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Hate Valentine's Day? From comedy shows to emo cover bands, you're in good company at these five events Read more

Life

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From Nanette to White Guys Matter, here are the international and local stand-up stories that made news this year Read more

Comedy

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David Shankbone

The comic didn't address allegations against him at the first of two sold-out stand-up sets, but dressed-down fake news, mob mentalities and armchair activists Read more

Comedy

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

Comedy

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

Comedy

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

Comedy

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

Comedy

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

Comedy

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This Hour Has 22 Minutes veteran Cathy Jones gets personal at a rare Toronto stand-up gig at Harbourfront Centre’s first Brave: The Festival Of Risk And Failure Read more

Stage

Comics Habib Siam and Jean Paul hilariously explore what it means to be an outsider in our multicultural world Read more

Theatre

Colin Hollett's stand-up set gets laughs, but it's not for everyone – especially hypersensitive millennials Read more

Theatre

UK-based Canadian stand-up comic unpacks trauma by laughing at herself and inviting others to laugh as well Read more

Theatre

Australian comedian's Netflix special is a game changer Read more

Reviews

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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 Read more

Comedy

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

Comedy

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 Read more

Comedy

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

Comedy

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

Comedy

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Ken Woroner

Stand-up quashes every sentimental stereotype about mother-child bonding in taped-in-Toronto show Hard Knock Wife Read more

TV & Streaming

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. Read more

Comedy