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Vancouver comedian hopes the laughs bounce back in an industry hard hit by pandemic losses
Even though COVID-19 has taken a huge toll on the industry, with places like the Kino Cafe and Yuk Yuk's shuttering, comedy insiders hope the scene will bounce back because people are craving live, post-pandemic entertainment.
Coming out: New and unsung LGBTQ+ voices in Canadian comedy you should know in 2021
To celebrate Pride this June, CBC Comedy reached out to a few of our favourite funny LGBTQ+ folks to find out who they think comedy fans should be paying attention to. Here’s what they had to say!
Ali Hassan on his experience as a Muslim comedian
In light of the recent hate-motivated hit and run in London, Ont., Ali Hassan joined Tom Power to reflect on his own experience with Islamophobia.
An oral history of Kids in the Hall's unabashedly outspoken Buddy Cole played by Scott Thompson
Gia Coppola's new film Mainstream is a dark satire about YouTube culture
New Vinyl Cafe story collection by Stuart McLean to be published in fall 2021
Comedian Loyiso Gola on Unlearning, Netflix's first African stand-up special
There's never a bad time to start investing
New generation of Asian comedians getting laughs by telling their own stories
Thomas King wins $15K Stephen Leacock Medal for Humour for Indians on Vacation
OK, SEE YOU
Ok, see you: The story of 'Kim's Convenience'
ANOTHER NEW SHOW
Son of a Critch! New CBC Comedy series based on Mark Critch book coming soon
Will Arnett and Kim's star Andrew Phung to present at 2021 Juno Awards
'He who laughs, lasts': Canadian icon Paul Soles leaves a humorous legacy
Canadian awards show honouring Black talent to air on CBC
Comedian Vong Show says it's time for a(nother) LGBTQ governor general
The Debaters' Steve Patterson takes the news quiz
Comedy talent nurtured at long-running open mic, Calgary's Comedy Monday Night
'Fresh Rice' dishes out sarcasm and shock-humour in new Asian comedy showcase
Oh my god: A new Schitt's Creek book from Dan and Eugene Levy is coming soon
THE NEXT CHAPTER
Steve Patterson's Dad Up! defines what it means to be the 'best father ever'