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Brandon Ash-Mohammed

Sylvia Pereira

Stand-up comic Brandon Ash-Mohammed created monthly comedy showcase The Ethnic Rainbow to support LGBTQ+ comedians of colour who have felt excluded from Toronto's non-inclusive comedy scene. The June 23 show is an alternative Pride event for QBIPOC. more

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Samuel Engelking

While many comics should be household names – Scott Thompson, James Adomian and Guy Branum, for starters – the gay community would rather line up for an eighth-place Drag Race queen than see one of them more

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Seth Meyers, Hannibal Buress, Wanda Sykes and Ken Jeong are among the headliners at the big comedy blowout more

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At Comedy Bar this weekend, the frank and fearless SNL writer takes on politics, her sexual evolution and why Black men don't become serial killers more

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But the genial stand-up and podcaster has some solid political jokes and a great flair for description more

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Deadpan stand-up's expressionless act works superbly on audio more

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For the sitcom star, laughing at others is an inverted form of dignity, an offer of mutual recognition from a comedian more than willing to laugh at herself more

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I’m drawn to listen to stories from the other side. If I don’t hear them, I can’t understand them. And my goal is to understand. You. Me. Them. more

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People are urging Yuk Yuk's Toronto to cancel a comedy show called White Guys Matter hosted by Aaron Berg that promises only white male comedians and jokes about race, religion and sexism more

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Sending up everything from #MeToo to systemic racism, the sketch comedy troupe swings for the fences and hits a home run more

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Now that the Junos have reinstated the comedy album category after 33 years, five stand-ups vie for comedy gold more

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Here are some sure-to-sellout acts at this year's sketch blowout more

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Samuel Engelking

Freddie and Miguel Rivas’s monthly satiric showdown celebrates 100 shows at Toronto Sketch Comedy Festival more

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Improv show featuring some of our best comics is a hit-and-miss affair more

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Tanja-Tiziana

U of T’s PUNDIT takes jabs at Jordan Peterson and the rise of alt-right groups on campus more

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Sure, a lot of big name acts breezed through town this year, but these locals proved yet again that we've got some of the funniest comics in North America more

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Second City’s seasonal show, performed by its TourCo, could be much sharper more

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Samuel Engelking

Living through the Ford administration has amply prepared me for living through the Trump circus more

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Local comic talks about her JFL42 sets, how Toronto comics tap into epic emotions and why she'd be a terrible tour guide more

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The rising stand-up discusses José Bautista's bat flip, the indie music scene and plugs our famous potato chip flavour more

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Readers' Choice 2016

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