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June 23 to June 25 Comedy Weekend Recommendations

June 23 to June 25 Comedy Weekend Recommendations

Friday June 23rd 2017 What: Bitch Salad Pride Queer Pride 2017 presents the female & queer comedy showcase in its 10th all-star Pride edition. Featuring Sara Hennessey, Aisha Brown, Heidi Brander, Jackie Pirico & Shirley Whalen, headliner Debra DiGiovanni and host Andrew Johnston. When: 8:00PM Where: Buddies in Bad Times Theatre 12 Alexander How… Read more »

June 15 to June 18 Comedy Weekend Recommendations

June 15 to June 18 Comedy Weekend Recommendations

Thursday June 15th 2017 What: Adulting Fool Everyone Second City alum Leigh Cameron directs this brand new sketch duo’s darkly hilarious debut. Featuring Kate Fenton and Ryan F. Hughes. One night only! When: 9:30PM Where: Bad Dog Theatre Company 875 Bloor Street West How Much: $10 What: Stuck in the Middle featuring… Read more »

June 9 to June 11 Live Comedy Recommendations

June 9 to June 11 Live Comedy Recommendations

Friday June 9 What: Jimmy Pardo Stand Up and Live Never Not Funny Podcast Jimmy Pardo has appeared on such shows as “The Tonight Show”, “Conan”, “The Late Late Show” and his own half hour special on Comedy Central. When: 8:00PM Stand Up Show & 10:00PM Live Never Not Funny Where: Comedy… Read more »

May 31 to June 3 Live Comedy Recommendations

May 31 to June 3 Live Comedy Recommendations

Wednesday May 31, 2017 What: SiriusXM Top Comic Competition When: 8:30PM Where: Absolute Comedy 2335 Yonge Street How Much: $7 Thursday June 1, 2017 What: Date Night We guarantee that Comedy Bar is a LEGO free zone. Come. Relax. Connect with your partner. Laugh at the life we have found ourselves… Read more »

Deanne Smith at the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Deanne Smith at the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Travelling for 30 hours to the other side of the planet for a comedy festival guarantees you’ll see some acts you’ve never heard of or seen before. One of the greatest joys however is watching one of your favourite local comedians absolutely crush more than 10,000 miles from home. This… Read more »

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Deanne Smith at the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Deanne Smith at the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Travelling for 30 hours to the other side of the planet for a comedy festival guarantees you’ll see some acts you’ve never heard of or seen before. One of the greatest joys however is watching one of your favourite local comedians absolutely crush more than 10,000 miles from home. This… Read more »

Australian Absurdists Aunty Donna Coming to Toronto

Australian Absurdists Aunty Donna Coming to Toronto

Tim Tams and Hemsworth brothers aren’t the only wonders coming out of Australia lately. Melbourne-based absurdist sketch comedy troupe Aunty Donna will be going on their first North American Tour this Spring, bringing their show Aunty Donna Big Boys to the Danforth Music Hall on June 8th. The members of… Read more »

Comedy Central’s Half Hour – Premieres in Canada Feb 12

Comedy Central’s Half Hour – Premieres in Canada Feb 12

Noah Gardenswartz kicks off a strong fifth season of Comedy Central’s Half Hour, which premieres in Canada this Saturday night (actually Sunday morning) on Feb 12th at 12:30am Originally debuting in the US back in October, the Half Hour finally makes it’s way to Canada. You’ll be able to see… Read more »

Bill Burr: Walk Your Way Out – Review

Bill Burr: Walk Your Way Out – Review

Julianna Romanyk Bill Burr: Walk Your Way Out currently available on Netflix If you’ve ever listened to Bill Burr’s Monday Morning Podcast, you know that Bill Burr thrives most when aimlessly exploring the strangest crannies of his mind. When Burr leaves his filters off, he’s not sloppy and directionless: he’s… Read more »

Santa Clarita Diet: A Perfect February Distraction

Santa Clarita Diet: A Perfect February Distraction

I have a confession: I can’t watch most “horror” genre entertainment due to an overactive imagination. I was very dubious that I would ever watch a Netflix show about cannibalism, and yet, here we are. Netflix released Santa Clarita Diet to not much fanfare. Teasers went out a month ago… Read more »