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Louis C.K.: 2017

Cara Howe

At the first of seven sold-out shows at Yuk Yuk's, the mostly white, male audience ate up jokes about sexual misconduct, Asians, gays and Justin Trudeau Read more

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Samuel Engelking

To avoid online leaks, the stand-up comic's first local gig after admitting to sexual misconduct allegations will be a phone-free experience Read more

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Toronto stand-up's act is frequently amusing, but his scattered observations lack momentum Read more

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L.A.-based artist's brilliant hybrid act is perfect for the age of entitlement Read more

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Queer Korean-American stand-up's act is so natural it seems like he's quipping with friends at brunch Read more

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Pint-sized millennial comic has a casual, coy delivery style that pays off in darkly funny laughs Read more

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L.A. comic used Trudeau brownface joke to help quietly push against knee-jerk liberalism Read more

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The MTV star and Nailed It! host gets ready to entertain Toronto's biggest comedy festival Read more

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DeAnne Smith and Rudy, 2019

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More popular than ever after her Netflix special and “straight men step up your game” viral video, Toronto’s most empathetic queer comic takes her act to the next level Read more

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The Toronto edition of Just For Laughs keeps getting bigger, with daytime ComedyCon panels, interviews and events adding to the fun. NOW writers helped pick some buzzy acts. Read more

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Once the only Asian or gay comic on a lineup, the stand-up and producer is seeing audiences flock to his all-Asian showcase Read more

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Plus: more John Mulaney, Comedy Bang! Bang! Live! and screenings of Netflix's Between Two Ferns: The Movie and the Billy Connolly movie The Sex Life Of Bandages Read more

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The improv comedy theatre's Toronto location is slated to become a 40-storey condo by 2023 Read more

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The Beaverton writer Aaron Hagey-Mackay discusses the parody Twitter account's origins, the arbitrariness of ratings and why he doesn't drink Read more

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Broad City

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Other newly announced shows include John Mulaney with a mystery co-headliner, Jay Pharoah, Doughboys Podcast and Jim Norton Read more

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Extravaganza Eleganza, 2019

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Tricia Black and Tom Hearn were barely even out five years ago; now they're becoming role models for the next generation of LGBTQ funny people Read more

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Nick Kroll, Queer Eye's Jonathan Van Ness, podcast How Did This Get Made and Marc Maron round out the big names at the eighth annual comedy festival Read more

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Less consistently funny than the original box-office smash, the sequel still delivers some sharp satire about serious issues Read more

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Toronto comedy troupe Tallboyz II Men are getting their own comedy series called Tallboyz Read more

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Walking On Bombshells

Paul Aihoshi

The comedy institution's 82nd mainstage revue smartly skewers how technology is taking over our lives, office politics and the TTC Read more

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Readers' Choice 2016

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