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JFL42 Interview: Comic, improviser, podcaster, and host Chris Gethard

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  September 25, 2018 @ 2:37pm

Chris Gethard is comedy's favourite underdog. He is the fine wine that other comedians cannot recommend enough. His years of study as an improviser at the UCB Theatre in New York have made him a great listener and a truly empathetic storyteller.

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JFL42 Reviews: Anthony Atamanuik and 'Stop Podcasting Yourself'

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  //  September 24, 2018 @ 2:06pm

Anthony Atamanuik

September 23, 2018 • 12:00 PM @ TIFF Bell Lightbox • 7:00 PM @ Winter Garden Theatre

Anthony Atamanuik performing as the 45th (and last) President of the United States, Donald Trump, was my choice for Sunday, so when at the first show he straight up told the audience that there

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JFL42 Interview: The President Show's Anthony Atamanuik

Posted by: Paul Little  //  September 22, 2018 @ 9:02pm

When Donald Trump decided to announce he was running for President, it seemed like a comedy goldmine. He had always been an over-the-top character, with his name in big, bold letters on everything he owned, and was already a frequent punchline before officially entering the political fray.

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JFL42 Review: Graham Clark at the Garrison

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  //  September 22, 2018 @ 3:37pm

I've known Graham Clark for a few years now, and seen him perform numerous times under a wide variety of different circumstances: gala tapings, Fringe shows, standard comedy clubs, weirder alt shows, and live podcasts, just to name a few.

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JFL42 Reviews: Greg Proops and Chanty Marostica

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  //  September 21, 2018 @ 2:26pm

Greg Proops

September 20, 2018 • 7:00 PM • The Royal

One of my biggest disappointments from last year's fest was the unfortunate last-minute pullout by Greg Proops.

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JFL42 Interview: British comic James Acaster

Posted by: Paul Little  //  September 20, 2018 @ 2:02pm

The UK is home to a plethora of comedy panel and game shows. From QI to Would I Lie to You? to Mock the Week -- and seemingly hundreds more -- there are so many opportunities to catch some of your favourite UK-based comics (with the occasional Canadian, American, or Aussie thrown in) regularly on tele.

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JFL42 Interview: Stand-up comic and actress Maria Bamford

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  September 18, 2018 @ 11:02am

Folks, it's the week of JFL42! Living in Toronto, this means I get to go to comedy "space camp" and interview some of my heroes. First up on that list of heroes is Maria Bamford.

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Interview: Comic Courtney Gilmour talks about her JFL Homegrown win,

Posted by: Andrew Lizotte  //  January 21, 2018 @ 9:43pm

In the fall of 2017, Toronto comic Courtney Gilmour was coming off the biggest professional accolade of her comedy career: being named the co-winner (along with Montreal's DJ Mausner) of the Homegrown Comics competition at Just for Laughs Festival.

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JFL42 Roundup: Tuesday, September 26

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  //  September 27, 2017 @ 5:03pm

To learn about these daily JFL42 roundups, read the first one! Now, onto Tuesday's comedy shows, featuring Hari Kondabolu, Ali Saddiq, and World Champion Judah Friedlander...

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JFL42 Roundup: Saturday, September 23 to Monday, September 25

Posted by: J.D. Renaud  //  September 26, 2017 @ 8:43pm

Saturday was a day off for my brother's wedding.

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