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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
Download episodes from this podcast for: 6 months
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Climate change and wildfires

Wildfires are putting the residents of Prince Albert, Saskatchewan at risk as climate change creates warmer and drier conditions.

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A handbag out of dead cat?

Artist and taxidermist Claire Third created this "glamourpuss" purse from a dead cat she found on the side of the road.

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Connecting with Alzheimer's

Hear how to build a meaningful loving relationship with someone who has Alzheimer's disease.

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Big Tobacco fights Canada's plain packaging plans.

Cigarette packaging is about to lose volume in the U.K. and in France. And Canada is moving closer to parallel these regulations.

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We head to Chicago, take a hard left to India and settle in Australia.

Take a comedy trip around the world with America's Mark James Heath,India's Vishal Ramesh and Steve Patterson.He's from Canada...but he talks in an Australian accent a number of times. Gives the whole show a really global feel.

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The Grande Dame and the Boneless Goat, together at last!

From the Cottage Country Comedy Festival - comedians Martha Chaves and Jon Steinburg.

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Etiquette for Rescue Dogs, flower-giving and grown children.

From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival - we kick off our 9th season with comedians John Wing and Erica Sigurdson. Hold on to your partners!

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Spotlight on Darryl Lenox - honorary Canadian

From Vancouver's Vogue Theatre, comedian Darryl Lenox delivers an inspirational, personal and hilarious set in his honorary hometown.

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The fat and furry sing-a-long edition!

Singer/songwriter Todd Butler parodies Bruce Cockburn. the Guess Who and more. And comedian Toby Hargrave espouses the virtues of low self-esteem.

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A culinary journey to a very, very strange place. Stay off the fish steroids, kids.

Eman El-Husseini offers up an interesting business model for a Muslim strip club and Mike Patterson walks you through his food journey in France that is both personal and bizarre!

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How to keep love alive....and when cowboy boots are a bad idea.

Kate Davis offers tips for keeping married love alive and Steve Levine paints us a picture of his body that will make you a little bit happier about yours!

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Gaining acceptance from new in-laws, to a new home country.

Sabrina Jalees goes hunting with her American in-laws and Arthur Simeon suggests a new direction for the immigration test....involving Tim Hortons!

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Tips for knowing when you're NOT meant to have a bab.

Allyson June Smith cooks up some lyrics to help her through the trying times of single life and Rick Currie insults the audience...and they love it!

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Beware of Toronto developers and the devious turtle!

Former Torontonian Angelo Tsarouchas takes aim at Quebec and Quebecer Derek Seguin takes aim at Toronto. No one emerges unscathed.

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Resurrecting the humble airline travel joke and making it funny again!

The spotlight shines on Pete Zedlacher - a comedian so good he's found the funny in drinking wine, airlines and Mexican murder scenes.

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Pickle powder, cottage mysteries and bedazzling your privates!

From Cracking up the Capital, Brendan McKeigan, Anna Gustafson and Martha Chaves all have excellent advice for summer fun!

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City concerns: Global Warming, Small town concerns: Smoking children.

From the No Foul Language Comedy tour, Denis Grignon shares the joys and confusion growing up bilingual, and Craig Fay shares dreams of being a practicing environmentalist.

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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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