comedian has built a loyal following of fans who appreciate his unique sense of humor.

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