Robby Hoffman is an original comedy voice whose writing and delivery on stage puts her at the top of the stand-up game.
Comedian Ronny Chieng jokingly describes himself as "down to earth," despite having won international comedy awards and sold out shows all over the world.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
One of the most clever young writers working today, Chicago-born comic Hannibal Buress is quickly rising in the comedy world.
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.
Sugar Sammy likes to push the PC envelope in his stand-up set, but not in the ways you might think. When most people in North America see a comedian of colour, stereotypes come to mind, and there are automatically assumptions made about their brand of comedy.