Tuesday February 13, 2018

'I get off on self-deprecation': Jo Koy on comedy, family and his new Netflix series

Jo Koy's Break the Mold tour brings him to Vancouver after four sold-out shows in Winnipeg.

Jo Koy's Break the Mold tour brings him to Vancouver after four sold-out shows in Winnipeg. (Robyn Van Swank)

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Jo Koy is a populist phenomenon breaking attendance records in Canada and the United States. His politics-free stand-up act is based around his family experiences raising a teenage son and growing up with a Filipina mom. On today's show, Koy talks to Tom Power about family, comedy and his new Netflix series.

Jo Koy will be performing two shows at JFL NorthWest, Vancouver's Comedy Festival, on March 7 at the QE Theatre at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. For more details and tickets visit www.jflnorthwest.com.

— Produced by Chris Trowbridge