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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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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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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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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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Comedy is often the best when the world’s going down the crapper. So no wonder these five shows – just a sample of the range and variety of acts in the city – impressed me so much. Read more

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Get Out co-star's rambling stand-up only intermittently connected with a rained-upon crowd Read more

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Boobs, booze and an onstage dance performance by yours truly made this cabaret show unforgettable Read more

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On the eve of the taping of her CraveTV comedy special, the pessimistic stand-up proved why she's definitely not laid back Read more

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The now L.A.-based comic with a hearing disability returned to town for a triumphant, sex-ed friendly show Read more

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UK comic's charm, lateral thinking and brilliant connections make him one of fest's best Read more

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Watching the New York-based queer stand-up is like hanging out with your funniest friend Read more

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The standup/sketch comedian talks about making the move from YouTube and witnessing a bassoon theft ahead of his first-ever Toronto show Read more

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

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