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Laugh Out Loud

 

Laugh Out Loud

CBC Radio's Laugh out Loud is Canada's new home for comedy. Every week host Craig Norris features the best and funniest comics in the business. Recorded at festivals and comedy clubs across the country, LOL is the show to hear to stay on top of the Canadian comedy scene. From the famous to the found, LOL will bring you the funny every week.

Updated: Saturdays
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Brexit: what happens now?

With volatile international markets, a plunge in the pound, and the resignation of the British PM — what does the future hold for the UK and the international community?

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Paralympian robbed in Rio

An Australian Paralympian was riding her bike in Rio de Janeiro when a group of men robbed her.

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Can you keep a secret?

From secret lovers to secret recipes, we have stories about things you shouldn't know.

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The legendary Paul Simon

The music legend talks about his new LP on Stranger to Stranger and the fate of humanity.

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Reinventing “wife beaters” and tackling dyslexia.

From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, former special ed student Phil Hanley shares the possible origins of the short bus….and DeAnne Smith dusts off her ukulele to sing a song about Australia. Sort of.

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Spotlight on Irwin Barker

Today we bring in some special guests - comedians Tim Steeves and Sam Easton - to commemorate the 6th anniversary of the passing of one of our Canadian comedy greats – The Professor, Irwin Barker.

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It summertime! Beware of turtles, teens and fudge.

From the Cottage Country Comedy Festival, Casey Corbin raises some important questions about dangerous animals in the wilderness and Efthimios Nasiopoulos tells us how to navigate the tricky waters…of a couples’ massage.

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Acting 101: Country and language need not match!

Newcomer Foad HP pulls back the curtain on the the audition of the ethnic actor and Lianne Mauladin gives us a day in her life which includes riding the bus and fightin' in the pharmacy

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House cleaning and spoiled meat eating tips!

Veteran comedian Fraser Young tells us about one of the fews times NOT to eat Bacon and newcomer Thomas Calnan offers housekeeping and self-censorship tips.

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More jokes than you can shake a hammer at!

From Halifax, a previously enjoyed show from Halifax with Kaitlin Shuvera and Andrew Evans.

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Mental health. Gender re-assignment. Angry cats. Laughing yet?

From the Wpg Comedy festival in April we present "Born this Way" featuring Kyle Bottom and Lara Rae.

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Comfort Comedy for Mom; as Canadian as tomato soup and a grilled cheese.

For the most comforting person in our lives, our Mom. A trip down memory lane with comfort comedy by Canadian legends Lorne Elliott, Bette MacDonald and Ron James.

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50 Cent and skinny pants will get you lots of laughs!

From Accent on Toronto, Niles Seguin extoles the virtues of the TTC and Martha Chaves questions the notion of 'bucket list'.

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He Said: I love this motel. She said: I bought my own HOME.

From the Icebreakers Festival,Sam Easton lives out his dreams in the right motel and Zabrian Chevannes scares her kids with the tooth fairy!

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Travel into the recesses of the male mind. It’s weird in here.

Our spotlight shines on JJ Whitehead. Recorded at Yuk Yuk's in Toronto, we are thrilled to re-introduce this internationally known CANADIAN comic.

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An Islander and a Protestant walk into a bar…and eat donair.

Recorded a few weeks ago in Halifax, Ali Hassan presents Darryl Purvis and Paul Warford.

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Urban fathers use history, music and a healthy fear of guns to teach their children well.

From the 905 Comedy Festival,fathers Simon B Cotter and Mark James Heath share their tried and true parenting skills.

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The adventures of immigrants in boardrooms and wimps in street fights!

From Accent on Toronto last fall, Jean Paul talks about the challenges of being a recent immigrant in a Canadian boardroom, and Alex Pavone advises you to be in good shape if you’re going to be the type of Samaritan who chases after a criminal.

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Conquering FEARS - like performing in small towns and getting pants-ed!

From the IceBreakers Comedy Festival, we go down a musical memory lane, courtesy of Patrick Haye. And - when you’re engaged in a robbery, even if it is of a human being…please use the correct terminology, implores Jen Grant.

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A comedian’s guide to “Fitting in” on the West Coast.

From Heckler’s Comedy Club in Victoria, BC Kirsten Van Ritzen shares what she’s learned about the West Coast dress code, and James Ball discusses various techniques to repel the opposite sex.

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A celebration of Cupcakes and Plus -Size Men!

Sick of all that parenting advice? Comedian Bryan Hatt shares the do's and don't of uncle-ing, and Matt O'Brien accepts whispers from strangers!

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Put some popcorn in a 5 cent bag, sprinkle with a country tune and you've got laughs!

Recorded at Manhadttan's in Guelph Ontario Rob Bebenek presents an important part of Canada's history and Allyson June Smith tells us why she's a triple threat!

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Jewish/Palestinian unions and dignity in sexting!

From Icebreakers comedy festival, Jess Salomon breaks the ice with her Jewish/Palestinian union and Todd Graham drops his unique brand of comic wisdom.

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Sweet and Sour comedy for your Valentine!

From Accent on Toronto 14 recorded last fall Nour Haddidi and Richard Ryder perform their sweet and sour comedy.

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A Sudberian Italian and a Montreal Jamaican have a go...at Toronto!

From Accent on Toronto 14 recorded last fall, Sandra Bagttaglini tells us why she's the master of abbreviations and Cedric Newman uses him Montreal eyes to pick apart Toronto piece by piece. HALIFAX! We're coming to you March 15th tickets on sale soon!

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Live from Cracking up the Capital Comedy Festival!

Reverse stripping and broccoli coq au vin? Can't we all just get along? From Cracking up the Capital Comedy Festival, Eman El Husseini and Mike Paterson.

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Whether you're delivering papers, sweeping up or making babies, it's all work!

Winnipeg Writer and comedian Bruce Clark takes us down the rocky road of his past jobs, and Vancouver's Charlie Demers tells us the best way to conceive a child - without dirty talk!

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Quitting REAL JOBS for comedy. What would their bosses say now?

First you quit the day job. Then you get no money. Then you understand comedy. Graham Chittenden and Derick Lengwenus regale us with tales of some of their worst day jobs before they became comedians.

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A treadmill, the entire Swiss swim team, and a phone book. Live from Victoria!

Recorded at Hecklers in Victoria BC - featuring Mike Delamont and his first and last running experience...and Graham Clark reads the phone book. Yes. The phone book. Tickets for Laugh Out Loud icebreakerscomedy.com going fast! Get yours today!

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The Spotlight shines on Derek Seguin.

Derek Seguin settles a neighborly dispute though on-stage catharsis, and talks about how turning 40 means that bending down to pick things up...just aint the walk in the park it used to be.

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