Winnipeg has one of the most diverse and pound-for-pound funniest comedy scenes in Canada. The problem is, it's in Winnipeg.
Over the past decade, and even more-so in the past five years, the comics in my desolate stomping ground have been growing into impressive and formidable comedy beasts. Winnipeg is no stranger to fostering rich and healthy arts communities.
Get ready to show your psychiatrists on the dolly where the bad men touched you, because Darren Frost and Kenny Robinson are bringing their X-Rated Rank & Vile show to the 2013 Winnipeg Comedy Festival.
Few comics are willing to see how far "too far" can go more than Darren Frost.
I've had the good fortune of seeing K. Trevor Wilson perform a number of times, and every time I do, his jokes only get better, his delivery only gets smoother, and his beard only gets more luxurious.
Returning by popular demand to the Winnipeg Comedy Festival once again, John Wing has more than secured his reputation as a stellar performer and true renaissance man in the world of comedy. A seasoned vet of the stand-up world, both nationally and abroad, Wing has long been one of Canada's most original and consistently irreverent comedic voices.
The Winnipeg Comedy Festival has long been considered a comics' festival. The comedians who come to the prairie city to perform over a week in April absolutely love their time here. The festival treats the performers incredibly well, and the crowds are friendly, responsive, and plentiful.
The Winnipeg Comedy Festival has wrapped for another year. Comedians have done their sets, packed their bags, and gone back to their respective homes.
Rebecca Kohler is incredibly funny -- which, oddly enough, is a great thing when making a living as a comic.
Jen Grant has hit the Winnipeg Comedy Festival for her first time with a vengeance.
Very few names are as revered in the world of comedy as David Steinberg. But when you've amassed the resume that he has over the last 45 years in television, it's hard to find many people to compare him to.
Chantel Marostica has been a part of the Winnipeg Comedy Festival for several years running.